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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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Free registration for final-year undergraduate students who want to study an Honours degree in 2016
2015-10-14

The University of the Free State (UFS) is offering FREE REGISTRATION to final-year undergraduate students who want to study an Honours degree in 2016. Read this letter from Prof Jonathan Jansen, Vice-Chancellor and Rector, and find out why it is important for you to obtain a postgraduate degree.

Please contact the relevant faculty for specific information about Honours degrees or other postgraduate qualifications you might be interested in. The Postgraduate School in the Johannes Brill Building on the Bloemfontein Campus can provide information about all the scholarships and bursaries available for Honours students, as well as the research training support on offer.

To apply for postgraduate studies at the UFS in 2016, go to www.ufs.ac.za.  For enquiries, please call +27 (0)51 401 9111.

 

 

 

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