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USP Mobile App

The University of the South Pacific is one of the premium provider of education in the Pacific and is known to be connected to thousands of people across the Pacific and even internationally. With so many people connected to the University, the efficiency in conveying information and communication may vary from time. To ensure that the important bits of the information are shared in time and efficiently, The University of the South Pacific would like to introduce its very own USP Mobile App. 

The USP Mobile App is an informative tool for students, staff and visitors. The aim of the app is to have University information and services accessible by the users instantly and efficiently. The USP Mobile App has certain futures (course feed, course notification, Course/Exam timetable) just for students which is available upon their login. It has features such as News and Course Feed provides all the latest university and course news, Notification Alert notifies users about announcements and activities, Events feature shows all the events and activities in USP for the year as per USP calendar, Course and Exam Timetable enables students to access their class and exam schedules on their mobile devices, First Year tools have information on important tools targeted for the first year students, Emergency contacts has important contact for the user to contact in case of emergency, Frequently Asked Questions feature allows users to get urgent assistance when needed, Course Finder shows all the courses offered with their detail and game feature is available to trial out different format of learning (edutainment). The USP mobile App also links to the USP Campus Map that will help the app users to find their way around USP. The app also has other university information. The app will be continuously updated to have most of the USPís online functionalities in the app.   

General User Features

  • News Feed
    This feature will have all the university news available to users. Not many people visit the USP website to check on updated university news all the time. Thus this feature provides ease of access to the University news with notifications.

  • Events
    There are many university related events for staff, students and the general public but not everyone reads email on time or visits the USP site to know about the events and so miss out on interested events. Thus, this feature provides all the university events as per the USP calendar on mobile devices. 

  • General Notification Alert
    The notification feature provides notification alerts for the University news and general announcements. The notification alerts are given every time a new University news content or general announcements.

  • First Year Tools
    The First Year Tools feature is directed to the first year students and it gives information on some of the compulsory tools and activities they have to complete before they can register for their 200 level courses. Some of these first year tools include OMDT and ELSA.

  • Course Finder
    The course finder feature provides information on all the courses which are offered in USP. The user can browse by faculties or sections or search for specific courses.

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
    There are questions that the students, visitors or people who wish to join USP may have about USP and its services. This feature provides answers to some of the questions to users to get urgent assistance when needed or it may act as a guide.

  • Campus Maps
    This feature is linking to the USP Campus app. The Campus Map app is not part of the USP Mobile app. The Campus Map mobile app is an intuitive tool that will help the new and the old students and visitors to find their way around in The University of the South Pacific (Laucala Campus).

  • Emergency Contact
    Emergency contact feature allows the users to access all the important contacts in the University. The list of contacts contains the contacts of the relevant authorities within the University.

  • Games
    Games is another fun way to learn about USP and courses. This feature has word games that will help you to remember and understand concepts and learning tools.

  • Feedback
    The feedback feature is part of the app to capture the views of the students about the app to further improve the USP mobile app.

Features Accessible Through Login (For Students Only)

  • Course Feed
    Course Feed displays all the latest course news and announcements of the course that the students are registered in and therefore, this feature will enable users to access the course news in more instantly to their fingertips with notification.

  • Course Notification Alert
    The notification feature also provides notification alerts/message to the students for their courses from the course coordinators. This is to provide most instant message, for example UU100 Monday, 23/03/2018 class at 3pm is cancelled. This be instantly notified to the students.

  • Exam Timetable
    This feature is designed for students to get all examination details about their course. It is only accessible to students who are logged into the app. The students can view the exam timetable including the date, time, and venue and seat number of the student. Notification will be sent to students when their timetable is ready.

  • Course Timetable
    The course timetable is one of the most important features of the app that will help out the students to see their course timetables for their lectures, labs and tutorials in the app. The studentsí no longer need to write timetable on their books or check SOLS for the exact class time.

Why Choose USP Mobile App?

USP Staff and Students

The USP Mobile App is a very useful tool for the University staff and students. It aims to acts as a means of communication in the education system between the lecturers and the students. The Lecturers are able to give announcements and reminders using the appís notification alert feature. On the same, the students will have easier access to their exam and course timetable. The app saves time for the students and staff in terms of accessing information. To add on, the games feature wonderful learning tool for the students to build on their knowledge. First year students can obtain important information on important tools such as OMDT and ELSA. Also other features like Frequently Asked Questions and Emergency Contacts are very important for students. Course Finder Feature will help students know more about their course and when it is offered and Campus Map app will help students find their lecture/tutorial room, labs and other building. 

General Users

The USP Mobile App is also an informative tool for the general users. The app provides university related news updates which allows the general users to know what is actually happening in USP. The app also provides other important information such as the course details for different courses using the course finder feature and also the events feature allows the general users to know about all the USP related events. The Frequent Asked Question feature helps general users to get answers to some of their questions on enrollment, admission and other information on joining USP. 

App Requirements

  • The USP Mobile App currently works on ANDROID DEVICES ONLY.
  • Your android device has to have an android version 4.1 and above. This app will not work if the android version is lower than 4.1.
  • Read Privacy Policy for USP Mobile Application from here.


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