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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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UFS experimental farm: Livestock demonstration

The Lengau Agricultural Development Centre, in cooperation with the experimental farm of the University of the Free State (UFS), the Mangaung Local Municipality and Nafu recently presented a livestock demonstration and training session.

It was the first initiative of services of this kind to cattle farmers from Bloemfontein.

The centre provides assistance to cattle farmers with branding, dehorning and castration of cattle and also presents a primary herd health programme. Those who are interested can call the Lengau Agricultural Development Centre on  051-4438859 or 083 453 9364.

In front from left are Mr Montsi, a farmer from Botshabelo and Dr Léan van der Westhuizen, centre manager and associated to the UFS, in the process of dehorning a bull.  In front are Mr Moshoete and Masiza, farmers from Thaba Nchu and Bloemfontein respectively.

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