When I am at the Missionvale Campus standing in one of our medical school lecture halls, I almost don’t believe that we have come this far. People have been waiting for a medical school in Port Elizabeth since 1946. It’s a giant boost for public health and the local economy.
Launching a fully operational medical school has required prudent planning as the total funding required from the department of higher education and training was not available. That’s when the whole idea was born of repurposing buildings on our university’s Missionvale Campus to meet our needs…..more