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12 November 2018 Photo Johan Roux
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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Shimlas triumph over NMMU in their second ENB Varsity Cup match

The winning team with Prof. Jonathan Jansen, Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the UFS.
Photo: Gerhard Louw
The Shimlas of the University of the Free State (UFS) this week played their second match in the FNB Varsity Cup, which is presented by Steinhoff International. They triumphed over the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) with 54-5 on their home ground.

During their first match in the Varsity Cup series they played to a draw with 30 each against the University of Cape Town.

Tonight, 15 February 2010 Shimlas will play against their arch-enemy, the Pukke. This match which will take place on the Fanie du Toit Stadium will be broadcasted on SuperSport.

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