Botswana reports to have a very stable economy and enjoys democratic leadership. Botswana’s stability makes the prospect of study in Botswana worthwhile. There are some great programes such as those offered through the country’s main tertiary institution, University of Botswana which are aimed at supporting education through exposure. These often brief study abroad programs are useful in understanding issues such health care systems, national issues and campaigns.
The University of Botswana has taken major strides to embrace the internationalization of education and has built partnerships with many reputable institutions in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia. Due to these policies the institution’s international student enrolment currently stands at 5.7%. Many of these students attend periodic short term programs in public health, conservation and other disciplines. The fast growing study abroad program incorporates approximately 80 foreign students per semester and about 180 annually.
Access programs like this is usually offered through an agency are open to qualified students from different parts of the world.
Aside from the University of Botswana, the country is home to some of the most beautiful parks in this part of Africa. The presence of the parks attracts a good number of conservation agencies that can offer conservation students hands on learning experience through internships and study programs. Among these parks is the Chove national Park which is home to the largest living elephantsin the world. The country is also host to the world record breaking inland delta (Okavanga) and the expansive salt pans of Makgadikadi.
Students coming to study in Botswana are likely to find the experience both educational and memorable.