Frequently Asked Questions - Development, Marketing & Communications and Alumni Office
What do i need to do, if I want my dependents to join me?
You will need to send an email to the RST office requesting the Sending Posts permission bring in your dependents
When are the stipend allowance payment dates?
Your stipend is paid out every two weeks. The normal day for receiving the stipend in your accounts is Thursday although we try to get it to you earlier in the week.
What do i need to do if I want to travel home during the mid-semester break?
Any time you need to travel outside of your country of award, you will need to seek permission from your Sending Post. That may be done by sending an email to the RST office to request for permission from your Sending Post. You will also need to provide reasons for your proposed travel.
If you are traveling to outer islands or to other provinces within your country of award, please send us details of your travels and a valid contact number in case we need to get in touch with you.
Is the RST office open during the semester breaks?
The RST Office operates as a normal USP Department and does not close during the breaks unless notified. You are welcome to drop in if you have any queries.
I'm struggling with my studies, how can I get extra academic assistance?
All students are encouraged to utilize the services provided on campus during your tenure at USP. This includes; approaching your lecturers and tutors for assistance and utilizing the mentoring services provided by Student Learning Support.