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Department of Counselling and advisory services

 

OUR VISION

To be the leading hope-dispensing Department through the provision of free, effective and confidential counseling and advisory services to all students.

VALUES

  • Client Service
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Tolerance
  • Hope

COUNSELING TEAM

The Counseling team comprises the following dedicated members whose role is to provide support to students.

  • Faculty Counselors: who are found in all 10 faculties in the University;
  • Peer Counsellors: student volunteers trained in basic counseling and advisory skills,
  • Department Counselors: Registered psychologists offering services from the Student Affairs Complex: Rooms 18, Student Service Centre.
  • The Chaplaincy: A team of pastors and clergy offering pastoral counseling,
  • The Disability Resource Centre Team: Offering specialist counseling and support services to students with disabilities.
  • Wardens: Whose residences are next to students’ halls of residence and offer services to students in residence 24/7.
  • Student Health Services Team: Sessional Doctors, Nurses, a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist offering counseling on health-related problems.

COMMON PROBLEMS THAT REQUIRE COUNSELLING FOR:

  • Relationship problems
  • Financial problems
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Adjustment to new environment
  • Substance and Alcohol Abuse
  • Career – Choice dilemma
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Coping with Failure
  • Family and Peer Pressures
  • Managing Time

MYTHS ABOUT COUNSELING

  • The Counselor has all the answers to problems;
  • Counseling is for the weak;
  • Counseling is a one-off event;
  • Counseling is for girls

CAREER PROGRAMS

  • The Department facilitates the following Career activities:
  • Graduate Placement and part time employment for students;
  • Career Seminars: Facilitating interactive interface between students and the corporate world;
  • Career Exhibition: Bringing Commerce, Industry and Public Service to the students’ door- step;
  •  Civil-Service Employment: Facilitating applications for employment in the Public Service,
  •  Career-Fairs: Offering guidance to high school students on degree program choices throughout-reaches programs.

 

Soundness of your mind is our Core-Business. Don’t struggle through life alone

Department of Counseling and Advisory Services

Phone: 04- 336223

Talk to us

+2634303211