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Ms Arti Devi with her Masters degree after her graduation from Laucala Campus.

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Pine gum for medical research - 10 Feb 2017 01:31:40 pm
A Masters student of The University of the South Pacific (USP) has embarked on a research of what could possibly be one of the historic breakthroughs in the medical industry in future. Robert Chang, who is undertaking Master of Science in Chemistry through USP’s Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) recently presented his research on “Miscibility of Poly(butylene succinate) and pine-gum blends” during the 7th International Conference in Advanced Material Research (ICAMR) in Hong Kong. Robert’s presentation was about ble... More »

Successful USP JENESYS tour - 7 Feb 2017 04:55:40 pm
Twenty seven (27) students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) and two staff members recently returned from the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) programme two week-study tour in Japan which was from 17 to 27 January 2017. The JENESYS Programme is a project advanced by the Japanese Government with an overarching goal of providing a foundation for strong solidarity within Asia through large-scale youth exchange from all around the Pacific. ... More »

GSB Aims to create Exceptional Leaders in 2017 - 7 Feb 2017 04:52:35 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) began its academic year last week with students ranging from business executives to public sector representatives. Many visionaries, entrepreneurs, innovators and thought leaders from top business organisations have joined the intensive and internationally accredited executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme. During the orientation week, students were warmly welcomed and given the opportunity to know about the academic and campus life at GSB. ... More »

Consultancy Contract signed for new USP Solomon Islands Campus - 3 Feb 2017 03:09:57 pm
The contract signing for the Architectural, Engineering Services and Construction Supervision consultancy between The University of the South Pacific and Kramer Ausenco (Solomon Islands) Ltd as part of USP’s Solomon Islands campus extension was held at the Laucala campus on 3 February, 2017. The contract was signed by Professor Richard Coll, USP’s Acting Vice-Chancellor and President and Mr Rovaly Sike, Kramer Ausenco (SI) Ltd’s Country Manager, who will also be Deputy Team Leader and Resident Contract Engineer in this consultancy. Professor Coll said that it w... More »

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. ... More »

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. ... More »

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