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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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Registration process extended until 7 February 2014

The registration process on the Bloemfontein and Qwaqwa Campuses has been extended until Friday 7 February 2014. Students may therefore continue to register in the Callie Human Centre on the Bloemfontein Campus and the Rolihlahla Mandela Hall on the Qwaqwa Campus from 08:00 till16:00 on weekdays.

Academic advice will be done at faculty offices on both campuses.

The registration dates for the School of Open Learning will remain as published. Students registering through Varsity College must abide by the registration deadlines provided by that institution. The extension of the registration dates is also not applicable to students in the University Preparation Programme (UPP).

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