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USSA hockey – lots to play for
Shindré-Lee Simmons, one of the veterans in the Kovsie women’s hockey team for this year’s national student championship.


The Kovsie men’s and women’s hockey teams have positive expectations for the University Sport South Africa (USSA) national student tournament.

The USSA championships were hosted by the University of the Free State (UFS) from 2 to 6 July 2018. This year’s championships will have 45 competing teams and will thus be the biggest ever USSA hockey tournament.

For the female squad to qualify for the 2019 Varsity Sports tournament, they have to secure a spot among the top-seven teams. In order to get back into the A section, the Kovsie men’s team must win their tournament. 

The matches are scheduled to take place on the UFS Bloemfontein Campus astro fields.

The UFS women’s team, captained by Antonet Louw, is set to play on Monday at 15:35 against Nelson Mandela University (NMU); on Tuesday at 17:00 against the University of Johannesburg (UJ); and on Wednesday at 18:25 against North-West University (NWU). The play-off matches will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The men’s team, with Cheslyn Neethling as captain, will play on Monday at 17:00 against the Central University of Technology; on Tuesday at 15:35 against the Tswane University of Technology; on Wednesday at 17:00 against the Vaal University of Technology; on Thursday at 18:25 against the University of KwaZulu-Natal; and on Friday at 15:35 against Rhodes University.

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Book on adult development launched
2009-09-17

 
Proff. Dap and Anet Louw from the Department of Psychology at the University of the Free State (UFS) recently presented copies of their most recent book Adult Development and Ageing to the Vice-Rector, Prof. Driekie Hay and the Dean of the Faculty of the Humanities, Prof. Lucius Botes. The book will also be available in Afrikaans as Die Ontwikkeling en Veroudering van die Volwassene soon. Proff. Louw is currently busy with an extensive project to render Psychology study material much more relevant to the South African context and to make the books resulting from this project available in both English and Afrikaans to students. Their goal is also to translate key terminology in future editions into more South African core languages like Sesotho. Here are, from the left: Prof. Botes, Prof. Hay and Proff. Dap and Anet Louw.
Photo: Stephen Collett

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