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Be a law-abiding road-rule citizen these holidays
Follow the rules of the road to be safe.

Road crashes are a major cause of deaths globally, and particularly during the March-April holidays in South Africa. Therefore, abiding by the rules of the road serves to curb the high number of fatalities and is highly recommended. We urge all staff and students to take caution on the roads to ensure a safe return to the campuses next term.

According to Arrive Alive, some of the leading accident causes include drunk driving, failure to wear seatbelts, driver inexperience, driver fatigue, distracted driving and walking, as well as bravado. Be sure to avoid this at all cost.

Obeying the rules of the road saves lives. In 2016, Arrive Alive partnered with the UFS BSafe Campaign to educate students on becoming more responsible drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. For more road safety tips, visit the Arrive Alive website here.

Mawande Mateza, Human Movement Science student, has five simple tips on how to stay safe on the road these holidays – courtesy of Protection Services.

Check out the video below.

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NRF Gauteng/Inland Students' Conference
2008-06-22

On 11 - 12 July 2008 the NRF Gauteng/Inland Students' Conference will be hosted by the School of Education of the University of the Free State. This conference is funded by the National Research Foundation and provides a platform for 36 Education students from 7 tertiary institutions to present their research. These delegates were selected after each institution held an Inhouse Conference where Masters' and PhD students presented their research. The delegates are from the:

University of Limpopo
University of Johannesburg
University of North West
University of Pretoria
University of South Africa
University of the Free State
University of the Witwatersrand

For further information please contact Mr. K Teise at 051 - 4013576/ Dr. A. le Roux at 051 - 4012292 or Ms. Christa Duvenhage at 051-4013651.

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