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CROP ICT WG convenes first meeting for 2018 - 11 Apr 2018 02:00:37 pm
The Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) ICT Working Group (WG) met at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus in Suva on 28 March 2018. Joining the meeting for the first time were Her Excellency Kim Aroi, High Commissioner of Nauru representing Nauru (Forum Troika) and Small Island States (SIS); Mr Tuaimalo Asamu Ah Sam, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Communication and IT representing Samoa (Forum Troika); Mr Adam McWilliams, Chief Technology Officer as the Pacific Community’s new representative; Ms Alisi Tuqa, Acting CEO Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisat... More »

USP Fiji Campuses Advisory - 10 Apr 2018 07:22:10 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) wishes to advise that its Laucala Campus will be fully operational tomorrow (11 April) for classes and normal business operations. All staff and students are therefore requested to return to work and class at the Laucala Campus.  The Lautoka, Labasa and Nadi staff are requested to report to work tomorrow (11 April) to prepare these Campuses for classes for students on Thursday (12 April). Classes at these Campuses will resume on 12 April.  ... More »

Vice-Chancellors discuss USP and University of Canberra partnership - 4 Apr 2018 01:50:33 pm
The current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the University of Canberra (UC) strategically lays the foundation for existing and future engagements between the two Universities. Professor Deep Saini, Vice-Chancellor and President of UC and his senior officials hosted a meeting over lunch for the USP delegation led by Professor Rajesh Chandra, Vice-Chancellor and President on 20 March 2018 in Canberra. The meeting allowed both parties to deliberate and discuss strategy on more forward-looking and targeted collaborations. Profe... More »

SOEd organises successful postgraduate symposium - 4 Apr 2018 01:48:04 pm
A successful postgraduate symposium organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Education (SOEd) at the Lautoka Campus saw six (6) Masters and PhD students presenting their research interests on 24 March 2018. Dr Pramila Devi, Lautoka Campus Director commended the SOEd for organising the event saying that students will particularly benefit from it. She acknowledged Professor Govinda Lingam, Head of the SOEd, for his support not only for the symposium, but also for creating postgraduate cohorts in the Western Division. ... More »

USP’s SOEd Launches Rakiraki Cohort of Postgraduate Students - 3 Apr 2018 01:28:47 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Education (SOEd) launched its cohort of postgraduate students at Rakiraki on 17 March 2018 at the Penang High School hall. At the occasion, Dr Pramila Devi, Lautoka Campus Director welcomed the audience and commended the SOEd for decentralising postgraduate cohorts to smaller centres. Dr Devi congratulated the 38 postgraduate diploma in education cohort at Rakiraki and invited them to take part in USP’s 50th Anniversary celebrations in Lautoka in July. She also invited postg... More »

Proud Moment for Pacific TAFE Students - 29 Mar 2018 01:55:46 pm
A total of three hundred and forty one (341) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) students graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP’s) first Laucala graduation ceremony on 22 March 2018 at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva. USP’s 24th Chancellor, His Excellency Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote conferred the diplomas and certificates to all Pacific TAFE graduates. A total of 1774 students received certificates, diplomas and degrees in this round of graduation at Laucala, 5 per cent more than last year ... More »

USP holds High Level Consultation with Australia - 27 Mar 2018 08:48:58 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), as long–standing strategic partners, discussed and agreed on a way forward for laying the foundation for the new USP-Australia Partnership for the period 2019-2024, at a successful bilateral High Level Consultation (HLC) held in Canberra on 19 March 2018. The objective of the HLC was for USP and DFAT to discuss implementation of the current USP-Australia Partnership and agree on a process to plan for strategic engagements under the new Partnership Agreement aligning with the timeframe for the Univ... More »

USP Unveils Commemorative Monument for 50th Anniversary - 25 Mar 2018 03:03:51 pm
Rear Admiral (Ret), Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Fijian Prime Minister and Minister for i-Taukei Affairs, Sugar Industry and Foreign Affairs and Honourable Ron Mark, New Zealand’s Minister for Defence unveiled the Commemorative Monument to the 5 Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) on 23 March 2018, in celebration of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50th Anniversary. Around one hundred and fifty (150) veterans of the 5 Squadron together with current members of the RNZAF also travelled to Fiji for the unveiling. Hon. Mark ... More »

Hard work pays off for students - 24 Mar 2018 04:18:21 pm
Hard work and sacrifice finally paid off for The University of the South Pacific (USP) students who graduated from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the National Gymnasium on 23 March 2018. On 22 March, two graduation ceremonies were held for the the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE), Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) and the Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE). An elated Dr David Mapuru of the Solomon Islands, the only PhD candidate, was too emotional to share how his journey had come into fruition. ... More »

788 FBE students graduate from USP - 23 Mar 2018 12:40:37 pm
A total of seven hundred and eighty eight (788) students from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) were awarded certificates, diplomas and degrees at the National Gymnasium on23 March 2018. This was the third ceremony for the first graduation of 2018 for the Laucala Campus. The first two graduations – for the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment and the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) in the morning and Pacific Technical and Further Education in in the afternoon, were held in two separate ceremonies on 22 March 2018. ... More »

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