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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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Students in medicine recognised for outstanding achievements


As part of the University of the Free State's (UFS) autumn graduation ceremony, the Faculty of Health Sciences last night gave recognition to students who excelled during 2007. Here are, from the left: Ms Liska Janse van Rensburg, who received a prize for the best second-year student in B.Sc. Dietetics, Mr Jurie Fourie, who received a prize for the group with the highest mark in a medical research project, Mr Nico van Helsdingen, who was awarded the Medicinal Physics floating trophy (postgraduate in Ophthalmology), Ms Eleonore Thorne, who received the Abbott Laboratories floating shield for the best average mark in B.Soc.Sc. Nursing, and Ms Elize du Toit, who received the McGraw Hill prize for the highest average mark in the MB.Ch.B. programme.
Photo: Leonie Bolleurs

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