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December

Dec

University of Botswana has appointed Mr Canaan Mathendele Director in the Department of Information Technology. He assumed duty on December 1, 2020.  read more
last updated on 09-12-2020
Associate Professor of Environmental Health and Toxicology in the Department of Environmental Health, Professor Bontle Mbongwe, has been appointed member of the United Nations Environmental Programme DDT Expert Group under the Stockholm Convention.  read more
last updated on 07-12-2020
Africa Practice, an Africa-focused strategic advisory firm operating at the nexus of industry and government, has appointed Ofile Lesotlho and Gorata Chepete as analysts within its Gaborone office.  read more
last updated on 03-12-2020
A University of Botswana Computer Science lecturer, Mr Kagiso Ndlovu, has been appointed chairman of the Botswana Health Data Collaborative (BHDC) Digital Health Technical Working Group (TWG).  read more
last updated on 03-12-2020
November

Nov

Congratulations! to the University of Botswana Class of 2020 on your well-deserved academic success.  read more
last updated on 26-11-2020
The University of Botswana will confer degrees; masters and PhDs to about 2500 graduands in different fields during its 38th Graduation Ceremony today (Thursday November 26, 2020).  read more
last updated on 26-11-2020
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has commended outgoing Nigerian Ambassador to Botswana, Ambassador Zainab Umar Salisu, for his instrumental role in luring prospective students from Nigeria to the University of Botswana.   read more
last updated on 22-11-2020
The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) says it is keen to explore for more opportunities at the University of Botswana High Performance Centre (UB HPC).  read more
last updated on 22-11-2020
The University of Botswana has embarked on a study to, among others, determine prevalence and longitudinal changes in albuminuria in a clinical setting with high rates of viral suppression among Virally Suppressed HIV-infected Patients in Botswana.  read more
last updated on 23-11-2020
​​​​​​​University of Botswana Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) has been granted membership of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).  read more
last updated on 04-11-2020
October

Oct

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed University of Botswana Associate Professor Opha Pauline Dube in the Department of Environmental Science, to a 15-member panel of eminent scientists to draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report.  read more
last updated on 30-10-2020
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana School of Pharmacy recently held its 2nd White Coat Ceremony for 43 pharmacy students under the theme “Molding Pharmacists of Great Repute and Quality”.  read more
last updated on 26-10-2020
Associate Professor of Music in the Department of Primary Education in the Faculty of Education, Professor Otukile Sindiso Phibion, has been elected to represent Africa in the International Society for Music Education (ISME) Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term.  read more
last updated on 23-10-2020
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

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