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January

Jan

University of Botswana and Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co. Ltd. (MURC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake collaborative efforts and establish partnerships in the utilization of digital technologies in different areas of health.  read more
last updated on 23-01-2020
A team of seven University of Botswana staff has set out on an aggressive mission to market the university and recruit international students in Nigeria’s three cities of Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.  read more
last updated on 21-01-2020
As the 2020 Olympic Games beckon, the University of Botswana continues to offer its facilities to help in the preparation of athletes to make sure they are fit for the games slated for Tokyo, Japan from July 24 to August 9, 2020.  read more
last updated on 16-01-2020
December

Dec

The University of Botswana will embark on research that will focus on Anti- Doping Education and Consideration/Intention of Using Prohibited Substances in Botswana, Zambia and Papua New Guinea, thanks to a 2020 World Anti-Doping Agency research grant.  read more
last updated on 20-12-2019
University of Botswana in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania (Botswana Upenn Partnership) and Ministry of Health and Wellness have launched a research study on the prevalence of multi-drug resistant bacteria in Botswana.  read more
last updated on 03-12-2019
The University of Botswana has been ranked first among top Universities conducting research on Education in sub-Saharan Africa.  read more
last updated on 02-12-2019
November

Nov

Nine University of Botswana students have received the Barclays F. G Mogae Scholarship. The students received the scholarships on November 28, 2019 to pursue masters programmes in various disciplines for the 2019/2020 academic year .  read more
last updated on 30-11-2019
University of Botswana e-Health Research Unit Coordinator, Mr Kagiso Ndlovu, has won an excellence for his presentation at a week-long Open Medical Institute (OMI) seminar on Medical Informatics held in Salzburg, Austria from October 27 to November 2, 2019.  read more
last updated on 29-11-2019
Rutgers School of Nursing recently hosted a visit to its Newark campus from Norman Carl Swart (PhD, APRNc), a lecturer at the University of Botswana School of Nursing. Speaking to the Rutgers nursing faculty, Swart presented “Cancer Nursing in a Resource-Limited, Middle-Income Country: The Case of…  read more
last updated on 26-11-2019
The Confucius Institute at the University of Botswana (CIUB) turned ten years old this year. It is part of the first batch of 282 institutes and classrooms that were established throughout the world by the Chinese government in 2009. To date there are 520 such in the world.  read more
last updated on 26-11-2019
The University of Botswana on November 17-21, 2019 had a rare privilege of hosting the second ever “Smart Green Makeathon” to be held in an African country.  read more
last updated on 22-11-2019
In an effort to positioning itself as a leader in knowledge generation, the University of Botswana in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness and Botswana Institute for technology Research and Innovation as well as the University of Pennsylvania, has set up an e-Health Research Unit…  read more
last updated on 20-11-2019
In today’s’ technology-driven world, it is important to teach young students robotics throughout their schooling to enhance their creative ability and innovative thinking as they strive to be highly productive members of society in future, says University of Botswana Computer Science Lecturer, Dr…  read more
last updated on 20-11-2019
The Office of International Education and Partnerships (OIEP) and Department of Student Welfare organised a joint luncheon on November 18, 2019 to bid farewell to 29 international students who successfully completed semester exchange programme.  read more
last updated on 19-11-2019
The University of Botswana through the Office of Research and Development hosted a University Research Awards Ceremony at the UB Conference Centre on November 15, 2019 to recognise research excellence.  read more
last updated on 19-11-2019
Delegates to the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I) Southern Africa Conference met in Botswana for the first time this year to reflect on institutional achievements and challenges faced by on-campus students.  read more
last updated on 14-11-2019
A group of 60 University of Botswana secretaries has donated a house worth P210 000 to Mr Kitso Otlogetswe, a UB alumnus living with disability.  read more
last updated on 12-11-2019
The University of Botswana Foundation held its 19th Annual Gala Dinner at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) on November 8, 2019.  read more
last updated on 12-11-2019
University of Botswana Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman, Mr Satar Dada, has thanked Batswana and companies that continue to offer support to the fund raising activities of the Foundation.  read more
last updated on 11-11-2019
Southern Africa Region Enterprise Business (Huawei) Vice President, Mr Meng Qingbao, on November 7, 2019 paid a site visit to view the assembling and erection of Outdoor telecommunications training center worth over P1.5 million donated by his company to the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 07-11-2019