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November

Nov

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Norris, is visiting Dubai as part of the University of Botswana’s efforts to forge academic and industrial partnerships.  read more
last updated on 15-11-2018
“It is such a delight for me to be welcoming the ‘world’ to this momentous occasion to talk about data,” said the Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Mr Ngaka Ngaka, at the start of the 2018 International Data Week (IDW) that the University of Botswana is hosting in…  read more
last updated on 16-11-2018
Today, the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, hosted Portugal's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ms Teresa Ribeiro.  read more
last updated on 09-11-2018
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana and the University of Essex in the UK on November 8, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a broad-based academic Alliance between them.  read more
last updated on 12-11-2018
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana and Botswana Open University signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further strengthen their relations and collaborations in different areas of research and training to increase Batswana’s participation in higher education.  read more
last updated on 06-11-2018
The University of Botswana took yet another step in participating in the global world of scholarship by hosting the 2018 International Data Week. UB is hosting the event on behalf of a consortia of key stakeholder institutions that have come together to drive Open Data Open Science movement.  read more
last updated on 06-11-2018
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana Foundation has awarded scholarships to 37 deserving graduates to pursue Masters Degrees in various disciplines in the University during the 2018/19 academic year.  read more
last updated on 09-11-2018
October

Oct

The President, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has re-assured Batswana that he would do all in his power to re-energies the University of Botswana to realise its vision and mission of becoming a leading centre of academic excellence.  read more
last updated on 29-10-2018
The University of Botswana re-wrote history books when, for the first time in its 36-year history, three former students notched up some of the highest honours in a university setup in a single day on October 13, 2018.  read more
last updated on 25-10-2018
A University of Botswana Mandarin Chinese language instructor, Mr Gracious Tshepiso Masule, recently had a rare privilege of travelling with a Botswana delegation to Beijing, China to provide on-site interpreting.  read more
last updated on 24-10-2018
​​​​​​​University of Botswana School of Nursing in partnership with University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing recently brought nurses from various medical institutions across Botswana under one roof to equip them with knowledge and skills on evidence-based care of trauma patients.  read more
last updated on 15-10-2018
​​​​​​​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 04-10-2018
September

Sep

University of Botswana and University of Pennsylvania’s 13-year collaboration reached yet another milestone recently when the two institutions once again came together to offer UB students in the medical field grant writing and research training.  read more
last updated on 28-09-2018
​​​​​​​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