University of the Free State UFS Health Sciences New Residence
University of the Free State Health Sciences New Residence – Check below:
Dear Prospective Kovsie
Application for campus housing 2020: Residence for first time entering students in the Faculty of Health Sciences
We have noted with excitement your application for studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences as well as your interest in campus housing.
Kovsies will have a co-ed first-year residence intended to being predominantly linked to students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. This new residence will take into consideration the different academic calendars applicable to students in the aforementioned faculty.
Residence Life activities will be managed with an understanding and around the needs of their demanding academic program.
This new residence, forming part of the East College of residences, will accommodate first-year students throughout the first year of their academic program and will offer amongst others, the following:
- 250 beds
- High level security with regards to access control, including access to a specific male or female block as well as to a specific corridor
- Dedicated study areas per floor
- A lounge on every floor
- A kitchen on every floor
- Is in close proximity to a dining hall, KovsieFit (Gym), Pelliespark Athletics track and the swimming pool.
Through the above the University of the Free State is piloting a program of faculty based placement. The leadership structure will consist of a residence head residing on the premises as well as residence assistants (RA’s), current senior students within the Faculty of Health Sciences. The RA’s will, under the guidance of the residence head, be responsible for a mentorship program and study groups unique to the faculty will be established within the residence.