Tygerberg campus welcomes new lab

The Church of the Transfiguration in Durban Road, Bellville.

A new surgical laboratory at the Tygerberg Medical Campus will offer some of the most advanced skills training in Africa to physicians and doctors.

The Sunskill Laboratory was opened on Tuesday July 19 and is being hosted by the University of Stellenbosch’s faculty of medicine and health sciences. The project is a partnership between Stellenbosch University and Medtronic. The R120 million laboratory has eight simulated operating stations, a lecture theatre and a virtual intensive care unit.