Student Academic Counseling, Career Advising and Mentoring
Medical Microbiology students can seek counselling and mentorship which is designed to facilitate student achievement, improve student behavior and attendance and help students develop socially. The University has full time professional counsellors in every campus to provide counseling services to students and university community. The faculty of health sciences campus has a full-time counselor
to support students who are experiencing personal or academic challenges and intervene when students face behavioral, physical, or mental health challenges. The counselors often help students mediate conflicts with their peers, lecturers or parents. Counselors often help special needs students integrate into classrooms and oversee programs that address requirements for students with special needs or learning difficulties.
Counselors often help students in:
- Providing instruction on psychological and social issues.
- Counseling services
- Early intervention
- Special needs services
- Providing short-term counseling services to students during school hours.
- Providing referrals, recommendations, and education to parents about mental health concerns.
- Maintaining academic standards and set goals for academic success.
- Developing skills to improve organization, study habits and time management.
- Working through personal problems that may affect academics or relationships.
- Improving social skills.
- Coping with school or community-related violence, accidents, and trauma.
- Identifying interests, strengths, and aptitudes through assessment.
More information on the above services find them here