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HIV leadership short course for postgraduate students

The HIV, Leadership and Social Justice course for Postgraduate students targets postgraduate students as future professionals who can reach populations within and beyond South Africa. The course is offered by the Institutional HIV office and will be presented from 6-8 March 2013 (09:00-16:00). Training topics will include social justice and vulnerability, latest biomedical facts, developments in prevention […]

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Peer 2 Peer Education / Basic HIV and Gender Facilitation short course

Be part of no new HIV infections on campus. Have you heard friends and fellow students talking about HIV and gender issues on campus without having their facts straight? Does your residence / society / department reflect social awareness leadership around HIV and gender? Here is the ideal opportunity for you to become part of […]

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Nationwide HIV testing campaign urges 600 Tygerberg Maties to know their status

Stellenbosch University’s annual HIV testing campaign will take place at Tygerberg and challenges Maties to be sure of their HIV status. This year the campaign will run at the Health Science Faculty (Tygerberg Campus) weekdays from Monday, May 7 to Friday, May 11. The campaign urges any students and staff to come for a free and […]

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Ensuring a safe and sufficient blood supply in SA

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination presents: Ensuring a safe and sufficient blood supply in South Africa Many South Africans underestimate the value and importance of safe blood supply and the rate of consumption by emergency units. Balancing the need to increase the supply with strategies to ensure the safety of the blood led to […]

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Stellenbosch Exposed: Student opinions about sex, gender, diversity and alcohol use

Students often part take in many HIV and health related campaigns and programmes on campus, but never ask: who is responsible for these?  We see safer-and-healthy sex posters and find free condoms in our campus buildings, residences and even in bars in town. Many might not know of it but the hand behind keeping campus […]

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Condom efficacy and distribution on campus

This year marked the successful expansion of the Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination’s (OIHC) condom distribution project to include SU residences and various bars in town. Choice condoms are distributed to Maties through CondoCans installed in various buildings on campus and is in-line with the SU’s HIV policy, and vision of a campus free of […]

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Panel discussion: HIV related NGO's in Stellenbosch

You are invited to attend the second panel discussion, hosted by the Peer2Peer Education project, which will engage a couple of local NGO’s in the field of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. When?: Tuesday 28 September 2010 Where?: Industrial Pscyhology Building, Room 1008 What time?: 1pm to 1:50pm Find out more about what Stellenbosch Health […]

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New students trained in Facilitating Basic HIV and Gender discourse among peers

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination (OIHC), at Stellenbosch University (SU), introduced a new short course to students, namely Basic HIV and Gender Facilitation. The free training program took place over two weekends in August 2010, and the Maties who were selected for the 32 hour training are now preparing to confront the issues of […]

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Living Positively with HIV: A Panel Discussion

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination invites you to attend a Peer2Peer Education initiative panel discussion, on 14 September 2010. The panel includes a couple of people living openly and positively with HIV. Feel free to bring your friends and colleagues along to this great opportunity. Staff and student alike are welcome. Date: 14 September […]

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You can still aplly for the Peer 2 Peer Education programme

You can still aplly for the Peer 2 Peer Education programme

Be part of no new HIV infections on campus by 2012 How do I get involved in the fight against HIV and AIDS? Does your residence/society/department reflect social awareness leadership around HIV and gender? The answer is simple: become a Peer 2 Peer Educator. The HIV office, also known as the Office for Institutional HIV […]

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Student groups can apply for Community Interaction HIV related project funding

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination (OIHC) would like to invite you to apply for small grants to contribute to our vision of increased community engagement and collaboration. We encourage small groups (or project teams) from student groups, first year students and/or Mentors to develop and implement small community interventions. The beneficiaries of your project […]

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Collaborative After Hours HIV testing project wins prestigious Mail & Guardian Award

The Stellenbosch and Mbekweni After Hours Walk-in Clinic Project was awarded the prestigious Mail & Guardian ‘Investing in the Future’ Drivers of Change Award at a function held in Johannesburg, on 29 October 2009. The awards showcase excellence in corporate social investment (CSI) and serves as a platform for discussion around best practice in the […]

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Stellenbosch Exposed

Stellenbosch Exposed

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination (OIHC) will be surveying student opinions on topics such as abstinence, gay rights, alcohol, condom use, and attitudes toward HIV. Monday to Friday, from 12pm-2pm in the Neelsie, students will have the chance to share their opinion on all of these issues. Each weekday OIHC volunteers, Peer 2 Peer […]

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Living with HIV: Panel Discussion

The Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination invites you to attend a Peer2Peer Education initiative panel discussion, on 20 October 2009. The panel includes a couple of people living openly and positively with HIV. Feel free to bring your friends and colleagues along to this great opportunity. Staff and students alike are welcome. Date: 20 October […]

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Be part of no new HIV infections on campus, by 2012

Be part of no new HIV infections on campus, by 2012

How do I get involved in the fight against HIV and AIDS? Does your residence / society / department reflect social awareness leadership around HIV and gender? The answer is simple: become a Peer 2 Peer Educator. The HIV office, also known as the Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination (OIHC), holds Peer Education Training workshops […]

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