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18 April 2019 | Story Rulanzen Martin

The Institute for Reconciliation and Social Justice IRSJ) has initiated a Social Justice Week at the University of the Free State (UFS), which started on Friday 12 April  until Wednesday 17 April 2019. 

Ten key events took place during the week. It ranged from dialogues, workshops, talk shows, debates, and interactive displays and events on issues of multilingualism and diversity, social innovation, engaged scholarship, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, gender sensitisation, sexual consent, sexual preparedness, universal access, disability, anti-discrimination, and security.

There was also a round-table discussion on 17 April 2019 with various UFS stakeholders on off-campus student security as well as an inter-institutional discussion on the same topic. The UFS Debating Society will take on the topic of the UFS Language Policy, while Olga Barends from the Free State Centre for Human Rights will host a dialogue on sexual consent.

The IRSJ has also designed and implemented SOJO-VATION: Social Innovation/ Social Change, which strives to create a foundational platform where ideas of social justice, innovation, and engaged scholarship at the UFS and in society can be hosted. SOJO-VATION partners with the Office for Student Leadership, Development, and Community Engagement.

The collaborating partners for the Social Justice Week includes various UFS stakeholders such as the Sasol library, the Gender and Sexual Equity Office, UFS Protection Services, the Free State Centre for Human Rights, the Student Representative Council (SRC), the Office for Student Leadership Development, Kovsie Innovation, GALA, the FFree State Centre for Human Rights, SRC Associations, the Office for Student Governance, Kovsie Innovate, Start-Up-Grind, EVC, EBL, Community Engagement, the Institutional Transformation Plan (ITP) Dialogues Office, Residence Dialogues, UFS Debating Society, Debate Afrika!, the Center for Universal Access and Disability Support (CUADS), and the Gateway Office. 

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Alumni Stage Door 2005: Tickets

Tickets: Available at Culture Office ( Louis Botha) Thakaneng-Bridge Room 55 from 16 Februarie
Tel: 401-2819,
Entrance Fee: R15 p.p.

Final: Callie Human Centre
3 Maart 2005 - 18:30.

Guest Artist: Philip Marais

Alumni Stage Door
Alumni Stage Door previously known as Stage Door is definitely one of the highlights to look out for on the Arts & Culture calendar for 2005. Each hostel gets the opportunity to select a first year group of 20-30 members to participate in a very enjoyable and competitive competition. The groups must then produce a production which consists of 70% drama and acting and 30% singing.

Rotations: Ladies 28 February 2005
Men 1 March 2005
Final: 3 March 2005

The theme for Alumni Stage Door 2005 is : "Once upon a time"

For further details please contact:
A.C. Geldenhuys
SRC: Arts and Culture

Office:(051) 401 9122
Cell: 084 585 3338

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