Guest lecture from a 2019 graduate on MMA – Sports Rehabilitation

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Max Linley Max is a graduate of Physiotherapy UWC, he graduated in 2019 and completed his community service in 2020. Max now is the: Registered MSc student at UCT Co-Owner – Waterfront Physiotherapy Clinic Head Physiotherapist – Western Province Rugby Academy Hamiltons Rugby Club U20 physio Physiotherapist at Pride Fighting Academy Physiotherapist at Renzo Gracie […]

UWC Physiotherapy Department joins forces with alumni in private practice partnership

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Undergraduate physiotherapy education in South Africa typically includes a series of clinical practice placements within the public health sector, where students are exposed to real-world working environments that provide opportunities for clinical and practical skills development. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, using this public sector network became severely limited, and alternate approaches had […]

Prof Rowe presents at the SAAHE conference

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Prof Michael Rowe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of the Western Cape (South Africa). He conducts research into the use of digital technologies in the classroom and their influence on teacher and student relationships as part of teaching and learning practice. His PhD evaluated the use of technology-mediated […]

Physiotherapy Students Vaccination (May 2021):

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Besides the staff getting vaccinated, our students were also vaccinated. Prof Waggie and Ms Gamiet coordinated this movement to get our fourth-year students (currently in clinical blocks) to be vaccinated at Tygerberg Hospital. The Physiotherapy students safety is the departments top priority; besides the vaccination, students underwent a donning and doffing workshop last year to […]

Learning to learn by Prof Rowe

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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, […]