Student Counselling & Development offers the following services to Kovsie students:

  • Therapy
  • Personal development
  • Career guidance
  • Academic support


Psychotherapy offers students the opportunity to discuss their problems with a qualified psychologist. In addition to the therapy done on an individual basis, group workshops are presented on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

These include workshops for:

  • Successful Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress-Management
  • Study Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Personal Development

The personal development which takes place during the university years is essential in forming a well-rounded graduate. In job selection emphasis is increasingly placed on personality traits and characteristics such as communication skills, emotional stability, stress and conflict management, integrity, creativity and self-confidence. Student Counselling & Development assists and supports students on this journey of personal development.

Career Guidance

Psychometric tools are employed in the career counselling process, in assisting students in choosing a suitable career path.

Academic Support

Student Counselling & Development can assist students in acquiring effective skills in dealing with their studies; test and exam (performance) anxiety; and time-management.