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May

May

​​​​​​​In 2017 United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator who is also the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative in Botswana, Mrs Jacinta Barrins, visited the University of Botswana.  read more
last updated on 14-05-2019
The Career and Counselling Centre in partnership with Celiat (Pty) Ltd donated food, blankets, toiletry, clothes and tables worth P30 000 to Gamodubu Child Care Centre on April 27, 2019.  read more
last updated on 14-05-2019
​​​​​​​Student Welfare Director, Ms Barbra Pansiri, has advised new Graduate Students Association (GSA) office bearers to abide by the University of Botswana rules and procedures as well as to uphold high moral standards if they were to make the University a conducive learning environment.  read more
last updated on 14-05-2019
​​​​​​​The newly elected University of Botswana Student Representative Council (SRC) has been called upon to walk the talk on promises they made to students during campaigns.  read more
last updated on 14-05-2019
April

Apr

​​​​​​​The Department of Campus Services tested their readiness against fire outbreaks by embarking on fire drills and victim evacuation exercises at Block 247 on April 17, 2019.  read more
last updated on 29-04-2019
The University of Botswana through the Okavango Research Institute (ORI) and Botswana Wild Bird Trust (BWBT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build scientific capacity and promote conservation of the natural resources of the Okavango River Basin in general especially the Okavango Delta.  read more
last updated on 29-04-2019
A University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Botswana Geo-Science Institute (BGI) for the two institutions to collaborate and harness their resources to effectively deliver on their respective mandates.  read more
last updated on 17-04-2019
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has appealed to graduate students to channel much of their energies towards research to turn the University of Botswana into a research intensive institution.   read more
last updated on 17-04-2019
The University of Botswana took part in the Agency for National Human Resource Development (ANHRD) Public Awareness Session in Seychelles recently as part of its efforts to position itself as the university of choice in southern Africa.  read more
last updated on 29-04-2019
March

Mar

​​​​​​​A Rutgers Global Institute of Health delegation from The State of New Jersey in US, paid visited the University of Botswana on March 26, 2019 to explore areas of collaboration.  read more
last updated on 28-03-2019
The University of Botswana and the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalize their long standing working relationship.  read more
last updated on 28-03-2019
​​​​​​​Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for governments has recognised Professor Opha Pauline Dube, as one of the World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019.  read more
last updated on 25-03-2019
​​​​​​​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
February

Feb

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