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February

Feb

A Delegation from Kenya’s Jomo Kenyata University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) under the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project Office (Phase 2) this week visited the University of Botswana in search for opportunities for research collaborations.  read more
last updated on 01-02-2023
January

Jan

Officials from the University of Cincinnati in the United States of America have been visiting the University of Botswana this week to explore possible areas of collaboration.   read more
last updated on 26-01-2023
Brazil Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Flavio Lima Rocha, paid Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, a courtesy call on January 24, 2023 to explore possible areas of collaborations on research, students and staff exchange.  read more
last updated on 26-01-2023
The Chancellor, Ms Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, has advised the four incoming members of the university’s Executive Management Team (EMT) to help foster cost saving, resource efficiency and income generating measures to lessen the institution’s dependency on government.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2023
The University of Botswana has embarked on process of accrediting its laboratories. In preparation for this, the University is conducting a five-day workshop from January 23-27, 2023, on the requirements, implementation and internal auditing of ISO/IEC 17025 processes.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2023
University of Botswana welcomed four new Executive Management Team members during a meet and greet session held at the UB Council Chamber on January 23, 2023.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2023
The Department of Sport Science in collaboration with the SUNRISE Study-International conducted a two-day data collection training workshop facilitated by the SUNRISE International personnel starting on January 19, 2023.  read more
last updated on 23-01-2023
The University of Botswana Executive Management Team (EMT) is in Kasane for a five-day retreat the aim of which is to align and apprise new EMT members on the University’s transformation roadmap.  read more
last updated on 18-01-2023
November

Nov

University of Botswana students enrolled in the Department of Geology recently completed their eight-week of attachment with Kavango Minerals in Tshane in the Kgalagadi District. Kavango Minerals is a mineral exploration company based in Botswana.  read more
last updated on 25-11-2022
University Botswana student, Anitah Moiya will represent Botswana at the 31st World Miss University pageant on December 21, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. The 21-year-old, Psychology and Sociology fourth year student will be in Korea for almost a month partaking in preliminary competitions such as…  read more
last updated on 24-11-2022
University of Botswana and Airborne Lifeline Foundation on November 22, 2022 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable UB researchers to travel to far-flung parts of the country to provide outreach healthcare, teaching, leaning and research.  read more
last updated on 24-11-2022
UB Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, November 15, 2022 met with officials from the International Gemological Institute (IGI) to discuss opportunities for cooperation in offering study programmes in gem certification and appraisal.  read more
last updated on 17-11-2022
University of Botswana will soon construct one of the largest commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants ever to be undertaken in Botswana. The 6MW solar plant project planned for construction in 2023 was launched at the University of Botswana on November 16, 2022.  read more
last updated on 17-11-2022
The University of Botswana in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, University of Pennsylvania and Botswana-UPenn Partnership on November 15, 2022 launched a US$3.5 million (approximately P45.4 million) research study titled Thibang Diphatlha.  read more
last updated on 17-11-2022
Ten University of Botswana students will be among 18 university students that will represent Botswana at the UNESCO-India-Africa Hackathon scheduled for Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India from November 22nd to 25th, 2022.   read more
last updated on 10-11-2022
The University of Botswana fourth year students in the Department of History have organised an exhibition themed Motho le Motho Kgomo: The Story of a Resilient Nation. The aim of the exhibition which will run until end of semester, is to highlight the significance of the Motho le Motho Kgomo…  read more
last updated on 06-11-2022
The University of Botswana is now ranked 410 globally in the subject specialisation of Clinical and Health Sciences, according to the Times Higher Education Global University rankings for 2023. This places UB’s Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences at 19th in Africa and 14th in Sub-Saharan…  read more
last updated on 03-11-2022
University of Botswana Careers and Counselling Centre held a Virtual Idea Expo on October 28, 2022 to offer students opportunity to share their innovative ideas. The ultimate goal of the Ideas Expo was to empower students with skills to thrive in the knowledge-based economy.  read more
last updated on 03-11-2022
University of Botswana Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Medicine in partnership with Council on Educational Exchange (CIEE) organised a community service and health fair for Kgope residents in the Kweneng District on October 28, 2022.  read more
last updated on 02-11-2022
October

Oct

Associate Professor of Music in the Department of Primary Education in the Faculty of Education, Professor Otukile Sindiso Phibion, has been re - elected to represent Africa in the International Society for Music Education (ISME) Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term.  read more
last updated on 27-10-2022

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