UFS concedes to workers' demands

2015-11-11 20:27

University of Free State Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen has promised campus workers that they will now receive decent minimum wages.

#FeesMustFall movement a 'wake up call' - Jonathan Jansen

2015-11-05 17:29

The #FeesMustFall movement was never simply about fees, University of the Free State vice chancellor, Professor Jonathan Jansen, has said.

We'll help poor UFS students - Jansen

2015-10-28 16:29

University of Free State vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen vowed to hundreds of students on campus that he would do everything in his power to help those who can't afford tuition fees.

15 students arrested at University of the Free State

2015-10-22 22:29

Fifteen University of the Free State students have been arrested for Regulation of Gathering Act and the National Road Traffic Act as student protest intensify around the country.

UFS closes all 3 campuses

2015-10-21 10:42

The University of the Free State has closed down all three of its campuses as universities across the country protest against tuition fee increases.

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.


Govt will regret 0% fee increase - Jansen

2015-11-05 19:09

Government will regret its decision of a 0% increase in tuition fees, University of the Free State Vice Chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen says.

UFS students raise funds for 2016 fees

2015-10-30 21:34

The University of the Free State’s student representative council members launched a fundraising campaign for students who cannot afford tuition fees.

UFS students present demands to Vice Chancellor Jansen

2015-10-27 17:25

University of Free State students have marched to the campus' main building to deliver a memorandum of demands to Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen.

Student protests hit watershed moment, Parliament targeted

2015-10-21 17:27

Protests by university students against rising tertiary fees have reached their zenith at Parliament in Cape Town after hundreds of students breached the precinct perimeter and were later pushed back by stun grenades and tear gas.

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.

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