Prof (FW) Francis Petersen
Rector and Vice-Chancellor

Prof Francis Petersen












Prof Francis William Petersen is the Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State since 1 April 2017.  He has formerly been Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town. Read More...


 

Prof (NI) Nicky Morgan
Acting Vice-Rector: Institutional Change, Student Affairs, and Community Engagement

Prof Nicky Morgan

Professor Morgan joins the UFS as Vice-Rector: Operations. Read More...


Prof (RC) Corli Witthuhn
Vice-Rector: Research

Prof Corli Witthuhn

Prof Witthuhn brings with her years of experience in higher education, both in terms of scientific research and serving in senior management positions in university structures. Read More...


Prof Hendri Kroukamp
Acting Vice-Rector: Academic

Prof Hendri Kroukamp

 
Prof Hendri Kroukamp was born in Cape Town, South Africa. After completing his secondary education, he obtained a BA degree, as well as a BAHons degree from the Stellenbosch University. Read More...



Prof P (Prakash) Naidoo

Vice Rector: Operations
Prof Prakash Naidoo

Prof Prakash Naidoo started at the university as Campus Principal of the Qwaqwa Campus. He is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Resources and Planning at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).
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Dr (MJG) Gift Vinger
Registrar: Governance and Policy

Dr Gift Vinger

Dr Gift Vinger, a Bloemfonteiner and Kovsie alumnus, distinguished himself as a hard-working and dedicated student throughout his university studies. He obtained both the BA and BA Honours degrees cum laude at the former Vista University and the University of the Free State respectively.  Read More...


Dr (K) Karen Lazenby
Registrar: Systems and Administration

Dr Karen Lazenby

Dr Karen Lazenby is the Registrar: Systems and Administration at the University of the Free State and is responsible for Student Academic Services, International Affairs, and Marketing. Read More...


UFS News
Decision of FSPHRA regarding possible covering of the MT Steyn statue
Decision of FSPHRA regarding possible covering of the MT Steyn statue

UFS special task team supports conditions stated in the FSPHRA’s permit.

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Applications for 2019 are now open
Applications for 2019 are now open

More information regarding the 2019 applications.

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Bright future for Two Oceans winner and former Kovsie Gerda Steyn
Bright future for Two Oceans winner and former Kovsie Gerda Steyn

Two Oceans winner has fond memories from alma mater.

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Submissions received regarding the covering of the MT Steyn statue
Submissions received regarding the covering of the MT Steyn statue

The special task team would like to thank those who submitted oral and written submissions.

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