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USP Tuvalu Campus Open Day, a success - 1 Aug 2017 08:40:34 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Tuvalu Campus Open Day celebration at the Nauti Primary School in Funafuti was a success with close to 300 people in attendance.  His Excellency Sir Iakopa Taeia Italeli, the Governor General of Tuvalu and former USP Chancellor, officiated at the celebration on 28 July, 2017. In his keynote address, Sir Italeli reiterated the Government of Tuvalu’s commitment to making higher education accessible to all young people in Tuvalu through the provisions of Government policies by increasing the number of scholarships. ... More »


Huge turnout at USP’s Lautoka Campus Open Day - 1 Aug 2017 08:37:03 am
More than 3000 students from 34 schools in Fiji’s Western Division were enlightened with the wide range of courses provided by The University of the South Pacific (USP) at the Lautoka Campus’ Open Day at Churchill Park on 28 July, 2017. Chief Guest, Mr Selemo Drokamaisau, Divisional Education Officer Western stated that while the Government of the day is focusing its efforts in making Fiji a knowledgeable society, USP is playing an important role in training and skilling thousands of people in Fiji and around the Pacific. Mr Drokamaisau told thousands of students gat... More »


USP hosts Open Day 2017 - 28 Jul 2017 12:22:54 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) held its 2017 Open Day at the main Laucala Campus including at its Lautoka, Labasa, Kiribati and Solomon Islands campuses on Friday 28 July, 2017. Fiji’s Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications Honourable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum officially launched the ceremony at the main Laucala campus, urging students to choose their careers wisely. He told students they are in demand as universities are competing to get them saying USP might offer some courses or programmes that the others do ... More »


Academic counselling & Fun to feature at USP Open Day 2017 - 27 Jul 2017 12:57:54 pm
This year’s Open Day at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on Friday 28 July, promises to be a fun-filled one with lots of information and academic counselling available to prospective students and members of the public. Fiji’s Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications Honourable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum will be officiating at the formal opening of the Open Day event in Laucala. A total of 80 schools from the Central, Eastern and Western Divisions have confirmed their attendance to partici... More »


Essay Competition for Secondary School Students - 26 Jul 2017 04:57:45 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) is calling on Secondary School students within its member countries to participate in an essay competition as part of USP’s Open Day 2017. The essay topic is “How USP contributes to the sustainable development of the Pacific region with examples and how you see USP shaping the future of youths in the region”. The competition is divided in two categories; the first one is for Year 10 and Year 11 students, who are required to submit an essay between 1000-1500 words and the second one is for Year 12 and 13 student... More »


USP VC Speaks at Commonwealth Broadband Pacific Forum - 26 Jul 2017 04:53:09 pm
Over the last decade the region has experienced considerable liberalisation and entry of new service providers in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. This was the sentiment relayed by Professor Rajesh Chandra, Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific (USP), as part of his goodwill message during the Commonwealth Broadband Pacific Forum 2017 on 25 July 2017 in Samoa. Professor Chandra highlighted that greater availability of broadband and liberalisation of the telecom market has resulted in falling prices and considerable mobile ... More »


USP Cook Islands Campus Hosts China Seminar - 24 Jul 2017 04:41:00 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Cook Islands Campus hosted a seminar, titled, “The Cook Islands and the People’s Republic of China: A Future of Enhanced Connectivity - Celebrating 20 years of Friendship and Co-operation” on 17 July, 2017.   It was co-hosted with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration and attended by China’s Special Envoy to the Pacific Islands, His Excellency Mr Du Qiwen; China’s Ambassador to New Zealand, His Excellency, Mr Wang Lutong and Honourable Albert Nicholas, Cook Islands Minister f... More »


USP showcases programmes at Fiji Government Roadshow - 21 Jul 2017 12:54:13 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) was part of a two-day Government roadshow held at Natadra District School grounds in Saqani, Cakaudrove Province on Fiji’s second largest island of Vanua Levu from 22-23 June, 2017. Dr Samuela Bogitini, USP Campus Director, two staff from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment and Savusavu Centre Supervisor joined government officials and the Prime Minister Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama at the roadshow to showcase USP’s programmes and courses. The Prime Minister opened the show with about three hundred (300... More »


Tuvalu Campus holds Success @ USP with a difference - 21 Jul 2017 12:51:26 pm
About 30 new students of The University of the South Pacific attended the Success @ USP programme at its Tuvalu Campus from 19-20th July. Dr Rosiana Lagi, Tuvalu Campus Director said it was a Success @ USP programme with a difference because for the first time parents and representatives from Tuvalu’s Ministry of Education, USP’s education partner, were also present at the official opening. Dr Lagi noted that officials from the Ministry of Education were invited not only because they are one of the major funding partners, but students needed to know about the scholar... More »


USP opens $9.3m halls for student accommodation - 17 Jul 2017 05:19:21 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) FJ$9.3million 11th Halls of Residence at its Laucala Campus was opened by Honourable Jone Usamate, Fiji’s Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations on 17 July, 2017. The 11th Hall was financed through a loan of F$7.5 million from the Fiji National Provident Fund and $1.8 million from Australian Pacific Technical College.  The eight (8) buildings have three (3) floors each, each floor consisting of an eight (8)-bedroom multi-share with its own hot water showers, bathrooms, toilets, washing machines, kitchen and cooking fa... More »


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