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  • Student Exchange Programmes

    Botho University believes in providing opportunities for international exposure to all its students. To achieve this goal, Botho University has entered into numerous strategic student exchange partnerships which are credit-bearing for eg: with KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, the University of Venda (UNIVEN) in Thohoyandou, South Africa DHBW, Germany, BAU and Yasar […]

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  • The Botho University Entrepreneurship Lab (Elab)

    The Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) is responsible for the in-house incubator known as the Entrepreneurship Lab or ELab. The Botho University Entrepreneurship Lab (Elab) was launched in June 2016 to provide a space where students across the curricular spectrum can come together and share ideas, access resources, and come up with innovative approaches […]

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  • Botho University Alumni Association

    The Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) at Botho University acts as a catalyst to foster lifelong connections within the Botho University community. SAAD is responsible for managing the Botho University Alumni Association Facebook page which is the primary mode of communication and connecting with our former graduates. Students who are former graduates of Botho […]

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  • Academic Calendar

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  • Fees

    Botho University has a credit-based fee structure; therefore, tuition is calculated based on the modules of the programme of study. Download the fee structure to find out more.

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  • Botho University – Virtual Orientation (2021)

    As an institution that is constantly growing and evolving, we are continually welcoming new members into the Botho University community. Get acquainted with the institution and its members while being oriented into the university’s three pillars: Excellence, Leadership and Innovation.

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  • Awards

    Botho University’s success can be attributed to the winning spirit wielded by all members of the BU community. Celebrating our successes and milestones is how we ensure that the university continues to grow.

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  • Career Booklet

    The career booklet is a guide showing the various possible career paths you may take after pursuing different courses offered at Botho University. It highlights the key skills you will take out and steers you to the field you will thrive.  

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  • Download Your Prospectus

    Since our inception in 1947, Botho University has been Botswana’s top university, offering unmatched tertiary education that has evolved over the years to suit digital and technological advancements in the job market. Download the prospectus and find out more about what BU has to offer.

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  • Student Exchange Programme

    Botho University believes in providing opportunities for international exposure to its students. The institution currently has two international student exchange programmes. The first is with the University of Venda in South Africa which started in 2015. The exchange programme allows 5 students from the Faculty of Computing at Botho University to study at the University […]

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  • General Admissions Information

    1. Applying to Botho University Before applying to Botho University, students are encouraged to take time to familiarize themselves with all the programmes on offer. Applicants must meet all the relevant minimum requirements for the programme they wish to study. It is also important for applicants to assess whether they have an interest in the […]

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  • Entrepreneurship Lab

    The Botho University Entrepreneurship Lab (Elab) was launched in June 2016 by the CEDA CEO, Mr. Thabo Thamane, to provide a space where students across the curricular spectrum can come together and share ideas, access resources, and come up with innovative approaches to problem solving. The launch was graced by stakeholders from the industry including […]

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  • Botho Alumni

    The Botho University Alumni Association exists to keep graduates connected to the Institution. The association operates under the Career Services Department and is led by the Botho University Alumni Executive Committee, a volunteer organization by fellow alumni. Our Goal Our goal is to introduce the association and its mandate, and to bring together all Botho […]

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  • Student Representative Council (SRC)

    The Student Representative Council (SRC) is an elected body of student leaders who are mandated to represent the interests of students according to the dictates of the SRC constitution. The Botho University SRC currently has 11 Ministers who are headed by the SRC President and the Vice President. Current ministries include: Secretary General; Admin Secretary; […]

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  • International Students

    Botho University’s strategic focus is to increase student diversity by attracting more international students to enroll. We have admitted into the BU campuses (both physical and distance learning campuses) students from across Africa. In addition to Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini our current vibrant community also includes students from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Democratic Republic […]

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  • Sports, Culture & Recreation

    Sports play a key role in moulding students. These give both physical and mental relaxation to the students from their hectic schedules. Sports also help develop students into well-balanced individuals assisting them to develop skills such as collaboration, team building, critical thinking, articulation and many others. Botho University is a national and well-recognised sporting institution […]

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  • Community Engagement

    In the spirit of “Botho” as our name suggests, giving back to the community is a very important objective of the University. All community engagement initiatives at Botho University are coordinated by the Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD). Students are encouraged to participate in communication engagement activities to develop their social traits of being […]

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  • Mandatory and Voluntary Internships

    Botho University places tremendous emphasis on student employability. In the quest of providing as much practical exposure to our students, they are required to undertake mandatory internships as part of their academic requirements. The internship opportunities provide tremendous exposure and valuable work experience to students who wish to differentiate themselves, enhance their employability and prepare […]

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  • Special Needs Support

    Botho University believes in inclusivity and equal and fair access without any bias based on gender, race or disability. There is a dedicated unit under the Student and Alumni Affairs for providing support to students with any form of learning or physical disability from the time they apply to the University all the way to […]

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  • Health and Wellness Clinic

    Botho University operates a fully-fledged and licensed clinic at its Gaborone campus. The Botho University Health clinic is accredited and licensed by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Botswana and provides the following services: Consultation of students and staff by a licensed Nurse. The Health Clinic has a Health Services collaboration/partnership with Better Health Clinic, […]

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  • Student Rules and Regulations

    The rules and regulations apply to all students of Botho University regardless of their programme of study or campus of learning. All students will need to fully abide by the Botho University rules, regulations and policies and also by the rules and regulations of each programme as stipulated by the awarding institution. Students are advised […]

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  • Regulations

    Students are advised to familiarize themselves with the rules, regulations and policies of Botho University through the university website and any other information provided to them either as a document or through the notice boards on campus. Botho University reserves the right to amend its rules, regulations and policies. It is the responsibility of the […]

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  • The Botho Graduate Profile (BGP)

    The Botho Graduate Profile (BGP) is the ultimate product we aim to produce. We recognize that the quality traits we want our graduates to possess cannot all be promoted from the classroom. Our students being young adults already have ingrained habits. To create a change in mindset and transform them to match this profile requires […]

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