ARTICLES RELATING TO UFS

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.

UFS students in court for racist assault

2014-05-20 13:24

Two University of the Free State students accused of assault have appeared in the Bloemfontein Regional Court.

SAHRC to investigate racism at UFS

2014-02-22 14:30

The SA Human Rights Commission will investigate a reported racist attack on black students at the University of Free State, it says.

Another alleged racist attack at UFS

2014-02-20 08:39

The University of the Free State is again making headlines with reports of a racist attack at its main campus.

English-only comments distorted - Jansen

2013-10-02 13:01

UFS rector Professor Jonathan Jansen says his comments that English should be used as the medium of education, and that exclusively Afrikaans schools are a threat to race relations, were distorted.

Hijackers rape young student 5 times

2013-04-22 09:08

A young student has been left traumatised after she was raped five times by hijackers who attacked her and a friend in Bloemfontein.

 

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.

UFS faces civil action over racial attack

2014-03-02 12:10

The University of the Free State and two of its students face civil action following the alleged racial attack on a student, according to a report.

Two in court for UFS race attack

2014-02-21 07:20

Two University of the Free State students have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court for an alleged racist attack in which they drove over a student and assaulted him.

UFS private accommodation for ‘non-AA’ students

2014-01-20 14:23

University of the Free State rector Jonathan Jansen will send a complaint to the SA Human Rights Commission about a newspaper advertisement looking for “non-affirmative action” female students in need of accommodation.

Foreign student held in boot for 3 days

2013-06-24 11:00

A foreign exchange student who was kidnapped by robbers in Bloemfontein has been rescued after spending three freezing nights in the boot of a car.

Gist of talk completely ignored - Jansen

2013-04-08 17:07

Professor Jonathan Jansen says his talk devoted to extolling Nelson Mandela's leadership was completely ignored and reports of him saying he wishes Mandela would die are a complete misrepresentation.

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