ANAs pointless unless used for change: Jansen

2015-09-22 16:42

Educational assessments are pointless unless the results are used for interventions, Professor Jonathan Jansen has said amid a row over the Annual National Assessments.

UFS now more accessible to students with disabilities

2015-07-22 13:57

The University of the Free State is launching a project to bring accessibility for students with disabilities in line with international standards.

Slain student receives PhD posthumously

2015-07-02 20:15

A student who was murdered last year has received his PhD posthumously from the University of the Free State.

No good can come of school initiation - study

2015-06-12 18:54

Initiation at schools and school hostels did not build character or loyalty, but was a violation of human dignity and the rights of children, the University of the Free State says.

To hell with anger in SA - Jansen

2015-06-12 10:52

There is no cultural justification for anger between race groups, University of the Free State Rector Jonathan Jansen has said.

UFS considers English-only classes

2015-05-07 09:06

The University of the Free State has started a discussion on reviewing its language policy, after students suggested that English replace Afrikaans as the language of instruction.

UFS praised for being non-partisan

2014-12-14 13:14

The University of the Free State is a courageous institution with strong leadership, EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu says.

Teen held for Free State lecturer's murder

2014-10-19 14:34

Police have arrested an 18-year-old for the murder of a University of Free State lecturer.

Search continues for missing UFS student

2014-10-15 15:33

The search has continued for a University of Free State student who has gone missing.

Free State murder suspect seen on CCTV footage

2014-10-01 11:23

Free State police investigating the murder of a popular UFS lecturer who was found naked in his flat believe he knew his attacker, and have traced CCTV footage of the suspect.


Albie Sachs: 'I chose not to be trapped in history'

2015-07-30 21:37

Judge Albie Sachs says he has chosen "not to be trapped in history", although he won't go out of his way to meet the man who tried to kill him.

UFS to oppose claims by suspended students

2015-07-03 20:20

The University of the Free State will oppose the claims of former students Charl Blom and Cobus Muller, who are suing the university and its rector Jonathan Jansen.

UFS lecturers, students excited over new film course

2015-06-18 21:08

University of Free State lecturers and students are excited about a new postgraduate course in film and visual media.

SA farmer begs Commission to help him save Wilge River

2015-06-12 13:06

A Free State farmer is taking his battle to stop the Mafube municipality from polluting the Wilge River to the SA Human Rights Commission.

Free State University to review language policy

2015-06-11 19:47

The University of the Free State Council has mandated the institution's management to lead a formal review of its language policy.

Student excels after Jansen offers her a bursary

2015-01-06 16:06

UFS vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen is beaming with pride after a poverty-stricken 2013 matric pupil he offered a bursary to excelled in her first year of university.

UFS opens doors for EFF conference

2014-11-26 18:46

The University of the Free State has agreed to allow the EFF to hold its first national elective conference at its premises.

Missing student found dead

2014-10-17 09:26

A University of Free State (UFS) student who had been missing since last week has been found dead, Free State police say.

UFS student search continues

2014-10-15 08:52

The search for a University of the Free State (UFS) student who went missing will continue, the university says.

Sick magistrate delays student assault case

2014-07-29 14:05

The trial of two UFS students accused of assaulting and trying to run over a fellow student has been postponed because the magistrate is sick.

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