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June

Jun

​​​​​​​A second-year University of Botswana student majoring in Economics and Psychology, Ms Kabo Mazunga is the recipient of the inaugural Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Youth Quake Leadership Programme Award.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
Books Botswana Project has donated 46 medical textbooks as well as study guides and aides worth more than P20 000 to the Faculty of Health Sciences. The donation was made in a ceremony held at the Faculty of Health Sciences Block recently.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
​​​​​​​A University of Botswana Research and Evaluation Specialist, Professor Bagele Chilisa, has been appointed to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Evaluation Advisory Panel (EAP) under the Independent Evaluation Office.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
​​​​​​​Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) Chief Operations Officers, Mr Meshack Tafa, has applauded the University of Botswana for developing a bespoke course for the Council.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
The University of Botswana community joined hundreds of athletes at the UB Campus Indoor Sports Centre for the official opening of the 19th Confederation of Universities and College Sports Associations (CUCSA) Games on June 18, 2018.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
Ohio University in the United States of America is planning to rekindle its relations with the University of Botswana. This came to light during a courtesy call Ohio University’s Vice Provost for Global Affairs and International Studies, Dr.  read more
last updated on 20-06-2018
​​​​​​​University of Botswana’s Head of Environmental Health Programme, Dr. Bontle Mbongwe, has been awarded the 2018 International Network for Women Against Tobacco (INWAT) Achievement Award.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2018
Nine students have received scholarships to study for the Master of Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation at the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 20-06-2018
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has assured student leaders that he was committed to working with them cordially to improve their participation in the University governance and its functioning.  read more
last updated on 20-06-2018
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has appealed to University of Botswana alumni to help the University realise its vision of becoming a research intensive institution.  read more
last updated on 20-06-2018
Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Professor Yohana Mashalla, has been appointed University of Pennsylvania Centre for Global Health (CGH) international scholar for a period of three years effective April 2018.  read more
last updated on 05-06-2018
The University of Botswana scooped First Prize in the Education Sector Category at the Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair held in Francistown on May 23-26, 2018.  read more
last updated on 11-06-2018
The School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences has launched the Botswana Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA) Project. The project was launched at the UB Library Auditorium on May 18, 2018.  read more
last updated on 05-06-2018
May

May

The University of Botswana and The Botswana Society celebrated the life of legendary public servant Mr Gobe Matenge at the UB Conference Centre on May 21, 2018 with speakers agreeing that he contributed immensely to the development of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 28-05-2018
With its world class sporting facilities, the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, believes the University of Botswana can serve as a high performance centre for sport.   read more
last updated on 22-05-2018
The University of Botswana and Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which opens avenues for long-term collaborations between the two institutions.   read more
last updated on 21-05-2018
The University of Botswana has accepted to host the 2018 African Union (AU) Model Summit later this year. The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, disclosed this following a proposal from the AU Southern Africa Regional Office. A delegation from the regional office met members of the UB…  read more
last updated on 18-05-2018
The Department of Political and Administrative Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences has introduced a new programme, Masters of Research and Public Policy (MRPP). The programme was launched at a ceremony held at the UB Library Auditorium on April 26, 2018.  read more
last updated on 18-05-2018
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has decried the dearth of proper and comprehensive research that can help to develop and grow Botswana’s tourism industry. Professor Norris was delivering a keynote address at the official opening of the 2018 Hospitality and Tourism Association of…  read more
last updated on 07-05-2018
The University of Botswana, through the Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation contributed to the success of Team Botswana at the just ended Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia. This came to light during the UB Sports and Recreation Awards held in the evening of May 3, 2018 at the…  read more
last updated on 07-05-2018