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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 16-08-2018
University of Botswana Environmental Change Scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Professor Opha Pauline Dube, has been awarded the 2018 International Alumnus of the Year Award by the University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Despite promising progress in some countries, social and legal discrimination against women remains a major obstacle to economic development in emerging and developing countries around the globe, South African Chief Justice, Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, has observed.  read more
last updated on 16-08-2018
"For the next few years the University will be your home away from home. The university prides itself in qualified staff and excellent facilities..."  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Two University of Botswana academics have joined hands with research scholars from other African countries and the US to work on a collaborative project that is envisaged to take youth development through sport to a new level in Africa.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​An associate professor from the Michigan State University Department Kinesiology in the US, Professor Leapetswe Malete, has encouraged universities to infuse entrepreneurial skills in sport curricula.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
Former Bank of Botswana Governor, Ms Linah Mohohlo, has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Botswana for a period of five years with effect from July 19, 2017.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland (UBLS) Alumni Association office bearers paid Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, a courtesy call on July 24, 2018 to pledge their support to help the university realise its vision and mission.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​The University of Botswana is among eight African universities the Michigan State University (MSU) has identified to partner with through the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP).  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Self-awareness in employees helps them to not only understand and appreciate their own shortcomings but those of their co-workers and those they interact with on a daily basis such as customers, Career and Counselling Centre Director, Dr Lucky Odirile, has disclosed.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Academics, researchers, educators and students alike converged on the University of Botswana On July 9, 2018 for a three-day 4th International Conference on Academic and Professional Communication (ICAPC 2018) to deliberate on challenges in the teaching and learning of academic writing.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
Three University of Botswana biomedical researchers have collaborated with Infers Group artists to create a three-part street art installation tackling public health issues which was unveiled at Molapo Crossing Mall recently.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
Africa is losing billions of dollars due to lack of Intellectual Property (IP) protection, the Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has said.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​Professor Baakile Motshegwa has been appointed the Assistant Vice President of the Consortium for International Management, Policy and Development (CIMPAD).  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
A University of Botswana researcher, Mr Oliver Moses of Okavango Research Institute, was part of a team of scientists that recovered a fresh meteorite in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) on June 23, 2018.  read more
last updated on 14-08-2018
The Department of Computer Science is working on re-structuring its programmes to accommodate four new specialisations which include BSc Computer Science in Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Intelligent Systems and MSc in Data Science for the academic year 2019/2020.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
The University of Botswana and Statistics Botswana have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in a number of areas including training as well as provision of technical assistance during the design, conduct and analysis of various surveys and censuses.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has commended Afya Bora Consortium for contributing towards addressing the growing prevalence of non-communicable diseases in low and middle income sub-Saharan African countries.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​The Department of Marketing in collaborating with the Botswana Trade and Investment Centre (BITC) June 20-21, 2018 hosted a workshop aimed at building export capacity for local manufacturing firms.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018
​​​​​​​A second-year University of Botswana student majoring in Economics and Psychology, Ms Kabo Mazunga is the recipient of the inaugural Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Youth Quake Leadership Programme Award.  read more
last updated on 13-08-2018