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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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Young UFS researchers learn with mentorship programme

The Faculty of the Humanities at the University of the Free State (UFS) presented a research day for young researchers.  The event, which forms part of the faculty’s mentorship programme, gave young researchers the opportunity to deliver their papers, learn from other researchers and share ideas with them. 

Attending the research day were, from the left:  Ms Steffi Cawood (from the UFS Programme for Africa Studies in the Department of Afroasiatic Studies, Sign Language and Language Practice), Prof Engela Pretorius (Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the UFS and mentor), Ms Maryna de Wet (from the UFS Department of Sociology), Ms Nadine Lake (from the  Gender Studies Programme at the UFS) and Ms Katherine Geldenhuys (from the UFS Department of English and Classical Languages).


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