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#UFSRun4MentalHealth team to arrive in Stellenbosch on 25 September 2019

A 21-member team from the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Faculty of Health Sciences and Organisational Development is expected to arrive at the...

Animal scientists meet at UFS to discuss ecological footprint of livestock

The world will need nearly double the current food supply by 2050 to feed an ever-increasing world population. This is a mammoth, almost impossible...

UFS students to return to Pelonomi tomorrow

All students will be returning to Pelonomi Hospital to continue their training tomorrow. This according to UFS rector and vice-chancellor, Prof. Francis Petersen. At...

Agribesighede kry welkome ondersteuning

Die Universiteit van die Vrystaat (UV) het gister in samewerking met Standard Bank ‘n nuwe transformasieprogram vir agribesighede bekendgestel. Die doel van die program, wat...

Graduate brings First Lady to Kovsies

After dropping out of university due to a financial crisis, Thapelo Chacha was handed over to lawyers. He was facing a debt he had...

Registration 2019: UFS sets record straight

The on-campus registration process at the University of the Free State has not yet commenced - this after a protest by South African Students...

UFS appoints Engela van Staden as Vice-Rector: Academic

The Executive Committee of the Council of the University of the Free State (UFS) approved the appointment of Dr Engela van Staden as Vice-Rector:...

UFS Mobile Clinic: an exemplary framework of innovation

The Coordinator of Community Engagement and Rural Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr René Botha, described the unveiling and handing-over ceremony of...

I’m not racist – SRC President

The newly elected leader of the Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of the Free State (UFS), Sonwabile Dwaba, said he is not...

MT Steyn se toekoms steeds onseker

Wat gemaak met die MT Steyn-standbeeld wat voor die Vrystaatse Universiteit (UV) se hoofgebou staan? Word dié standbeeld, wat al vir jare daar staan,...

A glimpse at history: University of the Free State

Which started out as Grey College with only six learners in 1904, is today known as the University of the Free State. About 38...

SA’s maths teachers gear up for Amesa

More than a thousand maths teachers from across the country have gathered at the University of the Free State’s main campus in Bloemfontein for...

‘Go Bokke’, says UFS rector to wealth of Kovsies in Bok...

Former Kovsies are in abundance in the management team to face England in the second test in Bloemfontein today. No less than four of the...

How Bloemfontein will celebrate Africa Day

As part of its Africa Day celebrations the University of the Free State has introduced its #UFSAfricaWeek to engage with students and faculty on...

Macah, the foundation of care

The Mother and Child Academic Hospital (Macah) Foundation was launched at the University of the Free State on 24 April. Founded by Prof. Gert van...

New Vice-Rector for UFS

The University of the Free-State has appointed Prof. Puleng Lenka-Bula, Dean of Student Affairs at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), for the position...

UFS rector asks students not to be emotional about transformation

Vice-Chancellor and Rector at the University of the Free State, Prof. Francis Petersen said: "We are not going to deal with transformation being so emotional....

UFS welcomes ConCourt ruling on language policy

The executive management of the University of the Free State (UFS) welcomes today’s judgement by the Constitutional Court in favour of the university’s language...