USP Alumni Network

Alumni Profiles: 1990-1999

  • 1990

    Rajendra graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts and is currently a secondment from the US firm to Price Water-house Coopers in Tokyo, where he is a Partner in Financial Services Practice. read more... 


    1991

    Dr. Mukesh Prasad is an Alumnus of USP, having graduated with his undergraduate and masters degrees in 1991 and 1995 respectively. He is from Boca, Labasa Vanualevu. Dr. Prasad is the Policy and Research Manager at Clubs Queensland read more ...

     

    The ambition to move into the family business was the main reason behind Gary Wong studying Accounting and Economics. Graduating in 1991, Gary was one of two gold medal recipients for the Bachelor of Accounting and Economics programme. Originally from Fiji but Gary work and lives in in Japan read more ...

     

     

    Since May 2010, Ilisoni Vuidreketi has been at the helm of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO). He graduated from USP in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts and in 1996 with a MBA read more ...

    1992

    Passionate about the environment, Lalit Kumar studied Science at University. He is a Professor at the University of New England in Australia and has ambitions to be in a senior administrative role or a research leader at a university in 10 years time. “I think I have the research profile and publications to lead an international re4search group in the area of climate change impacts, particularly in the Pacific” … read more 

    1993

    Jayati graduated with a Diploma in Educational Admin in 1990, a BA in 1991, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Geography in 1993. He is originally from Ba, Fiji, but currently resides in New Zealand. read more...

     

     

    A’eau Christopher Peter Hazelman graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and was recently appointed as the Pro-Chancellor of the National University of Samoa read  more ...

     

     1994

    Clive Zeke is originally from the Solomon Islands but works and resides in New Zealand. Clive graduated from USP in 1994 in a Bachelor of Arts and a Law Degree from the Waikato University in 2011. At USP, 'I learnt how to be independent and motivate myself with regards to my studies' says Clive read more ...

     

    1996

     A passion for teaching and the belief that "Education is Endless" is what drove Nagin Patel to pursue a career in education. Originally from Labasa, Fiji, Nagin graduated with a Bachelor of Education in 1996 read more ...

     

    From humble beginnings in Lomaloma, Lau, Mere Samisoni decided to start her own business. The Hot Bread Kitchen is now a household brand in Fiji and the Pacific. Mere graduated in 1996 with a MBA, applying the knowledge from her studies to her business read more ...

  • 1997

    Graduating in 1997 with a Bachelors degree, Priya Chattier was also proud at be awarded two gold medals for her hardwork. She then received a scholarship to do her Master's degree at USP before taking up an offer to do her PhD at ANU in Australia read more ...

    Nicholas Cornelius is ‘living the dream in the gaming world’. Since scooping the Gold Medal award for Literature and being named the best overall School of Humanities student during his graduation in 1997, Cornelius went on to start an illustrious career in the media world. read more...



    Morgan graduated from USP with BA in history, management, and sociology in 1977, MA in History and Anthropology in 1987 and  PhD in History in 1997. He has lived in Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia and regards all of these countries as home. read more...



    Mesake graduated from USP with a BA in Accounting and Economics in 1992 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting and Financial Management in 1997.He is currently a Senior Fellow in the Graduation School of Business at USP. read more...

    Koroseta is originally from Samoa but currently residing in New Zealand. He graduated from USP with a BA in Public Administration and Political Science in 1980 and a MBA in 1997. He is Managing Director of Sustainable Pacific Development, his own development consultancy company. read more...

    1998

    Filifilia is from Samoa and graduated from USP with a BA in 1994 and MBA in 1998. He is currently Engineering Sales & Marketing Manager at Computer Services Limited in Samoa. He is also Executive Council Member of Samoa Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of Leadership Samoa Programme. read more…

     

    With his children as his inspiration, the sky was the limit for Jovilisi Qoroya in pursuing further studies at the University of the South Pacific. I graduated with a ‘Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1998, then decided to enroll in the Master of Commerce program which I graduated from in 2011.  read more ...

    Lensley Livu Bani Kwiri is from Vanuatu. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Population studies and Demography in 1998. His interest in Geography started during his secondary school days so picking a major when he came to University was not a problem read more

     

    Adam Shah knew he wanted to do something cool with computers so selecting a major at USP was not a problem.
    Originally from Labasa, Fiji, Adam graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science.  Adam now works at Google Headquarters in London  read more 

     1999

    Originally from Labasa but now residing in New Zealand, Kashmir Kaur is passionate about teaching. Graduating from USP in 1999 with a BEd Kaur said that "my teacher role play started at an early age so when it was time for Uni I knew what I wanted to study" read more ...

     

    Listing "coordinating and launching the Niue second national communication in 2016" as a career highlight since graduation, Rossylynn Pulehetoa-Mitiepo is the Acting Director Meteorological Services in Niue.  "USP equipped me  with the sound knowledge in Science that is relevant to my career today read more ...



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