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February

Feb

An European Union education expert is assisting the University of Botswana to revise and redevelop its degree programmes to be in line with 21st Century trends.  read more
last updated on 16-02-2018
The Confucius Institute in the University of Botswana is making great strides in advancing the Chinese language and culture in Botswana. This emerged at a CIUB Advisory Board meeting at UB on February 8, 2018.  read more
last updated on 16-02-2018
The University of Botswana is on the verge of producing a Lumpy Skin Disease Vaccine, the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, told journalists during a media briefing in the Council Chamber on February 9, 2018.  read more
last updated on 19-02-2018
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, says the proliferation of higher education institutions in the country must not be seen as a challenge to the University of Botswana but an opportunity to graduate from being a primarily undergraduate teaching university to a postgraduate teaching and…  read more
last updated on 07-02-2018
The University of Botswana and Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding committing themselves to joint activities, among them collaborative research.  read more
last updated on 06-02-2018
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has impressed upon the University of Botswana community the need to turn challenges into opportunities to enhance the image of the University as a premier institution of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 06-02-2018
With universities the world over becoming more entrepreneurial, the new University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris looks set to refocus the University to adopt a similar trajectory.  read more
last updated on 12-02-2018
The University of Botswana Chancellor who is also the Vice President of Botswana, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has paid tribute to his predecessors, Sir Ketumile Masire and Dr Festus Mogae.  read more
last updated on 07-02-2018
January

Jan

The Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor David Sebudubudu and some colleagues in the academia have published a well-researched handbook that offers an insightful analysis of Botswana’s parliamentary democracy.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
With Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries scoring low in comparative studies such as Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), there is no better deal for them than to collaborate, cooperate and…  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
The Chinese Ambassador, Mr Zhao Yanbo, has called for more collaboration between the University of Botswana and Chinese Embassy.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
If there is anything about the University of Botswana that excites the new Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, it is not only its ability to execute its core mandate with much aplomb, but also its potential to become a money spinner.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
The University of Botswana and Japanese Embassy have, for quite some time now, enjoyed good relations that they are keen on expanding to another level. This emerged during a courtesy call the new Japanese Ambassador and Special Representative to SADC, Mr Kozo Takeda, paid on Acting Vice Chancellor…  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Alfred Madigele, has appointed Professor David Norris as the sixth Vice Chancellor of the University of Botswana with effect from December 1, 2017.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
The 2017/18 University of Botswana Student Representative Council (SRC) and Graduate Students Association (GSA) have promised to cultivate a mutually beneficial working relationship with the University executive management.   read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
The newly inaugurated University of Botswana Chancellor who is also the Vice President of Botswana, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has promised to work closely with management to transform UB into a world class institution of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
Botswana and South Africa have embarked on efforts to intensify institutional collaborations and partnerships between their institutions of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
last updated on 23-01-2018
The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, has been appointed the Chancellor of the University of Botswana for a period of five years with effect from July 5, 2017. The President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama lan Khama appointed Mr Masisi as per Section 7 of the University of Botswana Act…  read more
last updated on 24-01-2018
October

Oct

last updated on 19-10-2017
August

Aug

Japan has expressed the desire to help Botswana deal with environmental problems caused by poor management of landfills. This emerged during a courtesy call Members of Parliament of the Japan’s House of Representative, Messrs Asahiko Mihara and Daishiro Yamagwiya, paid on UB Acting Vice Chancellor…  read more
last updated on 31-08-2017