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 well rounded student. The department exists to:

  • Provide psychosocial support, academic, career and personal counseling in a confidential setting. Workclosely 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.


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.


The clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8am – 5pm. The nurse is available on campus over week-ends 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 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.


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 232 beds are available in Francistown.


The Department of Tertiary Education Financing (DTEF) is one of the departments under the Minis-try of Tertiary Education, Research, Science & Technology. It has a major responsibility of providing sponsorship for preservice education and training to Botswana citizens at the post-secondary level in order to produce the technical and professional human resource needed by the economy. Website:www.moe.gov/dtef.


At BAC we believe in grooming all rounded individuals. We are ideally located 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 services that are offered at both campuses. Students can choose extra curricular activities from numerous clubs and societies.

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