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Support Services available to Rhodes University students

The 2018 mid-year exam period has started. If you or someone you know is struggling to cope during this time, we urge you to make use of the support services that are available to Rhodes University students.

Please be vigilant with potential online, e-mail and message scam tactics

Please be advised - there is a scam doing the rounds on WhatsApp, and possibly other platforms and/or apps as well. It presents itself as a highly customised message and appears to be related to accessing unsecured WiFi networks.

Frisbee tourney coming to town

The Rhodes University Ultimate Frisbee society will play host to this year’s South African Flying Disc Association (SAFDA) Mixed Nationals tournament in late April.

40 years after his death and Sobukwe’s legacy lives

Today marks 40 years since the death of Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe - a teacher, lecturer, lawyer, founding member and first president of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) and Robben Island prisoner.
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May

Good day all, The Rhodes University Health Care Centre, HIV & Staff Wellness Office and SRC in partnership with the Department of Health (DoH), Raphael Centre, Jabez Centre and Khethimpilo will be facilitating the first session of its "First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign" during the week of the 14 – 18 May 2018. This drive will include a free test for HIV, TB screening, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure (BP), Nutrition Assessment (BMI), Family Planning and Pap smear. Pap smear will be done at the Health Care Centre. Testing stations will be at the Eden Grove Foyer, Bicycle Lawns and Steve Biko Lawns (8h30 - 16h00). First Things First aims to help students, as future leaders, to be responsible, get tested for HIV, know their status and commit to behaviour that would benefit them and their peers. Students and staff members are encouraged to take advantage of this unique campaign. Do the right thing and be health wise! For further enquiries please contact Thandi Mzizi at ext.7075 or email t.mzizi @ ru.ac.za

First Things First Testing Campaign

Date Released : 12/05/2018

Good day all, The Rhodes University Health Care Centre, HIV & Staff Wellness Office and SRC in partnership with the Department of Health (DoH), Raphael Centre, Jabez Centre and Khethimpilo will be facilitating the first session of its "First Thing's First HIV testing Campaign" during the week of the 14 – 18 May 2018. This drive will include a free test for HIV, TB screening, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure (BP), Nutrition Assessment (BMI), Family Planning and Pap smear. Pap smear will be done at the Health Care Centre. Testing stations will be at the Eden Grove Foyer, Bicycle Lawns and Steve Biko Lawns (8h30 - 16h00). First Things First aims to help students, as future leaders, to be responsible, get tested for HIV, know their status and commit to behaviour that would benefit them and their peers. Students and staff members are encouraged to take advantage of this unique campaign. Do the right thing and be health wise! For further enquiries please contact Thandi Mzizi at ext.7075 or email t.mzizi @ ru.ac.za