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1. Webinar – 4 June 2021

2. Webinar – 9 June 2021

1. Webinar - 04 June 2021


Socialtransformation through change:

Knowledge and social development strategies for society

Join us on 4 June at 08:45 to 12:30

Our guest speakers:

• 9am – Keynote speakers
• 11am – Panel discussions
• 12:30nm – Breakaway sessions

Follow the ZOOM link

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Inquiries: Contact – dutoit.adri@nwu.ac.za

2. Webinar - 09 June 2021

Eco-fashion and the sustainable use
of textiles and clothing

Join us on 9 June from 16:15 to 17:15

Our guest speakers:

• Dr Sweta Patnaik

Follow the link

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Inquiries: Contact – dutoit.adri@nwu.ac.za

Archive Webinars

1. Webinar – 5 May 2021

Webinar - 5 May 2021

Blended learning:

Recommendations for design and implementation

Join us on 5 May at 16:15

Our guest speakers:

• Prof Leila Goosen
• Prof Christo van der Westhuizen
• Denzil Chetty

You can register for this free event

More Details

A recording of the webinar will be hosted on YouTube, link will be shared on SAAFECS website and Facebook.

Inquiries: Contact – dutoit.adri@nwu.ac.za

Studying Consumer Sciences

Become a Food and Beverage Manager

Are you well-organised?
Become a Food and Beverage Manager.
You will oversee the operation of restaurants,
banqueting venues, and food service establishments.

All aspects of food and beverage – including staff management, stock control, and a number of other managerial tasks – could
be in your future.

Hospitality & Hotel Manager

Is organisation your chief passion?

As a Hospitality & Hotel Manager, being organised
will stand you in good stead
as you will be responsible
for the smooth running
of an accommodation
You will oversee all aspects
of hospitality, including
reception, housekeeping,
general maintenance,
budget management,
and marketing.

Hospitality & Professional Cookery

Are you a foodie at heart?

As a professional cook, you will create mouthwatering gourmet cuisine and develop new recipes and menus.

You can work as a chef in any hospitality

Diploma in Consumer Sciences in Food and Nutrition

Graduates will be able to display competences in the integration and application of scientific-based food and nutrition theoretical and practical knowledge and culinary skills in food production, food retail and food service; with the aim of improving consumer well-being.

Human Nutrition and Dietetics


With nutrition acknowledged as a key to the future of medicine, dietetics is one of the world’s fastest-growing professions.

This degree will equip you to work in private practice and therapeutic settings, industry, within the community and in food service management.

PGCE in Consumer Studies Education


PGCE in Consumer Studies Education

Economically Satisfying Careers

We provide relevant, world-class education and training of future leaders in Consumer Science, Food Science and Nutrition.

The standards of our programmes are benchmarked internationally and prepare students for economically satisfying careers.

Community Development Practitioners (CDPs)



Job vacancies, Resources for Teachers & T&C

Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies.

Please check back later.

Resources for Teachers
Please visit our Facebook page for more information regarding the resources for teachers!

Additionally, we have started a resource platform on Google Drive.  Should you be interested to gain access to this information, please contact Dr Adri Du Toit at dutoit.adri@nwu.ac.za to gain access.

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