University applications for 2019 open
Have you decided where you want to study next year? Undergraduate applications are open for 2019. South African universities have now opened applications. Bear in mind application closing dates differ with each University, make sure to apply before deadline. Please not some universities have different closing dates for each... Read more
R1.5 million for student social entrepreneurs
All social entrepreneurs registered at UCT have until 24 June to apply for a share of a new R1.5 million tranche of seed funding from the SAB Foundation, made to the Bertha Centre Student Seed Fund. The Student Seed Fund is an initiative of the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and... Read more
New bursary agreements for NSFAS recipients
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has reminded first year students, who have qualified to get a bursary from the NSFAS, to ensure that they have signed their agreements by 31 July 2018. NSFAS recently announced that it was implementing its new National Student Financial Aid Scheme Bursary... Read more
Opportunity knocks for UCT student’s scholarship to Yale
Opportunity doesn’t always come a-knocking, sometimes you have to set out in search of it yourself. This is what Elkanah Babatunde, who is currently pursuing his PhD in the UCT Faculty of Law, recently learned when an application completed in the nick of time landed him the illustrious Yale... Read more
Doctoral candidate in English Department wins 2018 Ingrid Jonker Prize
Mrs Sindiswa Busuku-Mathese has won the 2018 Ingrid Jonker Prize for her debut poetry collection, Loud and Yellow Laughter. The prize is given in alternate years to the best debut poetry collection in English or Afrikaans. “Winning the Ingrid Jonker Prize is an honour. It is a significant literary acknowledgement and... Read more
Department places over 1500 medical interns
The Department of Health has placed over 1500 medical interns and 1300 community service doctors for the 2018 and 2019 annual cycle. The department said all interns and community service doctors who studied at South African universities and were eligible for placement for the 2018 annual cycle have been... Read more
New TVET master’s class has begun
The new class of TVET employees earmarked to end in 2019 has begun in earnest in April 2018 as the College of Education held a proposal writing workshop for 34 students who are employees of TVET colleges in the Free State and North West Provinces. The workshop was held... Read more
Japan opens scholarships for 2019
Japan has opened its doors to foreign students from around the globe to apply at any Japanese University and study under the Japanese Government Scholarship program in 2019 The scholar is open to research, undergraduate, specialized training college and teacher training college. Degree Level Research students (Master’s, Doctoral, or... Read more
Join us for the 2018 Open Days
The University of the Free State invites all Grade 12 learners and their parents to the UFS Open Days. On the Bloemfontein Campus, the Open Day will be held on 12 May 2018, and on the Qwaqwa Campus, Phuthaditjhaba on 26 May 2018. The programme for both Open Days... Read more
Distinguished teacher brings out the best in his students
Professor Naven Chetty, Acting Dean for Teaching and Learning in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) received the Distinguished Teachers’ Award (DTA) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in recognition of his excellent teaching portfolio and use of educational media and learning material, developed over his 12 years at the... Read more