Welcome to Botho University
Botho University was established in 1997and has rapidly evolved over the years to become a leading multidisciplinary high quality tertiary education provider. Botho University was one of the first local tertiary institutions in Botswana to be accredited by the Human Resources Development Council (HRDC). All programmes are accredited by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) and the Council on Higher Education (CHE) in Lesotho.MORE
- 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 marketMORE
Botho Exchange Students in University of Venda, South Africa
On the 20th of July Botho University (BU) sent its first batch of students outside the country to a partner university through the international exchange programme.
Five students from the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing Programme were taken to Thohoyandou, a town in the Limpopo province of South Africa, where the University of Venda (Univen) is located.MORE
BU Education and Distance Learning Faculty Hosts National Research Conference
On the 17th of June Botho University's Faculty of Education and Distance Learning hosted its first National Research Conference. The one-day research conference focused on the theme, "Rethinking, Transforming and Changing Education in the 21st Century."MORE
Botho University Underscores Entrepreneurship At Memorable Graduation Ceremony
On the 27th of May Botho University hosted another memorable graduation ceremony at the institutions Gaborone campus.
During her speech at what was the institution's second graduation ceremony as a university, Vice-Chancellor Sheela Raja Ram made all the graduates repeat after her:MORE
Botho Community Outreach Encourages Tree Planting
Botho Community Outreach held its first project, a tree planting event, on the 27th of April 2015 at Boswa Primary school.
The event was graced by the presence of various dignitaries, including Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington South Mr. Ndaba Gaolathe, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Employability and Development for Botho UniversityMORE
Botho Sparks Dialogue with Entrepreneurship World Café
On the 6th of May 2015 the Department of Students & Alumni Affairs hosted the first ever Botho University Entrepreneurship World Café.
The World Café is a user-friendly method for creating meaningful and cooperative dialogue around questions that count. As an organisational or social design process the World CaféMORE
BU Francistown hosts Career Fair for Students and Alumni
On the 16th of April 2015 the Department of Student Affairs & Alumni held a career fair for Botho University students and alumni at the Francistown campus under the theme "Striving towards a successful partnership in creating career opportunities."MORE
Botho TE Talks Underscore the Teaching and Resources Balance and the Virtue of Service Learning
On the 25th of April 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 (TE) Talks is a creative platform for interactive dialogue among academics on issues that bear on the quality of teaching and learning.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE