Bachelor of Science, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with honors, Potchefstroom University, South Afric, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with honors, 1980.
Master of Science in Chemistry, Potchefstroom University, South Afric, 1982. Diploma in Tertiary Education, Potchefstroom University, South Afric, 1983. Doctor of Science in Chemistry, Potchefstroom University, South Afric, 1986.
Bachelor of Medicine ChB, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1993. Diploma in Occupational Medicine, University Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1997.
Technology officer African Explosives Chemical Industries, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1974-1975. Lecturer Cape Technikon, Cape Town, 1978-1979. Physician Tygerberg (South Africa) Hospital, since 1995.
Senior lecturer anatomy University Stellenbosch Medical School, Tygerberg, South Africa, since 1995.
Son of Gerhardus Johannes Labuschagne amd Maria Margaretha Van Zyl. Children: Linnet, Ilse, Michael.