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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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University host annual conference of the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa


The Department of Philosophy will be hosting the annual conference of the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA) from 20 to 22 January 2014. Over 80 philosophers from Southern Africa and the rest of the world will be participating in the programme. The topics of the papers range from ethics and beliefs to epistemology, socio-political philosophy, natural philosophy, phenomenology, virtues, logic, etc. The conference programme and registration details can be found here: . Day visitors are welcome to attend the conference. Please contact Helen Cawood at for further information.

Prof Rudi Visker from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, author of books on Levinas, Heidegger and Foucault, who will be speaking at the conference.

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