Jonathan Jansen

Science body pushes for better human genetics ethics guidelines

Forensic science was critical in convicting axe murderer Henri van Breda who killed his father, mother and brother in their upmarket home

Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?

The moment I heard of Mayosi’s death, I wondered if academia in South Africa has become a deathtrap for trailblazing black academics, says the writer

Hello, liberal secular atheism: Religion called and wants its tricks back

The beneficiaries of an unjust economic system remain blind to the crippling effects of its legacy

Burning varsities: Responding to fire

As by Fire’s hard look at the recent violence on campuses presents dire warnings and hope

Forthright Jansen has drawn both admirers and detractors

The rector of the University of the Free State has been proactive and vocal about promoting racial understanding.

Jonathan Jansen to step down as UFS vice chancellor

Professor Jonathan Jansen will leave the University of Free State to take up a fellowship at Stanford University in the United States.

Pallo Jordan deserves doctorate, says university rector

UFS rector and vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says Jordan should have an honorary doctorate and commended him for stepping down voluntarily.

Rolene Strauss crowned Miss SA 2014

Bloemfontein's Rolene Strauss has taken the title of Miss South Africa 2014 in a glittering pageant at the Sun City Superbowl.

Young Communist League condemns UFS racism attack

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.

Jansen says school subject pass mark must be raised

University of Free State vice chancellor Jonathan Jansen said the results of the Grade 12 national senior certificate are "grossly misleading".

Jansen: Wrest power from English tyranny

If our children are to stand tall, they must master the language used to exclude them.

Jansen is wrong about English as a primary tuition language, says FF Plus

Free State University rector Jonathan Jansen is wrong if he pleads that all school education in South Africa should be in English, says the FF Plus.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it