Virtual Student Orientation

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Gateway orientation for first-year students

What is Gateway Orientation?
The Gateway Orientation programme is a programme that is purposefully designed to orientate new students effectively to the university environment and in this way assist their transition to higher education.

Date: 8 - 12 March 2021

Where will the orientation be taking place? Blackboard

Gateway Orientation Programme

How to access all First Year Orientation material via Blackboard

Why is orientation important?
Is orientation compulsory?
Is orientation only for residence students?
Who should attend orientation?

Welcome to UFS - Nicole Morris, Acting Dean of Student Affairs

Welcome to the UFS Qwaqwa Campus - Dr Martin Mandew, Principal UFS Qwaqwa Campus 

Welcome to the UFS - Dr Maria Madiope, Principal of the UFS South

Take a virtual campus tour

*Please note that the ChatBot will have basic functionality until 4 January 2021 (when more capabilities will be activated).




The South Campus Entrance

The South Campus Entrance Tower

Legae Residence on the South Campus

Direction boards on the South Campus

A student walking on the South Campus

South Campus at night

A student entering the South Campus

A view of the campus at night

The Library on the South Campus

Students at the South Campus

The Madiba Arena on the South Campus

Inside the South Campus Library

Peer Mentoring info graphic intranet_web

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