STHM Senior lecturer Dr. Alexander Trupp presenting at the CAUTHE conference in Dunedin.
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Working students commend USP for flexible classes - 3 Feb 2017 02:57:13 pm
Working students who have enrolled at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) have commended Pacific TAFE for providing continuing education and flexible class times.
According to Ms Aradhna Devi, who is a pre-school teacher at Arya Samaj Kindergarten said that she can teach her students, attend to her family matters and undertake her studies at the same time. This, she said, has been made possible through the provision of flexible class times by USP.
Ms Devi thanked Pacific TAFE for having an orientation session d... More »
Pacific TAFE’s first evening Orientation for Working Students - 3 Feb 2017 02:54:14 pm
An inaugural orientation session was held in the evening for working students of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE).
The orientation was held on 3 February 2017, at USP’s Japan-Pacific ICT Multipurpose Theatre in Laucala Campus.
Mr Hasmukh Lal, Director of Pacific TAFE said that in previous years, working students were always deprived of the orientation opportunity.
This year, Mr Lal said, his team was determined to include working students in the orientation progr... More »
Pioneering students attend new Pacific TAFE orientation - 2 Feb 2017 04:22:42 pm
Pioneering students of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) new Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) attended their orientation session at the Japan-Pacific ICT Multipurpose Theatre on 2 February 2017.
Pacific TAFE which is a merger of the College of Foundation Studies and previous Pacific TAFE include Preliminary, Foundation and Skills Programmes.
Professor Richard Coll, Acting USP Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning, Teaching and Student Services said that Pacific TAFE has a history in continuing education and added that as part o... More »
Students tell why USP is their University of choice - 2 Feb 2017 08:30:48 am
Students who turned up at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) orientation on 1 February, 2017 gave their testimonials on how they chose the University as their tertiary education provider.
Akuila Vunidravo, a staff of iTaukei Land Trust Board (TLTB) enrolled as a part-time student after having graduated from the Fiji National University with a Diploma in Land Use Planning.
Mr Vunidravo said he decided to do his degree at USP after hearing so much about the quality of the University’s programmes.
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Hundreds turn up for FBE Orientation - 1 Feb 2017 02:55:21 pm
Hundreds of new students turned up for the orientation organised by the largest faculty of The University of the South Pacific, (USP) the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE).
In welcoming the students, Acting Dean of FBE Professor Arvind Patel congratulated students on their admission to the University saying they would not regret their choice.
“USP is the premier institution and our Faculty is the leading faculty in Business and Economics. We assure you we will give you the best of what there is in terms of education in business and economics,” Professor Patel r... More »
Students excited to join USP - 1 Feb 2017 12:10:45 pm
As the 2017 academic year begins for The University of the South Pacific (USP), new students excitedly tried to find their way around the main Laucala Campus; some visiting the Campus for the first time.
Anu Devi, a former student of Mahatma Ghandi Memorial School in Suva present at the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) orientation said she was elated having been on the premises for the first time.
“I have enrolled into my programme and my majors are Accounting and Law. I cannot wait to start as I have always dreamt of this,” she said excitedly.
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FALE students welcomed - 31 Jan 2017 04:33:14 pm
New students gathered in numbers at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) orientation at the Australia-Pacific Lecture Theatre at the Laucala Campus in Suva on 31 January 2017.
An introductory video was shown explaining what the Faculty offers in its various Schools including its programmes and courses. The video also showcased other sections of FALE such as the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCACPS), Confucius Institute and Institute of Education.
In welcoming the students, Dean of FALE Dr Akanisi Kedr... More »
USP commended for being disability-inclusive - 31 Jan 2017 08:27:47 am
A physically impaired student of The University of the South Pacific (USP) has commended the University for having a disability-inclusive environment.
Leslie Tikotikoca, a Disability Resource Centre (DRC) student representative who had his right leg amputated following an accident relayed how going to school was tough especially when people stared at him.
Nevertheless he told the students he used that opportunity to persevere so that he could pursue his goals and dreams.
He shared his story during the launch of the 2017 Orientation week at... More »
USP’s FSTE hosts first day of orientation - 31 Jan 2017 08:26:51 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) successfully held the first day of the University’s 2017 Orientation Week on 30 January 2017.
More than five hundred (500) first year students attended the Orientation at the Australia Pacific Lecture Theatres at USP’s Laucala Campus.
In welcoming the new students to USP, Associate Professor and Dean of FSTE Dr Anjeela Jokhan said that as the students travel through their academic journey, the Faculty, through its different schools, will be creating a lot of opport... More »
Dr Reddy launches 2017 USP Orientation Week - 30 Jan 2017 02:44:34 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) launched its Orientation week at the Laucala Campus on 30 January 2017 with Fiji’s Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts and National Archives of Fiji, Honourable Dr Mahendra Reddy being chief guest.
Professor Richard Coll, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning, Teaching and Student Services welcomed and congratulated the students for choosing USP as the University of their choice for higher education.
Orientation week Professor Coll said, marks the beginning of another academic year and it is the perfect o... More »