SVGCC Counselling Department August 2020 Newsletter

Courage to Hope

Most of us are experiencing the pressure of the COVID changes, life stressors, work stress and if we are to do a survey we can safely predict that the last five months have been the most stressful for all of us. This month in our newsletter we are continuing to provide tools and skills to help you rebuild your hope, resilience and manage stress levels as best as possible. We hope this piece provides support and we encourage you to reach out and utilize the counselling service for support. We are extending compassion and comfort to the many who are grieving and experiencing difficult emotions at this time. We encourage you to take the time to utilize the many tools and support systems around you to refuel and find balance.

August Newsletter


DNE Accepting Applications for the Associate in RN Programme

The application period for full-time admission into the Division of Nursing Education (DNE) for the January 2021 intake is now open. Persons desirous of submitting an application must do so using the SVGCC's online application system

The Division is offering the following programme this application period:

  • Associate Degree in Registered Nursing

Interested applicants are strongly advised to carefully read:

  • ALL instructions provided on the application site ( before proceeding with the application - including the entry requirements
  • ALL instructions provided during the completion of the application and after its submission

Applicants are required to submit several pieces of documentation after submitting their online application. Kindly read ALL instructions provided regarding the submission of these documents.

Persons who encounter difficulties using the system can send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This application period closes on Thursday 10th September 2020 at 11:59 p.m.


Interested in a Legal Career?

SVGCC Career and Leadership Seminars continue, this Friday we welcome Mr Jomokie Phillips will be presenting on a career in law and related legal fields on Friday 14th 2020 @ 10:00 - 12:30 pm. You can register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Whatsapp 4318043. For more information contact Mrs Andrea Gaymes - Mohess, Svgcc Counsellor at 431 - 8043 and 4574503 ext. 368.




"Resilience" is the latest newsletter from the SVGCC's Counselling Department.

Resilience helps us to manage change. As we adjust to the new realities thrust upon us by COVID19, we have been forced to tap into resources we may not know we had and to adjust our lives and thoughts to our evolving situation.

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Resilience Newsletter