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Dr. Bibhya Sharma, Acting Dean FST (seated, 4th from left) with facilitators and participants of the Pacific Agrihack Lab.

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USP Alumni receives Prestigious Award at International Conference - 15 Dec 2017 10:52:01 am
An alumnus of The University of the South Pacific (USP) was recognised at the 16th Annual Conference of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR) which concluded in Nadi, Fiji on 9 December, 2017. Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia, was inducted into the A-CSEAR Hall of Fame in recognition of his leadership and sustained research contributions to social and environmental accounting. He has contributed significantly to the A-CSEAR community through teaching, mentoring, publishing and supervising as well as reviewing journal articles and editing academic journals. ... More »

USP staff participate in Emerging Scholars Colloquium - 15 Dec 2017 10:48:54 am
Five staff of The University of the South Pacific (USP) participated in an Emerging Scholar’s Colloquium (ESC) organised as part of the 16th Annual Conference of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR). The colloquium was held in Nadi, Fiji on 7 December, 2017 and jointly coordinated by Dr Peni Fukofuka of USP’s School of Accounting and Finance (SOAF) and Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia of the University of South Australia, also a USP alumni. Twelve (12) emerging academics from universities in Australia, New Zeal... More »

USP SOAF hosts successful International Conference - 15 Dec 2017 10:46:15 am
The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting and Finance (SOAF) hosted the 16th Annual Conference and Emerging Scholars Colloquium of the Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (A-CSEAR) at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa in Nadi from 7-9 December, 2017. With the theme Accountability, Climate Change and Social Enterprise, USP is the first University outside of Australia and New Zealand to host this gathering of researchers in social and environmental accounting, attracting over fifty (50) delegates from more than twenty (20) universities in Australi... More »

USP’s GSB hosts Project Management Workshop - 14 Dec 2017 12:08:04 pm
A Project Management workshop was hosted by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) for project planners, controllers and project team members in the areas of IT, Finance, Legal and Human Resources from 12-13 December, 2017. Professor Raghuvar Pathak, Head of the GSB said the course, which was also meant for individuals intending to become project managers with no previous experience, was a success. “Participants received practical and insightful knowledge needed to plan, implement and control a project successfully,” Profe... More »

USP's SOEd & VITE host Research Symposium - 13 Dec 2017 03:11:38 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Education (SOED), Emalus Campus and the Vanuatu Institute of Teacher Education (VITE) successfully hosted the inaugural ‘2017 Ni-Vanuatu Educators’ Research Symposium’ on 29 November 2017. With the theme: Nurturing ad supporting our local educational researchers, the symposium was held at the Emalus Campus conference room and attracted a large number of participants, mostly Ni-Vanuatu teachers, educators, education officials, head teachers and principals from schools around Port Vila.  Among the participants were two Ni-Vanuatu female s... More »

USP Marshall Islands Campus hosts 11th Jaki-ed Exhibition and Silent Auction - 12 Dec 2017 10:00:21 am
Marshallese weavers of Jaki-ed (clothing mats) will be showing their fine art around the world next year, with a demonstration being held at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, America and a display of the mats at Australia’s Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. This was revealed during the 11th Jaki-ed (fine weaving) Exhibition and Silent Auction hosted at the Marshall Islands Resort and organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Marshall Islands Campus, Marshall Islands Visitors Authority, Marshall Islands Handicraft Association, Marshall Islands Resort an... More »

141 students graduate from USP Alafua Campus - 11 Dec 2017 11:18:32 am
One hundred and forty one (141) students graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Alafua Campus in Apia, Samoa on 8 December 2017. Students from eleven (11) countries which included countries from as far as Nigeria, Belize, Jamaica and New Zealand were part of the graduation ceremony. Fifty eight percent (58%) of the graduates were women and a total of eight (8) students graduated with Master’s Degree. The ceremony was attended by Mr Winston Thompson, USP Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council; His Highness Tuimalealiifano Vaaleto'a Sualauvi II, He... More »

USP Academic co-authors Nature: Scientific Reports - 8 Dec 2017 12:39:15 pm
An academic at The University of the South Pacific (USP) is one of the co-authors of the collaborative paper in Nature: Scientific Reports. The publication is an Assessment of Unusual Gigantic Jets observed during the Monsoon season: First observations from Indian Subcontinent. Professor Sushil Kumar of the School of Engineering and Physics (SEP) at USP’s Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE), contributed towards the analysis and interpretation of the observations. All the authors contributed to the discussion of the results and the preparation of the manus... More »

USP adopts new Vision for 2019-2024 - 8 Dec 2017 12:24:38 pm
Six winners were successfully selected for participating in a competition for The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Vision 2024 for the New Strategic Plan 2019-2024. The vision for the New Strategic Plan was approved by the University Council of its 85th Council Meeting in October this year. It will guide the University over the next six years, and form the basis for the formulation of the new Strategic Plan and also assist USP in the identification of Key Priorities Areas. Two of the six winners Mr Elwin Taleimatakwa and Mr Goru Arvind... More »

Successful graduation for USP’s Emalus Campus - 5 Dec 2017 01:30:28 pm
One hundred and ninety two (192) students from nine countries graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus in Vanuatu on 1 December 2017. His Excellency Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote, USP Chancellor and President of the Republic of Fiji conferred the Degrees and awarded the Diplomas and Certificates to the graduating students during the ceremony. H.E Major General (Ret’d) Konrote congratulated the graduating students and highlighted that the qualifications received will be a major game changer for the graduates and gives them every ... More »

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