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The Counselling & Careers Development Unit

The Counselling & Careers Development Unit (CCDU) offers a wide range of services to Students, Prospective Students and Graduate Recruiters

The CCDU provides a welcoming and safe space to students, based on an ethos of student-centeredness and holistic learning.

The Unit is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals inclusive of psychologists, social workers, careers educators, life coaches and administrators who offer supportive services, including a variety of empowering programmes to the student community, to enhance their well=being and academic success.
In addition to the services offered to Wits Students the Unit also provides a Career Counselling Service to prospective university students as well as a Graduate Recruitment Service for employers.

Services for Students:

  • Personal Counselling and Support Groups
  • Career Counselling
  • Psychometric Career Assessment
  • Graduate Recruitment Programme
  • Journey to Employability Programme
  • Psycho-educative Presentations, Workshops & Trainings
  • HIV Education & Support, including Peer Advocacy
  • Life Coaching
Services for Prospective Students:

  • Career Counselling
  • Psychometric Career Assessment
Services for Graduate Employers & Recruiters:

  • Career Fairs
  • Email service to market recruitment opportunities to targeted students
  • Social media marketing of part-time and casual work opportunities
  • Company Showcase
  • Journey to Employability Programme
  • Opportunity to participate in the development of students for the job search and world of work through our Journey to Employability Programme