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Sandwiched between the national highway and the extensive grounds of the Free State University, Universitas Ridge is a neat suburb favoured by academics and students. It’s a mix of well-maintained mid- to up-market freestanding homes, townhouses and student residences.
Several schools, day care centres, parks and churches are located within the boundaries of Universitas Ridge, as is the Universitas Hospital, a private healthcare facility.
Bloemfontein is South Africa’s judiciary capital where the Supreme Court of Appeal is located and where 28 of the country’s top legal minds hold sway. Expect to hold an intellectual conversation with those you meet during your stay in Universitas Ridge.
Top 6 reasons to visit Universitas Ridge
1. Visit the Florisbad Quaterny Research Station, established around an ancient spring mound and where a 260000 year old skull was discovered. Various human and other mammal skeletal fossil collections are housed at the station’s education centre.
2. The city hosts two important... Show more