We are always proud of our alumni – those in the limelight, but also those who contribute to a better world without their names ever being mentioned. Thank you all for being the outstanding Kovsies you are.

Mahube Molemela UFS Alumna

Mahube Molemela: First female Judge President of the Free State Division of the High Court of South Africa who completed an LLB degree at Kovsie (Photo: Mlungisi Louw).



Leon Schuster UFS Alumnus
Leon Schuster: Well-known South African filmmaker, comedian, actor, presenter, and singer who completed a BA degree at Kovsies (Photo: Twitter)


Antjie Krog UFS Alumna

Antjie Krog: National and international award-winning poet, academic, and writer who completed a BA degree with Afrikaans, Philosophy, and English at Kovsies (Photo: Antonia Steyn)



Sekoati Tsubane UFS Alumnus

Sekoati Tsubane: Actor and local celebrity who completed a BA Drama and Theatre Arts degree at Kovsies.



Heinrich Brüssow UFS Alumnus

Heinrich Brüssow: Award-winning Springbok rugby playerwho completed a BCom degree at Kovsies (Photo: Barry Aldworth).



Violet Phatsoane UFS Alumna

Violet Phatshoane: Northern Cape High Court Judge who completed her LLB and LLM degrees at Kovsies.



Crystal-Donna Roberts UFS Alumna

Crystal-Donna Roberts: Reputable actress who completed a BA Drama and Theatre Arts degree at Kovsies (Photo: Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)





Franco Smith UFS Alumnus

Franco Smith: Director of Free State Rugby and assistant coach for the Springboks who completed a BA degree at Kovsies.



Pauline Gutter UFS Alumna

Pauline Gutter: Award-winning visual artist of, among others, the ABSA L’Atelier, who completed a BA degree in Fine Arts at Kovsies.



Deon Meyer UFS Alumnus

Deon Meyer: World-renowned novelist who completed a BAHons degree at Kovsies. 

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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