Serving the community
Serving the community
The neonatal unit and the Beds of Hope project in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health are proof of our university’s dedication to serve the community.


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State of the art equipment
State of the art equipment
We are proud of the unique facility The Space at the School of Nursing.


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 Medical practitioners are sought after
Medical practitioners are sought after
Our medical practitioners are sought after in South Africa and the world.


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Students well equipped for health-care environment
Students well equipped for health-care environment
Students in Health Sciences are well equipped with discipline-specific technical competencies and generic skills. 


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School of Nursing

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The University of the Free State's (UFS) School of Nursing remains at the forefront of nursing education with state-of-the-art simulation, teaching and learning facilities. The school presents a range of programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and post basic level and houses a unit for professional development. We have 12 specialisation options available, of which Child Psychiatry, Wound Care and Forensic Nursing are unique in SA.

Why are we the right choice?
  • Personal attention, as our students are our most important clients
  • Tuition in the language of your choice
  • Student-centred teaching where you are actively involved in the learning process
  • Community-based education
  • Quality assurance to ensure that your qualification is in demand on national and international level
  • A unique school with twenty-two post-basic specialty areas to choose from
  • A variety of postgraduate courses with excellent pass rates
Vision

To render excellent and applicable nursing training.

Mission

To educate nursing practitioners to render scientific health care from a holistic foundation. The training of the nursing practitioner is based on a student-centred approach. The care is rendered to the community, family and individual so as to enable the health care consumers to take responsibility for their own health.

 

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The School of Nursing received a staggering R16 million injection from the Atlantic Philanthropies – an International philanthropic foundation which strongly focuses on community wellbeing and health care.

 

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Main building

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Celebrate diversity in culture
 

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Discovering
the challenges in the community

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Going
high-tech

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Working on the
Phelophepa Primary Health Care train


Last updated: 22 August 2011 16:21