Kovsie students recognised by national quantity surveying organisation
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) plays a vital role in the building industry in South Africa and aims to advance and promote the science and practice of Quantity Surveying and cognate matters in the country. University of the Free State (UFS) second-year Quantity Surveying students, Daniela... Read more
UFS Mental Health Student Toolkit a winning formula
With the vision to promote, enable, and optimise students’ self-direction, the University of the Free State (UFS) Student Counselling and Development (SCD) launched the first edition of the UFS Mental Health Student Toolkit on Friday, 23 August 2019 – in an effort to assist students in coping with challenges they... Read more
Free State matric class of 2019 breaks own pass rate record
The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) applauded the Free State Department of Education for breaking their pass rate record and setting up a new record of 88.4%. This historic achievement makes Free State the only province in the country to have achieved the NSC pass rate above... Read more
Prof. Fidelis Emuze inducted into the ‘academic hall of fame’
Professor Fidelis Emuze, Head of Built Environment and Head of the Unit for Lean Construction and Sustainability was inducted into the ‘academic hall of fame’ when he was inaugurated as a full professor on 07 November 2019. His address was a summation of his expertise as a distinguished scholar... Read more
“South Africa belongs to all …” says Chief Justice
“The government of the day should be based on the will of the people and must be led by people who deserve to lead us.” These were the words of Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, the Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa, during a prestige lecture delivered in the... Read more
UFS trumps SAICA’s national average pass rate
Students from the University of the Free State (UFS) School of Accountancy achieved an 84.2% pass rate compared to the national average of 76.2% during the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) examination facilitated by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). A total of 64 out of 76... Read more
CUT partners with the acclaimed MIT
In July  2019, CUT hosted Prof Hazel Sive of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who led a workshop on Educating with Problem-Solving Approaches under the auspices of MIT-Africa Initiative. This initiative is part of collaborative projects between CUT and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA that will... Read more
Ntsababa appointed as UFS registrar
Nikile Ntsababa took up the position of Registrar at the University of the Free State (UFS) on 1 May 2019. His appointment was approved by the UFS Council during its quarterly meeting on 15 March 2019. “Mr Ntsababa is an experienced and knowledgeable university registrar with 10 years of... Read more
Water quality focus for UFS international summer school
Water is a basic resource upon which communities rely for their health, well-being, and economic development and growth. Many countries struggle with the negative consequences of poor surface-water quality, which may threaten their food security and livelihoods. The Centre for Environmental Management at the University of the Free State... Read more
SA tourism alive with opportunities
Young people from across the country will get to see what’s available in tourism careers when the National Tourism Careers Expo starts later this month. The careers expo was launched on Thursday in Virginia, Free State, in partnership with the Department of Tourism and the provincial Department of Economic,... Read more