At a national level, continuing and community education courses offered by USP campuses in each member country are determined by local needs and resources. Subjects taught include computer skills, languages, bookkeeping, mathematics, business studies, economics, creative writing, community development skills, literature, handicrafts, floral arts, fabric arts, woodcarving, fine arts, carving, poetry, music, video production, leadership skills, health studies, public speaking, problem-solving and general literacy skills.
The USP campuses advertise their courses in the local newspapers, radio or on notice-boards on a semester basis. The duration of courses varies from 10 to 32 hours of teaching spread over a number of weeks.
USP also offers a formal regional continuing education programme through distance and flexible learning. The learning and teaching materials used by staff based at Laucala Campus in Fiji and offered through all USP campuses.
Admission and programme requirements for formal continuing and community education programmes: