• News July 4, 2022

    BU hosts successful charity golf day

    Light rains ushered in the first Botho University (BU) Charity Golf Day 2022. Over 27 partners and sponsors, golfers, BU Senior Management and Board Members, and media attended the event at the 18-hole scenic Stanbic Gaborone Golf Club on Thursday, 23rd June 2022. The Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Business Botswana, Mr Norman Moleele was in great […]

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  • Eswatini campus participates in St. Paul high school career fair

      Eswatini Campus participated in a career fair organized by St. Paul’s Methodist High School, on Wednesday 22nd June 2022. This event was attended by students doing their Form 3 to 5, teachers, representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security under the Scholarship Selection Board as well as other universities and colleges who […]

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  • BU hosts Africa Science week 2022

      Botho University (BU) Faculty of Engineering and Technology through the Department of Applied Sciences hosted a three-day conference to celebrate Africa Science Week 2022 at the University of Botswana (UB). The conference was hosted in collaboration with the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassador for Botswana, Dr Dikabo Mogopodi, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), […]

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  • BU hosts physical fitness activity

    Botho University Health Clinic conducted an action-packed physical fitness activity for staff on the Gaborone campus on Friday 24th June 2022. The event was one of the BU 25th Anniversary planned activities. The staff participated in various activities such as aerobics, tug of war, battle of ropes, sack race and egg race just to mention […]

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  • News June 16, 2022

    E-Learning benchmark visit by World Bank Group

      The World Bank Group (Botswana Public Service College) team visited Botho University to benchmark best practices from BU on e-Learning mechanisms adopted by the university, on Friday 3rd June 2022. The Team was led by the Senior Government Specialist, Mr Patrick Kabuya joined by World Bank consultants from the region: Mr Edward Tswaipe (Botswana), […]

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  • BU partners with Gakgatla community for an exciting cultural festival

      Botho University’s (BU) partnership with Gakgatla Community continues to grow in leaps and bounds, as this year BU partners with the Gakgatla community for an exciting Setapa ko Gakgatla Cultural Dance Festival which will be held from the 29th to 30th of July 2022. The festival will be filled with a lot of activities […]

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  • News June 15, 2022

    BU hosts open day

      Botho University (BU) hosted a three-day Open Day from the 23rd to the 25th of May 2022 at the Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH), Gaborone Campus. The event was a lovely showcase of the BU interdisciplinary programmes and state-of-the-art campus facilities to partners, stakeholders, and prospective students. In attendance were BU Senior Management and board, key […]

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  • Manzini campus hosts open day

    On the 25th of May 2022, Botho University (BU) Manzini Campus hosted an Open Day as part of a series of events for the 25th Anniversary celebrations. The Open Day was aimed at showcasing a variety of programmes offered by BU and facilities to prospective students and industry stakeholders. In attendance were industry stakeholders from […]

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  • News June 1, 2022

    BU partnerships with international universities continue to thrive

      Botho University continues to celebrate and grow its various partnerships with international universities. Recently Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academics & Quality), Dr Ivy Rose Mathew was joined by four staff members from the Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism to visit a partner university Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Germany.   On the 13th of May […]

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  • Girls for girls national graduation

    Girls for Girls hosted a National Graduation of eight cohorts, including the BU cohort, in a fancy affair on the 7th of May 2022 at Travelodge, Gaborone. Mentors and mentees attended the graduation; it was also a moment to celebrate a movement to empower women and girls to lead in public service. The BU Cohort […]

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  • SAAD hosts Entrepreneurship Activation Session

    Student & Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) hosted Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategy), Botho University and Head of Deal Flow, Angel Network Botswana, Mr Ananth Ram in an entrepreneurship activation session to share his experiences on Angel Investment. Angel Network Botswana (ANB) is a network of business angels seeking to invest their personal funds into growth-oriented businesses and start-ups […]

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  • News May 6, 2022

    Unpacking employability and technology on Gabz FM

    Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor-Employability and Technology, Mrs Aravinda Ram recently sat down with Press Beat Show hosted by Titus Paul on the 2nd May 2022. She spoke about the importance of Employability and Technology to the modern graduate, as well as the different programs that Botho University has in place to help with graduate employability in […]

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  • BU football team emerges victorious

