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BUIRC | Oct 30, 2014
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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 TED Symposium on Achieving Quality in Higher Education

On the 20th of September Botho University's Teaching Excellence Department (TED) held its inaugural public BothoTED Symposium at the Gaborone campus. Academics from various tertiary institutions in Botswana attended the event which was streamed live to the Maun and Francistown campuses of BU.TED Manager Tom Atonga was recently quoted in BIZTECH AFRICA as saying that the department's main objective is to improve University-wide quality of teaching and learning and BothoTED talks are a forum they have created for teaching staff to meet and discuss best practices.

Linkz ICT challenge 2014

Aspiring innovators went head to head in battles of skill at the 2014 Botho University Linkz ICT Challenge on Friday the 19th of September. Tertiary and secondary students from schools across the country descended upon the Gaborone Botho University Campus to prove their mettle in all things technological. Botho University Gaborone emerged as the overall best tertiary institution while Gaborone Secondary School was crowned the top secondary school.

Botho University Strategic Plan 2013-17

The senior management of Botho University is proud to present the strategy plan for the period 2013- 2017. This plan was built with inputs from a wide stakeholder group that includes staff, student leadership and external stakeholders such as regulatory bodies, government, community leaders, employers and the industry It should be noted that we were given approvals to operate as auniversity in March 2013, almost at the early stages of this plan. Mostof our objectives remain the same even with the change of statusexcept that the objective of becoming a university could now be readas creating a world-class university.

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