University Of The Free State

Free State explores statutes on statues

No matter the future for the Steyn statue, the university’s process has already reaped rewards

Payment delays anger students

Nearly half of those who qualify for funding are affected but the financial aid scheme blames institutions for being tardy

FameLab South Africa: University of the Free State’s Emmie Chiyindiko wins

She will now compete in the international competition in the UK

Free State university decries financial exclusion article

UFS has rejected the perception created by Thato Rossouw in 'The cold shadow of exclusion'

The cold shadow of exclusion

It is black students at the University of the Free State who cannot complete their degrees

ConCourt ruling on UFS missed the point

'Students “choose” English. This is not the “choice” anticipated by the Constitution'

UFS langauge policy led to racial tension

But the ConCourt’s minority judgment said the court had ignored the dominance of English

‘Sex pest claim got me fired’

An ex-staffer claims UFS sacked her on trumped-up fraud charges leaked by her alleged harasser

AfriForum: Dropping Afrikaans as a language of instruction at UFS is unconstitutional

AfriForum says the University of the Free State wishes Afrikaans in its historical notion of oppression.

Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future

A language is not preserved by formal applications, but rather in the home, in the arts and in literature, writes Josua Loots.

Afrikaans varsities perpetuate racial divisions

The use of a language that bars the majority of black African students - who do not understand Afrikaans - is indefensible.

#ColourBlind campaign refuses to open its eyes to injustice

The campaign is laced with good intentions but ultimately has the potential to cause more harm than good.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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