Dear First Year Student, welcome to the Faculty of Health Sciences!
Executive Dean's word of Welcome
Welcome to the North-West University. It is my privilege to welcome you to the Faculty of Health Sciences. Thank you for choosing a field in health sciences for your future career.
It is certainly one of the most enriching tasks to make a contribution to the health of fellow human beings. The mission of our Faculty is to properly equip you for your studies so you are able to actively make a difference in the lives of other people.
I would like to share with you the following thoughts on your years of study:
- Make the promotion of health (and your specific occupation) your calling
- Get involved in health issues, your fellow human beings, and the community
- Work constantly (and hard)
- Live a healthy and balanced life
- Be humble and loyal, and serve others
To make your student years as pleasant as possible, we invite you to discuss any problems, uncertainties and/or inquiries with your lecturer, subject group leader, or programme leader. Please do not allow any problem to become too big. It is our pleasure to advise and counsel you. I believe that this Faculty information guide will provide you with useful information. Please contact us for more information, or if you require any further assistance.
May your years of study be one of the highlights of your life. Enjoy every day and opportunity.
Regards in health,
Prof Awie Kotzé