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Student Support Services

The Student Support and Welfare Department exists to provide an array of services in order to facilitate good quality of life and student experience at BAC. It is BAC`s firm belief to
facilitate and nurture the development of a wellrounded student. The department exists to:

  • Provide psychosocial support, academic, career and personal counseling in a confidential setting. Work
  • Closely with the Academic Team and SRC, Peer Educators on matters relating to student life
  • Formulate and implement policy regarding student welfare and support.
  • Provide pastoral services to BAC students.
  • Develops strategies for students development and enrichment.

COUNSELLING

One on one counseling and group therapy is offered in a confidential setting. Appointments can be made at the office during office hours from 8am – 5pm, and after hours in cases of emergency. Both academic, career and personal counseling is offered.

CLINIC

The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8am – 5pm. The nurse is available on campus over weekends to attend to any emergencies. There is a doctor who comes twice a week in the afternoons on Monday and Wednesday. Referrals are made to the main hospital which is within a radius of 2km from the hospital for both Gaborone and Francistown. The clinic is located near the Residence Halls.

SECURITY

Security is provided by a private company which patrols 24 hours. However all visitors are advised to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their property.

ACCOMODATION

Halls of residence are located in the main campus situated within the prestigious Gaborone Financial Services Centre. The Centre is home to a wide spectrum of industry household names and branded financial services companies. There are 112 beds in total. Due to the limited number of rooms, allocation to rooms is done on a first come first serve basis. In Francistown there is accommodation available at the BAC Student Village and within the campus. A total of 233 beds are available in Francistown.

CLUBS & SOCIETY

At BAC we believe in grooming all rounded individuals. We are ideally locat-ed in the centre of the Fairgrounds Financial Centre and surrounded by leading industry organisations. Being a student at BAC allows you access to events activities and servces that are offered at both campuses. Students can choose extra curriculur activities from numerous clubs and societies.

  • Debate
  • Netball
  • Basket ball
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Christian Fellowship
  • Chess
  • Athletics
  • Rugby
  • Business Hive
  • Football
  • Women in Computing

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL

SRC provides a formal means of information flow from the student body to management through Student Support & Welfare department. The student SRC is elected every year. We thrive to mark our territory as tomorrows leading institution by having our prime aim as, ‘Safeguarding student interest through advocacy for students and ensuring with the
assistance of Management and good governance structures. We students have a world class conducive student learning environment.