About us:

NASDEV is an association of people who administer the provision of student services and who are student development practitioners at higher and further education institutions. It is committed to identifying with practices that will move our profession forward. Nasdev has the following objectives:

  • To promote networking opportunities amongst NASDEV members and non-members at the various colleges and universities in order to create a channel for the regular exchange of ideas, techniques and methods related to their functions;

  • To encourage and assist members in improving their career effectiveness;

  • To promote the role of members as professional providers of co-curriculum/non-formal/informal, supportive education for students in colleges and universities;

  • To promote liaison between members and persons/bodies in related positions at regional, national and international institutions;

  • To investigate and report on matters which are relevant to the field of activities of members;

  • To establish relations with other practitioner associations and student national organizations;

  • To facilitate and advise on transformation of higher education and Further Education and training sector.



NASDEV is the leading body for Student Services and Development Practice in the Higher and Further Education sector.


The mission of NASDEV is to provide developmental opportunities, support and resources for Student Development Practitioners and administrators.

Office bearers:

President: Nobuntu Rabaza
Deputy President: Bernard Sebake
Secretary General: Nicole Morris
Deputy Secretary General: Vhugala Nthakheni
Treasurer General: Fulufhelo Netshidzati
Khanyisile Blaai: Projects and Events
Grey Magaiza: Research
Simphiwe Xalipi: TVET
Sandile Mpepo: Regional Coordinator
Pule Mochichane: Regional Coordinator
Neo Cindi: Regional Coordinator