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MASI President Charles Kadamana flanked by USP Journalism co-ordinator Dr Shailendra Singh (fifth from left) with Wansolwara supervising editor-in-chief Geraldine Panapasa, teaching assistant Eliki Drugunalevu and final-year journalism student Mitieli Baleiwai (right) at Laucala campus yesterday.



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Pacific TAFE’s first batch students receive AQF accredited award - 21 Dec 2017 03:15:12 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) held its inaugural function to award thirteen (13) of its students who have completed the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) accredited programme. Pacific TAFE became the first offshore Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) in 2016 and held a graduation ceremony for its first batch of students graduating with the qualification on the scope of registration which is Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515). ... More »


USP Cook Islands Confucius Classroom Wins Award - 19 Dec 2017 03:59:36 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP)’s Cook Islands Confucius Classroom (CC) is one of the five (5) Confucius Classrooms that received the Confucius Classroom of the Year Award at the 12th Global Confucius Institute Conference at Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province in China from 12-13 December 2017.  Out of the 1,113 Confucius Classrooms in the world, USP’s Confucius Classroom based in the beautiful Cook Islands received one of the awards for Confucius Classroom of the Year in the Advanced Class category.  The other four winners were Finham Park School, England; Rainbow Confucius Cl... More »


519 students graduate with Foundation Certificates from Pacific TAFE - 19 Dec 2017 12:31:55 pm
A graduation ceremony was held for The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) students at the Laucala Campus on 15 December, 2017. Five hundred and nineteen (519) students graduated with their certificates in Foundation programme out of which seventy (70) students were conferred their certificates by Professor Richard Coll, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning, Teaching and Student Services (LTSS). Of the five hundred and nineteen (519) graduates, two hundred and seventy-nine (279) are females. T... More »


USP to offer new qualifications in Tourism & Hospitality - 19 Dec 2017 12:23:08 pm
The 85th Council of The University of the South Pacific (USP) instituted two new programmes for Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) including the Diploma of Culinary Arts & Management (Level 5) and Diploma of Hospitality Management – Events, Food & Beverage and Front Office (Level 5). Both programmes are stair-casing qualifications and builds from current programmes offered by Pacific TAFE. Diploma of Culinary Arts & Management (Level 5) builds from Certificates III and IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality Management... More »


USP Alumni receives Prestigious Award at International Conference - 15 Dec 2017 10:52:01 am
An alumnus of The University of the South Pacific (USP) was recognised at the 16th Annual Conference of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR) which concluded in Nadi, Fiji on 9 December, 2017. Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia, was inducted into the A-CSEAR Hall of Fame in recognition of his leadership and sustained research contributions to social and environmental accounting. He has contributed significantly to the A-CSEAR community through teaching, mentoring, publishing and supervising as well as reviewing journal articles and editing academic journals. ... More »


USP staff participate in Emerging Scholars Colloquium - 15 Dec 2017 10:48:54 am
Five staff of The University of the South Pacific (USP) participated in an Emerging Scholar’s Colloquium (ESC) organised as part of the 16th Annual Conference of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR). The colloquium was held in Nadi, Fiji on 7 December, 2017 and jointly coordinated by Dr Peni Fukofuka of USP’s School of Accounting and Finance (SOAF) and Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia of the University of South Australia, also a USP alumni. Twelve (12) emerging academics from universities in Australia, New Zeal... More »


USP SOAF hosts successful International Conference - 15 Dec 2017 10:46:15 am
The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting and Finance (SOAF) hosted the 16th Annual Conference and Emerging Scholars Colloquium of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR) at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa in Nadi from 7-9 December, 2017. With the theme Accountability, Climate Change and Social Enterprise, USP is the first University outside of Australia and New Zealand to host this gathering of researchers in social and environmental accounting, attracting over fifty (50) delegates from more than twenty (20) universities in Australi... More »


USP’s GSB hosts Project Management Workshop - 14 Dec 2017 12:08:04 pm
A Project Management workshop was hosted by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) for project planners, controllers and project team members in the areas of IT, Finance, Legal and Human Resources from 12-13 December, 2017. Professor Raghuvar Pathak, Head of the GSB said the course, which was also meant for individuals intending to become project managers with no previous experience, was a success. “Participants received practical and insightful knowledge needed to plan, implement and control a project successfully,” Profe... More »


USP's SOEd & VITE host Research Symposium - 13 Dec 2017 03:11:38 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Education (SOED), Emalus Campus and the Vanuatu Institute of Teacher Education (VITE) successfully hosted the inaugural ‘2017 Ni-Vanuatu Educators’ Research Symposium’ on 29 November 2017. With the theme: Nurturing ad supporting our local educational researchers, the symposium was held at the Emalus Campus conference room and attracted a large number of participants, mostly Ni-Vanuatu teachers, educators, education officials, head teachers and principals from schools around Port Vila.  Among the participants were two Ni-Vanuatu female s... More »


USP Marshall Islands Campus hosts 11th Jaki-ed Exhibition and Silent Auction - 12 Dec 2017 10:00:21 am
Marshallese weavers of Jaki-ed (clothing mats) will be showing their fine art around the world next year, with a demonstration being held at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, America and a display of the mats at Australia’s Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. This was revealed during the 11th Jaki-ed (fine weaving) Exhibition and Silent Auction hosted at the Marshall Islands Resort and organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Marshall Islands Campus, Marshall Islands Visitors Authority, Marshall Islands Handicraft Association, Marshall Islands Resort an... More »


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