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BUIRC 2015
| Nov 5th-6th, 2015
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Welcome to Botho University

Botho University was established in 1997 and 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.


  • 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

Association of African Universities' 8TH Leadership Skills Development Workshop Hosted By Botho University, Botswana.

Between the 10th and 14th of August, Botho University hosted the 8th Association of African Universities (AAU) Leadership Skills Development Workshop (LEDEV).

AAU is the apex organization and forum for consultation, exchange of information and co-operation among institutions of higher education in Africa. It represents the voice of higher education in Africa on regional and international bodies and supports networking by institutions of higher education in teaching, research, information exchange and dissemination.

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,

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."

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:

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 University

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 Café

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