USP Acting Vice-Chancellor and President, Dr Giulio Paunga with Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, Professor Jito Vanualailai during the virtual signing of the Partnership.
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First Year Student wins herself a Laptop during Orientation Week - 16 Mar 2021 05:50:46 pm
First year Bachelor of Science student, Doreen Taukeinivanua won herself a laptop during Orientation Week after participating in the USP “Passport” Challenge.
The University’s Campus LifeSection organises an Orientation Week for first year students at the start of every academic year, to help first-year students make the transition to university life.
The students take a tour with First Year Experience (FYE) Buddies and while on the tour, they collect stamps from each place they visit and every workshop they attend. This activity is organised to encoura... More »
Fire Wardens Training at Labasa Campus - 16 Mar 2021 05:42:20 pm
A Fire Wardens Refresher Training was conducted by National Fire Authority on 20 January, 2021 for Labasa Campus and Savusavu Centre staff.
This one-day training involved both theoretical and practical methods of safeguarding against Fire hazards.
A Fire Drill was also conducted with a mock situation created. The two floors of the Campus were evacuated within 2 minutes and 53 seconds in a proficiently smooth manner. This was commended by the NFA Facilitator.
The afternoon session of the training was held at the NFA Premises to allow staff to practice their hands on handling fire extinguishers and learn tactics involved in putting out fires.
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Tuvalu Campus Commissions Outdoor Classroom - 16 Mar 2021 03:40:35 pm
The USP Tuvalu Campus community on Friday, 4 March, was delighted to have the Tuvalu Minister for Public Works, Trade, Environment, Lands and Disaster, Honourable Ampelosa Tehulu commission its newly built outdoor classroom. The classroom is named Dr Lagi Faleakoga, in acknowledgement of the outgoing Campus Director, Dr Rosiana Lagi’s contribution to education in Tuvalu. Dr Lagi is leaving Tuvalu Campus on promotion as the new Deputy Head of School for the School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education (SPACE) at USP’s Laucala Campus.
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USAID funded Project Management cohort to benefit Pacific women - 16 Mar 2021 02:52:20 pm
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and The University of the South Pacific (USP) launched an all-female Project Management Practice cohort for 30 members of the Women in Maritime Association (WIMA) and presented completion certificates to 23 women who completed a USAID Project Management Cohort in Suva on International Women’s Day (8 March)
Ms. Susan Sela, Director USP Pacific TAFE, represented USP at the launch of the cohort. USAID was represented by the Charge d’ Affaires of the US Embassy in Suva, Mr Tony Greubel
Delivering her remarks, Ms Sela ac... More »
Tuvalu Campus Welcomes New Students and Staff - 16 Mar 2021 12:04:56 pm
The first week of Semester 1, 2021 was a special one for Tuvalu Campus as it welcomed its new and continuing students.
Orientation for new students was held on Thursday, 4 March and the Campus was also delighted to have some continuing students and parents joining as well. About 70 new students participated in the Orientation.
The program began with a devotion and opening remarks by outgoing Campus Director, Dr. Rosiana Lagi, where she stressed the significance of having wisdom to be successful in life.
She drew from the story of Kin... More »
29 USP Law Graduates Admitted to the Bar - 12 Mar 2021 04:53:48 pm
Twenty-nine USP law graduates were admitted to the Fiji Bar in an admission ceremony held at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva on Friday 12 March, 2021.
The ceremony was presided over by the Honourable Acting-Chief Justice, Justice Kamal Kumar.
All 29 newly admitted lawyers obtained their LLB (Bachelor of Laws) and PDLP (Professional Diploma in Legal Practice) from The University of the South Pacific’s School of Law and Social Sciences (SoLass).
USP Law lecturers Mr Nainendra Nand, Mr Josaia Waqaivolavola, Ms Anuleshni Neelta, Ms Barbara... More »
USP hosts its 4th Entrepreneurial Fair - 10 Mar 2021 10:15:45 am
The University of the South Pacific 4th Entrepreneurial Fair is currently being held at the USP Laucala Campus and members of the public are encouraged to be part of the event and explore their entrepreneurial qualities.
The 2021 USP Entrepreneurial Fair with the theme “Change Your World: Become an Entrepreneur”, since day one, has brought together amazing group of influencers and successful entrepreneurs; business community, corporate organisations as well as representatives from non-profit organisations (NGOs) and government to share their success stories and give advice and insights int... More »
Vanshika Prasad is Winner of USP Orientation Week App 2021 - 4 Mar 2021 03:16:38 pm
First year law student, Vanshika Prasad was thrilled to win a Samsung A7 Tablet for her participation through the USP Orientation App where she shared her experience of the Orientation Week with pictures and stories.
USP’s Orientation Week was held last week from 22 – 26 February.
The USP Orientation App was introduced by USP Campus Life Office in 2020 to ensure a more efficient information dissemination for first year students for the Orientati... More »
USP’s Graduate School of Business hosts its first “Meet the Leaders” Forum - 4 Mar 2021 10:12:54 am
The Graduate School of Business (GSB) within the School of Business and Management (SBM) hosted its first ‘Meet the Leaders” forum on Thursday, 25 February 2021. The speaker for the Forum was Dr. Anirudha Bansod, CEO of Post Fiji PTE Limited.
Dr. Bansod hosted a panel discussion and spoke on topics such as human resource management, organisational behavior and marketing. The panel further explored overall business perspectives and challenges that businesses encounter.
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USP facilitates Pacific Island Earth Observation Conference - 4 Mar 2021 09:21:37 am
The Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council successfully concluded its “Pacific Island Earth Observation Conference” on 23 February that saw the participation of GIS experts from the Pacific region connecting via Zoom.
The 2-day virtual Conference was coordinated through the University of the South Pacific's regional network and was hosted from the USP Japan ICT Centre at Laucala Campus.
USP’s Acting Vice-Chancellor and President, Dr Giulio Paunga officially opened the Conference and in his opening remarks said the conference was something the Pacific should... More »