60 Primary School Students with their certificates
60 Primary School Students Complete Computer Course - 17 May 2021 02:45:14 pm
Sixty primary school students in classes 3 to 6 from Nauru College and Kayser College were presented with their certificates on 16 April after completing a computer course, offered and delivered at the Nauru USP campus.
The week-long computer course focused primarily on improving participants keyboard skills in typing and teaching them how to place their fingers correctly on the keyboard to type smoothly.
They were also provided basic lesson on how to use a computer such as how to switch on and shut down the computer; how to save files; open Windows applications; access internet and using the mouse.
The USP Campus delivered the computer course spe... More »
Thirty-one students rewarded for their outstanding achievement - 17 May 2021 12:45:54 pm
The School of Accounting, Finance and Economics (SAFE) recently honoured its outstanding first year students of 2020.
Their success was celebrated at an event held on Friday 9th April 2021, in partnership with the Fiji Institute of Accountants (FIA).
USP was represented by the Acting Vice-Chancellor and President, Dr Guilio Massaso Paunga while the FIA was represented by its Vice President, Mr Tarlochan Singh.
Other guests at the event included the Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Professor Jito Vanualailai; Director of the Centre for Flexible Learning, Dr Rajni Chand; staff of SAFE; FIA Secretariat; award recipients and their families.
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APTC and USP advance collaboration for Pacific skills development - 21 Apr 2021 12:08:09 pm
A new partnership between The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) was signed on Tuesday 20 April, 2021 at Laucala Campus, Suva.
The partnership will enable the two institutions to work collaboratively for quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) delivery and better employment outcomes for Pacific people.
Australia supports the work of USP as a key regional training centre for skills in the Pacific and the virtual signing yesterday reaffirms the longstanding partnership between USP and APTC, bui... More »
USP Tonga Campus celebrates student achievements - 15 Apr 2021 04:55:01 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Tonga campus recently celebrated the graduation of 126 students. The event was held at the Queen Salote College Hall in Nukualofa, Tonga.
COVID-19 restrictions last year resulted in all 2020 graduation ceremonies scheduled in various campuses throughout the USP region to be cancelled. Qualifications were conferred by Deed after which graduates were given their certificates.
The students graduated with undergraduate degrees, post graduate diplomas and certificates. The students had undertaken their studies at various USP... More »
Azekah Swamy Receives Kava Korporesen Scholarship - 14 Apr 2021 02:02:20 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) student Azekah Swamy this month received a scholarship as part of a private-public collaborative partnership between the University and Kava Korporesen Pte Limited.
The objective of the one-year scholarship is to enhance research in kava (Piper methysticum) focusing on the crop’s chemistry, kava extraction, isolation, and purification processes for food grade application.
Kava is attracting global interest as a health sup... More »
USP IAS partners in Marine Invasive Species Project - 13 Apr 2021 03:49:57 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) is the key Pacific research partner in a new research initiative on Marine alien invasive Species (AIS).
The AIS research project is part of a pilot project called the Pacific Islands Marine Bioinvasions Alert Network (PacMAN). The project's overall goal is to build ocean science capacity for the early detection and rapid response to marine bioinvasions in Pacific Small Island Development State (PSIDS) using a range of different and novel molecular technologies. ... More »
USP Kiribati Campus welcomes new students - 13 Apr 2021 09:48:07 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Kiribati Campus welcomed an increase in number of students that have enrolled to study at the Campus this year.
The Campus enrolled 830 students at the beginning of the first semester which began on 1 March, 2021.
Majority of the students studying at the Kiribati Campus are in-country scholars whose tuitions are fully funded by the Government of Kiribati.
The increased number of new intakes this year has been attributed to the University’s innovative marketing strategies and the foresight of ... More »
USP’s School of Business & Management help clean up Lami Foreshore - 13 Apr 2021 08:51:52 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Business & Management (SBM) was represented on Saturday, March 27th at the Lami foreshore clean-up led by Lami Town Council.
Students and alumni from the Tourism and Hospitality discipline joined other members of the public, IUCN, ANZ Bank and the Uto-ni-Yalo crew members picking up trash on land and along the foreshore and adjacent waterways. The group also assisted by sorting the different types of trash being collected which made it easier for organisers to quantify the amount of trash collected.
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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 »