About us

We, the student development professionals who administer the provision of student development programmes in the Post School Education and Training (PSET) sector, are committed to identifying with practices that will enhance the stature of our profession. To this end, the National Association for Student Development Professionals (NASDEV) was formed as an  endeavour of the PSET sector to collectively craft a student development practice agenda, capacity building and professionalization of student affairs.


We believe in the rounded, holistic and integrated development of students through context specific, theory-embedded actions and principles that produce grounded graduates and productive citizens. We are committed to the following Principles of Good Practice in student development:


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Our Core Values

NASDEV in its entirety shall uphold, subscribe to and live by the following values and principles