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MESSAGE OF HOD

With immense pleasure, I take this opportunity to welcome you all to the Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Faisalabad. I congratulate all the students enrolled for admission here in their chosen field of study.

Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences is one of the premier units of the University dedicated to advancing the scientific knowledge, contributing to the careers of graduate and postgraduate students in the discipline of nutrition and dietetics. Since its inception in the year 2012, the Department has been striving hard to pursue its mission and objectives towards producing skilled technical experts in the field of nutrition and dietetics.

We have embarked upon offering multiple opportunities for advanced nutrition and dietetics education to the future professionals.

Our Department is also committed to produce highly skilled nutrition and health professionals who will serve the country and overseas, with their gained superior nutrition knowledge and practice. We shall achieve this cherished goal by imparting the knowledge, skills and attitudes in the students to undertake quality education in the subject. We shall also make them understand the importance of inter-disciplinary approaches toward managing community health and nutritional problems to promote nutritional status and well-being of people.

After successful completion of the bachelor and postgraduate degree programs, our outgoing nutrition experts will have bright chance to get jobs in various government and private sector organizations of research planning and development, community nutrition development, multinational companies, pharmaceutical concerns, food industries and many others. Our graduates may also have a chance to get absorbed in some international organizations such as UNICEF, FAO, WHO, World Bank, to name few.

DR Uswa Ahmad

Head of Department

vision

Impart education and training in individuals on research-based interventions towards developing new functional foods in attainment of better nutritional status and prevention of disease.

Mission

  • Interpret and translate the science of nutrition and dietetics into practical information.
  • Implant nutritional knowledge to promote nutritional status, improve food choices, and well-being of the community.
  • Promote a culturally diverse research environment by providing enhanced nutrition education and skills.
  • Influence and contribute to a safe, secured and nutritious food supply.
  • Develop ability to self-manage nutritional and clinical care in the community.

Objectives

The graduates will have knowledge in human nutrition and dietetics, food use in the society, food science, nutritional assessment, clinical dietetics, community and public health nutrition research.

The graduates will also acquire the professional skills and ability to:

  • Interpret and translate the science of nutrition into practical information
  • Conduct timely and appropriate clinical and nutritional assessment
  • Manage nutrition care in clinical and community settings
  • Influence and contribute to a safe, secured and nutritious food supply
  • Manage self-development in the area of nutrition and dietetics

About Us

Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences (previously Nutrition and Dietetics) was established in the year 2012 within the premises of Health Sciences Wing to launch 10-semester graduate degree program leading to the degree of Doctor of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences (DDNS). The Department also offers post-graduate degree program of M.Phil in Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences. The Department is equipped with state of the art facilities to carry out practical and research-based experiments in its therapeutic food product development and nutritional chemistry laboratories. Highly qualified and conscientious faculty, in possession of Ph.D and M.Phil degrees in the subject are available to impart the best possible subjective knowledge to the students. Grooming of students is also accomplished by providing them opportunities for various curricular and extra-curricular activities carried out in the University from time to time. By the running year of 2019, the number of passed out DDNS classes has swelled to 3 including more than 70 students.

Scope

  • Nutritionists
  • Nutrition Educationists
  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Dieticians
  • Public Health Nutritionists
  • Clinical Dieticians
  • Food Service Administrators
  • Nutrition and Health Expert
  • Weight Management Expertise
  • Therapeutic Diet Planning

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our nutrition graduates may find jobs in both public and private sector organizations inside or outside the country as indicated below:

Public Sector

  • Public Health Departments
  • Department Health & Nutrition Programs
  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Community Development Programs
  • Motivational Speakers

Private Sector

  • Multinational Companies
  • Independent Private Practice
  • Food Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Consultant for Private Companies and Hospitals
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services
  • Health Care Centers

Foreign Countries

  • Public Health departments in Middle East, Europe etc.
  • Independent Private Practice as registered dietitians

World Food Day

29-Oct-2020

A seminar on World Food Day was organized by the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at The Un...

Diabetes Awareness Counseling & Screening Camp was organized by F...

School Nutritional Sciences, TUF in collaboration with the Department...

Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Faisalabad (TUF...

School of Nutritional Sciences celebrated World Food Day and held a P...

