Human Nutrition
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​​​​​Division of Human Nutrition

The Division Human Nutrition was established in 1991 as a department, and has is now a Division and part of the Department of Global Health. The Division has evolved over many years and now offers an undergraduate professional degree and postgraduate programmes including a doctoral programme in nutritional sciences. ​


Striving to be innovative and transformative leaders excelling in Nutrition.


To cultivate: 

  • Excellent teaching and learning practices
  • Lifelong learning and capacity building of students and staff
  • Inclusive community engagement resulting in sustainable partnerships and relationships
  • Relevant / focussed / cutting-edge research
  • Effective / prioritized knowledge translation and dissemination


  • Inclusivity
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Commitment