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September

Sep

Business Botswana Ethics Forum (BBEF), a University of Botswana and Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) initiative, recently organised a two day workshop for journalists with the aim of strengthening relations between media and the DCEC.  read more
last updated on 20-09-2019
The participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is still very low in Botswana, says University of Botswana Faculty of Engineering Deputy Dean, Dr Olefile Molwane.  read more
last updated on 18-09-2019
Chinese Ambassador, Dr Zhao Yanbo, has called on University of Botswana Students to explore business opportunities in China and leverage Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to penetrate its market.  read more
last updated on 18-09-2019
The School of Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health Sciences celebrated its first two cohorts of level 200 and 300 pharmacy programme students at Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital recently.  read more
last updated on 16-09-2019
This year marks 19 years since the University of Botswana Foundation (UBF) was established. Since then the Foundation has grown in leaps and bounds, benefiting more than 250 graduate students with over P5 million support to the scholarship project.  read more
last updated on 13-09-2019
A delegation from Central University of Technology (CUT) in South Africa visited the University of Botswana (UB) on September 10, 2019 to explore specific research areas that can lead to strong collaboration between the two universities.  read more
last updated on 12-09-2019
The President, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has challenged institutions of higher learning such as the University of Botswana to take a proactive role of constantly addressing challenges that confront humanity in its endeavour to achieve sustainable development.  read more
last updated on 12-09-2019
The US Embassy in Gaborone says it is proud to have sent Mr Moagisi Mogalakwe, a University of Botswana employee, to the United States of America to study Education Administration and Planning Policy.  read more
last updated on 03-09-2019
August

Aug

A delegation from University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) visited the University of Botswana on August 21, 2019 to explore potential areas of collaboration in teaching, students exchange, staff training, research, grant writing and funding.  read more
last updated on 27-08-2019
The University of Botswana was among a host of institutions that converged on Goodhope for the commemoration of the National Science Week on August 19-23, 2019.  read more
last updated on 26-08-2019
The Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) is confident that the University of Botswana can help it address challenges the hospitality and tourism industry in Botswana is facing.  read more
last updated on 27-08-2019
The Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation recently hosted 30 Botswana Defence Force (BDF) personnel for a two-week training in Sport Management, Gym Maintenance, and Gym Instruction.  read more
last updated on 22-08-2019
The Faculty of Education on July 29, 2019 conducted a two-day capacity building workshop to strengthen the capacity of teachers, technical and vocational educators in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  read more
last updated on 22-08-2019
The Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Student Affairs, Professor Happy Siphambe, says the appointment of two University of Botswana academics to the National Transformation Strategy Team by the President, Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi, is a vote of confidence in the University.  read more
last updated on 16-08-2019
The University of Botswana participated in the just ended Global Expo 2019 which was held in Gaborone under the theme: Harnessing the power of emerging markets for economic growth.  read more
last updated on 16-08-2019
The University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Justus Liebig University Giessen of Germany. The purpose of the MoU is to establish and promote cooperative academic relationships in research and teaching as well as to develop of joint projects between the two…  read more
last updated on 15-08-2019
June

Jun

The University of Botswana team led by the Vice Chancellor Prof David Norris is visiting Nigeria to seek collaboration and cooperation with institutions interested in staff and student development. The team arrived in Nigeria on June 15 and is expected to return on June 22, 2019  read more
last updated on 25-06-2019
​​​​​​​About 1500 University of Botswana staff members received Long Service Awards in recognition of their loyalty and sterling contribution to the success of the Institution.  read more
last updated on 19-06-2019
The Ambassador of Turkey to Botswana, Her Excellency Ms Meltem Buyukkarakas paid a courtesy call to the University of Botswana on June 17, 2019 to explore possible areas of collaborations on Research, Education and Training.  read more
last updated on 19-06-2019
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