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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 graduations@ufs.ac.za
 
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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10 Kovsies in the 2006 SA Common Wealth games team
2006-03-13

Ten students from the University of the Free State (UFS) are included in the South African team to compete in the Common Wealth Games in Melbourne, Australia from 15-26 March 2006.  The Kovsies are:

  1. Jan Van Der Merwe                   
  2. Boy Soke                                   
  3. Keith Roberts                            
  4. Phillip Burger                             
  5. George du Randt                      
  6. Chris Dednam                           
  7. Charlene Hertzog                     
  8. Karin Venter                             
  9. Adele Niemand                         
  10. Martha Mosoahle                     

400m
5000m
Triathlon
Rugby (7's)
Swimming
Badminton
Netball (Team captain)
Netball
Netball 
Netball (Old Kovsie)
 

"The inclusion of these students on the national team is proof of the standard of achievement of sport at the UFS.  Their participation in the Commonwealth Games is an honour for us and we are proud of them," said Mr James Letuka, Director:  KovsieSport. 

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