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Standard Bank Art Gallery collaborates with Fort Hare for its Art Collection

“A Black Aesthetic: A View of South African Artists (1970 -1990)”

The Standard Bank Art Gallery in Johannesburg, collaborated with the University of Fort Hare’s De Beers Art Gallery to present “A Black Aesthetic: A View of South African Artists (1970 -1990)” This is an exhibition that draws from the University of Fort Hare’s art collection. The collection represents over 150 creatives and was declared a National Cultural Treasure. It houses some of South Africa’s most revered artists such as Gerard Sekoto, George Pemba, Dumile Feni and Gladys Mgudlandlu and more.

Council on Higher Education gives UFH LLB Degree full accreditation status

The University of Fort Hare is pleased to announce that the Council on Higher Education (CHE) through its Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) has conferred full accreditation status on the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme offered by the Faculty of Law. After the nationwide review of all LLB programmes offered by public universities in 2015-2016 the LLB programme offered at UFH was accorded reaccreditation subject to meeting certain conditions.

Is freedom and dignity for women advancing or regressing in Institutions of Higher Learning?

The year 2019, marks the 25th year of South Africa’s attainment of democracy. Of particular relevance is the month of April, which was dedicated as a National Freedom Month. The 27 April 1994 and subsequently, the adoption of the 1996 Constitution bear great significance for South Africa’s freedom. The day provided a stepping-stone from the bondages of the apartheid system and all its ills to the promise of liberation and freedom.