UFS at a Glance Updated Stats

113 years old (1904-2017)
7 faculties
39 441 total students
26 163 Bloemfontein Campus students
5 442 Qwaqwa Campus students
7 788 South Campus students
2 388 permanent staff members
51 satellite campuses
157 renovated buildings (2012-2017)
12 new buildings (2012-2017)
1 200 works of art
160 departments

UFS Research

148 NRF-rated researchers
1 P-rated scientist
3 A-rated scientists
5 tier-1 SARChI research chairs (internationally recognised researchers)
18 international research partnerships
240 postgraduate research degrees on average conferred per year
221% research output increase since 2010

UFS News
2018 Online registration for senior students
2018 Online registration for senior students

Self-service registration will open on 8 January 2018.

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Kovsie cricketer, Raynard van Tonder, impresses at U19 World Cup
Kovsie cricketer, Raynard van Tonder, impresses at U19 World Cup

Raynard van Tonder, captain of the South African under-19 cricket team, has had an excellent start to the U19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

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Returning and current students - Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees
Returning and current students - Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees

Further to the email concerning fees for 2018 from Prof Francis Petersen, Rector and Vice-Chancellor, sent to returning/current students on 29 December 2017, the UFS has since received guidelines from the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) regarding tuition fees for 2018.

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Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees for first-time entrants
Important information regarding 2018 UFS tuition fees for first-time entrants

The recent announcement from President Jacob Zuma regarding fee-free higher education for new, first-year South African undergraduate students from poor and working class families in 2018 refers

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