Plans to cover Marthinus Steyn statue at UFS

2018-04-11 22:38

The University of the Free State is taking steps to have a statue of Marthinus Steyn wrapped after students raised concerns about it.

UFS student arrested for sexual assault

2017-11-06 11:04

A University of the Free State student has been arrested after he sexually assaulted a fellow student at a residence on the main campus.

7 UFS students arrested, held in police van for 4 hours

2017-10-25 13:50

Seven University of the Free State students, including two SRC members, have been arrested at the QwaQwa campus.

UFS students arrested over latest unrest

2017-10-21 13:45

Forty-six University of the Free State students have been arrested since Thursday evening, following the latest protest action over fees.

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 language policy is lawful, ConCourt rules

2017-12-29 10:37

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the University of the Free State's language policy.

UFS - private security company suspended after live ammunition claims

2017-10-25 20:35

A private security company at the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Qwaqwa campus has been suspended after claims that they used live ammunition to shoot protesting students.

Exams will go ahead, despite protests – UFS

2017-10-22 20:44

Despite protests, the University of the Free State says exams will go ahead on three of its campuses.

WATCH: Fire extinguishers discharged, windows broken during UFS fees protest

Terrified students at the University of the Free State were left gasping for air after protesters discharged a fire extinguisher in their confined classroom during a semester test. Watch.

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'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.

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