University Of Free State

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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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences