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December graduations to conclude the UFS academic year
UFS December graduations: three days and six ceremonies of paying tribute to hard work, persistence, and perseverance.

The University of the Free State (UFS) is looking forward to conferring undergraduate, postgraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in all faculties during the upcoming end-of-year graduation ceremonies taking place in December 2018.

The UFS Bloemfontein Campus will host inspiring celebrations for graduates and their families in the Callie Human Centre on the dates specified below.
For more information about the upcoming ceremonies, visit the graduation home page, where graduating students can also access the graduation frequently-asked questions (FAQs).  Additional enquiries can be directed to
Graduation ceremonies for the different faculties will take place on the following dates:

4 December 2018

09:00 - Faculties of Economic and Management Sciences and Education

14:30 - South Campus: Open Distance Learning 

5 December 2018

09:00 - Faculties of the Humanities and Theology and Religion

14:30 - Faculties of Law and Natural and Agricultural Sciences

6 December 2018

09:00 - Faculty of Health Sciences (including School of Nursing)

14:30 - Master's and Doctorate degrees (all faculties)

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Prof Swanepoel addresses Parliament

Pictured are, from the left: Prof. Modi, Mr Mlungisi Johnson (Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee) and Prof. Swanepoel. Prof. Swanepoel is also a professor extraordinary at the Centre for Sustainable Agriculture at the UFS and an adjunct professor at the University of Fort Hare and serves on many committees and boards in South Africa and internationally.
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Prof. Frans Swanepoel, Director: Research Development at the University of the Free State (UFS), addressed the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Cape Town by invitation as part of their strategic planning. Other presenters included Prof. Albert Modi from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and Prof. Mohammed Karaan, University of Stellenbosch.

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