University of Botswana Application for Re-Admission and Transfer – January 2024

By | November 21, 2023

Application for Re-admission and Transfer – January 2024

Former undergraduate students, who have been away from the University for a period of less than 10 semesters (five academic years), are invited to apply in order to enroll in January 2024. This 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.

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

Students in other academic institutions who wish to transfer to UB, are also informed that they may apply to enrol in January 2024, provided they have completed and passed at least one year of their undergraduate study programme.

Prospective applicants are to make their applications online through the ‘’STUDY” link on the University of Botswana website: and may use any internet facility available to them.  

Step-By-Step Guide on online application is available online and also as a hardcopy which can be obtained from the UB Undergraduate Admissions Office at Main Campus in Gaborone.

In processing applications for the January 2024 intake, UB would like prospective applicants to take note of the following:

The application processes for January 2024 entry for both local and international will be closed on the 13th of December 2023.

Applications will be processed to determine eligibility, the outcome of which will be communicated to the applicants accordingly.

Prospective applicants should ensure that they provide their correct email address and mobile number as the outcome of their applications will be communicated through such means.

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For any enquiries on the January 2024 intake, re-admissions and transfers, kindly contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at (+267) 3552912/4625/2047/2183; or email:

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 GUIDE, on how to complete an application online is provided through the STUDY link.

Application Materials

The application materials are available as an 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.

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.

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Closing date

The application processes for January 2024 entry for both local and international applicants will be closed on the 13th of December 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


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 in 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.