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USP partners with Australian National University - 25 Aug 2015 05:13:10 pm
A  Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) designed to foster a friendly relationship through mutual cooperation in the areas of teaching and research was signed between The University of the South Pacific and Australian National University (ANU). The MOU will serve as a general framework for cooperation between the two institutions and is intended to facilitate discussions for more specific programmes of collaboration, such as faculty, student and staff exchange, teaching, research or university administration programmes, visits and joint research and collaboration, including the ANU Education Fellowship Scheme. ... More »

Successful Open Day at Alafua Campus - 25 Aug 2015 10:27:27 am
The University of the South Pacific’s Alafua Campus in Samoa hosted around 1300 senior high school students, principals and teachers from over 20 schools as well as other special guests and the public at large at its annual Open Day on 7 August 2015. Notable was the presence of the chief guest, Minister of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), members of the Diplomatic Corps, senior Government officials and representatives of International and regional organisations (FAO, ILO, UNDP), Representatives of NGOs like Samoa Farmers, Flower Growers... More »

Successful Open Day at Emalus Campus - 24 Aug 2015 09:14:58 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) had a successful Open Day at its Emalus Campus in Port Vila, Vanuatu. There was a good turnout of students, parents and guardians at the Emalus Campus on 14 August 2015. The activities began with a march through the centre of Port Vila to the Emalus Campus. For the first time, the Open Day activities were broadcasted via the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation on their FM and AM stations. In his welcome address, Emalus Campus Director, Mr Ruben Bakeo Markward said the Open Day had been ... More »

Journalism student covers regional meteorological meet - 21 Aug 2015 02:54:35 pm
A final-year journalism student of The University of the South Pacific (USP) has returned after covering the third Pacific Meteorological Council meeting in Nuku’alofa, Tonga from 20-24 July 2015. Emmanuel Duane Mar’s trip was part of training for journalists and journalism students facilitated by the Secretariat of the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to boost environmental reporting in the region. Journalists from the Solomon Islands, PNG, Samoa, Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu were given the opportunity to learn about climate ... More »

Foreign Affairs Minister launches Science and Culture Week for Climate Change Adaptation in the South Pacific - 19 Aug 2015 04:50:13 pm
Environmental challenges must concern us all, because it affects us all — if this is our shared premise, then no one is immune from an obligation to act on climate change and all must therefore take fair and appropriate action. This comment was shared by Fiji’s Foreign Affairs Minister Honourable Ratu Inoke Kubuabola during the launching of the Climate Change Adaptation in the South Pacific - Science and Culture Week at The University of the South Pacific (USP) in Suva on 17 August, 2015. The week-long event, which is held at the Japan-Pacific ICT Centre, has been or... More »

USP partners with Liaocheng University - 19 Aug 2015 02:09:49 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) and Liaocheng University from China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) designed to foster a friendly relationship through mutual cooperation in the areas of teaching and research between the two universities. Under the partnership, USP and Liaocheng University have agreed towards faculty and student exchange programmes intended for joint study and research activities, participation in seminars and academic meetings, exchange of academic materials and other information, special short-term academic programmes and other educational or cultural programmes.   ... More »

Moana - The Rising of the Sea Europe tour, a success - 18 Aug 2015 12:45:44 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Moana – The Rising of the Sea Europe Tour 2015 from 24 May-26 June ended successfully on a high note. Moana – The Rising of the Sea is an intense and colourful declaration of love to the nature and cultures of the Pacific, carrying the strong message of Climate Change and its negative impact on the Pacific Islands moulded into an emotional moving and intense Pacific dance, musical drama. The performan... More »

Islamic Society organises University Eid celebration - 18 Aug 2015 10:49:56 am
The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Honourable Rosy Sofia Akbar was the Chief Guest during the Eid celebration organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Islamic Society on 8 August 2015. Speaking at the event held at the Japan-Pacific ICT Centre in Suva, the Minister said that sharing common bonds espoused in tradition and culture is critical to the harmonious and peaceful co-existence as one people in Fiji. “Young people as carriers and future custodians of our culture will have to instill and nurture the values of respect, responsib... More »

USP, AVIS sign MOU for alumni benefit - 17 Aug 2015 02:28:04 pm
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed today between The University of the South Pacific (USP) and a leading car rental company, AVIS Fiji. Under the partnership, AVIS Fiji will provide preferential rates on rental vehicles to USP alumni as part of the alumni benefits programme to members of USP’s Alumni Network (USPAN). This benefit will also be available at AVIS offices in the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu. USP Alumni travelling to or living in these countries can also take advantage of this partnership. Th... More »

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management promotes Pacific cuisine - 14 Aug 2015 02:30:48 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) assisted the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to deliver the third Pacific Culinary Training workshop in Nadi, along with the first Globalising Pacific Agri-Food through Tourism workshop as part of the Community Agri-tourism Week. Senior Lecturer, Dr Dawn Gibson, and Coordinator of the Hotel Management Programme, Mr Greg Cornwall were significantly involved in the organisation of the event which had a long-term objective to promote the use and consumption of ... More »

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