Student life

Health and wellbeing

Our mission

At Student Affairs, we provide services that enable and aid our students’ physical, emotional, academic, physiological and spiritual wellbeing during their time at Monash South Africa.

It is important to us that students are healthy and are able to perform at their best while on the MSA campus. We offer a number of services and programmes to aid students in leading happy and healthy lives while studying.

MSA Wellness Centre

Clinic

MSA has a clinic staffed by a nurse.

The following services are available at the clinic:

  • Reproductive health advice
  • HIV counselling
  • Health education
  • First Aid emergency support for sport and recreational activities
  • Basic health services for minor ailments
  • Basic advice and support for chronic ailments
  • Provision of emergency exposure prophylaxis
  • Medical support to sportsmen and women in terms of injury management

Counselling services

The psychologists at the Monash South Africa Wellness Centre provide confidential, individual and group counselling on a short-term basis. Many students seek counselling for a number of concerns including:

  • Adjustment to tertiary education studies
  • Alcohol or drug problems
  • Academic challenges
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating concerns
  • Family concerns
  • Friend/roommate difficulties
  • Grief/loss
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexual and relationship violence
  • Sexual orientation or identity concerns
  • Stress management

Make an appointment

The Wellness Centre is situated at the back of Building F next to Seminar room 11

The clinic is open Monday – Friday from 09:00 – 14:00
Counselling services are available Monday – Friday from 08:00 – 16:00

Appointments can be made by calling +27 11 950 4117, or by visiting the Wellness Centre in person.

Our development programmes

We also offer educational and support programmes on request to students and staff. These include:

  • HIV/AIDS - adherence therapy, ongoing support, counselling, peer education training, staff training, awareness therapy, residence assistance, prevention, professional referral, and information about coping with and living with HIV/AIDS
  • Disability support
  • Health education - drug and alcohol, mental health, equality, men's health, and peer education training
  • Life skills - time management, stress management, budgeting and finance skills, and communication and conflict resolution management

Emergency Contact Details

In case of emergency on campus call the MSA Campus Protection Services.

Control Room: 

011 950 4444

Main Gate:       

011 950 4099

Head CPS:      

011 950 4178

Supervisor:      

011 950 4140

Netcare Krugersdorp:

011 951 0200

In an emergency, there is always someone to talk to. If you are in need of assistance afterhours or prefer to consult with someone off campus. Please contact the provider below.

Emergency help lines

Lifeline National Crisis 0861 322 322

Stop Gender Based Violence Helpline 0800 150 150

AIDS Helpline 080 0012 322

Police 011 795 1960 / 10111

Ambulance 10177 / 082911

Fire Department 1022

Traffic Department 1022

 

Get in touch.

Call +27 11 950 4117 or visit the Wellness Centre, situated at the back of Building F next to Seminar room 11

HIV/AIDS prevention and support

Talk to us about HIV/AIDS prevention and support.

Disability support

Disability support

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