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Living Arrangements

During your time in Botswana, you’ll join a community of university students and live in undergraduate residence halls at the University of Botswana (UB).

Rooms are double occupancy, and your roommate may be another ACM student, an international student, or a Batswana (resident of Botswana) student. Bathroom facilities are shared and laundry facilities are just a short walk from your dormitory. You can eat meals on campus or at local restaurants.

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Campus Amenities

Since you will live on the university campus, classes are close by. In your free time, you can take a dip in the Olympic-sized swimming pool, exercise in UB’s new stadium and fitness center, join an extracurricular activity, or explore Gaborone.

UB is within walking distance of a modern shopping mall and a traditional African pedestrian mall with local vendors. Both malls are popular spots for students to eat meals and relax with classmates. You’ll likely spend your evenings hanging out with friends at UB or taking a combi ride to your community engagement practicum.