Welcome to the Division of Human Nutrition
Our vision is to be recognized as Afrocentric, world class leaders in nutrition science and dietetics, while being committed to social involvement and community upliftment in these areas.
Community Nutrition
Community nutrition covers particular nutritional needs and health problems associated with different stages of the life-cycle; basic principles and history of public health and public health nutrition; the social determinants of health and disease...
Clinical Nutrition & Food Service Management
Clinical nutrition is the study of nutrients and how they effect and influence health and disease.... Food service management is the study of different types of food service systems....
Save water
Staff and students are heeding the call to reduce Faculty of health consumption of water by half.



Tuesday, 22 May 2018
One of our own students chosen as Miss Heritage!
One of our own students chosen as Miss Heritage 2016!

The Miss Heritage Western Cape Pageant is a modelling contest focused on the promotion and preservation of tangible and intangible heritage of Western Cape communities, people, tourism and culture. The pageant aspires to become one of the largest events to showcase the best of the best in Western Cape beauty, people and culture. One of our own Nutrition and Dietetic students, Ntokozo was crowned as this years winner! 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:00

The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) will host its 15th meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, bringing ISBNPA to the African continent for the first time. The conference will be hosted by the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town, in partnership with the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.

We can’t wait to welcome you in South Africa’s Mother City! 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 13:15
Nelia Steyn
The Division of Human Nutrition welcomes NEW head of divison!

The Division of Human Nutrition welcomes NEW Head of Divison, Ass/ Prof Nelia Steyn!

Publication Date:
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 11:15
Division of Human Nutrition
Division of Human Nutrition CPD opportunities

The Division of Human Nutrition offers CPD points to Dietitians

Publication Date:
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 11:30