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UFS scientists part of international Covid-19 study

Three scientists from the University of the Free State (UFS), together with authors from other institutions, are part of an international Covid-19 study. This...

UFS researchers warn of bigger pandemics coming

There will be more pandemics in the future and some scientists feel that the current Covid-19 pandemic, which has already infected more than 16...

UFS lecturer third African to win international nursing award

A senior lecturer from the School of Nursing at the University of the Free State (UFS), has become the first UFS staff member to...

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...

Use sewage to test for Covid-19, says UFS environmentalist

The major risk arising from Covid-19 is the fact that people can be infected but show no symptoms. It is these asymptomatic carriers that...

Wear your mismatched crazy socks to celebrate medical heroes 

If the Covid-19 pandemic was a war, the brave healthcare workers protecting the rest of the people against this lethal and invisible enemy, would...

UFS media lecturer encourages hyper local stories during Covid-19

As the world celebrated Press Freedom Day earlier this month, journalists in South Africa and around the globe not only have to deal with...

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...

UFS develops low-tech approaches to learning and teaching

Although the planning horizon for the opening of the University of the Free State (UFS) for staff and students is 20 April 2020, spokesperson of...

Medical students enrich lives of elderly

Third-year medical students from the University of the Free State made the lives of residents at the Omega Old Age Home a little easier....

UFS hosts eco-friendly race

First-year students of the University of the Free State (UFS) took to the streets of Bloemfontein this morning as part of the institution’s Eco-vehicle...

UFS professor gets high rating from National Research Foundation

The B1-rating that Prof Willem Boshoff recently received from the National Research Foundation (NRF) is an ode to academic practitioners in the arts who,...

Watch: President Steyn Building at UFS on fire

A video is currently circulating on social media in which the President Steyn Building at the University of the Free State can be seen...

Off-campus housing still major problem

Potential providers of off-campus accommodation to students have until 31 January 2020 to apply for accreditation at the University of the Free State (UFS). This...

Student arrested for allegedly stealing cello worth R60 000

Police in Bloemfontein have traced and confiscated a 25-year-old cello worth R60 000 after it was stolen during an orchestra performance at the University of...

UFS wins big at 2019 MACE awards

On 28 November 2019, the department made a big splash at the national Marketing, Advancement, and Communication in Education (MACE) 2019 Excellence Awards, winning...