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Botho University Graduation
| May 27, 2015
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Welcome to Botho University

Botho University was established in 1997 as a computing training institute that has rapidly evolved over the years and in recognition awarded the university status in March 2013. At Botho University, we currently offer programs through four faculties namely, Faculty of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Computing, Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Education and Continuing Studies. We offer qualifications from certificate level to a Master's degree level with plans in place for a PhD Program to be rolled out very soon. Under our Faculty of Education and Continuing Studies, there are over 200 short-term programs suitable for career development and lifelong learning.


  • Our highly qualified, experienced and passionate academic and nonacademic staff who work to make Botho University an exciting place to work and study
  • Botswana is a desired location to live and study
  • Our international partner network comprises of Teesside University, NIIT, Manipal, The Open University, Ohio University and Wayne State University
  • Our ISO certification and what that means for the greater community
  • An international experience - students have travelled to Russia, India and USA to represent the University


Vision Statement: Botho University aspires to be a centre of excellence, innovation and leadership in higher learning and a driver for positive social and economic change.

Mission Statement: Operating with a strong financial and viable business model, BU will provide a quality educational experience, continually benchmarked on national and international academic standards to produce well-rounded, employable graduates for the global market

Botho University Stands Out At Tertiary Education Fair

The Tertiary Education Fair, first introduced by the Tertiary Education Council (TEC) and its partners in 2010 to bring together prospective tertiary education students and the various institutions with a presence in Botswana, was held once again on the 25th to 28th of March 2015 and Botho University (BU) was on hand to seize the opportunity.

Botho University Makes It Happen For BU Women in Gaborone & Francistown

It is said that when you empower a woman you empower the whole society. Women play many important roles in society; as mothers, sisters, wives and daughters. This is why Botho University celebrated International Women's Day at both its Gaborone and Francistown campuses.

Botho TET Talks Emphasise Inspiration and Student Engagement in Teaching

On the 28th of February Botho University's Teaching Excellence Department hosted an enlightening symposium featuring lectures delivered by two higher education specialists from South African universities. Botho Teaching Excellence Talks (TET) is a creative platform for interactive dialogue among academics on issues that bear on the quality of teaching and learning.

Botho University Attends Higher Education Fair in Lesotho

On the 25th to the 26th of February Lesotho held its 2nd annual Higher Education Fair at Lehakoe Multi-purpose sports hall and Botho University staff members were on hand to announce the launch of BU in Lesotho to the public and begin recruiting students.

BU Francistown Hosts a Memorable Open Day

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Botho University Francistown campus held its open day for all students. The Office of Student, Research and Outreach (OSRO) found it fit to host this event to give the students an insight on services provided by the office and also give them an opportunity to discuss critical issues that affect their student life with the Centre management.

Botho University Hosts Botho ExpoTees 2015

On the 30th of January Botho University (BU) showcased the creative achievements of its finest IT students at the Botho ExpoTees 2015 event. ExpoTees is an annual event BU has adopted from its partner institution, Teesside University, UK, that gives final year IT students the opportunity to exhibit their innovative final projects to industry captains and potential employers.

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Apr 2015