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....
International congress of dietitians 2020
Get ready for the first international congress of dietitians to take place on African soil.
Save water
Staff and students are heeding the call to reduce Faculty of health consumption of water by half.



Tuesday, 19 October 2021
UCT delegation
Successful Nutrition Congress 2018

UCT staff and students were represented at the 2018 Nutrition Congress held in Johannesburg.

Staff delegates were: Mrs Najaar, Mrs Booley and Mrs Theron. Student delegates were: Dr Folasire, Mrs Drummond and Mrs Hoosen.

The nutrition congress was a huge success and everybody felt they had learned a great deal from their peers.


Publication Date:
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 12:45
UCT food collection
Inter-varsity Quiz 2019

UCT hosted the Dietetics Inter-varsity quiz on 27th September 2019, it is an annual tradition for final year dietetic students from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Stellenbosch University (US) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Students to interact through team-building activities and build valuable networks for their future careers.

Publication Date:
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 09:30
Prof. Mayosi
In celebration of Prof. Mayosi's life

Dear students and colleagues

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is hosting a special memorial service to honour the memory of our fallen colleague Professor Bongani Mayosi on Thursday, 2 August 2018, from 15:30 for 16:00 in Memorial Hall.

Publication Date:
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 - 09:30
Basic communication in isiXhosa

Congratulations to the final year dietetics students who completed the course in 'Basic communication in isiXhosa'!


Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 14:00