    Botho University Staff Football team emerged victorious in a mini-tournament held on the 27th of April 2022 at Botho University. The matches included other corporate teams from AWIL College, Mazars, and Tswana Fuel. Thebe ‘Ramsey’ Ramarumo from Botho University’s amazing performance earned him the Golden Boot while the Player of the Tournament was awarded to […]

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  • BU 25th anniversary media reception

      Botho University continues its activities to mark its 25th Anniversary, on Friday 22nd April 2022, it was a special reception for the key stakeholder, the media. Botho University Senior Management and media graced the momentous occasion from different outlets: Botswana Television (BTV), Botswana Press Agency (BOPA), The Voice, Mmegi, Botswana Gazette, The Patriot on […]

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  • BU staff & students celebrates silver jubilee

      Starting off the event with high energy and celebratory songs throughout the two sessions (morning and afternoon), Botho University Choir set the tone for the 25th Anniversary launch for staff and students held on Tuesday 26th April 2022. The exciting programme was attended physically and virtually by Senior Management, staff, and students in the […]

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  • BPS visits Gaborone campus

    Botswana Prison Service (BPS) representatives visited Botho University (BU) to discuss possible areas of possible collaboration with the Senior Management from the Office of External Relations. Pro-Vice-Chancellor Internationalisation and Communications, Ravi Srinivasan shared how BU continues to be a leader in technology and ability to maintain quality in delivering high-quality education both virtually and physically. […]

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  • BU celebrates library week 2022

    The Library, Teaching and Research Excellence (LTRE) department celebrated its second virtual Library Week from the 4th to 8th April 2022 themed “Connect with Your Library”. The theme aimed to encourage users to engage more with Library Staff, facilities, resources, technology, and service offered by the library. Esteemed University Librarian at the National University of […]

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  • News May 5, 2022

    BU launches cutting edge new programmes

      Delivering the welcome address, the Vice-Chancellor of Botho University, Dr Sheela Raja Ram, shared with delight two significant milestones. She addressed the attentive audience about Botho University turning 25 years in 2022 and another upcoming milestone where BU will turn ten years as a University in 2023. She fondly shared the journey of starting […]

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  • SRC Leadership Training

    Representative Council (SRC) Leadership Training on the 8th of April 2022 at Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino. The training was conducted by Young Minds Africa for capacity building of the SRC for resuming their respective duties diligently and using the skills beyond the SRC Office. The training covered topics such as self-awareness, communication, and problem-solving […]

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  • News April 19, 2022

    BU hosts groundbreaking Virtual Employability Fair

    After much anticipation of the Botho University Virtual Employability Fair, the Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) thrilled over 220 graduates and 29 companies and employers in an interactive virtual platform called Airmeet on the 7th of April 2022. Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Finance, and Employability, Dr Priya Iyer in her welcome remarks highlighted that employability sits at […]

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  • Farewell to Mr Philemon Ramatsui as the Chairperson of the Botho University Advisory Council

      Mr Philemon Ramatsui, formerly Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Botswana, and Director – Quality Assurance and Regulation at the Tertiary Education Council, Botswana, has served as an external member and Chairperson of the Botho University Advisory Council for the past six years. At the last Advisory Council meeting held on 6th April […]

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  • eSwatini campus hosts the first BGP internship workshop

    The Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) and Faculty members organised and facilitated the first Botho Graduate Profile (BGP) Internship Workshop for third-year students across faculties, on the 5th of April 2022 in Manzini Campus. The workshop was aimed at capacity building for the students with various skills as they commence their internship scheduled for […]

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  • BU student qualifies for the next round of Metropolitan Chess Championship

    Botho University Chess Team recently participated in the Metropolitan 1st Qualifiers Chess Championship which was held at Gaborone International School. Team BU was represented by four players at the tournament, three men participated in the Open Section while for the ladies section there was one player. Tsotlhe Madingwane, scooped position 12 out of 36 participants […]

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  • eSwatini campus awards excelling students

    Eswatini campus hosted the Deans Awards Ceremony to honour students who have excelled academically with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or more for the semesters January to June 2021 and July to December 2021. The celebratory event was graced by staff and students to award three students for the semester January to June […]

