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Prof Werner Nel upgraded from C2 to C1 NRF-rated researcher
UFH Physical Geography Professor and well-accomplished Researcher, Werner Nel has been upgraded from a C2 to a C1-Rated Researcher by the National Research Foundation (NRF). Professor Nel’s research focus is on contemporary geomorphology, paleogeography and climate change. His new rating was announced in December 2021, a few months after... Read more
New Era Dawns on UFH with completion and launch of R419 million Student Housing Development
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr. Blade Nzimande unveiled the University of Fort Hare’s (UFH) new greenfield R419 million student housing development in Alice, Eastern Cape. The Alice Student Village Phase 2 was completed on 11 March 2021, and comprises 12 blocks and 1440 beds.  With the... Read more
Dr Mayaba obtains an MBA Degree
Dr Nosisa Mayaba, Director of Planning and Quality Assurance and recently, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support (DVC-IS), has recently added a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree to her list of qualifications. She is a plant physiologist by profession with a PhD in Botany from the University of Natal... Read more
We must rebuild our University’s brand: UFH convocation candidate
Chris Hani Development Agency Agency Board chairperson and UFH convocation candidate Andile Mini believes the University of Fort Hare’s convocation needs to add its weight to rebuilding the University’s brand. Mini, who is standing as a candidate for the University’s convocation presidency, there is much work to be done... Read more
Music students shine in international opera online singing competition
Five students from the UFH Music Department recently showcased their operatic talents during the Voices of South Africa International Opera (VOSA) online competition. Established in 2015 by London based South African Baritone Opera singer Njabulo Madlala, the competition creates a platform for young and up-coming opera singers to take part... Read more
ACCA Accredits UFS Accountancy Programmes
The quality of the following University of the Free State (UFS) Accountancy programmes is internationally recognised, as it has been accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) after a thorough review of the modules offered: • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)• Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Accounting (BComHons in Accounting)•... Read more
University of Fort Hare: Young Women’s Summit for No Violence Against Women
The University of Fort Hare would like to extend an invitation for a summit aimed at fighting against the violence against women and young girls. The event will be taking place on the 17th of November 2018 and will also have the Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Seekoe as... Read more
UFH becomes HEA strategic partner
The University of Fort Hare has become a HEA Strategic Partner – the first university in South Africa to do so. In the first steps of the partnership, staff from University of Fort Hare’s Teaching and Learning Centre are applying for HEA Fellowship. This phase of work will build... Read more
ABSA CEO scholarship fund handover ceremony
The CEO Scholarship Fund forms part of the Education and Skills Development pillar of Barclays Africa’s Shared Growth strategy through which it has undertaken to invest R1.4bn in education and skills training between 2016 and 2018. Education and Skills Development, Enterprise Development and Financial Inclusion are the three pillars... Read more
Baby Blues swing to success
The University of Fort Hare Ladies Rugby Team known as Baby Blues were crowned Champions of  women’s club championships for 2017, this after dethroning defending champions Busy Bee of Cape Town by 22 points to 7.Before the final Baby Blues had first to take on other tough opponents from ... Read more

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