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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 contribution awarded


From left are Mr Jaco Potgieter, vise-chairperson of the ATKV Bloemfontein branch, Mr Kobus van der Linde and Prof. Frederick Fourie.

The UFS presented a special centenary breakfast with the focus on a variety of campus art. Mr Kobus van der Linde, chairman of the ATKV Bloemfontein branch handed a plaque to the Rector, Prof. Frederick Fourie. The plaque is awarded to the UFS for its contribution as tertiary institution over the past 100 years.

To the breakfast were added discussions on campus architecture, song items, music and comical resitations by respectively Mr Kobus du Preez, Lecturer at the Department of Architecture at the UFS, Mr Thabo Hlongwane, a singer, Music Incorporated, Anneri Wessels and Alta Kriel, both Kovsie alumni and involved in drama part-time.


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