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2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremonies




Congratulations | Baie gelukRea le lebohisaSiyakuhalalisela Halala!


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Graduation is the highlight on the university calendar, and even though we are not together for this prestigious event, the University of the Free State (UFS) would like to acknowledge and commemorate our graduates’ prestigious accomplishments...




Join us in celebrating your achievement!



From 6 - 9 October 2020, graduates, families, friends, UFS staff, alumni, and other community members are encouraged to post congratulatory photos, and messages, on their personal Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages using the hashtags #UFSGraduation2020 and #UFSVirtualGraduation as a way to support and celebrate our #UFSClassOf2019.

These messages and photos will be collected in a photo gallery on this page.


Virtual Graduation filters

Make use of our unique #UFSVirtualGraduation gifs and filters, and remember to tag us on Instagram (@UFSUV) and Facebook.


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#UFSVirtualGraduation gifs:



Photos and messages from our graduates:

Dineo Pholo

Dineo Pholo: "This photo is from my undergraduate degree graduation ceremony, BCom Marketing Honours. I completed my undergrad in BA Corporate and Marketing Communications in 2016."

Octavia Makhetha

Octavia Makhetha: "I'm from a small town in the south of the Free State called Smithfield, and I studied my LLB with you from 2015 to 2019. I enjoyed Family Law, Law of Delict, Admin Law, and Jurisprudence at campus."

Phelokazi Joka

Phelokazi Joka: Postgraduate in Occupational Nursing
"This picture was taken during the Rugby World Cup, and we were busy preparing for exams. 

Teboho Khiba

Teboho Khiba: Teboho is a postgraduate student in the Department of Sociology (UFS Bloemfontein Campus). He holds a BA degree in Sociology and Languages and is graduating with his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

Petrus Terblance

Petrus Terblanche: His girlfriend got creative and made a make-shift mortar board and certificate for the BSc Quantity Surveying graduate. He was captured in front of the Main Building.



Photo Gallery


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