The wellbeing of students is a foremost priority at the University of the South Pacific (USP) and its Student Association (USPSA) is a well established and valued organization of the university.
For the convenience of its students, the USP Lautoka Campus recently allocated an office space for the USPSA within the campus that saw the opening of the Associationís Lautoka branch.
The new office is easily accessible to members of the Association with the office now open daily for service.
USPSA is the main and only student representative body within the USP.
Primary roles of the branch is to safeguard and uphold the general welfare of its members; create a network of students around the region; participate in the governance of the university, encourage its members to take proactive roles in acquiring education at USP; build honest, transparent and accountable leaders and pan-pacific identity.
The Lautoka branch generally represents the students in the Western Division and besides dealing with student issues and concerns; the office has committees, each having a distinctive purpose, and headed by its elected executive members.
Through these committees, the member students of the Campus are encouraged to participate in various activities of interest such as social and cultural events and functions.