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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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PwC Bloemfontein honours ‘Kovsies’

Prof Jansen and Connie Hertzog, PwC partner in charge of PwC Central Region.

In 2012, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Bloemfontein embarked on the upgrading of its office building to accommodate a growing staff complement and to modernise its facilities. The newly renovated offices officially opened its doors to the public on 30 September 2014.

Each of the new consultation and boardrooms has its own theme and gives homage to the most prominent landmarks in Bloemfontein. The boardroom was named after the University of the Free State – ‘Kovsies’.

Prof Jonathan Jansen officially opened the venue with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on 9 September 2014.

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