ConCourt rejects UFS appeal over language policy

2016-09-28 20:19

The Constitutional Court has rejected an appeal by the University of the Free State against a High Court ruling halting implementation of its proposed language policy.

UFS, NMMU suspend academic activities

2016-09-20 22:16

The University of the Free State and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Tuesday suspended all academic activities due to ongoing 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.

Contract workers sorted but UFS student demands not yet met

2016-02-25 22:52

The University of the Free State has struck a deal with protesting contract workers but students at the institution said their demands – including more housing and the removal of vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen – had not yet been met.

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Violent disruptions at a Varsity Cup Match last night. A father was shot dead during a fight with a gang of robbers at his home last week. Meanwhile a collection of international actors are in Cape Town, pairing up with local artists for a film production.

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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.


UFS supports free education for the poor - acting vice chancellor

2016-09-27 22:01

The University of the Free State's acting vice chancellor, Professor Nicky Morgan, has told a group of protesting students that the university supports free education for the poor.

Arrogant Blade has played a very clever trick - Free State students

2016-09-19 15:59

The SRC at the University of the Free State has announced that the institution will be shut down for the entire week following an announcement by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande that each university should decide its own fee increase for 2017.

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.

UFS mum on agreement with contract workers

2016-02-25 22:20

The University of the Free State did not share any details on the deal it struck with its contract workers that resulted in an end to a chaotic strike.

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.

Appeal denied in UFS k-word case

2014-07-15 14:46

The Supreme Court of Appeal has rejected the appeal of a man accused of calling a black woman the k-word in a dispute over parking at the University of the Free State.

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