Welcome to the Department of Student Services

Department of Student Services

The Department of Student Services provides institutional leadership for the development and delivery of broad range of students services, essential to the achievement of the educational goals of the institution. Sudent Services are designed to contribute to the health, social, academic, career, sports, cultural, moral, intellectual and physical well-being of students. It creates an environment that compliments the central teaching and research mission of the NUST, while building each student a sense of personal worth, self-confidence and a sense of community.


The department contributes to the holistic development of students through student services and programmes.

Message from the Director: Department of Students Services

For students to reach their full potential, it is inevitable to utilize student's services and programmes from entrance to graduation. Student services and programmes is an integral part of teaching, learning and services. It cultivates and provides a foundation for academic achievement.

Dr Donovan Zealand
Director: Department of Student Services

Dr Zealand's Profile

Dr Donovan Zealand joined NUST at the beginning of September 2017 as Director: Student Services. Dr Zealand earned his B.Ed. and M.Ed. in education from the University of Namibia, and his Ph.D. in Specialized Education (Sport Science and Educational Psychology) from the University of Stellenbosch.

Dean of Students

Maria Petersen
Registered Nurse
Lizelle Miller
Social Worker
Alta McNally
Student Counsellor and HIV/AIDS Coordinator
Michael Kisting
Career Guidance Officer
Franklin Green
Officer: Accommodation, Sport and Culture
Eugene Brown
Hostel Manager
Susan Dietlik
Administrative Officer: Hostel Support

Contact Us

The Namibia University of Science and Technology welcomes all queries and suggestions via our contact page. For detailed enquiries please fill in our Advanced Enquiries form on the main Enquiries page.

Private Bag 13388 Windhoek, Namibia 13 Jackson Kaujeua Street, Windhoek, Namibia +264-61-207-9111 +264-61-207-2444

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