Student electives


Hello Students!

If you would like to do a rural elective but are not sure where to go then send us an email. We have a list of hospitals willing to take students. We can also circulate your email request on our members forum.

At the moment we have the following hospitals our Elective List:

EC: Adelaide & Zithulele Hospitals

KZN: BethesdaManguzi, Mosvold, Mseleni & Stanger Hospitals

MP: Barberton & Middelburg Hospitals

NC: Abraham Esau Hospital

WC: Knysna & George Hospitals

Swaziland: Good Shepherd Mission Hospita

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for electives at this stage, but you may want to try crowdfunding

Foreign Student Electives

Foreign student hoping to do an elective in South Africa  have to do this through one of the universities. If you have a particular hospital or Province in mind we can link you to the university that works in that area. For direct contact with universities that help with foreign student electives , please see the international offices below.

Foreign Students need to contact these International Offices directly to register as an elective student in South Africa:

Sefako Makgatho Health Science University (Gauteng)

University of Cape Town (Western Cape)

University of KZN (KwaZulu Natal)

University of Pretoria (Gauteng)

University of Stellenbosch (Western Cape)

University of the Witwatersand (Gauteng)



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