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June graduations to highlight graduates achievements
Graduates will be celebrating their accomplishments at the June Graduation ceremonies.

June 2018 graduates from the University of the Free State (UFS) Bloemfontein Campus are beginning to prepare for their upcoming graduations. The ceremonies are scheduled to take place at the Callie Human Centre from Wednesday 27 June until Friday 29 June 2018.

The UFS plans to document and highlight the special moments that graduates encounter at this time. A daily update accompanied by photos will be available on the UFS website.

Visit the UFS graduation ceremonies page for more information on the upcoming events. Graduates and students are free to familiarise themselves with the Graduation Guide Booklet which stipulates the necessary information for students to note during the graduation processions.
 
The Graduate Career Guide is also of vital importance as it equips graduates with fundamental knowledge and practical advice about preparing for the world of work.

A livestream link will be provided for the different graduation processions closer towards the time.

Graduation ceremonies for the different faculties take place on the following dates:

Wednesday 27 June 2018
09:00 School of Financial Planning Law
All qualifications.

Programme

14:30 School of Open and Distance Learning
Certificates

Programme

Thursday 28 June 2018
09:00 All faculties except for Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Master’s and doctoral degrees

Programme

14:30 Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Master’s and doctoral degrees

Programme

Friday 29 June 2018
09:00 NO SESSION

14:30 School of Open and Distance Learning
Diplomas

Programme

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Nguni cattle project
2006-07-11

The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of the Free State (UFS) signed an agreement regarding a Nguni cattle project with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Northern Cape Department of Land Agricultural and Land Reform in Kimberley.  With this flagship project farmers will be assisted technically  to change community farmers into accredited breeders of stud quality Nguni cattle.  The UFS will be involved with the implementation and monitoring of the project, as well as research, training of livestock managers and the marketing of the project.

Attending the signing ceremony were from the left:  Dr Michael  Hendricks (Director-General:  Northern Cape), Prof Herman van Schalkwyk (Dean:  Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the UFS), Mr Mvuleni Qhena (Chief Executive Officer of the IDC), Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson (Minister of Agriculture and Land Reform in the Northern Cape) and Mr Kagisho Molusi (Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture in the Northern Cape). 

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