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.

UFS private accommodation for ‘non-AA’ students

2014-01-20 14:23

University of the Free State rector Jonathan Jansen will send a complaint to the SA Human Rights Commission about a newspaper advertisement looking for “non-affirmative action” female students in need of accommodation.

Jansen: Schools should set 50% pass rate

2014-01-05 12:12

Government schools should set a 50% pass rate to get South Africa's education system on track, says UFS vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen.

English-only comments distorted - Jansen

2013-10-02 13:01

UFS rector Professor Jonathan Jansen says his comments that English should be used as the medium of education, and that exclusively Afrikaans schools are a threat to race relations, were distorted.

Gist of talk completely ignored - Jansen

2013-04-08 17:07

Professor Jonathan Jansen says his talk devoted to extolling Nelson Mandela's leadership was completely ignored and reports of him saying he wishes Mandela would die are a complete misrepresentation.

Leave Madiba to die in peace - Jansen

2013-04-08 07:56

Respected academic Jonathan Jansen has reportedly told shocked students that he wished former president Nelson Mandela could be left alone to die in peace.

Motlanthe most tantalising talking point

2012-12-20 22:00

As the ANC national conference in Mangaung ended, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe's withdrawal from party leadership posts has remained the most tantalising talking point.


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.

Matric pass rate released

2014-01-06 18:50

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced that the class of 2013 received a pass rate of 78.2%.

Jansen wrong - FF Plus

2013-10-02 17:17

Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen is wrong if he pleads that all school education in South Africa should be in English, FF Plus leader Pieter Mulder says.

Presidency hits back at Jansen claim

2013-04-09 16:25

The presidency has hit back at Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen for claiming it had been lying about former president Nelson Mandela's health.

Mandela story distorted - Jansen

2013-04-08 10:19

Academic Jonathan Jansen has dismissed a report quoting him as saying he wished former president Nelson Mandela would die, saying he truly wishes Mandela would live forever.

Jansen 'ashamed of South Africa'

2013-01-21 09:38

UFS rector Professor Jonathan Jansen has reportedly told first-year students to work hard, and that it is an "absolute disgrace" that pupils can pass matric with a mark of 30%.

Education crisis a threat to democracy - Jansen

2012-11-22 22:26

The country's democracy will implode within 10 years if the crisis in education is not immediately fixed, University of the Free State vice chancellor Prof Jonathan Jansen says.

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