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June

Jun

The Partnerships for Innovative Research in Africa (PIRA) project between the University of Botswana (UB) and Michigan State University (MSU) under the auspices of the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP), provides a framework through which people with disabilities are able to gain full…  read more
last updated on 30-06-2022
University of Botswana Hawks Football Club has been crowned Gaborone City Regional Football Association Division 1 League champions. The league championship has correspondingly resulted in UB Hawks qualifying for the Southern Region First Division Playoffs that will be held in Gaborone from July 1-…  read more
last updated on 29-06-2022
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr Balazs Horvath, has advised the Okavango Research Institute (ORI) to form a consortium with UNDP and other regional offices and respond to the United Kingdom’s P15.1 billion (Pound 100 million) Biodiversity Landscape call.  read more
last updated on 24-06-2022
University of Botswana School of Nursing in conjunction with Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recently hosted a three-day virtual conference under the theme ‘Nursing and Midwifery Workforce: A Catalyst for Achievement of Universal Health Coverage’.  read more
last updated on 22-06-2022
A delegation from Microsoft, Kenya on June 16, 2022 paid a visit to the University of Botswana to explore for possibilities of securing a three-year collaboration through an Education Transformation Agreement (ETA).  read more
last updated on 20-06-2022
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) is the University of Botswana Foundation (UBF) platinum sponsor for the next two years. This came to fruition on June 14, 2022 at the Stanbic Bank Gaborone Golf Club as part of the launch of the Foundation’s Golf Day.  read more
last updated on 16-06-2022
University of Botswana (UB) and Dichaba Consumer Electronics (DICE) on June 15, 2022 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on ICT projects, student’s attachments and sharing of knowledge and expertise.  read more
last updated on 16-06-2022
A cold morning it was but not one to dampen the high spirits and celebratory mood of multitudes of Batswana who thronged the University of Botswana Campus Indoor Sports Centre for a ceremony marking the beginning of a series of planned activities celebrating 40 years of Botswana’s oldest and…  read more
last updated on 14-06-2022
University of Botswana has sponsored the Albinism Society of Botswana (ASB) with two days Accommodation worth P50, 000 for an International Albinism Day Conference held in Gaborone from June 12-13, 2022.  read more
last updated on 13-06-2022
University of Botswana Athletics Club athletes have handed Botswana the first two Gold Medals on day two of the ongoing 22nd Africa Senior Championships. Tlhalosang Tshireletso cleared 7.82m in long jump to earn the championship title while Christine Botlogetswe and Motlatse Ranthe made the team…  read more
last updated on 10-06-2022
The quest to turn Manyana into a model of a smart village for the residents to derive economic benefit from its rich cultural heritage and tourism, got a boost when Kgosi Kebinatshwene Mosielele of Bahurutshi hosted a team from the University of Botswana for a site seeing expedition on June 6, 2022  read more
last updated on 10-06-2022
The University of Botswana has secured partnerships and attachments from his recent trip to the United States of America.  The   objective of the trip was to facilitate working relationships with some American universities to tap into the world’s best and advance the University of Botswana’s drive…  read more
last updated on 03-06-2022
May

May

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair on African Heritage Studies and Sustainable Development at the University of Botswana recently completed training on developing a Heritage Place Lab through development of research practice teams for a world heritage…  read more
last updated on 31-05-2022
Two University of Botswana Biological Science lecturers, Professor Wata Mpoloka and Dr Daniel Loeto, who will soon go for a three-month attachment at Ohio University’s Edison Biotechnology Institute (EBI) as part of their research projects.  read more
last updated on 31-05-2022
Academic Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Health, Dr Dipesalema Joel, has received an Association of Paediatric Programme Directors (APPD) Global Educators Award. Dr Joel received the award during the APPD annual spring meeting held in San Diego, California in the United States…  read more
last updated on 19-05-2022
Meet Ms Ngwao Ngwako, 22, from Bobonong. An academic enthusiast, Ms Ngwako is a fourth year medical student with great interest in research and public speaking.  read more
last updated on 18-05-2022
Meet Ms Lorraine Arabang Sebopelo, a beautiful and brilliant young mind from Mahalapye in the Central District. Ms Sebopelo is one of many exceptionally brilliant young minds of the University of Botswana who have distinguished themselves from other students through commitment and dedication…  read more
last updated on 18-05-2022
The University of Botswana staff and students has bid Department of Culture, Sports and recreation, Director Mr Raj Reuben Rathedi, farewell following his retirement after 22 years of service.  read more
last updated on 18-05-2022
Lenovo Southern Africa, a leading producer of personalized computers together with TARSUS Botswana, a leading digital and technology distributer in southern Africa, has handed over a digital entrepreneurship pod, the first of its kind, to the University of Botswana. The digital pod was handed over…  read more
last updated on 16-05-2022
The University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue collaborating with the University of Botswana to build capacity and improve the residency programme in internal medicine in the Faculty of Medicine.  read more
last updated on 07-05-2022

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