GUC first-year students get promised laptops

Students receiving laptops
Students receiving laptops

Gaborone University College of Law and Professional Studies(GUC) recently gave free Connex Swift Pro 14 inch laptops to more than 200 full time government sponsored first year students to support and motivate the new students.

To qualify for the windows 11 laptops with Microsoft Office preinstalled, not only did the students have to be fulltime and government sponsored, but also had to be citizens who would complete their courses before reaching the age of 35.

They also had to have obtained a minimum cut off of 36 points in Botswana Genberal Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) or equivalent for mainstream even after upgrading their results and 31 points for OVC, RAC and SEN. Furthermore, they needed to be first time beneficiaries of the government sponsorship.

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