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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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Gilles Bonnet, the South African coach, has roped in international specialist trainers to help with the preparations for the test series against Argentina, the current world champions. These trainers are Andrew Meredith, Assistant Coach National Men's Hockey Team at Deutsche Hockey Bund, Adel Fuentes, Assistant Coach of Argentina’s Men's Hockey Team, Frank Stofmeel, a Technical Director of SportWays and Martijn Drijver, Spanish and Dutch National Goalkeeper Coach from 2003 to 2009.

The test series against Argentina kicked off on Sunday 12 December at 17:30 on the UFS astros, where all the matches will be played.

The test matches will be played on the following days:

Sunday 12 December at 17:30
Monday 13 December at 17:30
Tuesday 14 December at 17:30
Thursday 16 December at 15:00
Friday 17 December at 10:00

The entrance fee is R15 per person and season tickets can be bought for R45 per ticket. For more information, contact Frans van der Watt at 083 283 9611 or 051 401 2540 or Spvdw@ufs.ac.za.


 

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