UFS in numbers


115 years old (1904-2019)
7 faculties
40 491 total students
31 135 Undergradate students
7 486 Postgraduate students
1 870 International students
2 521 permanent staff members
59 satellite campuses
157 renovated buildings (2012-2017)
12 new buildings (2012-2017)
1 200 works of art
114 departments

164 NRF-rated researchers (4 outstanding outcomes)
1 P-rated scientist
A-rated scientists
5 tier-1 SARChI research chairs (internationally recognised researchers)
1 SANRAL Research Chair
18 international research partnerships
240 postgraduate research degrees on average conferred per year
100.45% research output increase since 2010