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Safety of Pelonomi staff a concern

The attempted rape of a medical intern at Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein has cast a very dark cloud on the safety of the health...

Research explores solution for electricity generation

With a constant increase in the price of electricity, any innovation to replace this necessity in our daily lives is welcome. The University of the...

Three Kovsies off to Netball World Cup

Exactly one quarter of the South African netball team to the World Cup tournament in England in July will consist of current and former...

AfriForum appeals removal of Steyn statue

AfriForum has appealed the decision to remove the statue of former president of the Orange Free State, Martinus Theunis Steyn, from the University of...

UFS student wins architectural award

University of the Free State (UFS) student Samuel Pellissier is the regional winner of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award. Pellissier...

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...

Making South Africa fit again

Participants of the 2019 BestMed Pedometer Challenge will start to improve their health step by step after the University of the Free State (UFS)...

Thuli Madonsela to speak at UFS graduation

Adv. Thuli Madonsela will be heading for City of Roses next week for the April graduation ceremonies of the University of the Free State...

UFS drama students ‘thrown to the wolves’

Second year drama students from the University of the Free State (UFS) will tackle the controversial drama, The Wolves, from 10 to 12 April...

Create artwork inspired by mathematics

To encourage learners to recognise mathematics in the world around them and bring it to life, the Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Centre (GMMDC) at...

TATA Africa CEO taps into millennial magic

Top talent flocks to well-known brands, and if you want to remain relevant in an increasingly competitive world, you need to be top of...

UFS workers disrupt classes amidst protests over in-sourcing

Scores of disgruntled University of the Free State (UFS) workers have staged a protest out the UFS main building on Thursday in protest over...

Standard procedure developed for processing spiny cactus pear into livestock fodder

Prof HO de Waal, researcher in the Department of Animal, Wildlife and Grassland Sciences at the University of the Free State (UFS), has developed...

Students share mixed reactions to removal of Steyn statue

The controversial MT Steyn statue at the University of the Free State (UFS) is set to be relocated to the War Museum in Bloemfontein....

First generation grad becomes mover and shaker

Young LLB graduate, Priscilla Brandt, attributes her success to the women who have helped to raise her. 24-year-old Brandt was one of hundreds who...

Master’s graduation marks a milestone for town planner

Mpho Makgalemele received her Master’s degree at the December Graduation Ceremonies of the University of the Free State (UFS). The highlight of walking up...

Modern re-telling of Julius Caesar by UFS

The Department of Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of the Free State (UFS) is proud to present Caesar by William Shakespeare. This...

UFS pays tribute to former rector, Stef Coetzee

The University of the Free State (UFS) is saddened by the loss of its former rector and vice-chancellor, Prof Stef Coetzee, who passed away...