Botswana International University of Science & Technology - BIUST


a.    STEM Festival Information

The festival highlights and buttresses the relevance and  criticality of  science, technology, engineering and  mathematics (STEM) by  celebrating STEM and  STEM innovations and  inventions, hence the  theme;” STEM DEVELOPMENT: A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR BOTSWANA.” The intention is to demonstrate socio-economic advancement or potential espoused in the STEM which is currently employed.

 i.    Exhibitions/Displays

These comprises   exhibit  of  technological  ideas in the form of  products,  or  how technology  is  used in different   sectors of the economy  and  everyday  life.   Working models, charts etc form the exhibition/ displays category.

ii.    Seminars/Talkshows/Symposia

During the STEM issues of scientific interest are discussed.  Presentations are made on issues that are relevant to STEM and STEM development for economic development and related issues. 

iii.    Demonstrations/Shows

Science is all around us; as a result many, readily available materials may be used to demonstrate science concepts.  Also show that Science and Mathematics can be amazing and amusing. Curiosity is aroused and a desire to learn provoked. 

b.    STEM Festival Organising Committee

There are several subcommittees under the main committee and these committees have the following responsibilities: Confirm activities which will be relevant and appropriate to achieve the objectives of  hosting the festival, Identify and guide individuals/departments or groups well placed to execute specific preparatory assignments, market and promote the event to reach a wider audience, Monitor the festival implementation schedule and activities, Evaluate and fine-tune the festival concept as a standing BIUST phenomenon.

The sub-committees  are as follows:
i.    Logistics sub-committee

  • Invitations
  • Transport
  • Protocol and ushering
  • Venue and accommodation
  • Catering

ii.    Programmes` committee

iii.   Seminars/Exhibits/Shows committee

iv.  Publicity committee

v.  Industry linkages committee

c.    Secretariat 

Botswana International University of Science and Technology

Pre-University Academic Programmes

Private Bag 16, Palapye


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