Fear at UFS after 'blood will flow' message spreads

2017-02-21 19:41

“If you come to varsity tomorrow, the blood will flow. You won’t survive,” is the mysterious voice message which has started doing the rounds at the University of the Free State.

Shimla Park race brawl report: UFS told to address racism

2017-01-14 09:17

A racially charged brawl at the University of the Free State in 2016 will have longstanding ramifications for the institution, as it enforces the recommendations of an inquiry this year.

UFS may implement new language policy, Supreme Court rules

2016-11-17 20:06

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the University of the Free State to implement its new language policy.

UFS to remain shut until October 28

2016-10-13 13:46

The University of the Free State will remain closed until October 28, it says.

UFS calm as education suspended after protests

2016-10-11 10:46

The University of Free State is calm after it suspended all academic work following violent disruptions.

7 students arrested at UFS

2016-10-10 11:28

Police have arrested seven University of the Free State students after they disrupted classes.

UFS students hand over memorandum to management

2016-09-26 19:46

Students at the University of the Free State have handed over a memorandum to the institution's management, calling for there to be no increases in fees in 2017, the Free Education Movement has said.

UFS SRC calls off protest due to possible violence

2016-09-21 11:27

The University of the Free State SRC has called off its fees protest over fears of violence.

UFS files appeal over High Court decision on language policy

2016-09-16 18:13

The University of the Free State has lodged an appeal over a High Court ruling on the implementation of its language policy, the institution has said.

3 candidates shortlisted for UFS rector post

2016-09-13 23:10

The University of the Free State has shortlisted three people for the rector and vice chancellor position, it says.


'Violent, racist and barbaric' - judge on Shimla Park brawl

2017-01-20 15:55

The conduct of white spectators who attacked black protesters during a match at Shimla Park, at the University of Free State, was violent, racist and barbaric, the judge who led the probe into the incident has said.

Concerns as UFS set to start exams

2016-11-23 18:47

Security measures are in place and contingency plans have been made at the University of the Free State to ensure students can start writing exams, a spokesperson says.

Police charge Malema under old apartheid law

2016-10-13 15:46

Straight after a press conference, where Julius Malema pledged support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, he was handed a summons by police indicating that he was being charged for contravening the apartheid-era Riotous Assemblies Act.

17 UFS students released on free bail

2016-10-11 17:21

Seventeen University of the Free State students, arrested on charges of contravening a court order, have been released on free bail by the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Paintball guns used to disperse protesting UFS students

2016-10-10 13:48

More students have been arrested at the University of Free State and security has used paintball guns to disperse protesters.

Police keep watch at UFS

2016-09-27 11:39

Police are monitoring the situation at the University of Free State, as classes remain suspended.

UFS promises to support poor students, but says govt must help

2016-09-21 14:32

The University of the Free State has vowed to do everything in its power to support poor and deserving students, but says the government will have to provide assistance.

We are not here to play - UFS student

2016-09-20 17:11

University of Free State students have vowed to continue putting pressure on the government and the institution until their demands for free education are heard.

UFS celebrates its Olympians

2016-09-15 21:49

The University of the Free State has celebrated its golden boy Wayde van Niekerk and fellow Olympian Rynardt van Rensburg.

UFS wins leave to appeal language matter

2016-09-12 18:02

The High Court in Bloemfontein has granted the University of the Free State leave to appeal its ruling in favour of civil rights group AfriForum's bid to stop a proposed change to the university's language policy.

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