Prof Veldman is a Head of Department, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, and honorary associate professor, UKZN, where he served as Deputy Head of School and Dean of Teaching and Learning. He is currently enrolled for an Advanced Doctorate in Business Administration in Higher Education Management, University of Bath, UK. Professor Veldman is well versed in education management, and also specializes in Blended Learning and the use of technology in teaching and learning. He has 30 years of Higher Education experience. postgraduate students.