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April

Apr

Two University of Botswana academics, Dr Phillimon Odirile and Dr Boitumelo Mangope and their teams, have been awarded a combined sum of approximately P3.3 million (US$300 000) in research grants under the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) grant programme, Partnerships for Innovative Research…  read more
last updated on 16-04-2021
The Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) has taken yet another giant step to bolster the global competitiveness of its graduates following accreditation and alignment of its programmes with international standards.  read more
last updated on 08-04-2021
Prof Hopeton Dunn, a Professor in the Department of Media Studies, together with the Head of Department Dr William Lesitaokana have collaborated with University of Johannesburg Professors Dumisani Moyo and Shanade Barnabas to put together an edited collection on media, culture and technology.  read more
last updated on 09-04-2021
March

Mar

The University of Botswana has established a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair Programme - African Heritage Studies and Sustainable Development.  read more
last updated on 12-03-2021
Northern Trust Corporation which has been sponsoring University of Botswana graduate students since 2011 through the UB Foundation (UBF) has extended its scholarship programme for another 10 years to 2030.  read more
last updated on 07-03-2021
​​​​​​​University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Botswana Council of Non Governmental Organisations (BOCONGO) to establish and maintain a partnership focused on implementing collaborative activities that contribute towards national development.  read more
last updated on 01-03-2021
UB Department of Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with a local company called Skyscene (Pty) Ltd, is working on a project to recycle used tyres.  read more
last updated on 03-03-2021
February

Feb

​​​​​​​A wholly owned citizen company, On-Hold Limited, has donated branded coach jackets worth P17 900 to the University of Botswana through the Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation.  read more
last updated on 21-02-2021
A final year Faculty of Business student, Mr Lesego Muswere, has made the country and University of Botswana proud after coming third in an international business competition.  read more
last updated on 09-02-2021
The Global Centre of Spatial Methods for Urban Sustainability (GCSMUS) has committed over 60 000 Euros (about P793 800) for its activities in Botswana in 2021 alone.  read more
last updated on 09-02-2021
January

Jan

The University of Botswana through the Department of Sports Science in the Faculty of Education has embarked on an exercise to conduct high performance testing aimed at preparing the country’s Olympic bound teams for the Tokyo, Japan meet slated for later this year.  read more
last updated on 28-01-2021
The 2020/21 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings Report has placed the University of Botswana at the top, cementing its national standing as Botswana’s premier institution of higher learning.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2021
The University of Botswana Clean Energy Research Centre (UB-CERC) continues to equip more Batswana with knowledge on the design, build and install solar water heaters.  read more
last updated on 24-01-2021
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

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