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USP Cook Islands Campus Successfully Delivers Cook Islands Māori Vernacular Course - 19 Mar 2021 11:46:49 am
The USP Cook Islands Campus has been working hard to help deliver the skills teachers need to preserve, teach, promote and encourage the usage of Cook Islands Māori language, or Te Reo Māori Kuki Airani. Through a leading-edge linguistics programme offered at USP, teachers in the Cook Islands can study towards either a Certificate or Diploma in Vernacular Languages: Cook Islands Māori. This course enables teachers to enhance their knowledge and transfer these skill sets into their practice of teaching Māori. “As the coro... More »

USP's Bachelor of Engineering(Civil) receives WSCUC accreditation - 19 Mar 2021 09:33:56 am
The Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) programme at the University of the South Pacific has received final approval by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The WSCUC is an institutional accrediting agency serving a diverse membership of public and private higher education institutes throughout California, Hawaii and the Pacific as well as a selected number of institutions outside the US. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a reliable authority concerning the quality of education provided by member institutions... More »

USP Labasa Campus and Savusavu Centre Welcomes New and Continuing students for 2021 - 16 Mar 2021 06:22:01 pm
Semester 1, 2021 began with much excitement both at the USP Labasa Campus and the Savusavu Centre as it opened its doors to new and continuing students.  Labasa Campus processed 327 applications from new students and overall 619 students for this Semester, Labasa Campus held its Orientation for three days from 22- 24 February that provided new students with an opportunity to learn about the University’s facilities and services such as the Student Learning Support (SLS), Success @ USP, Moodle Training and take... More »

Solomon Islands Campus Extension Works to have a Positive Impact on Student Learning - 16 Mar 2021 06:04:50 pm
The Solomon Islands Campus has just completed an extension project worth over SBD$217,000.00. The project is significant to the development of the Campus as it will provide additional learning space as well as improved infrastructure and facilities at the Campus. The additional learning space will mainly serve as a REACT room and study space for students. The Solomon Islands Campus is one of the most populated regional campuses, with approximately 3,000 to 4,000 students per semester.  The online platform, now more frequently used to ... More »

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. C... More »

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. ... More »

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 »

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