Participants at the two-day IPCC workshop and dialogue at USP, Laucala campus.
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USP Hosts Learning & Teaching Forum 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 10:48:01 am
The University Forum on Learning & Teaching, with the theme “The Best Possible Outcome for All Learners, was held at Japan- Pacific ICT Multi- Purpose Theatre, Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific on 29th August.
USP hosts this annual forum on learning and teaching, showcasing innovation in learning and teaching, and provides keynote addresses from internationally renowned figures in higher education.
The 2019 Faculty Teaching Excellence Winners we... More »
Joint Musical Concert showcases friendship - 28 Aug 2019 02:32:15 pm
The Training Squadron and the Embassy of Japan held Joint Musical Concert in collaboration with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces on 26th August 2019 at the Japan-Pacific ICT Centre in Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific.
The idea for this Joint Musical Concert was to showcase the friendship between the two nations, Fiji and Japan.
USP has been part of it ever since the Kizuna and JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) init... More »
Pacific TAFE spread wings in Vanua Levu - 26 Aug 2019 11:32:05 am
The University of the South Pacific’s fastest growing section Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) is making its presence felt in the Northern Division.
Within a span of two years since its opening, the USP Pacific TAFE Labasa Centre is now offering all programmes provided at any other Pacific TAFE campus.
Last year, the centre experienced a 27 percent increase in its student numbers and currently has around 1,500 students enrolled for various c... More »
USP Pacific TAFE shaping the future of a visually impaired student - 23 Aug 2019 02:50:02 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s, Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) Labasa Centre has given a visually impaired woman all the reason to succeed in life through quality education.
In few months’ time, 29-year-old from Seaqaqa, Savita Shiwangi Devi will graduate with a Certificate in Office Management.
Travelling became the biggest hurdle for Ms. Devi whilst she pursued her primary and secondary education in Suva from the Fiji School for the Blind and the DAV Girls College.
She revealed that all her hope... More »
Professor Pal Ahluwalia Acknowledges Staff and Students - 23 Aug 2019 02:34:53 pm
The Vice- Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific, Professor Pal Ahluwalia acknowledged staff, students and principals for 2019 Open Day celebration on 21st August at the Oceania Centre.
He expressed his appreciation to all who made the 2019 Open Day a great success on 26th July.
“In particular, my appreciation to the Open Day Organising Committee led by Executive Director SPAC, ably assisted by his staff and those from the faculties and s... More »
USP COMMUNITY CELEBRATES KRISHNA JANAMASTAMI 2019 - 22 Aug 2019 10:44:27 am
On Friday 16thAugust, members of the University community came together in the evening to celebrate joyous transcendental event, Krishna Janamastami at the ICT Lecture Theatre.
According to the followers of Vedic tradition, the occasion commemorates advent (appearance) of the Lord Krishna. Around this time of the year, millions worldwide celebrate the descent of Lord Krishna, from His spiritual abode to this material world, with lot of grandeur and festivity.
The pleasant evening event was celebrated in an amiable multicultural manner an... More »
2019 Conference on Chinese Language Education in the South Pacific - 22 Aug 2019 10:39:24 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Confucius Institute (CI) co-hosted the Conference on Chinese Language Education at the Laucala Campus on 17thand 18thAugust 2019 with the Consortium of Advanced Subjects of New Zealand (CAS-NZ) and the Pinnacle Education Group. Special support was provided by Jinan University, Higher Education Press and Cheng & Tsui Publishing.
The keynote speakers for the conference were Prof. Hongyin Tao (UCLA), Prof. John Read (University of Auckland), Prof. Linda Tsung (University of Sydney), Prof. Lawrence... More »
USP OOH researchers at international workshop - 22 Aug 2019 09:28:19 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) researchers from the United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) One Ocean Hub Global Challenges Research Fund project joined the international team for a planning workshop on the first week of August in Cape Town, South Africa.
Sixty-six (66) researchers from eight countries met to undertake detailed planning for the next five years.
The One Ocean Hub aims to transform USP’s response to the urgent challenges facing our ocean.
Its research seeks to bridge current disconnections in l... More »
Seedstar Innovation Challenge - 22 Aug 2019 09:22:09 am
The University of the South Pacific hosted a pitching event, where the best startups from Suva pitch competed to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Suva 2019 at the Japan-Pacific ICT Multi-Purpose Theatre on 15 August.
TraSeable Solutions was crowned the winner with its pitch on delivering value for your seafood products through trust and technology giving you an edge in the marketplace. Eco Conscience (Fiji) settled for second place with a focus on online business or eco-hub. It aspires to help the environment and raise awareness for a low waste lifestyle and third place was given to Mama M... More »
51 USP students admitted as legal practitioners - 20 Aug 2019 04:26:43 pm
Fifty-one (51) 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 syste... More »