The ANC, DA and EFF have spoken out against the escalating violence and apparent deterioration of race relations across SA's universities.
All academic activity has been suspended at the university following clashes between rugby supporters and protesters.
The Young Communist League of SA has called on the University of the Free State to confront the reality of racism at UFS and expel all racists.
Naval Hill is an iconic destination for locals and visitors to the Mangaung metropolitan municipality and it attracts thousands visitors.
Security at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, where the ANC is holding its national conference, has been beefed-up.
UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says students are graduating from weaker universities with the same lack of basic skills as when they left school.
All 20 members of the UFS's SRC now face high court action from a student unionist who argues that their election violates the SA Constitution.
The University of the Free State has inaugurated its new student representative council after its first non-political-party elections, held this week.
In its continuing battle with the University of Free State, Sasco will ask a judge to declare student council elections "undemocratic".
Sixty people have been arrested at an illegal protest against UFS rector Jonathan Jansen for banning political campaigning by SRC candidates.
Students furious over rector Jonathan Jansen's changes to student politics have staged a protest at the University of Free State.
The queen of talk became the queen of tears as the University of the Free State handed over a PhD, dubbing her a South African -- and a Kovsie!
Notorious for racist videos, the University of the Free State is sending students to the United States for leadership training.
While in the United States, 71 UFS students will share their impressions of the universities and the places they visit. This is their diary.
At a rugby match I watched on Saturday afternoon this past weekend, three young people seated in front of me caught my attention for a few minutes.
The ANC in the Free State on Tuesday came out in support of the University of the Free State's transformation programme.
The time has come for the University of the Free State to move out of the racial shadow of the Reitz incident, its new rector said on Thursday.
University councils are meant to govern but not to manage. When the boundary between the two is breached, institutions enter into crisis.
Blatant racism appears to be on the increase in South Africa, with legislation doing too little to eliminate it, a South African Human Rights Commission report released on Thursday said. The Human Rights Development Report said racist incidents, like a controversial video shot at the University of Free State, reminded the country of the danger of regression.