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October

Oct

A University of Botswana Engineering student, Ngwenya Tinashe, 24, from Oodi Village in the Kgatleng District has won the 2020 Rhodes Scholarship worth more than P3 million.  read more
last updated on 21-10-2020
The donation of a microscope and diamond kimberlite core samples that the Department of Geology recently received from Sekaka Diamonds, will go a long way in enhancing the university of Botswana’s strategic drive of becoming a research intensive institution of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 19-10-2020
Tasty Smoothie Hub is the winner of the inaugural Sefalana Funded Business Pitch Competition. Tasty Smoothie Hub beat five other teams of students to win P5000 during a business pitch competition held at the Student Centre on October 8, 2020.  read more
last updated on 09-10-2020
September

Sep

Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has assured first years students that their experience of staying and studying at the University of Botswana would be a memorable chapter of their life. Professor Norris was speaking at a virtual ceremony that was live streamed through Facebook to welcome…  read more
last updated on 20-09-2020
Botswana Global Environmental Change Committee (BGCC) chairperson, Professor Pauline Dube who is also Climate Research for Development in Africa Co-Chair, has donated a consignment of laptops, satellite machines, books and some electrical equipment to the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 20-09-2020
The Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) will host a SOLTRAIN Policy Workshop in the UB Faculty of Health Science videoconference room on September 9, 2020.  read more
last updated on 08-09-2020
The University of Botswana community joins the nursing fraternity and the rest of Batswana in celebrating the life of Professor Serara Segarona Kupe Mogwe who passed on after a long illness on September 2, 2020 aged 93.  read more
last updated on 07-09-2020
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) will conduct a SOLTRAIN training course for experts and professionals at Block 246 video conferencing room on September 9-11, 2020.  read more
last updated on 04-09-2020
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, on August 28, 2020 visited the Department of Industrial Design and Technology (IDT) in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology where he was taken on a guided tour to appreciate final year students projects and innovations.  read more
last updated on 01-09-2020
August

Aug

2020/2021 First Year Students will not start classes on August 24, 2020 as scheduled. The delay to commence classes for First Year Students is due to processing of sponsorship letters by the Department of Tertiary Education Financing (DTEF) hence issuing of such letters will only start on September…  read more
last updated on 24-08-2020
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, says he is excited that the University of Botswana continues to play a pivotal role in the fight against COVID-19 in the country.  read more
last updated on 17-08-2020
The 2020/2021 University of Botswana Academic Calendar has been revised in order to offset the disruptions caused by Greater Gaborone lockdown following an upsurge of new COVID-19 cases recently.  read more
last updated on 04-08-2020
July

Jul

The Government of Botswana has placed Greater Gaborone Zone under lockdown to avert the risks posed by the upsurge of new COVID-19 cases lately.  read more
last updated on 31-07-2020
University of Botswana student leaders from various cadres received awards on July 16, 2020 in recognition of their active participation in student activities.  read more
last updated on 28-07-2020
The University of Botswana sports awards continue to grow in leaps and bounds. From a mere eight, the awards have more than doubled to 19 categories in just 10 years.  read more
last updated on 23-07-2020
Clifton Meshack is this year’s University of Botswana Sports Star of the Year. Meshack was bestowed the title at the UB Sports and Recreation Awards held at the Campus Indoor Sports Centre on June 16, 2020.  read more
last updated on 22-07-2020
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has urged alumni to appreciate the value of giving back to former learning institutions.  read more
last updated on 21-07-2020
​​​​​​​University of Botswana through the Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation will hosts this year’s Sports and Recreation Awards at the Campus Sports Centre today (June 16, 2020).  read more
last updated on 16-07-2020
The Department of Sport Sciences at the University of Botswana has just concluded training of 75 teachers from three senior secondary schools in the country on Life Skills for Academic Outcomes.  read more
last updated on 13-07-2020
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has appealed to the newly elected student leadership to warn fellow students that COVID-19 was still a health threat  read more
last updated on 13-07-2020

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