ARTICLES RELATING TO UFS

UFS to appeal court ruling on language policy

2016-07-22 13:01

The University of the Free State will appeal a court ruling that the institution may not take away the right of Afrikaans speakers to be educated in their mother tongue.

BREAKING: AfriForum wins language case at University of Free State

2016-07-21 10:06

The High Court in Bloemfontein has ruled in favour of AfriForum to stop a proposed change to the University of Free State's current language policy.

Search for new UFS rector underway

2016-06-29 19:51

The process of appointing a new vice-chancellor and rector at the University of Free State has started.

Dropping of Afrikaans at UFS violates Constitution - AfriForum

2016-06-20 16:10

The removal of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction at the University of Free State is a violation of the Constitution, AfriForum has argued in the Bloemfontein High Court.

I’m not going anywhere, says UFS’s Jansen

2016-04-26 15:19

The University of Free State's vice chancellor, Professor Jonathan Jansen, has denied rumours that he is quitting his job.

I'm not joining anti-Zuma protest, says Jansen

2016-04-26 09:17

University of Free State vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen won't be marching with the #ZumaMustFall campaign this week.

Hang in there – UFS rector to Rhodes University rector

2016-04-22 07:19

Hang in there, University of Free State vice chancellor, Jonathan Jansen, has advised Rhodes University rector, Sizwe Mabizela, as protests rocked the campus this week.

UFS SRC welcomes English as teaching medium

2016-03-14 13:50

The University of Free State’s SRC says that a change to the institution's language policy would inspire unity among students of different races.

Stop acts of violence, premier tells UFS protesters

2016-03-02 20:30

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has called on students at the University of Free State to stop acts of violence and return to classes, and has urged all parties not to use racism as a tool to divide and distract.

Prayers, silent protests at UFS

2016-03-01 09:19

While one group of University of the Free State management and students united in prayer on Tuesday morning, another group of students held a silent protest outside the venue.

 

UFS may not disadvantage Afrikaans speakers - court

2016-07-21 21:02

The University of the Free State may not take away the right of Afrikaans speakers to be educated in their mother tongue, the Bloemfontein High Court has ruled.

Trevor Manuel, Max du Preez honoured with doctorates by UFS

2016-06-30 16:30

Former Minister of Finance Trevor Manuel and world renowned author and columnist Max du Preez have been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Free State.

15 UFS students face disciplinary hearing

2016-06-28 17:17

Several UFS students allegedly involved in the Varsity Cup rugby match fight at Shimla Park, have appeared before a disciplinary hearing.

Jonathan Jansen steps down as UFS rector

2016-05-16 10:44

Prof Jonathan Jansen will step down as Vice Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Free State at the end of August.

UFS vice chancellor: Poor students have a right to higher education

2016-04-26 12:13

University of Free State vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen says he is doing everything he can to ensure that poor students can access higher education.

It is not easy being a leader in SA - Jansen

2016-04-26 07:21

It is very difficult being a leader in the new environment in South Africa, University of Free State vice chancellor, Professor Jonathan Jansen, says.

Nights sleeping at a taxi rank over for aspiring law student

2016-04-15 09:15

An aspiring LLB student at the University of Free State says his sleepless nights at the Bloemfontein taxi rank are finally paying off.

I'll make sure you don't get registered, UFS lecturer tells student

2016-03-11 06:06

The University of Free State has launched an urgent investigation into a student's claim that a lecturer had said he would see to it that Teboho Ntshaling was unable to register as he'd taken part in recent protests on campus.

We were treated like criminals - arrested UFS student

2016-03-01 19:22

Police and the private security guards treated University of Free State students like criminals after forcing their way into a residence and arresting them, one of the arrested students said on Tuesday.

UFS calls for prayers as students return to class for 2nd day

2016-03-01 06:22

The University of the Free State has called for a peace walk and prayers as classes resume for a second day following days of disruptive protests.

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