Dr Lesley Macheka
PhD in Food Logistics and Quality Management (Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands, 2018)
MSc degree in Food Quality Management (Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands, 2010)
BSc Honours degree in Biological Sciences (University of Zimbabwe, 2003).
The mission of the Faculty of Applied Sciences is to develop nationally and globally competent, adaptable citizens with scientific excellence through innovative multidisciplinary approaches, applied research, and professional guidance, who are instilled with positive values and attitudes for the betterment of society. The faculty is driven by the passion to thought-provoke skills development and be able to understand knowledge and inspire current and potential future application. The faculty currently comprises of two (2) academic departments, with more departments expected start operating in the next two years. The two operational departments are the Department of Food Processing Technology and the Department of Geo-Information and Earth Observation Sciences.
We are committed to promoting student achievement through maintaining and enhancing the quality of their total learning experience within a well-supported environment that promotes the principle of students, as adult learners, taking responsibility for their own learning. Managing quality and safeguarding academic standards is firmly set within the context of the vision and mission of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and is underpinned by student centeredness, engagement and evaluation of the quality of the students’ learning experience.