Tuala Pat Leota -  USP Alumni Network

Tuala Pat Leota

1. What is your home country?

2. What programme(s) did you graduate in and in which year?
Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management and Public Administration in 2001

3. What was your most memorable moment as a student?
Enjoying the student life on campus, Suva, Fiji

4. Describe your experience while studying at USP.
Fun, intense, and memorable

5. What was your greatest achievement while studying at USP?
Graduating in 2001

6. After graduating from USP, what were some of the highlights of your career?
Be able to further my studies in Samoa & Australia and succeeded

7. How do you think USP helped you in your career?
Good course materials and great academic staff

8. After graduating from USP, what has been your greatest achievement?
Taking over my father;s accounting firm

9. What inspires you and why?
People with vision, people who think outside the box, e.g. Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. These same people who have changed our lives through their innovations, inventions, and creations but what's more amazing is that they are just normal people and surprisingly, most of them did not graduate from any university. 

10. Please share your top three tips that you think are most important for our current students or recent graduates that will help them when starting out on their career paths.
Commitment & sacrifice is the key to success - i.e. always do your best in everything you do
Always keep an open minded attitude - i.e. sometimes working smarter is better than working harder
Never give up easily - i.e. if somebody else can do it, you should ask yourself, why cant I? The sky is the limit!!!

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