​​​​​​​A delegation from the National University of Lesotho (NUL) visited the Department of Educational Foundation on March 18, 2019 for a benchmarking exercise. Of particular interest was the University of Botswana Bachelor's Degree in Special Education.  read more
last updated on 21-03-2019
​​​​​​​The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Mr Thapelo Olopeng, has encouraged the University of Botswana to continue training and producing highly competitive students who could assist transform Botswana in to knowledge based economy.  read more
last updated on 08-03-2019
Kgosi Ezekiel Masilo of Bobirwa has applauded the University of Botswana for undertaking research on climate change in the Bobirwa sub-district.  read more
last updated on 13-03-2019
​​​​​​​Fulbright Scholarship representatives from the Embassy of United States of America visited the University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, on February 27, 2019 to give an overview of the scholarship and to explore possible areas of collaboration in teaching and research.  read more
last updated on 06-03-2019
World renowned scholars converged on University of Botswana on February 22, 2019 to interrogate race and identity issues from a global perspective so as to share knowledge and forge collaborations on various projects for the betterment of education and society.  read more
last updated on 06-03-2019


The University of Botswana Faculty of Medicine has launched an HIV Testing Study targeting men in Botswana to uncover factors influencing their foot-dragging towards testing for HIV.  read more
last updated on 20-02-2019
Four graduates of the Faculty of Health Sciences have been awarded BOPMAS and BOMAID Academic Excellence Prizes. The awards were given to graduating students for demonstrating the highest level of academic achievement in their final year.  read more
last updated on 08-02-2019
​​​​​​​A University of Botswana Alumna and Dare to Dream Foundation Leader, Captain Kgomotso Phatsima, has signed an agreement with the University of Botswana to sponsor the best excelling graduate in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects for the academic years 2019-2025.  read more
last updated on 05-02-2019
​​​​​​​The Careers and Counselling Centre recently hosted an award ceremony for six students who received Standard Chartered Awards for best achievement during the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic years respectively. The De Beers Group of Companies also present the Valedictorian Award.  read more
last updated on 04-02-2019


The American Embassy in Gaborone is exploring possible ways through which to forge stronger ties between the United States of America and the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 31-01-2019
The University of Botswana through the HIV/AIDS Coordination Office and in collaboration with the Gaborone District AIDS Coordination Office as well as the Botswana Christian AIDS Intervention Programme, has honoured Professor Musa W. Dube for her relentless activism, teaching, researching and…  read more
last updated on 28-01-2019
​​​​​​​Some 10 students are pursuing their Masters Degrees in various disciplines at the University of Botswana this academic year, thanks to the Barclays Bank F. G. Mogae Scholarship Fund.  read more
last updated on 22-01-2019
The University of Botswana Careers and Counselling Unit in collaboration with UB Christian Union has donated a refurbished house to an underprivileged 34-year old man of Lorolwane village, about 120km south of Kanye.  read more
last updated on 22-01-2019
​​​​​​​The recent visit by a United States of America envoy has raised hope that the University of Botswana’s Okavango Research Institute (ORI) will soon receive more research funding from American entities.  read more
last updated on 22-01-2019
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 22-01-2019