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December

Dec

​​​​​​​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 17-12-2018
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 17-12-2018
Indeed they do! She is just 29 years old but she already wears the title and she is addressed as Dr Tshepo Tshepi Mogapaesi. This makes her one of a few, if not only the third Motswana woman to have attained a PhD in Law before the age of 30 years.  read more
last updated on 07-12-2018
​​​​​​​Despite the rapidly growing ageing population of the elderly in Botswana, like the rest of the world they face uncertain future because their needs and interest are largely invisible on Botswana policy agenda, says University of Botswana Head of the Department of Law.  read more
last updated on 07-12-2018
The University of Botswana in partnership with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management recently embarked on a capacity building project for entrepreneurs in Botswana.   read more
last updated on 05-12-2018
​​​​​​​Debswana Managing Director, Mr Balisi Bonyongo, has called on the University of Botswana to play a leading role in forging collaborations with industry to drive research, innovation and technology that will assist the country transform from a minerals-based to knowledge-based economy.  read more
last updated on 05-12-2018
November

Nov

​​​​​​​The University of Botswana and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development have signed a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).  read more
last updated on 23-11-2018
​​​​​​​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 23-11-2018
​​​​​​​Dineo Serame, a University of Botswana graduate (class of 2018) in Mechanical Engineering has won the 2018 Rhodes Scholarship which is valued at around P3 million.  read more
last updated on 19-11-2018
​​​​​​​University of Botswana Deputy Vice Chancellor for Students Affairs, Professor Martin Montsho Mokgwathi, has been inducted into the Botswana Sports Hall of Fame.  read more
last updated on 19-11-2018
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 21-11-2018
​​​​​​​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