University of Botswana intends to establish a comprehensive international office as part of its new organizational structure as well as to give impetus to the process of internationalization. As such, the office will make sure that the ratio of international students is increased from five to 15…  read more
last updated on 01-06-2023


The University of Botswana is in the process of developing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Occupational Hygiene, environmental health, toxicology, and climate change and health.  read more
last updated on 28-05-2023
A University of Namibia (Unam) delegation recently visited University of Botswana Center for Continuing Education (CCE) to share lessons and experiences on organizational restructuring. UB is currently undergoing a restructuring process while Unam completed a similar exercise in 2021.  read more
last updated on 26-05-2023
The recently launched University of Botswana Innovation Centre has received over 131 applications from members of the public who are eager to have their business projects accelerated or incubated to commercial stage.  read more
last updated on 22-05-2023
Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has advised the new Student Representative Council (SRC) and Graduate Students Association (GSA)to continual engage in dialogue with management to help make the University of Botswana a student-centred university. Professor Norris was speaking at the…  read more
last updated on 19-05-2023
Fourth and third year Apparel Design and Product Development students in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences recently held a fashion show to showcase their end of semester garments and interior designs.  read more
last updated on 16-05-2023
University of Botswana through the Department of Environmental Health donated a sum of P15 000 to the Diabetes association of Botswana. The fundraising exercise was spearheaded by the Environmental Health class 221, 2023 as part of their semester assessment as well as an effort to instil the spirit…  read more
last updated on 15-05-2023
A delegation from the University of Venda is on a visit to the University of Botswana. The team is led by Vice Chancellor and Principal, Dr Bernard Nthambeleni and the purpose of the visit is to explore for possibilities of mutual collaboration between the two institutions.  read more
last updated on 09-05-2023
The University of Botswana has delivered yet another first following the launch of the country’s first ever University Technology Transfer Office and Innovation Centre today. The purpose of the centre is to strengthen research and development of innovative products with commercial value.  read more
last updated on 05-05-2023
The University of Botswana is committed to a playing pivotal role in the development of media in Botswana especially in the area of ethics and human rights. This emerged at the World Press Freedom Day commemorations held at the University of Botswana Conference Centre on May 3, 2023.  read more
last updated on 05-05-2023


Third year student, Mr. Maatla Magibisela, is the new University of Botswana Student Representative Council (SRC) President. Mr Magibisela garnered 571 votes, beating Mr. Boniface Seane who got 523, Mr. Tiro Dean Ntwayagae who got 498 while Mr. Thapelo Walebona trailed behind with 119 votes.  read more
last updated on 30-04-2023
Head of the Political, Press and Information Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC, Mrs Silvia Bopp Hamrouni together with Programme Manager, Ms Laura Virgili, visited the University of Botswana for a tour of its recently established Innovation Centre.  read more
last updated on 20-04-2023
A delegation from Rutgers University in the United States of America on April 11, 2023 visited University of Botswana as part of strengthening relations in different areas of engineering, business, global health, research, training, students and staff exchange.  read more
last updated on 17-04-2023
After 40 years of working for the University of Botswana, Ms Gape Mapii, has bid the institution goodbye following her retirement from service. Born in Mahalapye in 1962, Ms Mapii had been serving the university as Assistant Manager Financial Services at the time of her retirement.  read more
last updated on 11-04-2023
A University of Toronto delegation which the University of Botswana recently hosted in Gaborone, visited Manyana to appreciate community projects aimed at turning the village into a model of a smart village. In 2021, UB entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Manyana Community…  read more
last updated on 10-04-2023
Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Ms Nnaniki Makwinja, says the recent Computer Science Education Botswana (CSEdBotswana) Summit has laid the necessary foundation for Botswana’s Reset Agenda and Government Digitization Strategy.  read more
last updated on 10-04-2023


The University of Botswana International Students Association held a recreational sporting event for international students during the university’s short vacation at the UB Stadium on March 21, 2023. The sporting event comprised soccer matches and athletics.  read more
last updated on 22-03-2023
Prof Kevin N. Nwaigwe of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been appointed a Global Environment Outlook-7 expert for United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Prof Nwaigwe is a lead author in the energy transformation policies and solutions pathway. He joins about 100 other experts…  read more
last updated on 22-03-2023
University of Botswana students dominated this year’s Debswana Entrepreneurship Challenge after scooping first the third positions respectively. First prize of P50 000 went to fourth-year International Business and Economics students, Tumelo Asele (21) and Timothy Lewanika (23) for their Maru Farms…  read more
last updated on 22-03-2023
A University of Botswana lecturer, Professor Wata Mpoloka, is in the United States of America on a three-month attachment on vaccine development at the University of Pennsylvania.  read more
last updated on 03-03-2023

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