Fort Hare 2016 Centenary



Nkuhlu Department of Accounting is growing and celebrating success

Thirty-three (33) students obtained their Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting at UFH in 2014. Twenty-nine (29) of these passed the South African Instituted of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Initial Test of Competence (ITC) examination written in January this year. This is an 88% pass rate which is above the national average of 82% for candidates attempting this

Xenophobia must fall

Following a spate of attacks of foreign nationals in the country, especially in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, that claimed no less than five lives, the University of Fort Hare joined the rest of the world in condemning such inhumane acts when both students and workers held peaceful pickets on all its campuses (Alice, Bhisho, East London) on April 22nd.  In East London, a throng of anti-xenophobia people

Gauteng Alumni chapter sets the pace and tone

If the turn out for and reactions at the Gauteng Alumni Gala dinner on Friday 20 March 2015 is anything to go by, then the university has moved off the starting blocks in preparations for the much awaited 2016 centenary celebrations. The official launch of the centenary countdown is due to start in May this year.

Awonke Tshefu for Mandela Washington fellowship

The University of Fort Hare’s Awonke Tshefu, a Master’s student in Chemistry has been chosen to participate in the 2015 Mandela-Washington Fellowship for young African leaders to be held in the United States for six weeks starting from the 19th of June 2015. This comes as no surprise having been in Russia in 2013 to study