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Emalus Campus welcomes record number of students for 2021 - 9 Apr 2021 12:19:19 pm
It was a positive start for The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus in Vanuatu as it recorded an increase in student admission numbers for first semester that began on 1 March, 2021. The Campus registered over 1000 new students, one of the highest numbers recorded by the Campus in recent years. 2130 new and continuing students are studying at Emalus Campus this Semester. The hike in student numbers has been attributed to the Vanuatu National Provident Fund relaxing its educational assistance policy and to travel restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pa... More »

USP Marshall Islands Campus re-opens new tennis facility - 9 Apr 2021 10:17:21 am
Students studying at The University of the South Pacific's Marshall Islands Campus will now be able to actively participate in the sport of tennis after the Campus re-opened its newly renovated tennis facility earlier this month. The facility was renovated by the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Majuro True Value Hardware at a total cost of approximately USD180,000. The facility will also serve as the venue for the upcoming 10th Micronesian Games which will be hosted by the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) in June 2022. Renovation works included the installation of new concrete slabs, replacement of tennis posts and nets, repair of s... More »

USP and Sai Prema Foundation sign MOU to provide the USP community with access to free health care and to enhance community capacity building - 1 Apr 2021 01:53:37 pm
The University of the South Pacific has collaborated with the Sai Prema Foundation (SPF) to foster cooperation, understanding, strategic alliance and partnership with the aim of serving people and making a difference in multiple ways.   The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 24 March, 2021, formalising the partnership between USP and SPF to cooperate in areas of mutual interest. Under the MoU, USP students and staff will be able to access free medical care at the Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre in Nasese.  ... More »

USP Health & Wellness Week to Encourage Staff and Students to Improve and Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle - 31 Mar 2021 02:34:08 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s Health & Wellness week held this week at the Laucala Campus will end tomorrow, Thursday 1 April 2021.    Organised in partnership with the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services, it is bringing together staff and students with a major focus on encouraging, discovering, improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.   Officially launching the Health & Wellness Week on Monday 29 March, Fiji’s Minister for Health and Medica... More »

Holi Celebrations at USP - 30 Mar 2021 05:37:34 pm
Celebration of Holi, the festival of colours has been a long tradition at the University of the South Pacific. The USP Indian Student Association (ISA), in partnership with ISKCON-USP (a registered spiritual group within the University) celebrated the festival with the University community, particularly the students, in grandeur. Cultural performances including dances, Faag (traditional Holi song) and beating of the drums by a group of highly talented students were part of the event. The ISKCON performers ensured spiritual ambienc... More »

USP Thrilled to see increase in International Student Enrolments - 26 Mar 2021 04:13:12 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s International Office (USPI) has welcomed 83 international students who will be studying face-face at the Laucala Campus in Suva this Semester.  These students are from Australia, USA, India, Papua New Guinea, Korea, Sri Lanka, China, Canada and Malawi. 328 International Students have enrolled to study at USP for Semester 1, 2021.  This is a 23.4% increase in comparison to Semester 1 last year.  International students are those that do not hold citizenship from any of the 12 USP member countries.  The top 10 countrie... More »

USP Tonga Campus Welcomes Increased Number of Students - 26 Mar 2021 02:24:45 pm
More than 300 new students were part of The University of the South Pacific (USP) Tonga Campus Semester 1 Orientation programme that was held at the Olokava Campus from 23– 24 February, 2021.  Tonga Campus Director, Dr Robin Siale Havea welcomed the new students and encouraged them to do their best. He said the University was pleased with the increase in enrolment numbers for the Campus, one of the highest recorded numbers in the last five years. “We look forward to assisting with your queries and we hope to provide you th... More »

USP opens its Outreach Commons in Nadi - 24 Mar 2021 09:58:18 am
Students will not need to worry about accessibility or connectivity as all this is taken care of by The University of the South Pacific (USP) when it officially opened its Outreach Commons at the Pacific TAFE Centre in Namaka, Nadi, on 19 March.    It is an extension of a project that began last year to benefit its students. The first two sites to open were the Davuilevu and the Walu Bay Commons. This was to address the needs of students living in the Suva-Nasinu-Nausori and Suva-Lami-Navua corridors.   ... More »

USP Celebrates International Women - 24 Mar 2021 09:00:08 am
“International Women's Day should not be celebrated for only a day, but every day since we all have some woman in our lives who has given us life, education, inspiration, strength and a desire to do better,” says Dr Rajni Chand, CFL Director and chief guest during the USP International Women's Day celebration on 8 March.    With the theme, 'Choose to Challenge', the day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at USP Oceania Centre, Laucala Campus.      ... More »

USP’s First-Year Accounting Students to Benefit from FIA Membership - 23 Mar 2021 03:44:41 pm
The School of Accounting, Finance and Economics (SAFE) partnered with The Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA) to organise an awareness session and membership drive for first-year accounting students at the University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus on Friday 12th March. As part of this event, the FIA conducted a guest lecture for over 500 students enrolled in AF101 – Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management 1. The lecture provided an overview of the Accounting Profession in Fiji. It was presented by Mr Tarlochan Singh and Mr Rajeshwar Singh who a... More »

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