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September

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​​​​​​​University of Botswana alumni have been challenged to be the torch bearers of Botswana’s knowledge revolution as the country strives to become a knowledge-based economy.  read more
last updated on 17-09-2018
​​​​​​​A university is a place where people think and do things and not where they look nice and use big words to appear educated, says Zimbabwe’s Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Professor Amon Murirwa.  read more
last updated on 17-09-2018
​​​​​​​Mrs Dineo Matlapeng of the University of Botswana Clinic has received two Presidential Awards of Honor for her distinguished service and contribution to Botswana’s nursing profession.  read more
last updated on 17-09-2018
Delegates of a joint symposium marking the end of a two-year programme aimed at enhancing the standard of engineering education in southern Africa, left Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, on August 30, 2018 with high hopes of having achieved what they set out to do when the programme kicked off in October…  read more
last updated on 20-09-2018
A delegation from the University of Wisconsin Madison in the United State of America paid University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, a courtesy call on August 28, 2018 to explore opportunities for collaboration and cooperation on research, education and training.  read more
last updated on 04-09-2018
Scores of potential students from different parts of Africa converged on the University of Botswana Conference Centre on August 24, 2018 to be quizzed for a 12-month internship at the world renowned Walt Disney Company in the United States of America.  read more
last updated on 10-09-2018
The University of Botswana School Medicine celebrated the 5th cohort of 79 young doctors who graduated with Bachelor Degrees in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) at the Phakalane Golf Estate Resort on August 17, 2018.  read more
last updated on 03-09-2018
August

Aug

A Delegation from Nigerian’s Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption paid a courtesy call on then Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Martin Mokgwathi, on August 14, 2018, to learn first-hand efforts by the University of Botswana to combat corruption.  read more
last updated on 22-08-2018
Professor Kemmonye Collete Monaka in the Department of English at the University of Botswana is the winner of the 2018 Endangered Languages Award. She received the award at the 20th Comité International Permanent des Linguistes (CIPL) in Cape Town, South Africa, last month.  read more
last updated on 29-08-2018
Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Professor Martin Mokgwathi, says it is crucial to equip young athletes with social skills and high quality training to enhance their performance and personal development. Professor Mokgwathi said such could be achieved by providing them with the right…  read more
last updated on 17-08-2018
The University of Botswana under the auspices of its Department of Adult Education led an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) Network for a workshop on human-wildlife interactions at the Mmadinare Main Kgotla on August 14, 2018.  read more
last updated on 24-08-2018
University of Botswana Environmental Change Scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Professor Opha Pauline Dube, has been awarded the 2018 International Alumnus of the Year Award by the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia.  read more
last updated on 17-08-2018
​​​​​​​Despite promising progress in some countries, social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries around the globe, South African Chief Justice, Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, has observed.  read more
last updated on 16-08-2018
"For the next few years the University will be your home away from home. The university prides itself in qualified staff and excellent facilities..."  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Two University of Botswana academics have joined hands with research scholars from other African countries and the US to work on a collaborative project that is envisaged to take youth development through sport to a new level in Africa.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​An associate professor from the Michigan State University Department Kinesiology in the US, Professor Leapetswe Malete, has encouraged universities to infuse entrepreneurial skills in sport curricula.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
Former Bank of Botswana Governor, Ms Linah Mohohlo, has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Botswana for a period of five years with effect from July 19, 2017.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland (UBLS) Alumni Association office bearers paid Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, a courtesy call on July 24, 2018 to pledge their support to help the university realise its vision and mission.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana is among eight African universities the Michigan State University (MSU) has identified to partner with through the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP).  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Self-awareness in employees helps them to not only understand and appreciate their own shortcomings but those of their co-workers and those they interact with on a daily basis such as customers, Career and Counselling Centre Director, Dr Lucky Odirile, has disclosed.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018