Who We Are

Emthonjeni Student Wellness consists of a team of professionally trained psychologists (clinical, educational, counselling and research psychologists), registered counsellors and intern psychologists who are registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. 

Our services are confidential and free to Nelson Mandela University students and are availabe on all campuses.


Our Vision

To provide students with support, guidance and professional counselling that contributes to holistic student success and the achievement of desired Nelson Mandela University graduate attributes.


Our Mission

In fulfilling our mission we;

  • Provide for the career, academic and psychosocial development of students.
  • Complement, reinforce and support the values, mission and goals of the Nelson Mandela University. 
  • Network, collaborate and foster interdependent relationships internally and outside of Emthonjeni and Nelson Mandela University. 
  • Base our work on theory, research and best practice.