|University Motto||In Veritate Sapientiae Lux (In Truth is the Light of Wisdom)|
|President||Prof Bonang Mohale|
|Year of establishment||1904|
|Address||205 Nelson Mandela Dr, Park West, Bloemfontein, 9301|
|City||Bloemfontein, Free State|
|Phone||+27 51 401 9111|
University of the Free State
The University of the Free State is a multi campus public university in Bloemfontein, the capital of the Free State and the judicial capital of South Africa. It was first established as an institution of higher learning in 1904 as a tertiary portion of Grey College. It was declared an independent Afrikaans-language university in 1950 and the name was changed to the University of the Orange Free State. The university has two satellite campuses. Initially a whites-only precinct, the university was fully de-segregated in 1996. The first black university vice-chancellor was appointed in 2010.
The UFS is a research-led, student-centred and regionally-engaged university that contributes to development and social justice through the production of globally competitive graduates and knowledge.
The University of the Free State is a Public university located in Bloemfontein.
The University of the Free State was founded in 1904.
The current president of University of the Free State is Prof Bonang Mohale.