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.

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.

I'm not optimistic about the country, its leaders or economy - Jonathan Jansen

With few exceptions, South Africa is run by people without the competencies to do so - this according to the University of the Free State's Rector and Vice Chancellor. WATCH.

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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.

Jayde had the heart of a teacher - Jansen

2015-06-11 11:35

The heart of a true teacher can unlock any student's potential - and Jayde Panayiotou had the heart, says UFS Professor Jonathan Jansen.

AfriForum youth to subpoena Jansen, UFS

2015-03-23 15:35

AfriForum Youth says its lawyers will serve a subpoena on the University of the Free State and its rector Professor Jonathan Jansen as part of a damages claim.

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.

Sasco voices anger at UFS racism report

2014-02-25 14:44

The SA Students' Congress has expressed anger about an alleged racist attack on a black student at the University of Free State.

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.


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 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.

Deep, unresolved racism in SA – Jansen

2015-09-01 12:05

Recent statements by student leaders and politicians about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler reveal a "deep, unresolved racism" in South Africa says University of the Free State Vice-Chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen.

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.

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.

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 mulling over R1m damages claim

2015-03-06 13:17

The University of the Free State and its Rector Professor Jonathan Jansen are engaging with lawyers on a R1m damages claim from two former students.

Jansen's term at UFS extended

2014-03-19 19:43

Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen's term has been extended for a further five years.

YCLSA: UFS must expel all racists

2014-02-21 09:02

The Young Communist League of SA has condemned a reported racist attack on a black student at the University of Free State and urged the institution to “expel all racists”.

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.

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