Reminder: Launch of SWS ICAS On-The-Go Crisis App

20 September 2021 | Campus Announcement

Dear colleagues and students

Student Wellness Service (SWS) has launched the SWS ICAS On-The-Go Crisis App on Monday, 20 September 2021.

Students can download the SWS ICAS App to obtain confidential and practical counselling support and advise in 11 languages, 24/7/365. Please note that the code for students is UCT001.

The App enables students to receive immediate counselling or reach out to a professional from wherever they are around the country.

The SWS will also host a SWS Run/Walk4MentalHealth in commemoration of World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2021.

The SWS has 24-hour telephonic counselling services available even during weekends. Students can access these services through:

  • UCT Students Careline in collaboration with SADAG: 0800 24 25 26 (call) or 31393 (SMS)
  • Higher Health Counselling: 0800 36 36 36
  • ER24 UCT Collaboration: 010 205 3010.

Other exciting activities offered by SWS to support students’ wellbeing include Peer Mental Health Support Programme, RunWalk4Mental Health, Mindfulness (Pause & Connect Group) and Post Graduate Support Group. Please email or visit the SWS website for more details on these.

Students can also send questions to the SWS Peer Counsellors on or contact Ms Keletso Moilwe on

Students are reminded to reach out to SWS or access the FAQs for assistance.

Student Wellness Service

Department of Student Affairs

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