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An elated Ms Luisa Tuilau is pictured here with her mum Ulina (right) and Dr Akanisi Kedrayate, Dean of FALE.

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50 USP students admitted as legal practitioners - 20 Aug 2019 04:26:43 pm
Fifty (50) students of The University of the South Pacific (USP), 30 of whom are women were admitted to the Bar as legal practitioners at the High Court in Suva on 16 August 2019. Justice Kamal Kumar, Acting Chief Justice congratulated the new practitioners on their success. He advised that they will get a lot of respect and must note that the legal profession always requires them to act with integrity and dignity. He welcomed them saying the legal profession, which they are now a part of, is a noble profession. “As lawyers, you now play a vital role in our legal system an... More »

USP to host training for “FIRST Global Challenge” - 20 Aug 2019 08:57:04 am
Eight (8) students selected from four secondary schools in Suva were part of the first round of the “FIRST Global Challenge” at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 16 August 2019. The schools are Suva Grammar School, YatSen Secondary School, Jai Narayan College and MGM High School which sent two-member teams each, comprising both male and female to represent Team Fiji, mentored by USP’s Dr Utkal Mehta. FIRST Global is a non-profit organisation that promotes science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and career de... More »

NZ Minister commissions new Tuvalu Campus satellite antenna - 16 Aug 2019 09:10:01 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Tuvalu Campus’ new satellite antenna was commissioned by Honourable Aupito William Sio, New Zealand Minister for Pacific People on 13 August 2019. The new SM-T4.5R C-Band satellite antenna is one of two funded by New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT) for USP’s Tuvalu Campus as part of the NZMFAT-funded USPNet Infrastructure Upgrade project - where regional campuses will be receiving new C-Band satellite antennae to replace end of life infrastructure that was installed in 2000. Dr Giulio Paunga, US... More »

British Minister visits USP - 14 Aug 2019 11:34:13 am
The Right Honourable Heather Wheeler, British Minister of State for Asia and Pacific, said she is pleased to see first-hand some of the work done on tackling climate change and protecting the ocean and in particular the fruits of the University of the South Pacific’s collaboration with the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme. She made these remarks at the briefing on Commonwealth Mari... More »

USP Tuvalu & Funafuti Kaupule Receive Drone for Research - 12 Aug 2019 03:48:44 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Tuvalu Campus and the Funafuti Kaupule has officially received ownership of a DJI Mavic drone for research purposes. The drone was received from Ms. Darya Chernikhova representing Oceans Unmanned on 31 July 2019 following a presentation from Dr. Rosiana Lagi, Tuvalu Campus Director on ‘Kogapuipui Tuvaluan Traditional Conservation Concept – Impacts’ at the Student Conference on Conservation Science at the Centre of Biodiversity and Conservation. The conference was held at the American Museum Natural History in New York in October, 2018.  ... More »

USP MBA is among top 5 in Oceania - 8 Aug 2019 09:15:54 am
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked amongst the top five Executive MBA Programmes in the Oceania region by Paris based Ranking agency - Ed Universal. USP is number five ahead of the MBA programmes in Business Schools from three Australian universities namely University of Wollongong, Sydney’s University of Technology and the University of Western Australia; University of Otago in New Zealand and University of Hawaii. Professor Pal Ahluwalia, USP Vice-Cha... More »

Japan Foreign Minister visits USP, launches JENESYS 2019 - 5 Aug 2019 04:07:48 pm
Honourable Taro Kono, Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs addressed students and staff of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 5 August 2019. In welcoming the Hon Minister, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, USP Vice-Chancellor & President said it was indeed humbling to host him, given that the University shares a longstanding relationship with Japan. “Japan ranks amongst the top four development partners of the University and I am delighted to mention that the state of the art facility that we are seated in now along with the Japan-Pacific ... More »

USP to start teacher training programme in Solomon Islands - 5 Aug 2019 12:45:29 pm
A Teachers In-Training (TIT) programme to be delivered by The University of the South Pacific (USP) was recently launched in Gizo, Solomon Islands’ Western Province. Those in attendance included The Premier of Western Province, Hon David Gina; Minister of Education for the Western Province, Hon Brisbane Amatore; Provincial Secretary and Provincial Staff; USP School of Education staff; Senior Management Officials and staff from the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development; and from the Western Provincial Education Office and Representatives of Education Authorities in the Solomon Islands. ... More »

More than 600 students at USP Emalus Open Day - 5 Aug 2019 12:02:35 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus held a successful Open Day with approximately more than 600 students from 10 high schools attending on 2 August, 2019.  His Excellency Jonathan Schwass, New Zealand High Commissioner to Vanuatu was Chief Guest. Also present were Hon Ralph Regenvanu, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon Jean Pierre Nirua, Minister for Education and Training and His Excellency Zhou Haicheng, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China. Among the guests were Mrs Anne Rose Tjiobang, Director of Tertiary Education and members of USP’s Emalus c... More »

Solomon Islands PM lauds USP contribution - 5 Aug 2019 11:39:28 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) courses and programmes have contributed significantly to the development needs of the Solomon Islands, said Prime Minister Manasseh Sogovare. He made the comments while delivering his keynote address at the Solomon Islands, Honiara Campus Open Day on 26 July 2019. A total of 324 students attended the event from nine secondary school, ranging from Forms 5, 6 and Form 7 in the Arts & Science subjects. USP he said, has produced some of the finest leaders, public servants, and graduates wor... More »

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