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The University of the Free State is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in  ufs logoSouth Africa. It opened its doors in 1904 on the Bloemfontein Campus with a mere six students in the Humanities. Since then, our institution has grown to more than 34 127 students, spread across seven faculties over three campuses.

Approximate student numbers: 39,516 as per the latest (2018) Higher Education Data Analyser (HEDA) figures.

Student newspaper:

Irawa Post

Student radio station:

Kovsie FM

National student website:

Student News Grid