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August

Aug

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
Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Mrs Motsei Rapelana, has urged the newly elected Student Representative Council (SRC) to act as positive role models to fellow students during tenure of office.  read more
last updated on 08-07-2020
The University of Botswana has adjusted the current and next semester almanacs as part of a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  read more
last updated on 08-07-2020
The incoming University of Botswana Graduate Students Association (GSA), Reverend Thuso Tiego, says his one-year tenure in office will be anchored on dignity, honesty and the will to deliver on promises made.  read more
last updated on 07-07-2020
Donations that University of Botswana received from Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Fair Price are no doubt an investment towards Botswana’s human resource capital development drive.  read more
last updated on 05-07-2020
June

Jun

The envisaged University of Botswana innovation centre has potential to transform Botswana’s economy, says Chinese Ambassador to Botswana, Dr Zhao Yanbo.  read more
last updated on 30-06-2020
​​​​​​​The Chairperson of the Alumni of the University of Botswana Development (ALUBDEV) Trust, Dr Joseph Tsonope, has applauded the University of Botswana management for the new strategy to transform the university into a research oriented and entrepreneurial institution of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 29-06-2020
The University of Botswana has donated 37 face shields to Letsholo Primary School teachers. Letsholo Primary Schools, located in Kopong, has 35 teachers who in the face of COVID-19 made a plea to the University of Botswana to assist with protective equipment.  read more
last updated on 24-06-2020
University of Botswana Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Professor Opha Pauline Dube, has been elected vice chairperson of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Scientific Advisory Panel.  read more
last updated on 11-06-2020
The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research Science and Technology, Dr Douglas Letsholathebe, visited the University of Botswana on June 8, 2020 to assess and appreciate its readiness and compliance with COVID-19 health protocols.  read more
last updated on 09-06-2020
The University of Botswana will spend P7.8 million to provide students with free simcards as part of measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning.  read more
last updated on 03-06-2020
May

May

After implementing COVID-19 precautionary measures proclaimed by WHO and the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the University of Botswana is now ready to resume academic activities.  read more
last updated on 28-05-2020

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