Welcome Remarks

Welcome to the Botswana International University of Science and Technology website. BIUST is a new university that occupies a 7500-acre site near Palapye in the Central District of Botswana, halfway between the capital city Gaborone and the regional hub of Francistown in the north .

BIUST was established to provide an array of national, regional and international opportunities for higher education in science, engineering and technology – and applied research – in an environment that fosters problem-based learning, discovery, creativity, and community engagement.

Tuition and research is of an internationally benchmarked standard at BIUST, where students are exposed to strategic teaching methodologies, innovative programme design and intensive research.At BIUST we are committed to developing youngmen and women for careers in science, engineering and technology, and preparing them as future leaders, captains of industry, researchers and innovators to meet the needs of an ever-changing world and the challenges of the future.

I invite you to explore the exciting opportunities available at BIUST on our website – it could well prove to be the beginning of an enriching journey of discovery and excellence.

Professor Otlogetswe Totolo
Vice Chancellor