Which Universities Are In The Free State?


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Trying to decide where to study further? Well, Free State is home to excellent tertiary education offerings. Studying in Free State, you will be afforded a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Here is a list of the Universities in Free State.

Trying to decide where to study further? Well, Free State is home to excellent tertiary education offerings. Studying in Free State, you will be afforded a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Here is a list of the Universities in Free State.

The Free State is home to some of the best Universities in South Africa. Not only will you be getting an excellent education but you will also be surrounded by an exquisite environment to your studies. Should you be coming from another province or country, these institutions will offer you a home away from home with many residence options available both on and off campus as well as lots of fellow students waiting to welcome you to the province. 

University of the Free State 

The University of the Free State, also known as UFS, founded in 1904 is a multi campus public university situated in Bloemfontein which is the capital city of the Free State. With more than 31 000 students enrolled at this university, it is made up of three campuses which offer seven faculties. The three campuses are Bloemfontein Campus (informally known as Main Campus),  South Campus in Bloemfontein, Qwaqwa Campus in the Eastern Free State. This university is internationally recognised for human reconciliation and compassion as well as for excellence in academic achievement.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Theology

Click here for more information on UFS

Central University of Technology 

The Central University of Technology, also known as CUT, was established in 1981 and offers contact and distance learning. Over 20 000 students are enrolled across two campuses. One situated in Bloemfontein and another in Welkom. CUT’s goal is to be a leader in areas of social and technological innovations and research.

Faculties 

  • Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (IT)
  • Faculty of Management Sciences

Click here for information on CUT 

The University of South Africa (Unisa)

The University of South Africa (Unisa) is an open and distance-learning university. They have close to 400 000 students currently enrolled from across South Africa, Africa and the world.

The Unisa website states that Unisa is South Africa's most productive University. Their website also claims that close to 50 000 students received certificates, degrees and diplomas annually.

Faculties 

  • Accounting Sciences
  • Economic and Management Sciences
  • Graduate Sciences
  • Law
  • Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
  • Education
  • Human Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Business Leadership

Click here for more information on Unisa

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