Palapye Regional Campus

Mr. Keolebogile Dilaolo
Mr. Keolebogile DilaoloActing Director - Palapye Regional Campus


Palapye Regional Campus is located along A1 main road from Gaborone to Francistown at Palapye Village in the Central District; it is housed at Serorome Plot number 3718, behind Dessert Sands Motel. The Campus is the second largest in enrolment after Gaborone Campus, it is the administrative student and tutor support centre for the BOU student body in the Region for both Open Schooling and Tertiary Education levels. Palapye Campus offers teaching and learning services to the largest part of the Central district comprising of the following sub districts; Boteti, Paje sub, Lerala. Mahalapye, Mmadinare, Bobonong, Mmaphashalala, Sefhare and two Mining towns of Orapa and Selibe Phikwe.

The Region stretches from North of Dibete to Mopipi in the North West, Serule in the North, including Mmadinare and Selibe Phikwe as well as Bobirwa and Tswapong areas.

Palapye has nineteen (19) Open Schooling Learning Centres including five (5) prisons which are strategically located throughout the region. The Tertiary Education tutorials are held at Palapye Technical College, East and West Campus and the school of Education programmes to relocate to Serowe College of Education in Serowe.


Open Schooling programme comprising of JCE and BGCSE

Eleven (11) Tertiary Programmes

Certificate Programmes

          • Small Scale Business Management
          • Certificate in Vocational Education and Training (CVET)
          • Certificate for Community Based Work with Children and Youth (CBWCY)

Diploma Programmes

          • Diploma in Human Resources Management
          • Diploma in Business Management
          • Diploma in Integrated Early Childhood Development

Degree Programmes – School of Business and Management

          • Bachelor of Commerce Human Resources and Industrial Relation –(BCom- HR& IM)
          • Bachelor of Business and Entrepreneurship
          • Bachelor of Business Administration Leadership and Change Management (BBA-LCM

Undergraduate Programmes – School of Education 

          • Bachelor of Education – Primary
          • Bachelor of Education in Integrated Early Childhood Development

Open Schooling programme is offered at strategically located learning Centres and satellites in primary, Junior and Senior secondary schools, including 5 prisons

          • Ditsweletse JSS
          • Makome Hill Sc.
          • Makhubu JSS
          • Meepong JSS
          • Parwe JSS
          • Serowe Brigade
          • Mmaphula JSS
          • Sefhare JSS
          • Mosikare JSS
          • Kgalemang JSS
          • Bobonong JSS
          • Palapye JSS
          • Orapa L. C.
          • Shoshong SSS
          • Maunatlala JSS
          • Mopipi JSS
          • Lerala JSS
          • Radisele PS
          • Serule PS


          • Serowe Prison
          • Mahalapye Prisons
          • Selibe Phikwe Prisons
          • Letlhakane Prisons
          • Machaneng Prisons

Services offered

          • Student Administration: Application, registration, exam registration and administration, pre graduation clearance
          • Tutorial support service
          • Counselling
          • Facilitation of offer professional courses
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