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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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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 »


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 »


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