Professor Pal Ahluwalia, Vice-Chancellor & President of USP giving his keynote address.
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Tackling Innovation & SDG’s through Sports - 26 Sep 2019 02:44:36 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Research Office, UNDP-USP Innovation Hub and Sports Matters hosted a stakeholder forum on “Tackling Innovation & SDG’s through Sports” on Thursday 19 September, 2019 at its Laucala Campus in Suva.
The forum that was officiated by Fiji Rugby Union legend, Mr. Seremaia Bai, focused on unpacking the value of rugby, exploring the role of sports development tools and learning about the impact of specific initiatives in the Pacific. It was aimed to address Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through sport. Mr. Bai spoke on &ldq... More »
Husband motivates Shoran Lata to obtain Bachelor’s Degree - 25 Sep 2019 12:43:15 pm
“I dedicate my success to my husband because he motivated me to pursue studies,” said Ms Shoran Lata.
Ms. Lata graduated with Bachelor of Commerce at the FMF Gymnasium on 20 September, 2019.
She was among the 595 graduands from the Faculty of Business & Economics (FBE) and is one of the 65% of women graduating from the University of the South Pacific in its September graduation ceremony.
Shoran resides in Lautoka and helps her husband run their family owned bus... More »
USP academic presents climate change research - 24 Sep 2019 03:41:56 pm
A research by an academic from The University of the South Pacific (USP) on Negotiating Indigenous Knowledge of Climate Change Adaptation and Laws and Practices in Tuvalu was presented at the Climate Change Conflict in the Pacific organised by the Toda Peace Institute in Tokyo Japan from 10 – 13th September 2019.
Dr. Rosiana Lagi, USP Tuvalu Campus Director presented on the significance of weaving Indigenous Knowledge of Climate Change Adaptation & Laws – indigenous people take ownership of the climate change adaptation practice and this practice is supported by policies and laws to enhance and e... More »
USP’s Graduate Business School welcomes International students - 24 Sep 2019 03:39:39 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Graduate School of Business (GSB) welcomed MBA students from the Federated Business School (FBS), Federation University, Australia on 17 & 19 September, 2019.
Led by Mr. Robert Errey, Lecturer in Marketing, FBS, the six post-graduate students of FBS were awarded Australian Government’s study tour scholarships to share their Australian experiences and learn Fiji’s socio economic and cultural diversity.
Apart from field experiences in Nadi, Sigatoka and Pacific Harbour, visiting students also gave special guest lect... More »
Graduate speaker recommends USP Pacific TAFE - 23 Sep 2019 03:25:22 pm
Graduate speaker Ms. Emily Louisa Simmons spoke highly of The University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE), while delivering her graduation speech at the second Laucala graduation held at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September 2019.
She was among the 680 students graduating from the Pacific Technical & Further Education.
Ms. Simmons who graduated with a Professional Diploma in Business Management said she and many alike her owed their success to USP Pacific TAFE.
“Everything in li... More »
Visually impaired Savita proud to have graduated - 23 Sep 2019 01:02:27 pm
Among the hundreds of graduating student at the recent University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE), a 29-year-old Savita Shiwangi Devi who has been visually impaired from birth was finally achieving one of her dreams.
She graduated with a Diploma of Office Management from Pacific TAFE at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September, 2019.
She revealed that all her hopes of furthering her education would have ended if USP Pacific TAFE did not have a centre in Labasa.
“I come from a farming backgro... More »
Proud graduates from Pacific TAFE - 23 Sep 2019 12:48:23 pm
“Life is full of challenges and you need to have the right mindset to deal with them,” said an elated Debra Tiko after graduating with a Certificate III in Early Childhood and Education (ECE) from The University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) graduation ceremony held at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September, 2019.
Ms. Debra who is currently pursuing Certificate IV in ECE at the USP Pacific TAFE Lautoka Centre said she faced numerous challenges along the way.
“I have four children and as a mother, my primary respon... More »
Veisinia Lupe Takanga-He-Lotu Ofa looks forward to working life - 23 Sep 2019 12:38:55 pm
Veisinia Lupe Takanga-He-Lotu Ofa, a graduate in Bachelor of Science looks forward to finding a job and helping her family financially.
She was among the 202 graduands from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September.
Ms. Ofa was proud of the fact that there were 65% of women to graduate at USP’s September ceremony.
She said, she is blessed to be graduating and her three years of hard work, sleepless nights and sacrifices were worthwhile because she is finally eligible to apply for... More »
USP graduates final cohort for 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 03:40:57 pm
Five hundred and ninety-five (595) students graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Business & Economics (FBE) at the FMF Gymnasium on 20 September 2019.
This was the last cohort to graduate this year for the September graduation. On 19 September, 258 students graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Law & Education (FALE); 202 from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) and 680 from the Pacific Technical & Further Education, a total of 1735 graduands, one of the highest recorded by USP.
The Chancellor, Her Excellen... More »
Lose It! Challenge Winner - 20 Sep 2019 03:31:57 pm
On 20 May, as part of USP Health Week, USP Campus Life launched, a 12 Week Weight Loss Challenge: “Lose It!” to promote better health among our staff and students.
While the immediate goal of the challenge was to promote healthy living and to help the USP Community discover and maintain a healthy balance between work, study and wellness; the overall objective was to provide a supportive environment and effective enjoyment of fitness where staff and students could work on their weight loss goals together, and encourage each other to adopt healthier sustainable lifestyles.
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