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April

Apr

The Okavango Research Institute (ORI) of the University of Botswana was among several universities and institutes that participated at the 18th WaterNet symposium held in Namibia’s coastal city of Swakopmund recently.  read more
last updated on 19-04-2018
The University of Botswana School of Nursing, which has been the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Nursing and Midwifery Development for the English Speaking African Countries since 1990, has been re-designated again, but this time with expanded terms of reference for…  read more
last updated on 17-04-2018
The Okavango Research Institute (ORI) has been described as gem in the area of research in Botswana. Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, disclosed this during his two-day visit to the institute on April 5, 2018.  read more
last updated on 16-04-2018
The University of Botswana entered into a three-year agreement on April 16, 2018 with the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Bloemfontein, South Africa through which the two institutions of higher learning committed themselves to jointly leveraging their capabilities in promoting scholarly…  read more
last updated on 18-04-2018
The University of Botswana is very active in climate change research, Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has disclosed. Professor Norris was welcoming delegates of the IPCC 4th Lead Author Meeting (LAM4) at the University of Botswana Conference Centre on April 9, 2018.   read more
last updated on 16-04-2018
The Vice President, Mr Slumber Tsogwane, has commended the University of Botswana for its dedicated efforts towards the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) process.  read more
last updated on 10-04-2018
The University of Botswana exhibition stall was the centre of attraction at the Human Resource Development Skills Fair and Career Clinics held at Ditshupo Hall on March 19-23, 2018. Hundreds of potential students frequented the stalls to enquire about available courses, with several of them…  read more
last updated on 06-04-2018
Stellenbosch University (SU) of South Africa has bestowed Professor Musa Dube an honourary doctorate. Professor Dube was bestowed the Doctor of Theology (DTh), honoris causa at SU’s second graduation ceremony on March 20, 2018 as part of the institution’s centenary commemoration.  read more
last updated on 10-04-2018
March

Mar

A visiting lecturer from University of Liverpool in England Professor Mike Bode gave an insightful presentation on the topic ‘Stars that go Bang in the Night’ at University of Botswana Health Science Auditorium on February 22, 2018.  read more
last updated on 22-03-2018
​​​​​​​It was a nostalgic moment for the University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, when he performed the official opening of the BOLESWA Inter-Varsity Games at the UB Campus Indoor Sports Centre on March 19, 2018.  read more
last updated on 21-03-2018
The University of Botswana Department of Statistics in partnership with other SADC Universities on March 18, 2018 organised a two-day pre-conference workshop aimed at recruiting and supporting potential PhD students to undertake Statistical Science research.  read more
last updated on 21-03-2018
If Botswana is to become a knowledge-based economy, key institutions such as the University of Botswana should rise above just being mere centres of learning to become knowledge creators and producers.  read more
last updated on 20-03-2018
The University of Botswana and other tertiary education and training institutions that participated at the 2nd Botswana Human Resource Development Skills Fair and Career Clinics in Francistown on March 7, 2018 were urged to be at the cutting edge of producing graduates with relevant skills and…  read more
last updated on 15-03-2018
Professor Jehu J. Hanciles of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris on March 9, 2018 following the funding of a research project in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies by Nagel Institute of Calvin College in the USA.  read more
last updated on 15-03-2018
The University of Botswana in collaboration with the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) on March 8, 2018 brought together representatives from the business sector, government and the media for a business seminar on ethics in business.  read more
last updated on 13-03-2018
A two-person delegation from the University of Cambridge paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris on March 8, 2018 to seek points of interest between the institutions based on shared values with a view of collaborating in research.  read more
last updated on 13-03-2018
The University of Botswana hosted a Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast on March 9, 2018 at the UB Stadium VIP Lounge to appreciate companies which supported the Faculty of Business’ 4th Biennial International Business Conference on Innovation and Growth held at Chobe Marina Lodge in Kasane on July 11-…  read more
last updated on 14-03-2018
Representatives of the University of Botswana who participated at the Fourth Higher Education Fair in Maseru, Lesotho visited the Lesotho High School on February 24, 2018 as part of a familiarisation and relationship building exercise which amongst others sought to attract the best students from…  read more
last updated on 06-03-2018
​​​​​​​“We are at your disposal. Please use us.” This is the message emphasised by the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, when he met Botswana’s captains of industry at the UB Stadium VIP Lounge on March 2, 2018.  read more
last updated on 06-03-2018
February

Feb

A delegation led by the Deputy Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Dr Peter Sebina paid a courtesy call on the National Manpower Development Secretariat (NMDS) of the Ministry of Development Planning in Maseru, Lesotho on February 24, 2018.  read more
last updated on 28-02-2018