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Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Vice-Chancellor & President of USP giving his keynote address.



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USP Tuvalu & Funafuti Kaupule Receive Drone for Research - 12 Aug 2019 03:48:44 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Tuvalu Campus and the Funafuti Kaupule has officially received ownership of a DJI Mavic drone for research purposes. The drone was received from Ms. Darya Chernikhova representing Oceans Unmanned on 31 July 2019 following a presentation from Dr. Rosiana Lagi, Tuvalu Campus Director on ‘Kogapuipui Tuvaluan Traditional Conservation Concept – Impacts’ at the Student Conference on Conservation Science at the Centre of Biodiversity and Conservation. The conference was held at the American Museum Natural History in New York in October, 2018.  ... More »


USP MBA is among top 5 in Oceania - 8 Aug 2019 09:15:54 am
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) has been ranked amongst the top five Executive MBA Programmes in the Oceania region by Paris based Ranking agency - Ed Universal. USP is number five ahead of the MBA programmes in Business Schools from three Australian universities namely University of Wollongong, Sydney’s University of Technology and the University of Western Australia; University of Otago in New Zealand and University of Hawaii. Professor Pal Ahluwalia, USP Vice-Cha... More »


Japan Foreign Minister visits USP, launches JENESYS 2019 - 5 Aug 2019 04:07:48 pm
Honourable Taro Kono, Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs addressed students and staff of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 5 August 2019. In welcoming the Hon Minister, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, USP Vice-Chancellor & President said it was indeed humbling to host him, given that the University shares a longstanding relationship with Japan. “Japan ranks amongst the top four development partners of the University and I am delighted to mention that the state of the art facility that we are seated in now along with the Japan-Pacific ... More »


USP to start teacher training programme in Solomon Islands - 5 Aug 2019 12:45:29 pm
A Teachers In-Training (TIT) programme to be delivered by The University of the South Pacific (USP) was recently launched in Gizo, Solomon Islands’ Western Province. Those in attendance included The Premier of Western Province, Hon David Gina; Minister of Education for the Western Province, Hon Brisbane Amatore; Provincial Secretary and Provincial Staff; USP School of Education staff; Senior Management Officials and staff from the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development; and from the Western Provincial Education Office and Representatives of Education Authorities in the Solomon Islands. ... More »


More than 600 students at USP Emalus Open Day - 5 Aug 2019 12:02:35 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus held a successful Open Day with approximately more than 600 students from 10 high schools attending on 2 August, 2019.  His Excellency Jonathan Schwass, New Zealand High Commissioner to Vanuatu was Chief Guest. Also present were Hon Ralph Regenvanu, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon Jean Pierre Nirua, Minister for Education and Training and His Excellency Zhou Haicheng, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China. Among the guests were Mrs Anne Rose Tjiobang, Director of Tertiary Education and members of USP’s Emalus c... More »


Solomon Islands PM lauds USP contribution - 5 Aug 2019 11:39:28 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) courses and programmes have contributed significantly to the development needs of the Solomon Islands, said Prime Minister Manasseh Sogovare. He made the comments while delivering his keynote address at the Solomon Islands, Honiara Campus Open Day on 26 July 2019. A total of 324 students attended the event from nine secondary school, ranging from Forms 5, 6 and Form 7 in the Arts & Science subjects. USP he said, has produced some of the finest leaders, public servants, and graduates wor... More »


Future shipping trends, developments discussed at USP - 1 Aug 2019 03:11:47 pm
A public lecture on trends and developments in the shipping industry by His Excellency Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) was hosted by The University of the South Pacific (USP) on 27 July 2019.   In his opening address, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Vice-Chancellor and President of USP extended a warm welcome to H.E Lim saying that the University was honoured to host him and in particular the crucial discussions on challenges in the shipping industry, among others. He said that USP is the premier research institution in the Pacif... More »


Early Childhood Care Students Display Teaching Resources - 1 Aug 2019 03:02:42 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) students spent two weeks collaborating with their course coordinator on the ED300 expectations and developing learning-teaching resources and lesson plans. This is normally done prior to entering ECE educational settings including Early Years classrooms Year 1 and 2, as part of their teaching practice. Professor Govinda Lingam, Head of the School of Education (SOEd) thanked the students for their efforts saying that the resources should be made useful in their learning and teaching as part of meaningful ... More »


USP Labasa Campus Open Day, a Success - 31 Jul 2019 04:03:45 pm
A total of 1652 secondary school students attended The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Open Day at the Labasa Campus on 26 July 2019. Dr Samuela Bogitini, Campus Director said they had a very successful USP Open Day with attendance from 28 secondary schools from all over Vanua Levu.  More students from year 10 and 11 turned up towards the end of the programme. This year’s theme is USP-Shaping Pacific Futures. In his opening address, Dr Bogitini welcomed the Chief Guest Mr Paul Jaduram (MBE), a local businessman and former Mayor of Labasa; Ms Iliseva Vola... More »


Thousands of students attend USP Open Day 2019 - 26 Jul 2019 03:22:25 pm
About ten thousand (10,000) students attended The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Open Day 2019 at the main Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji on 26 July 2019. This year the Open Day saw schools attending from as far as Levuka for the official opening ceremony including Delana Methodist High and Levuka Public School, along with Nasinu Secondary and Dudley High School, among others in Suva. Epeli Koroi, Year 13 student of Delana Methodist said that while growing up he had always aspired to be an engineer and coming to visit USP on this special occasion is a step closer to... More »


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