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USP Lautoka Campus hosts Pinktober Morning Tea - 2 Nov 2016 03:07:43 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Lautoka Campus collaborated with the Fiji Cancer Society to host Pinktober Morning Tea at the Campus venue on 19 October 2016.
The fundraising event was attended by invited guests from Lautoka’s corporate and business sector together with staff and students of the Campus. Flour Mills of Fiji also came on board as one of the major sponsors for the worthy course.
Lautoka Campus Director, Dr Pramila Devi commended the audience for a positive turnout at the event, and conveyed the Campus’ support and encouragement towards... More »
FSTE hosts Mentor Awards Night - 2 Nov 2016 02:56:02 pm
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) at The University of the South Pacific (USP) hosted its Mentor Awards Night for the second year at its Laucala Campus in Suva.
As part of its support services, FSTE invests in developing young leaders through Peer Mentoring and Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) programme. These Peer leaders are identified and trained to guide fresh and at-risk students in smooth transition into University life and they provide academic guidance by leading peer group discussions.
In appreciation of the leader’s contribution and to ... More »
Tourism and Hospitality Management Graduates Excel in the Workplace - 28 Oct 2016 04:51:14 pm
Graduates of the School of Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM) are making positive impacts within their professions and careers in Fiji and the Pacific region.
The success of STHM graduates has also contributed to the School’s growth and reputation for academic excellence.
STHM programmes serve as a launching pad for a career in tourism and hospitality. The individual courses are tailored to the needs of the industry and their learning objectives are continuously reviewed to ensure that STHM produces graduates that meet USP graduate attributes and the standar... More »
USP awards AAPS-sponsored students - 28 Oct 2016 04:05:30 pm
Eleven Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship (AAPS) students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) scooped special awards for their outstanding achievement during an end-of-semester awards lunch on 27 October 2016 at USP’s Laucala campus in Suva.
The students are from USP’s Member Countries and varying disciplines including Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Education and PhD.
In congratulating the students, USP’s Director Development, Marketing, Communications and Alumni Mr Jaindr... More »
FALE hosts successful student leadership forum - 28 Oct 2016 01:54:07 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) held yet another successful Student Leadership Forum at the Japan-Pacific ICT Theatre in Laucala Campus on 21 October 2016.
The forum is aimed at empowering USP students as future leaders and this year it was completely student-driven right from registration, welcoming, mastering the ceremony and facilitating of the activities.
This year’s theme was “Growing Sustainable, Empowered Leaders”.
George Hoa’au, a PhD candi... More »
USP, Israel Embassy discuss opportunities - 28 Oct 2016 01:37:33 pm
A meeting between senior representatives of The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the Pacific Islands Advisor for the Embassy of Israel based in Canberra on 25 October, 2016 at the Laucala Campus was a success.
USP was represented by the Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning Teaching and Student Services Professor Richard Coll and Manager Development, Iresh Lal.
According to Mr Yaron Sultan-Dadon, Mashav, which is Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation was willing to establish links with USP in terms of... More »
Journalism programme hosts annual awards evening - 26 Oct 2016 04:55:49 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) journalism programme held its annual awards on 21 October 2016 at the Laucala Campus in recognition of the efforts by aspiring journalists in its fold.
The awards function, sponsored by the School of Language, Arts and Media (SLAM) and Faculty of Arts, Law and Education, recognises and rewards students who excel in their coursework, which includes producing news for print, online and broadcast media.
This year the Journalism programme commemorated the 20th anniversary of its student training newspaper, Wansolwara.
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WSCUC Staff Liaison and Vice-President Visits USP - 26 Oct 2016 03:30:03 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) in its efforts for continuous institutional improvement, witnessed a successful inaugural visit of the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) Staff Liaison and Vice-President, Dr Maureen Maloney from 11-14 October 2016 at the Laucala Campus in Suva.
The WSCUC is a US-based, regional accrediting agency in charge of institutional accreditation. It serves a diverse membership of public and private higher education institutions throughout California, Hawai’i and the Pacific and few institutions outside of the US.
The pur... More »
Solomon Islands Public Servants awarded PGCPA - 25 Oct 2016 02:46:30 pm
Forty-eight (48) graduates from the Solomon Islands Public Service have successfully completed requirements leading to the award of their Post Graduate Certificates in Public Administration (PGCPA) by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Islands Centre for Public Administration (PICPA).
Mr Nego Sisiolo, Permanent Secretary of the Solomon Islands Ministry of the Public Service said the Solomon Islands Public Service is indeed fortunate and grateful to be supported by PICPA towards its capacity building programme for senior public officers on USP’s PGCPA in Honiara.
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Public Administration Research ‘vital’ - 25 Oct 2016 12:02:44 pm
Undertaking research on public administration matters is vital if Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are to strategically address issues which would lead to the improvement of public service delivery.
These were the comments made by Mr Parmesh Chand, Director of The University of South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Islands Centre for Public Administration (PICPA), as it completed research on three (3) major topics.
The research was undertaken on a contractual basis by University experts from the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) under the overall guidance of Profe... More »