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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 student wins gold medal

The Department of Quantity Surveying and Construction Management at the University of the Free State (UFS) launched a festive publication in celebration of its 50 years of existence at the UFS. During the ceremony the gold medal of the Society of South African Quantity Surveyors for exceptional achievement by a final year B Sc Quantity Surveying student in 2005 in South Africa was awarded to Me Helena Jordaan, a student from the UFS. 

Here are, from the left: Prof Teuns Verschoor (Vice-Rector: Academic Operations at the UFS), prof Basie Verster (Head of the Department of Quantity Surveying and Construction Management at the UFS), Ms Jordaan and Prof Herman van Schalkwyk (Dean of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the UFS).
Photo: Stephen Collett

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