University of Botswana Application for August Intake Admission

By | June 4, 2023

Application for Undergraduate Admission in August 2023

All prospective applicants are informed that applications for undergraduate study programmes for the August 2023 intake will continue to be open until 30th June 2023.

All the University of Botswana undergraduate study programmes are registered with the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA).

Former undergraduate students, who have been away from the University for less than 10 semesters (five academic years), are invited to apply tooThis includes former students who previously withdrew with/without due notice; failed and discontinued/excluded; enrolment terminated; and have been away from the University for at least one semester.

Online Application

Prospective applicants are expected to make their applications online through the STUDY link. A guide in the form of a booklet, entitled ONLINE APPLICATION: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDEon how to complete an application online is provided through the STUDY link.

Application Materials

The application materials are available as Application Package

Applicants with Disability

The University of Botswana welcomes applicants with disability and considers their applications on academic merit like all other applicants.  Applicants are expected to state whether they have any disability or not when they apply.  Those with a disability may contact the University’s Disability Support Services Unit at the following telephone numbers: (+267) 355 2768/4183/4990/4991 to explain the nature of their disability.  The declaration of such information helps the University in assessing the learning needs of every applicant. The University of Botswana will, at all times, preserve the confidentiality of information about every prospect or student.

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Application Fee

Prospective applicants are encouraged to pay their Application Fee online through the link or at the Banks and should write their full names and IDs as references on the deposit slip.  


Applicants may make changes to their study choices through a letter to:

Undergraduate Admissions,
Private Bag 0022,

Admission Processing

Applicants who meet the set programme entry requirements will be admitted based on academic merit, depending on the availability of space.  Meeting the minimum entry requirements, therefore, does not guarantee admission.

Closing date

Applications for August 2023 entry for both local and international prospects will close on 30th June 2023.


For any enquiries, kindly contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at Main Campus in Gaborone at the following:

Tel:  +267 355 2912/2931/4625/2183/2047              

How to apply for admission

Before Applying

  • Make sure the following documents are readily available:
    • Application fee receipt (pay a non-refundable Application Fee listed under Schedule of Fees, View Schedule of Fees which is payable into the UB bank accounts listed under Financial Procedures or UB Cash Office)
    • Certified copy of the Senior Secondary School Certificate or Statement of Results (School Leavers)
    • Certified copies of Transcript(s) and or Certificate(s) for those applying for Upper Levels, Transfers and Re-Admission
    • Certified copy of National Identity Card (Omang) / Passport (Omang for citizens)

Completing your Application

  • Before you complete an application, please go over the Application Package
  • In order to apply online please follow the Step-by-Step Guide in the Application Package
  • An e-mail address is required for one to apply online
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Tracking your Application

  • Once you have applied and have received the acknowledgement letter, you may use the login details on such a letter to track the process of your application. To do that navigate to the login screen and log in using the details given on the acknowledgement letter. Navigate by clicking Main Menu, then Student Admissions, then Self Service and Student Centre.

Making Changes

  • Applicants may make changes to their study choice anytime before the closing date for applications, but that has to be done through the Undergraduate Admissions, Recruitment and Liason office.

Application Package

2023 Competitive Admission Cut Off Points

2023 Undergraduate Study Programmes With Vacant Spaces

2023 Application For Additional Undergraduate Programme Form

A Guide to Prospective Applicants 2023 – Undergraduate Admissions

Application Guidelines 2023

Step-by-step Online Application Guide

2023 Application Cut-Off Points: A Guide

2023 List of Undergraduate Study Programmes and Their Entry Requirements

2023 Point Scale System for Assessing School Qualification

Application Form for Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2022/2023

2023/2024 Financial Procedures and Schedule of Fees