University of Free State

University of Free State

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We are continuously generating new knowledge through essential and captivating projects. Our top-notch researchers produce critical knowledge, generate third-stream income, and contribute to our economy.Faculty of Health Sciences Home

Four pillars

The Faculty of Health Sciences renders a quality healthcare service to the diverse health care needs in South Africa, taking into consideration the four pillars of:

  • teaching and learning
  • research
  • community service
  • service delivery 

The Faculty’s structure…  

Focus of teaching and training

Participation in various professional and national organizations as well as the faculty’s contribution to research has shifted the focus of teaching and training from a purely professional base to a combined effort between:

  • profession and
  • education

The School for Allied Health Professions

The School of Biomedical Sciences  

The School of Clinical Medicine  

The School of Pathology  

The School of Nursing

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  • School of Nursing Home

The University of the Free State’s (UFS) School of Nursing remains at the forefront of nursing education with their innovative simulation, teaching, and learning facilities.The school also houses the Academy for Continuing Nursing Education which presents Short Learning Programmes. Click here for more information on the Short Learning Programmes offered by the School of Nursing

Academic Programmes (Nursing Programmes 2022): According to the South African Nursing Council (SANC) Circular 7/2016 Legacy Nursing Qualifications are phasing out.  The last intake for these programmes is 31 December.) 


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