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Survival tips for UFS first-year students
| 2018-02-16, 12:05

The transition of adjusting from high school to university can be quite a tricky one. One needs to be able to adjust to a whole new environment and start getting used to independence. Our #KovsieCyberSta Thuli took to the streets to ask students who have been there before what advice they had for the class of 2018 first-year students.

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FNB Shimlas vs FNB Wits Varsity Cup round 3 highlights
| 2018-02-16, 10:10

The FNB Shimlas registered an enthralling victory against FNB Wits in their first home game of the season on Monday evening. The Bloemfontein side beat their Wits counterparts 44-24 after dominating the game from kick off. Flyhalf Nicolaas Naude bagged the Player that Rocks award for his amazing performance in the absence of Lubabalo Dobela. Naude amassed 18 points which included two brilliant tries on the night.

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UFS students building eco-cars and sculptures for Kovsie ACT 2018
| 2018-02-16, 09:18

Students have begun building their eco-vehicles from waste material and recycled items ahead of the ACT (former Rag) eco-vehicle race on Friday 16 February 2018. #KovsieACT2018 #KovsieACTFestival

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New Kovsies express immense spirit in First-year Athletics
| 2018-02-09, 11:37

Pellies Park on the Bloemfontein Campus played host to another electrifying First-year Athletics meeting on Wednesday 7 February 2018. Thuso Mpuang, Gideon Trotter, Kesa Molotsane, and Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk have all found themselves in this competition in previous years. Although the First-year athletics is more about participation and "gees" and not necessarily who are the best contestants, one is always bound to see one or two outstanding athletes that could represent Kovsies on the world stage in the future. It was awesome seeing this new crop of Kovsies get to experience what and how the Kovsie spirit feels like.

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Bloemfontein Campus first-years' welcoming ceremony
| 2018-02-05, 15:30

First-years were treated to a great Kovsies welcoming at the Bloemfontein Campus First-Years' Welcoming ceremony on Saturday 3 February 2018. Students and parents were addressed by SRC President, Asive Dlanjwa, Dean of Student Affairs, Pura Mgolombane, as well as the Rector and Vice-Chancellor of UFS, Prof Francis Petersen. Prof Petersen told the students that while they have the freedom to decide who they want to be, they should not lose themselves throughout the years they’ll be spending at the university. Dlanjwa urged students to get involved as much as possible and told them not to make the mistake of leaving with just a degree on campus, but with plenty of other experiences as well.

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