General Information - Current Students

Request for Name Change

Graduands are required to check their full name on SOLS.  The name appearing on the SOLS account will also be printed on their Award Certificate and Academic transcript.   Please note the completion letter only states the graduands first name and surname.

A request for name change MUST be submitted in writing or by completing the relevant section in the Request for Change of Personal details form and address this to :

     Graduation - Request for Name change
     C\- Tirisa Fonmanu
     Student Administrative Services (SAS)
     The University of the South Pacific
     Laucala Campus
     Suva, Fiji




This should be accompanied by the relevant documentation confirming the change.

Deadline is four weeks before the ceremony.  Please contact your campus for an exact date.

Request for a change in postal address

Please ensure that your Vacation address and contact details on SOLS is updated to your current postal address and current telephone contact.  You can complete the relevant section in the Request for Change in Personal details form for this update.  This is necessary to facilitate the correct posting of your completion letter, and posting of your Award Certificate & Academic transcript.  i.e.  if you are unable to attend the graduation ceremony or personally collect your academic documents.  All changes must be provided to Tirisa Fonmanu on email : fonmanu_t(at) by Friday, 25th August 2017.


If you have a HOLD on your student account

If your student account has a HOLD due to outstanding debts, unreturned library books, or unreturned USP property, discipline issues, etc, your application will be deemed unsuccessful.

Important notice for 22nd September 2017 applicants:

Please note that the last day to assess applications for the 22nd September 2017 Graduation ceremony is Friday, 25th August 2017.  Therefore students should ensure that all their pending issues are sorted by this date. Your application will be deemed unsuccessful if the following issues are not sorted by Friday, 25th August 2017:

  1. Your courses are not properly registered and your tuition fees have not been cleared,
  2. You have a student HOLD,
  3. Written approvals for any waiver/substitution of courses from your Head of School (endorsed by the Associate Dean's office) has not been submitted to Student Administrative Services (SAS) for processing,
  4. Your pending/outstanding grades and practicum have not been submitted to Student Administrative Services (SAS) for updating,
  5. The completed paperwork for your thesis (Master, PhD) has not been submitted to Student Administrative Services (SAS) for processing.

Lastly, please note that all correspondence on your application will be sent to your student email account.

For further enquiries, please email the SAS Assessment Team on completions(at)

Non-Fiji Graduands

All non-Fiji based graduands who are travelling to Fiji to hire/purchase an academic dress and attend the ceremony are required to contact Mr Carlos Perera Email:  perera_c(at)

You are required to email the following details to Mr Carlos so that arrangements on your payment & refund of academic dress can be finalised before you leave the country:

  1. Send a clear coloured scanned copy of your Biometric information of your passport that states your Full Name, Nationality, passport number.
  2. Send a copy of your e-ticket confirming date of arrive and departure.

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