Motivational talk for new entrants by Miss Noor Fatima. Organized by School of Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences

School of dietetics and nutritional sciences conducted a seminar on research proposal development. The aim was to provide the u...

Seminar on “Nutrition in Emergency Situations” was conducted as a part of Mega Nutrition Event-2018 on 28th March in Health Scie...

Future of Dietitians

09-Jul-2019

On the second day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society of TUF organized a talk and debate on “Future of Dietitians...

Free Nutrition Camp

09-Jul-2019

On the third day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society arranged a “Female oriented nutrition camp” for the female s...

CONFERENCES

Endnote usage in research

October 1st,2019

National...

Research Proposal Preparation

September 27, 2019

National...

Clinical Indicators of Nutritional...

March 14, 2019

National...

Diabetes and its Nutritional Manage...

14 November, 2019

National...

IMPACT OF NUTRITIOPN ON HEALTH AND...

July 27, 2020

International...

International Webinar MEDICAL RESEA...

August 22,2020

International...

Manuscript writing for internationa...

January 2021

International...

Faculty Development Program

January 2021

National...

Awards

Ms Nizwa Qamar & Miss Anum Nazir

February 15 2020

All Pakistan Nutritionist Meet Up C......

Dr. Uswa Ahmad & Miss Anum Nazir

2020

Best online teaching Award During C......

Miss Nizwa Qamar

10 April, 2018

Seminar on “Approach to Diarrhea in......

Miss Nizwa

7 August, 2018

International Breastfeeding Importa......

Ms Nizwa Qamar

14 March, 2019

Clinical indicators of Nutritional......

Dr. Uswa Ahmad & Miss Anum Nazir

9th February 2019

Job hunting strategies. 9th Februar......

Ms Nizwa Qamar

17 August, 2018

Seminar on “Medical Nutrition Thera......

Alumni

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Miss Noor Fatima

Tuff alumni from the pioneer bad...

Research

Development and sensory evaluation...

Anum Nazir , N...

Comprehensive Analysis of Fatty Aci...

My Tuyen. T. N...

Dietary Phytochemicals as source o...

Dr Uswa Ahmad...

Bio fortification: way forward towa...

Zain Mushtaq,...

Development and sensory evaluation...

Anum Nazir, Hu...

Evaluation of changes in salivary p...

Anum Nazir,Usw...

MMP-2 Levels Evaluation and their r...

Ifrah Yaqoob,...

Perceived stress, severity and sour...

Saba Tariq, Su...

Expidition of Nutraceutical prospec...

Mammoona Rashe...

Ameliorative Potential of Cymbopogo...

Sara Waheed ,...

Attenuation of Invigorating Ramific...

Mehak Rasheed

Hypolipidemic and Antiobesity Impac...

Amna Akmal and...

Hypoglycemic Effect of Barley (Hord...

Amna Azam, Niz...

Student Societies

Student Societies are considered as one of the cardinal features of learning, The University of Faisalabad promotes the participation in variety of physical, intellectual, athletic and recreational activities, and provides students with opportunities to engage in the activities of their choice at various skill levels, providing virtual real-life environments that directly contribute to the development of student leadership amid increased collaboration between the individual club.

  • Religious Society
  • Literary Society
  • Cultural Society
  • Community Services Society
  • Dramatic Society
  • Musical Society
  • Art Society
  • Publication Society
  • Society for skincare
  • Sports Society
  • Blood Donors Society
  • Model United Nation Society
  • Photography Society
  • Adventure Society
  • Student Welfare Society
  • Character Building Society
  • Rehabilitation Society

Hostels


Amna Hall, Khadija Hall, Ayesha Hall, Fatima Hall, Zainab Hall, Ruqaiya Hall, and TUFIANS are hostels having furnished rooms to accommodate more than 1200 students. These halls provide a number of facilities including TV lounges, common rooms, study rooms, Wi-Fi, prayer rooms and kitchens. All students residing in the hostel are expected to conform to rules and regulations framed from time to time.


Cafeteria


Food catering service having a wide range of quality snacks and meals at modest prices is available throughout the day.


Bank


Branches of Habib Metropolitan Bank are opened for facilitating the students and employees of the university in making financial transactions. ATM machines are also installed in the University.


Transport


The university has out-sourced transport to facilitate students in their pick and drop from and to the University.