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April

Apr

University of Botswana scientists have produced hand sanitizers in an effort to help fight COVID-19. The production is an initiative of School of Pharmacy students in the Faculty of Health Science.  read more
last updated on 05-04-2020
March

Mar

The University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australia’s University of Adelaide. The MoU was signed in Australia in February this year.   read more
last updated on 24-03-2020
The introduction of local languages in the curriculum in the country will enrich democracy, social cohesion, human rights, and patriotism, says Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Professor Oathokwa Nkomazana.  read more
last updated on 18-03-2020
The Hepatitis B Virus Study has generated a positive impact, creating a huge awareness on the University of Botswana community about the virus, transmission, pathogenesis and treatment.  read more
last updated on 17-03-2020
University of Botswana has been awarded Best Tertiary and Overall Institution in Blood Transfusion. Last year, 973 students volunteered to donate blood to the national blood bank.  read more
last updated on 12-03-2020
University of Botswana and Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise, expand and strengthen their working relations in areas of research, training and resource exchange.  read more
last updated on 12-03-2020
Twenty-six experts and professionals from different government and none government entities as well as the private sector have successfully completed the SOLTRAIN IV training on solar water heaters.  read more
last updated on 16-03-2020
With the United States of America aiming to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, Botswana has a lot to offer in terms of management and innovation against the scourge. As such, the US can, while offering assistance, also learn something innovative from Botswana.  read more
last updated on 10-03-2020
A total of 2 380 people have been trained in different solar energy aspects through Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative (SOLTRAIN) in the SADC region since inception in 2009.  read more
last updated on 16-03-2020
Department of History and Botswana Society organised a workshop at UB Conference Centre on February 26, 2020 to reflect on Botswana’s historical and cultural heritage in the naming of places, institutions and landmarks.  read more
last updated on 04-03-2020
The Faculty of Medicine embarked on a health screening drive at Main Mall in Gaborone on February 28, 2020 as part of activities to celebrate 10 years since its inception besides promoting quality health and safety. The activities will culminate with a Gala Dinner on March 21, 2020.  read more
last updated on 02-03-2020
The Faculty of Medicine is celebrating 10 years this year. Preparations are already afoot to celebrate this milestone which marks the University of Botswana’s share of transforming healthcare delivery in Botswana.  read more
last updated on 02-03-2020
The Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has offered the valedictorian for the 2019 graduation ceremony, Ms Tania Bellard from Seychelles, a scholarship to study a Master’s Degree of her choice at the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 02-03-2020
The President of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure, received the Vice-Chancellor of University of Botswana, Professor Davis Norris, and his delegation for a courtesy call at State House yesterday afternoon.  read more
last updated on 02-03-2020
February

Feb

This week the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, joined UB staff who had been in Seychelles for the Agency for National Human Resource Development (ANHRD) Public Awareness Session.  read more
last updated on 26-02-2020
Dr Kaelo Seatla, a PhD student in Medical Science in the Faculty of Health Sciences has received a highly competitive and prestigious one-year Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) Developmental Award grant valued at US$60 000 (around P600 000).  read more
last updated on 24-02-2020
The University of Botswana was this week among 35 exhibitors that participated in the 5th Edition of the Agency for National Human Resource Development (ANHRD) Public Awareness Session in Seychelles.  read more
last updated on 20-02-2020
University of Botswana researchers from the Department of Psychology are conducting an inaugural study to generate new knowledge and treatment options for mental health problems among university students in Botswana.  read more
last updated on 18-02-2020
The Department of Student Welfare in partnership with Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute launched a Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) study on February 10, 2020, to determine current knowledge and attitudes towards HBV and HBV research in the community.  read more
last updated on 18-02-2020
Personal Assistant, Ms Malebogo Mophalane from University of Botswana Legal Services, has been appointed Botswana Netball Association (BONA) Senior National Team Manager.  read more
last updated on 13-02-2020

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