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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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Master's Programme in Industrial Psychology
2017-04-10

Description: Industrial Psychology New Masters Tags: Industrial Psychology New Masters

A new, exciting Master of Industrial Psychology programme will be offered at the University of Free State from 2017. This qualification gives graduates a further opportunity to an internship programme and a board examination thereafter, to register as Industrial Psychologist with the HPCSA.

Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to approval by the departmental chairperson, based on a satisfactory academic record.

A student should have a relevant honours degree in Industrial Psychology (or an equivalent qualification on NQF Level 8) with a minimum average of 65%, as well as 65% for the honours research mini-dissertation.

The department may also use the following as additional essential entrance criteria: competency-based interviews, in-basket exercises, or the submission of an essay in which the applicant describes the focus of the envisaged study within the department’s specific research focus areas.

For more information visit our Master's Information page or contact +27 51 401 2152 | industrialpsych@ufs.ac.za

Download the application form here.

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