ARTICLES RELATING TO UFS

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.

High security at UFS as classes resume

2016-02-29 12:11

Security has been doubled at the University of Free State as classes resumed after a week of protests.

'Free State cops went after black students, left whites alone'

2016-02-26 11:46

Free State police and UFS management are facing damning allegations from students who say that residences were raided and black people were arrested without provocation, while white students were left alone.

UFS students demand Jansen's removal

2016-02-25 12:38

University of the Free State students, led by the SRC president, are demanding that Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen be removed from his post.

 

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.

We won't disrupt UFS classes - SRC president

2016-02-29 12:56

University of Free State SRC President Lindokuhle Ntuli says they will not disrupt any classes, adding that they find no pleasure in causing the university any harm.

Cops forced their way into my residence - UFS student

2016-02-26 14:30

Police and private security guards forced their way into a UFS residence and arrested two students, a hostel leader says.

UFS protesters arrested after violence breaks out

2016-02-25 18:42

Several University of the Free State students have been arrested after a group of protesters rejected the institution's response to their memorandum demanding that vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen resign.

UFS outsourcing protest ends as varsity meets demands

2016-02-25 12:23

Contract workers at the University of the Free State have ended their week-long protest after the university meets their demands.

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