ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE

Minorities were lied to in 1994 - AfriForum on UFS ConCourt ruling

2017-12-29 22:05

The Constitutional Court ruling that the University of the Free State's English-only language policy is lawful, proves minorities were misled in the 1994 negotiations, minority rights group AfriForum says.

UFS to increase its fees by 8%

2016-12-07 22:24

Tuition and residential fees at the University of the Free State will increase by 8% says the institution.

UFS classes to continue despite protests

2016-10-10 18:06

The University of the Free State will continue with academic activities despite ongoing protests, it has said.

UFS' Jansen steps down: 'I have always been ambitious'

2016-09-01 13:08

Anyone who believes transformation is easy has never tried to change an old university, former University of Free State vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen has said.

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.

Cops forced their way into my residence - UFS student

2016-02-26 14:30

Police and private security guards forced their way into a UFS residence and arrested two students, a hostel leader says.

Security for UFS's Marthinus Steyn statue

2016-02-25 14:30

Security guards are protecting the statue of Marthinus Steyn at the University of the Free State from further vandalism.

EFF members deface UFS statue during protest - As it happened

2016-02-23 14:00

Tensions at the University of Pretoria and the University of Free State continued to be stoked on Tuesday, as AfriForum and the EFF had simultaneous protests at the two universities respectively.

UFS to investigate disrupted Varsity Cup match

2016-02-23 07:26

The University of the Free State has condemned the violence against protesters that disrupted the Varsity Cup Match between Shimlas and NMMU and has launched an investigation into the incident.

UFS looking at criminalising initiation

2015-06-04 22:28

The University of the Free State is looking at criminalising initiation, the director of the UFS Law Clinic has said.

 

Police probe claims live ammunition was used on UFS students

2017-10-24 19:47

Police are investigating reports that live ammunition was used when two University of the Free State students were shot at the university's QwaQwa campus.

I don't mind coming back next year, my parents can afford it - #OpenUFS student`

2016-10-11 16:15

A handful of University of Free State students have staged a silent protest, calling for academic activities to resume.

Handful of UFS students march to college for support

2016-09-21 17:18

A group of University of the Free State students have marched to Motheo FET College in Bloemfontein to ask students there to join their fees protest.

UFS workers demand 7% increase, end to outsourcing

2016-06-01 14:20

University of the Free State workers have protested on campus to demand a 7% wage increase and an end to outsourcing.

UFS students vow to continue fight

2016-03-04 14:14

Students from the University of Free State's #UnsilenceUFS movement have vowed to continue their fight until they are heard.

We've been violated for many years - UFS contract workers

2016-02-26 07:47

Waking up in the middle of the night just to get to work, living in debt and struggling to provide for their children is the challenging daily reality of UFS contract workers who are hoping to be insourced.

Prayers and protests on UFS campus

2016-02-24 10:35

While some University of the Free State students prayed for peace on Wednesday, a group of workers stood singing and chanting a few metres away.

WATCH: UFS rugby supporters clash with student protesters on field

2016-02-23 08:51

A video has emerged showing student protesters at the University of Free State clashing with supporters of the university’s rugby team Shimlas on the field after a Varsity Cup match.

UFS builds emergency water reservoir

2015-07-29 19:31

The University of the Free State is building an emergency water reservoir to provide its Bloemfontein campus with water when there is a shortage.

UFS assault victim labelled racist

2014-08-04 15:20

The Free State student allegedly assaulted by two fellow students at the University of the Free State's city campus is a racist, the Bloemfontein Regional Court has heard.

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