• South Campus
    Gateway to success
    The South Campus is home to over 4000 UPP students, enrolled in Economic and Management Sciences, Humanities and Agricultural Sciences.
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  • South Campus
    South Campus Main Entrance
    The South Campus is known for its interesting architecture, curious wildlife and beautiful campus.
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  • South Campus
    The Arena
    Our main examination venue of the South Campus. Many UPP students go on to complete postgraduate degrees and achieve great academic success.
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  • South Campus
    Lecturing facilities
    The construction of a new classroom building was completed in 2015 with two classrooms per floor, each equipped with air conditioning.
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  • South Campus
    South Campus can get very cold!
    Bloemfontein winters often make for striking displays.
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Formal Programmes

Formal Programmes operates from the beautiful UFS South Campus situated on the outskirts of Bloemfontein – city of roses. We teach and support our students at more than 50 learning centres all over the country.

What is Formal Programmes all about? Formal Programmes delivers qualification programmes to distance learning students in seven (7) provinces of South Africa. These programmes are:

  • National Professional Diploma in Education (NPDE) – phasing out
  • Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) – phasing out
  • Advanced Certificate in Teaching (ACT)

The new and exciting ACT programme is presented in both a blended learning mode as well as a 100% online mode.

Formal Programmes is also responsible for the administrative activities of the partnership LLB programme, which the UFS Faculty of Law delivers at seven (7) Varsity College campuses.

Formal Programmes consists of the following sub-divisions:

  • Assessment Centre
  • Distance Learning Marketing
  • Language Editing and Translation
  • Material Development, Printing, and Distribution
  • ACT Online
  • RPL Office
  • Tender Projects

Formal Programmes is committed to delivering quality distance learning programmes to students all over South Africa.

For more information contact us:
Mr Pierre Plekker
Director: Open Distance Learning Formal Programmes
South Campus
Tel.: +27(51)505-1250
Fax: 086 525 5380

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