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

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 within and outside of Emthonjeni and Nelson Mandela University; 

base our work on theory, research and best practice.