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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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Joining Kovsies is a blessing for Hannée van Blerk

Description: Hanee Tags: Hanee

The University of the Free State will be home to Hannée van Blerk, who will travel all the way from Hoërskool Piet Retief, in Kwazulu Natal. She is to enrol in Physiotherapy in 2016.

“I’m looking forward to meeting new people, studying something I’m passionate about, and just having a fun time while doing so (and not have to do geometry homework everyday, of course!). I’m excited to be a proud Kovsie next year. It’s been the university for my parents, aunt, as well as my sister, and being able to carry the tradition of attending this beautiful university is truly a blessing.”


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