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USP student Siwan Narayan (2nd from right) is one of the first five successful recipients of Fiji's YES, awarded by the Honourable Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.



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USP Kiribati SLS Specialist Receives Training - 14 Jun 2016 09:30:32 am
Newly-appointed Student Learning Support specialist of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Kiribati Campus Ms Beneteta Raobati received intensive training in Student Learning Support (SLS) services from 31 May to 4 June 2016. SLS specialist Ana Bulavakarua from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) in Laucala was at USP Kiribati Campus to conduct the training and facilitate academic skills workshops for students. The creation of the SLS specialist position is aligned to Priority Area 2 – Student Support of USP’s Strategic Plan... More »


USP marks International Archives Day 2016 - 10 Jun 2016 11:33:02 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Records Management office is celebrating International Archives Day 2016 and embracing this year’s theme of Archives, Harmony and Friendship through collaborative work with the National Archives of Fiji and USP colleagues. International Archives Day was established to commemorate the establishment on June 9, 1948 of the International Council on Archives, based in Paris - an NGO aimed at promoting access to the global archives. On this day archives around the world remind us of their mission and the importance of the collect... More »


USP Engineering programmes accredited - 8 Jun 2016 03:10:40 pm
Two Engineering programmes of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) have received accreditation from the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). The programmes are Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical and Electronics and Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical. USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra thanked the Faculty and School of Engineering... More »


Symposium ends on high note - 7 Jun 2016 09:15:59 am
The 7th Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED) ended on a high note on 6 June 2016 at Nadi’s Sofitel Resort and Spa. The Symposium was organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Engineering and Physics (SEP) and sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Industry Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Power Electronics Society. The topics of discussion during the Symposium focused on Sensorless Control of Direct Current (DC) and Induction Machines, Sensorless Control of Synchorous M... More »


New motor designs to help save energy - 7 Jun 2016 09:07:29 am
The design of motors can help save a lot of energy, said Professor Robert Lorenz of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America, during the 7th Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives on 6 June 2016. Professor Lorenz, who was the keynote speaker on day two of the Symposium, presented on “Self-Sensing Success by Design.” The Symposium was organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) ... More »


Education Minister officiates at Symposium - 6 Jun 2016 09:20:03 am
The 7th Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED) was officially opened by Fiji’s Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Honourable Dr Mahendra Reddy at Sofitel Resort and Spa in Nadi, on 5 June 2016. The Symposium, which is organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Engineering and Physics provides a forum for international experts to present and discu... More »


Symposium to draw international researchers - 3 Jun 2016 02:02:23 pm
For the first time, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) will be hosting the 7th Symposium on Sensorless Control for Electrical Drives (SLED) in Fiji from 5 to 6 June 2016. The Symposium, which is organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Engineering and Physics and held at the Sofitel Resort and Spa in Nadi, will be officially opened by Fiji’s Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Honourable Dr Mahendra Reddy on June 5 2016. SLED provides a forum for international experts to present and discuss the lat... More »


Confucius Institute, ‘a bridge of friendship’ - 3 Jun 2016 09:39:16 am
The establishment of the Confucius Institute (CI) at The University of the South Pacific (USP) is a bridge of understanding and friendship linking China and South Pacific island countries. These were the words of the Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, His Excellency Zhang Ping while speaking on the Chinese Foreign Policy and China-Fiji Relationship at the Australia-Pacific lecture theatre at USP’s Laucala campus on 31st May 2016, on the invitation of the CI. His Excellency Zhang Ping said USP is the most prestigious University in the South Pacific region. ... More »


USP signs MOU with Tokyo City University - 3 Jun 2016 09:35:56 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) and Tokyo City University (TCU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 2 June 2016, to establish programmes of exchange and collaboration to benefit both universities for a term of five years. Under this MOU, both universities agreed to exchange faculty and research staff, establish programmes that will enable students and staff to pursue either short-term or extended programmes of study in each of the universities, and provide awareness on the academic programmes, research institutes, and educational resources of both universities. ... More »


E-learning workshop for Education officials - 2 Jun 2016 12:04:36 pm
An intensive week-long workshop on e-learning pedagogies and materials development using Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and Open Educational Resources (OERs) was conducted at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Teachers Educational Resource and E-learning Centre (TEREC) in Laucala from 23-27 May 2016. Facilitated by the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) Mr John Lesperance and USP’s Dr Shikha Raturi, the workshop saw seven participants from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), one from USP and one from Tuvalu’s Education ministry. Actin... More »


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