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February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Varsity Shield Rugby: Rhodes vs Fort Hare

    2nd Half Picture

    Geoffrey Shein The Rhodes Rugby team looked to turn their varsity shield pursuit around when they took on the University of Fort Hare (FH) at the Great Field. Varsity Cup/Shield Rules: Try with conversions are worth 8 points and penalties are worth 2 in order to encourage running rugby and …

August, 2014

  • 11 August

    Inter-varsity postponed


    By Sebastian Burger Inter-Varsity 2014, which was scheduled to take place at the University of Fort Hare the weekend of 15 to 17 August has been postponed due to student unrest at the university’s Alice campus. The unrest, which was in reaction to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) not supplying …

  • 2 August

    Violent protest forces UFH students home


    By Sinazo Nakupi The Alice campus of the University of Fort Hare has been closed and students forced to vacate residences on 31 July following violent protest action by students. According to a statement issued by the university, the closure of the university is due to the violent nature of …