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  • News April 11, 2022

    The eSwatini ICT ministry visits Botho University eSwatini campus

    The eSwatini Ministry of Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) paid a courtesy call to the Manzini campus on the 31st March 2022 and commended Botho University on its state of the art Information Technology (IT) infrastructure. The momentous occasion was graced by the Ministry of ICT, Principal Secretary, Maxwell Masuki, Under Secretary, Macanjana Motsa, and […]

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  • BU makes a mark at Eurie Summit 2022

    Botho University was hailed as a star partner at the largest educational conference, Eurasia Higher Education Summit (EURIE 2022) on the success of its virtual internships. The three-day event was attended by higher education professionals and covered a range of topics including insights into pandemic responses, innovative programming, and new trends in internalisation for institutions […]

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  • Events March 29, 2022

    LINKZ 2022 is Back!!

    “Calling on all Accounting, Engineering, Health & Education, Hospitality & Sustainable Tourism and ICT Students!! Prepare yourself for an electrifying time!” The annual Botho University Linkz competition is back, bigger and better than ever connecting all campuses (Botswana / Lesotho / Namibia / E-Swatini). We, therefore, wish to invite you all to take part in […]

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  • BU receives recognition from the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Botho University was recognised for its outstanding work last week at a glamorous gala dinner held by the Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). LCCI hosted the event to appreciate organisations that contributed significantly towards addressing the Covid-19 pandemic. Botho University made a donation of M100, 000 to the LCCI. Botho University was the […]

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  • Eswatini campus hosts Insika Yakusasa girls mentorship programme

    Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) on the 11th March 2022 engaged Lusweti Institute for Health Development Communication to host Insika Yakusasa Girls Mentorship Programme in Eswatini Campus. Insika Yakusasa is a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It’s main aim is to help prevent new HIV infections and bolster […]

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  • 2022 Tertiary Institutions National roadshow launches Francistown

    The 2022 Tertiary Institutions National Roadshow kicked off in Francistown on Tuesday, March 15th, 2022, with dignitaries in attendance and His Worship the Mayor of Francistown, Mr Godisang Radisigo, officially launching the event. Mr Radisigo was ecstatic that the roadshow provided young people in the North with easy access to tertiary education. The roadshow has […]

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  • BU students excel at work integrated learning programme at Protea-Marriot hotel

    Botho University’s Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism hosted hospitality students Reginah Ntsane, Basadi Gaboitsalwe, and Audrey Makhila last week to discuss their progress in their Work-Integrated-Learning (also known as Dual Learning) program, which began on the 21st February 2022. The students will be attached to Protea-Marriot Hotel (formerly known as Lansmore Masa Square Hotel) […]

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  • Bu Lesotho participates in the 12th edition of the mind liberation career expo for school leavers

    Botho University recently participated in the 12th instalment of the school leaver’s career fairs organised by the Mind Liberation Consultancy. The expo was held at St. James High School, Mokhotlong District targeting Grade 11 and LGCSE students. Different tertiary institutions offered career counselling services in their stalls and unpacked the different academic programmes and career […]

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  • News March 28, 2022

    2022 Tertiary Institution National roadshow starts on a high note

    After the successful launch of the 2022 Tertiary Institution National Road Show at Botho University, the roadshow kicked off in Palapye and Gantsi on the 7th March 2022 and will end in Rail Park Mall, Gaborone on the 5th April 2022. The roadshow will cover over 24 major towns and villages in Botswana. The launch […]

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  • News March 25, 2022

    #Breakthebias, BU Celebrates Phenomenal Women

    For International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD2022), under the theme #BreakingTheBias, Botho University embarked on different campaigns and activities to mark this important day. This year’s theme aims to achieve a gender-equal world, a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. #SheDidSoYouCan was one of the campaigns where BU profiled excelling women breaking the glass ceiling […]

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  • BU Lesotho celebrates high achievers at deans awards

    Botho University Lesotho held the Deans’ award ceremony on the 24th of February to celebrate the academic excellence of students with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 and above ( average of A- and A for all subjects). In attendance at the Maseru Campus was Campus Assistance Dean and other key staff members. There […]

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  • #Team BU Botswana and Lesotho scoops third prize at Huawei ICT regional competitions

