Dinning Hall meals
All meals in the Hall are in Hobson Dinning Hall, near Dingeman House and Hobson House. Rhodes uses a computerized Meal Booking System that allows students to select their preferred meal choice. Meal times during the terms are as follows. During the exams, breakfast time on Saturdays will be the same as during the weekdays (07h00 - 08h15.)
Breakfast Lunch Supper
07h00-08h15 12h00-14h00 17h00-18h30
Breakfast Lunch Supper
08h00-09h15 12h00-13h30 17h00-18h30
House keeping and Maintenance
For any issues that require the attention of the housekeeping staff and maintenance; please record a detailed requisition (problem, student name, room/unit number and date) in the relevant book in residence. Alternatively please contact the residence subwarden or send a detailed email to the Hobson Hall Administrator Ms Natasha Botha on firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinic (Health Care Centre)
The Health Care Centre is located along Rhodes Avenue, above CPU. Nursing staff in the Health Care Centre are on duty throughout term time to provide a professional and caring service to students at Rhodes.
In term time:
Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 12:30 & 14:00 – 17:30
Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays: 09:30 – 12:30 & 14:00 – 17:30
During University vacations:
Weekdays: 09:30 – 12:30
A Health Care Centre Sister is available 24 hours for emergencies. On arrival- ring the doorbell or phone: 046 603 8523.
The Health Care Centre offers the following services;
• treatment of minor ailments such as flu, tonsillitis, etc.
• in-patient care for acute illnesses
• management and care of patients with infectious diseases
• post-operative observations
• emergency assessment and crisis management (e.g. rape)
• voluntary HIV testing, including pre- and post-test counselling
• screening tests e.g. blood pressure
• family planning advice.
Services at minimal cost
• Vaccinations (flu etc.)
• Pregnancy tests
• Pap Smears and blood tests
• Doctor’s clinic: @ R120.00 per consultation
• Vitamins and appropriate antibiotics for HIV & AIDS patients
Other useful contact numbers
Settler’s Hospital: 046 602 5000 (All Hours)
Settler’s Day Hospital: 046 622 3033
Emergency contact details
The back of your student card has the Campus Protection Emergency number written on it. Please be sure to request the most updated list of emergency numbers and general information booklet from STUDENT BUREAU on registering.
Heather Ferreira Rhodes Health Care Centre 046 603 8532/ 082 801 1409
Dr Colleen Vassiliou Counselling Centre 046 603 7070
Rhodes Psychological Emergency Number 082 803 0177
Campus Protection Unit Rhodes Ave 046 603 8146/7 and 8999 (emergency)
Police Bathurst Street 046 603 9111/10111
Private Ambulance 046 622 7976 073065 6660
Settlers Hospital Milner Street, past the bridge 046 602 5000
Fort England Hospital York Street 046 622 7003
Fire Brigade New Street 046 622 4444
For transport in and around Grahamstown please follow this link.
Last Modified: Wed, 03 May 2017 09:57:41 SAST