The Department of Communication and Marketing produces various corporate and official publications for the UFS. This is over and above specialised publications for various departments, schools, and units. Our main publications are Bult, Dumela, Reviews, Profiles, and Fact booklets.

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Bult is the flagship news magazine of our university. It gives readers an idea of the direction the university is taking, its achievements and those of its staff, students, and alumni. It is published twice a year, with the first edition in the middle of the year and the second towards the end of the year. It is distributed among alumni, heads of corporate institutions, donors, government officials, NGOs, staff, and other interested parties.

2020 e-Bult 1 (First fully digital version of the Bult magazine) | Bult 2 (Online)
2019 Bult 1 (Online) | Bult 2 (Online)
2018 Bult 1 (PDF) | Bult 1 (Online) |  Bult 2 (Online)
2017 Bult 1Bult 2  (Online)
2016 Bult 1Bult 2 (PDF) | Bult 2 (Online)

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Dumela is a quarterly internal publication for staff at our university. It is full of news about new developments at the university that concern staff, news from divisions, departments, and is a means for staff to get to know each other. It also provides an opportunity to staff to air their views.

2021 Dumela 1 Online | Dumela 1 PDF
2020 Dumela 1 Online  Dumela 2(PDF) Dumela 2 Online
2019 Dumela 1 Online Dumela 2 Online Dumela 3 Online Dumela 4 Online
2018 Dumela 1 Online  Dumela 2 Online Dumela 3 Online Dumela 4 Online Dumela 5 Online
2017 Dumela 1   Dumela 2  Dumela 2 Online  Dumela 3 Dumela 3 Online Dumela 4 Online Dumela 5 Online
2016 Dumela 1 Dumela 2  Dumela 3 Dumela 4 Dumela 5

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UFS News
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Prof Hendri Kroukamp receives esteemed Donald C Stone Award

Recovery after the riots: how small businesses can bounce back from adversities/external shocks

‘Wokeness’ could threaten our constitutional democracy, says Helen Zille


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