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Omicron forces UFS to switch back to virtual graduations

Even though the planning to host face-to-face graduation ceremonies at the University of the Free State (UFS) is at an advanced stage, after careful...

Petersen re-appointed for second term at UFS

Prof. Francis Petersen has been reappointed for a second five-year term as rector and vice-chancellor of the UFS, as from March 31, 2022 to...

UFS achieves another milestone

The University of the Free State (UFS) has moved up in the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR). OFM News reports, the UFS was among...

UFS hosts its biggest virtual graduation

The University of the Free State has recently presented its biggest virtual graduation ceremony during which certificates, diplomas, bachelor's degrees, honours degrees and postgraduate...

Historical online registration underway at UFS

For the first time in the history of the University of the Free State, students can only register online this year and the process...

Virtual graduations kick off at UFS

Graduation season is upon us and with the many factors contributing to students not being physically able to attend their graduation, the University of...

Pandemic pushes for change in strategy

The Covid-19 pandemic may bring a new dawn for the workplace as life under the virus brings changes that are expected to affect the...

UFS expands virtual support for students

The University of the Free State (UFS) will expand its virtual support services and will be providing students with additional, holistic support to ensure...

Steyn statue removed from UFS

The statue of MT Steyn has been removed from the University of the Free State main campus this weekend. This comes after the permit...

UFS Rector joins world leaders to galvanise responses to Covid-19

Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State (UFS), Prof. Francis Petersen, together with other university managers from tertiary education institutions in...

UFS resumes academic programme online

The University of the Free State will continue its academic programme in order to complete the first semester. Students will resume the academic year...

Star of Stars revealed

Ten young people from across the province strut their stuff at the University of the Free State Star of Stars gala dinner on Saturday...

UFS welcomes first years and parents

First-year students and their parents filled the red square in front of the University of the Free State's main building to be welcomed to...

#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...