Violence in SA education a crisis - academics

2016-05-21 14:24

Two of South Africa’s most outspoken and prolific academics have called for better leadership and more participation from communities in improving education.

Costs of student protests a concern - Jansen

2016-05-21 07:13

UFS vice-chancellor and rector, Jonathan Jansen, on Friday expressed concern about the increasing costs of the damage students caused during protests.

Some UFS students celebrate announcement that Jansen is stepping down

2016-05-16 16:30

While some students at the University of Free State have described Jonathan Jansen stepping down as a loss, a group of students have celebrated his announcement.

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.

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.

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.

'I have received death threats' – Jonathan Jansen

2016-02-24 07:01

UFS vice chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen says he'd never felt so terrified as when he witnessed protesters and students brawling on the rugby field, and was unable to do anything to stop it.

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.


Jansen's lecture met with acrimony in KZN

2016-05-21 13:42

Professor Jonathan Jansen has delivered the keynote address at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s 10th Annual Strini Moodley Memorial Lecture at the university’s Westville Campus.

WATCH 'I'm happy you're going' - Ex-EFF member to Jansen

2016-05-20 22:12

Former EFF member Andile Mngxitama told UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen in front of a packed gathering on Friday that he had failed to transform higher education in South Africa.

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.

UFS rector in bid to raise R100m to help students

2016-04-21 19:58

University of the Free State Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen is on a mission to raise R100m in bursaries for 1 000 students as the future of South Africa's economy is at stake, he says.

Quirky quotes of the week

2016-02-26 10:10

A selection of quirky and newsworthy quotes from some of the week's major local stories.

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.

Attack at UFS rugby match 'trampled' rights of protesters - Jansen

2016-02-23 19:25

University of Free State Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen says that the brawl between protesters and spectators at the Shimla Park rugby stadium has opened up old wounds.

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.

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