The University of the South Pacific (USP)


USP's Vision, Mission and Values

Vision & Mission

Our Vision

To  shape  Pacific  futures  by  empowering students,  staff  and  alumni  to  become inspirational agents of positive change leading to innovative, cohesive, resilient and sustainable communities.

Our Mission

To influence Pacific Islanders through the pursuit of excellence in knowledge by providing world-class education and research that improves the lives of individuals and communities.




Our Values

To be guided by our Pacific Values of inclusive family, participatory and open dialogue.

  • Excellence and Creativity
    We will embody excellence, inspiring students and staff to embrace innovative solutions for the benefit of our communities.

  • Ethics and Accountability
    We  will  uphold  the  highest  ethical  standards and operate with integrity. We are committed to  fostering  a  culture  of  transparency  and accountability  ensuring  that  we  uphold  high academic and professional standards.

  • Respect and Inclusivity
    We will honour our Pacific heritage and traditions as well as respect, recognise and celebrate the diversity of our students and staff, ensuring that there are equal opportunities for all through an inclusive culture.

  • Supporting our People
    The safety, wellbeing and needs of our students and  staff  are  paramount  and  fundamental  to our success. We are committed to ensuring that our students and staff achieve their potential to shape better Pacific futures.

Ultimately, both the Vision and Mission of this Strategic Plan will be realised through the contribution and attributes of USPís graduates and staff. These are the key drivers of the Strategic Plan.

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