As the year creeps past the halfway mark, Ms Shamila Gamiet, our second, third and fourth-year clinical coordinator, raised the importance to have a supervisor feedback meeting. All our UWC clinical practical supervisors met today to discuss the current situation and the way forward. At UWC, we constantly seek ways to improve our teaching and […]
During the public holiday, 16 June 2021, Prof Rowe gave an interesting workshop to Physiotherapy students “Learning to learn”. Prof Rowe has an interest in healthcare, education and technology. During this workshop, Prof Rowe spoke about how to manage your time effectively, what type of studying method promotes productivity. If you wish you know more, […]
Dr Liezel Ennion was promoted to Associate Profession Liezel Ennion at the end of 2020. Also, with the promotion, her grant application of R468 000 Rand was successful! We want to wish you all the best.
After Ms Tammy-Lee Petorius graduating with her MSc in Physiotherapy (thesis), she is now a permanent staff member of the Physiotherapy Department, under the n-Gap position. We welcome her with open arms and wish her all the best with her studies and the new job.
Ms Marla Warner, our postgraduate administrator, has graduated with a Certificate in Economic Development. We cannot be prouder of Ms Warner, as she put in an enormous number of hours into her work and completed her studies. Congratulations Marla! Keep up the excellent work!
After working at the department for ten years, Ms Danelle Hess is now a permanent member of the Physiotherapy Department. This is a well-deserved position, and we will see her all the best with her PhD studies and her new role at the Physiotherapy Department.
It is great to announce that during May, that all Physiotherapy Department staff has been vaccinated. We would like to thank the UWC and all parties that were involved in assisting with the processes. Although there were long queues, we proud to announce that we’re a vaccinated department. Ms Marla Warner & Ms Esmeralda Presens […]
The UWC Physiotherapy Department is proud to be hosting Prof. Lena Nilsson-Wikmar from Karolinska Institutet (KI) as part of a collaborative project Prof. Julie Phillips and Conran Joseph (at Stellenbosch University). Prof Lena’s visit is made possible with the UCDG funding that Julie obtained. The project aims to contribute to the global map of traumatic […]
The first USSA Staff Soccer and Netball Tournament took place from the 25-27 October this year. It was hosted at the Durban University of Technology where about 40 University of the Western Cape Staff Members participated. Mr. Tak Wing from the UWC Department of Physiotherapy was the Team Physiotherapist for the soccer team that traveled […]
From the 6-7 November 2019 we held our annual departmental planning Meeting for 2020. The Head of Department, Prof. Michael Rowe, chaired the meeting where most of the Physiotherapy staff attended. The planning meeting is an annual process where we review the past year to identify what went well (and what didn’t), look forward to […]