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. 

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