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We don’t need more reports about oppression, we need action

By looking at the past and understanding how racism and gender-based violence has lined the hallways of educational institutions, we can learn new ways of being

International students need equal care

Contradictory pandemic regulations could to be putting critical training in jeopardy

How South African universities are preparing for coronavirus

UP has temporarily disabled its biometric access systems, and several other institutions have established task teams ready to leap into action when Covid-19 hits their campuses

Gerda Steyn: From the Comrades to the Olympics

The runner smashed her personal best in 2019, and will feel confident going to Tokyo in August

​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs

The UFS now has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research Chairs

This is why Steyn must fall

Marthinus Steyn’s statue inflicts violence at the University of the Free State’s campus

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.

Political parties condemn university violence

The ANC, DA and EFF have spoken out against the escalating violence and apparent deterioration of race relations across SA's universities.

University of Free State suspends lectures after Varsity Cup violence

All academic activity has been suspended at the university following clashes between rugby supporters and protesters.

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.

Enhancing the Bloem skyline

Naval Hill is an iconic destination for locals and visitors to the Mangaung metropolitan municipality and it attracts thousands visitors.

ANC beefs up security ahead of conference

Security at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, where the ANC is holding its national conference, has been beefed-up.

Jansen: Employers dismayed by graduates’ lack of basic skills

UFS vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says students are graduating from weaker universities with the same lack of basic skills as when they left school.

UFS students face off over SRC election

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.

University of Free State inaugurates party-free SRC

The University of the Free State has inaugurated its new student representative council after its first non-political-party elections, held this week.

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