Keegan Hunt the all rounder student

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Keegan Hunt, a graduate from the Physiotherapy department, Community and Health Science Faculty. While she was studying, she worked part-time, studied physiotherapy and played Hockey for UWC Sports. Below is a message from Keegan: My name is Keegan Hunt.  I graduated from UWC in 2020 with a BSC (Hons) in Physiotherapy.  I’m currently doing my community […]

Welcome First years of 2021!

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On the 12th March 10h00, the Physiotherapy department hosted a welcoming online meeting where staff and student met. There was a total of 63 participants online, unfortunately, some staff and students were unable to connect because of other arrangements or connection issues. Due to the Pandemic, this wonderful ceremony was done online, in other years […]

Sprinter, model, dancer and student

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Chelsea Samuel, a third-year physiotherapy students, jugging between being a top athlete, model, dancer and a four-year Physiotherapy degree. Chelsea has been showing her dance moves to the local community since the age of three. Through her dancing journey, she is now part of a team called Basic Black, which in terms, has won the […]

St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholar-Elect For 2021: Jemma Mary Houghton

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Ms Jemma Mary Houghton, Physiotherapy Department, University of the Western Cape graduate, was awarded St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholar-elect for 2021. Jemma was one of our top students graduating with Summa Cum Laude in 2019, she then completed her community services at Butterworth Hospital, which is a rural hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. […]

Third years are back!

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COVID-19 has put us off for quite some time, but it’s about time we start returning to our normal lives. On the 15th of October, half of the third year class returned to the University of the Western Cape – Bellville Medical Campus for Personal protective equipment (PPE) training. It has been seven months since […]

A musician physiotherapy student

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Luke Peters started playing the trombone in 2009 whilst in Germany when he was in Grade 5. He subsequently joined the school band and excelled in trombone, recorder, and piano as well. During his free time, Luke practices a variety of different instruments but still manages to ensure that this does not negatively affect his […]