    Botho University students’ teams from Botswana and Lesotho were awarded third prize in the Network Track category at the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Competitions. The event, which attracted over 15,000, was held from February 19th to 21st, 2022 and there were participants from 500 universities and institutions in 16 countries. For this year’s competition, a […]

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  • BU Lesotho student shines at Wace Global Challenge

    Ms Lebohang Virginia Lepota, a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing student, completed the WACE Global Challenge. WACE is an experiential learning project that connects a global network of universities and teams of diverse students to assist organizations to advance initiatives aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For over five weeks, the students work […]

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  • News March 24, 2022

    Deans’ awards champion: Gobakwe Ramadi

    Botho University prides itself in producing industry-ready graduates that think beyond the classroom and are ready to compete in today’s global job market. Ms Gobakwe Ramadi is truly the champion of the Deans’ Awards; she received the 9th Award at the February ceremony and she will graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Health […]

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  • Celebrating FET academic excellence at dean’s award ceremony

    Department of Assessment & Registry hosted the Deans Award Ceremony on the 15th February 2022 to celebrate the academic excellence of students who have achieved a GPA of 3.5/4 for the period July to December 2021. The awards ceremony will see 280 students recognised for academic excellence for the past semester across all faculties. The […]

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  • BU hosts academy for women entrepreneurs graduation ceremony

    Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) continues its engaging and educational programmes, as they recently hosted a graduation ceremony for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Program (AWE). The momentous occasion hosted both physically and virtually was to also celebrate some of the BU students and graduates who participated in the AWE program. In attendance were […]

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  • BU hosts international exchange student’s orientation

    International students on an exchange program from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), Germany, were hosted in an intimate orientation ceremony by the Student and Alumni Affairs department (SAAD) on the 2nd February 2022. The event was graced by the Swedish Consulate dignitary, Mr Kent Wilson, stakeholders and […]

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  • Girls for girls courageous leadership session

    Girls for Girls Mentorship Programme continues as last week they held their second session themed ’Courageous Leadership’ hosted by Student Affairs and Alumni Department (SAAD). The session explored the meaning of being a courageous leader during turbulent times and making a meaningful impact on the world. The session was jam-packed with activities including giving the […]

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  • Girls for girls Botho University cohort

    Botho University continues to be at the heart of empowering the girl child and women hence on the 20th January 2022, BU launched the Girls for Girls Movement to empower female students at the university. Leading the exciting movement is a mentor and BU employee Phatsimo Mosimanegape who made sure the session was warm and […]

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  • BU students qualify for the Huawei ICT regional final competitions

    Three Botho University students, Boago Okgetheng, Emmanuel Keolopile and Oarabile Mogome, have qualified for the competitive Huawei ICT regional competitions to be held on 19th February 2022 in Botho University, Botswana. Huawei ICT Competition 2021-2022 is a competitive ICT talent exchange event developed by Huawei for global college students. The aim is to promote the […]

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  • News March 23, 2022

    BU welcomes another international exchange student from Germany

    Susanna Schaffranek, a Business Management student from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, joins three other students from Sweden for the BU International Exchange Student Programme, which lasts for a semester in the Gaborone campus. Schaffranek arrived end of January to start the exchange programme, and she already has glowing reviews about her experience thus far. “As […]

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  • BU collaborates with International Finance Corporation (IFC)

    Botho University continues to be a global partner of choice as it is currently collaborating with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), an entity of the World Bank Group and Deloitte Consulting, in a project to design the digital transformation strategy of Botho University. Botho University will be one of the first Universities in Africa to […]

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  • News March 10, 2022

    From humble beginnings to Bachelor of Science (honors) in Business Management

    WATCH as Botho University employee, Nyalalani Eleck Majuta shares her inspirational journey from humble beginnings to recent achievement on completing Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Management through BU. Eleck is part of the transformational BU story, celebrating 25 years of providing world-class education around the SADC region and beyond. In her own words, you […]

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  • BU student exchange programme grows in leaps and bounds

    As the new year begins, Botho University continues the popular student exchange programme, which is in partnership with many reputable international universities. The Gaborone campus recently welcomed three exchange students from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. The student exchange programme with KTH started in 2018 with 11 Botho University students having visited […]

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