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USP begins semester two enrolment - 31 May 2016 10:54:05 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) has started enrolling students for semester two as classes begin on 11 July 2016. In semester one of this year, a total of 25,025 students were registered across all campuses at USP’s 12 member countries. USP Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Rajesh Chandra said the increasing enrolment numbers is not only pleasing but encouraging as it demonstrates the quality of education that the University offers in Fiji and the region as well. “The quality and relevance of our programmes is w... More »


USP opens Workforce Development Training Unit - 30 May 2016 03:49:45 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) opened its Workforce Development Training Unit in Walu Bay, Suva on 27 May 2016. While officiating at the opening ceremony, Permanent Secretary for Fiji’s Civil Service Bernadette Welsh commended the establishment of the Unit. “This initiative by the premier University of our region in setting up a Unit that is dedicated to meeting the upskilling needs of the broad workforce is testament to its responsiveness to its member countries,” Ms Welsh stated. ... More »


CEO of THE-ICE visits USP - 27 May 2016 02:50:20 pm
The Chief Executive Officer of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), Ms Pauline Tang visited The University of the South Pacific (USP) on 26 May 2016. THE-ICE is a not-for-profit organisation with a global membership network of over 33 leading tourism hospitality and education institutions from 14 countries which specialises in the accreditation of higher education programmes in tourism, hospitality and events at a range of top quality institutions around the world. Accompanying Ms Tang was the Project Manager of THE-ICE, Ms Jane ... More »


USP launches book on New Pacific Diplomacy - 27 May 2016 01:14:56 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP), School of Government, Development and International Affairs (SGDIA) launched a book, titled, The New Pacific Diplomacy, edited by Professor Greg Fry and Associate Professor Sandra Tarte. The book is the product of the Diplomacy and International Affairs programme at the University, which has been running for the past five years and is a culmination of the research undertaken by the School’s postgraduate students, on different aspects of Pacific diplomacy as well as speeches and presentations organised by the School. ... More »


Greenlight for USP’s RMI Campus Construction - 27 May 2016 11:42:13 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the Government of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) signed a Deed of Assignment on 26 May 2016. The signing of the Deed of Assignment enables USP to initiate all renovation works on the piece of land at Long Island, which the RMI Government has allocated for the University to develop its campus. Speaking during the signing at the RMI Embassy, USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra expressed his gratitude to His Excellency Ruben Zackhras, Ambassador, Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary. ... More »


University Students meet Kiribati Minister for Education - 27 May 2016 11:38:35 am
I-Kiribati students studying at tertiary institutions in Fiji hosted a dinner to welcome the new Kiribati Minister for Education, Honourable Alexander Teabo on 21 May 2016. The event also served as semester one farewell for i-Kiribati students studying at The University of the South Pacific (USP), as they near their final examination. Speaking at the event organised at the Kiribati High Commission in Suva, Honourable Teabo said that the new Kiribati Government considers it important to visit i-Kiribati students who are studying overseas. T... More »


Courtesy visit by University of New South Wales - 26 May 2016 05:29:08 pm
A delegation from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) paid a courtesy visit to The University of the South Pacific (USP) on 24 May 2016 to discuss possible areas of collaboration. The six-member delegation was led by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, International of UNSW, Ms Fione Docherty. According to Ms Docherty, one of the major aims of visiting USP was to strengthen ties with the Pacific’s regional University. “This came as a challenge by our Vice-Chancellor, to deepen links with Australia’s nearest neighbours in the Pa... More »


USP lecturer contributes to international journal - 25 May 2016 09:30:34 am
A lecturer at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment reached new heights when she contributed her research to one of the leading international journals at the global level.   Dr Eleanor John was one of the authors in the article ‘Changing atmospheric CO2 concentration was the primary driver of early Cenozoic climate’in the‘Nature Journal’ which was recently published.   ... More »


PICPA moves towards better monitoring, evaluation - 24 May 2016 04:23:42 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Islands Centre for Public Administration (PICPA) wants to better gauge the impact and results of its project activities and intervention. In doing so, PICPA has embarked on the preparation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework and template through the engagement of technical expertise. Consultants engaged for this project will trial test the prepared framework and template using data from PICPA projects implemented in Samoa and Vanuatu. Director PICPA, Mr Parme... More »


Economic & Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016 - 24 May 2016 04:15:29 pm
As nations begin implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Asia-Pacific region has been asked to promote broad-based productivity strategies with targeted fiscal spending, enhanced skills, better infrastructure, and improved agricultural productivity, says the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Launching UNESCAP’s flagship publication “Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016”, in partnership with  The University of the South Pacific in Suva today, USP’s Acting Head, School of Management and Public Administrat... More »


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