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
52 international collaboration agreements/Memoranda of Understanding 
1 584 collaborating institutions
2 751 co-authored publications from 2013-2018
240 postgraduate research degrees on average conferred per year
100.45% research output increase since 2010

UFS News
Universities Consortium Launch
UFS host launch of Universities Consortium

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Physics research
Research explores solution for electricity generation

Economics of air
What are the economics of air?

Tough, but good, says Louzanne about marathons

Judge President Musi
'Courts must embrace 4IR', says Judge President Musi

Epistemic Justice
Epistemic justice is crucial for a sustainable democratic future

Outeniqua residence
Housing and Residence Affairs promotes quality accommodation for students

Absa supports UFS graduates
Absa supports UFS students through to graduation

Open Day
Your future is here; this is the place to be, future Kovsies are told

Lefébre Rademan
More success for netballers in different competition?

Crime dialogue elicits commitment to ensure tighter security

Lynique Beneke
Long jumper Lynique dreams big

Government to enhance PhD production
Government to enhance PhD production

FNB Grant
Students with disabilities thrive with support of FNB grant

Social Justice week
Important discussions during UFS Social Justice Week

Art exibition
National Lotteries Commission funded projects, the pride of UFS

Spontaneous Science ambassador
Spontaneous Science ambassadors bring message home

Andrew Lane
Industry expert Andrew Lane talks future of Mining industry in SA

Dr Faith Mkwananzi
Book gives compelling account of migrants’ education

Vishuis aiming for number seven

Web logo for statements
Agreement between UFS management and the ISRC regarding deregistration process

Career Services
UFS Career Services develops employable students

Disability support taken up a few notches on Qwaqwa Campus

Ergonomics – making your space practical and comfortable

Leading women honoured at faculty opening —STORY EUGENE SEEGERS
Leading women honoured at faculty opening

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Tsietsi Ngobese
Graduate survives horrific road accident