MESSAGE OF HOS

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

School 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 School 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 School 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.

PROF.DR.SYED JAWWAD HUSAIN

Head of School

vision

To impart nutrition education and training in individuals based on research interventions to develop new functional foods towards the attainment of better nutritional status and prevention of diseases in the community.

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

In the event of various progressively prevalent food and nutrition-related health problems of the country, there is a need to address them through management employing the best nutrition and dietetics principles to make Pakistan healthier.

About Us

School 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 School also offers post-graduate degree program of M.Phil in Dietetics and Nutritional Sciences. The School 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.

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
  • School 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

Courses

School of Nutrition & Dietetics

GRADUATE

POST GRADUATE

Free Nutrition Camp

09-Jul-2019

On the third day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society arranged a “Female oriente

Future of Dietitians

09-Jul-2019

On the second day of nutrition month celebrations, Nutrition Society of TUF organized a talk and

Seminar on “Nutrition in Emergency Situations” was conducted as a part of Mega Nutrition Eve

School of dietetics and nutritional sciences conducted a seminar on research proposal developmen


Conferences

The University of Faisalabad brings together its students, educators, researchers and scholars, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs on one forum by conducting numerous conferences throughout the year to promote emerging fields of medical, arts, science and technology midst the institute. At TUF, we ensure inflow of academic excellence along with building national and international stature of the institute by establishing best practices in education, research, infrastructure development, innovation & commercialization and community development. Hence we focus in developing internal capacity and reinforcing our sublime objectives through focused foreign visits, student and faculty exchanges & international consultative seminars and workshops etc.

scholarships/Financial Assistance

Scholarship and Financial Aid

The University of Faisalabad is a well-recognized institution for higher learning in Pakistan. It is the strategy of TUF to invest in the personal, academic and professional growth of students. This investment requires a financial partnership between the university and students. TUF firmly believes that no one should be deprived of getting education merely on the grounds of inability to fulfill the financial requirement. The following various scholarship/financial assistance schemes are available to facilitate on merit and needy/deserving students.

Merit Based Scholarships

Significant number of students earn this category of scholarship every year based on their results. The results are evaluated by the University and the award is announced according to the merit.

Alumni Scholarships

Alumni/ae of TUF is awarded scholarship of 50% waiver in tuition fee for further education at TUF. This is a true depiction as how keen is TUF in attracting its alumni/ae, while upholding and promoting the up straight vision of the university.

Kinship Scholarship

The first, second and third kin of alumni/ae and existing participants (brother, sister, husband, wife, son and daughter) are awarded 10%, 15% and 20% waiver on tuition fee respectively. This award is simply introduced to reduce the financial burden on the parents/guardians.

Outstanding Sportsmen / Women Scholarship

Outstanding sportsmen/women having national color are awarded 100% tuition fee waiver. The award is introduced to invoke and promote the spirit of sport in the youth of Pakistan.

Special Person (Disabled) Scholarship

All certified special students are given 10% waiver in tuition fee. This award has a special importance in promoting the disabled to continue with their academics and pave a way of their success.

Fatima, Zainab and Rafique Scholarships

Fatima, Zainab and Rafique scholarships are awarded to the students who demonstrate academic excellence by achieving marks above 90%, between 87.5% to 89.99% and between 85% to 87.49% respectively at the end of the semester in each degree program.

Scholarship for SOS Village

100% waiver in entire degree fee for all the students from SOS Village is awarded.

Rules Governing Scholarships & Financial Awards

  • a. Fatima, Zainab & Rafiq scholarships are awarded to as many as 10% of the size of the class.
  • b. Scholarship is paid to supplement tuition fee only. All other charges (where applicable) are to be paid by the student.
  • c. A student is eligible for one scholarship only. In case a student is eligible for two or more scholarships, the one with highest amount is awarded and the rest is withdrawn.
  • d. It is mandatory for every scholarship holder to finish his/ her enrolled program in the prescribed minimum duration of the program. No extension of award is provided beyond the standard duration of the course/degree.
  • e. Award of scholarship is withdrawn if:
    • i. Attendance falls below 75%.
    • ii. Student gets “F” grade in any subject.
    • iii. Student is involved in any disciplinary case i.e., involvement in political, unethical and anti state activities etc.
    • iv. The GPA/CGPA falls below the prescribed limit as mentioned in each clause
  • f. However, restrictions at e (I and IV) are removed as soon as the student improves in the forthcoming semester.
  • g. The policy is subject to revision as and when required by the competent authority

Talented students who are financially incapable of meeting cost of education at TUF can avail the financial assistance/ scholarships from the followings:

  • 1. Workers Welfare Fund
  • 2. Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) Scholarships
  • 3. Benevolent Fund
  • 4. Fauji Foundation
  • 5. Madinah Foundation

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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
  • 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.