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USP Tonga Campus successfully holds Open Day
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) successfully held its Open Day on 28 July, 2017 in two parts.
The first part of the celebrations was at the Annual Heilala Festival Fun Fair which included displays and information for members of the public, an event which attracted close to a thousand people. more >>>
USP Tonga- Ha’apai Centre Holds More Skillful Open Day
The USP Ha’apai Centre Staff and students hosted their Open day week on a high note with Student learning skills workshops running from Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th August. Ha’apai Centre Co-ordinator Ms. Talei Ulufonua said that both her team and students were thankful for Student Learning Specialist, Mr. Peseti Vea’s visit. ‘Students and parents were able to clearly understand what the Grade Point Average (GPA) is and enjoyed the lecture and sharing’, Mrs. Ulufonua said.
Pictured: Guest of Honour- Rev .Taniela Manuofetoa (right) and Rev. Pomana Fungavaka.
Students and visitors were ushered and shown around the classrooms and facilities of the center to which they enjoyed. Guests were also served with refreshments prepared by the Student association.
Centre Co-ordinator Ms. Ulufonua, thanked the Acting Campus Director for her continuous support and also campus SLS for his visionary insights to the parents and students of USP Ha’apai centre. Students who attended returned with more knowledge about the USP programmes and courses provided to them by the centre staff
Mr. Peseti Vea, the newly inducted Tonga Campus Student Learning Specialist, also represented the Acting Director, Tonga campus, Dr. Seu’ula Johansson- Fua at the Ha’apai Open day to which he termed was a success. The Open day was divided into two sessions with the first session being a dialogue with parents about the University’s expectations of their children and also the services provided at the SLS office. The second part was the official Open day, where four (4) schools were represented namely; Ha’apai High School, Taufa’ahau Pilolevu College, Tailulu College and ‘Ofa Mo’oni College.
The Guest of Honour at the event was Taufa’ahau Pilolevu College Principal, also USP Masters of Business Administration (MBA) alumni Reverend Taniela Manuofetoa. Also present at the ceremony was Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Pastor, Reverend Pomana Fungavaka, who officiated the welcoming prayer.