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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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USP Nauru Campus promotes literacy in Preschoolers - 16 Oct 2020 02:34:08 pm
Nauru Campus partnered with the Rotary Club of Nauru and the Australian High Commission to celebrate International Literacy Day on 10 September.   International Literacy Day 2020 globally focused on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond,” especially on the role of educators and changing pedagogies.    Teachers and 49 students of Menen Infant School gathered in the Community Library that is administered by The University of the South Pacific Nauru Campus.  The event kicked off with Lisa Karl, the President... More »

Nauru President and USP Chancellor visits students at USP Nauru Campus - 16 Oct 2020 02:05:40 pm
His Excellency President Lionel Aingimea, M.P., Minister for Education and current Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific visited USP Nauru Campus on 15 September with Chief Secretary, Minister Reagan Aliklik, M.P.; Secretary for Education, Ms Darrina Kun and other officials of the Government.  This was His Excellency’s first official visit to the Campus. The Campus Director, Ms Alamanda Lauti and executive members of the Students Association greeted his Excellency on arrival, who was then given a tour of the Community and Academic Library, followed by a tour of the Campus.  The Community Li... More »

USP Celebrates Fiji’s 50th Anniversary of Independence and Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month - 16 Oct 2020 10:23:05 am
Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, Honourable Minister for Health and Medical Services was Chief Guest at The University of the South Pacific’s celebrations to commemorate Fiji’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.  The event was also held to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) hosted a morning tea on Friday 9 October that began with a march by students and staff.  Dean FALE, Dr Akanisi Kedrayate thanked the Honourable Minister for Health and Medical Services for gracing the occasion. On Breast Cancer Awareness, ... More »

Republic of China (Taiwan) hands over Solar Power System to Nauru Campus - 15 Oct 2020 03:44:27 pm
His Excellency Ambassador Dean Wang, Ambassador of the Republic of China, Taiwan officially handed over a solar power system to The University of the South Pacific’s Nauru Campus on 28th September. The total cost of the project was USD363,000.   His Excellency President Lionel Aingimea, M.P., Minister for Education and Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific attended the official handover by the Republic of China, Taiwan.   Also present at the handover were the Australian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Angela Tierney; Government Minist... More »

USP launches its first Seabin - 15 Oct 2020 11:52:20 am
The University of the South Pacific’s School of Marine Studies (SMS) joins a global seabin  movement this week by launching its first  seabin at the Marine Campus in Laucala, Suva.    Seabins are essentially floating bins, which provide practical and tangible solutions to reduce the plastics found in our oceans. Created by Australian surfer and philanthropist, Pete Ceglinisky, a seabin processes 25,000 liters of seawater per hour, removing rubbish and micro plastics and filtering chemical pollutants such as oil. ... More »

Nauru Campus participated during Nauru’s Public Service Day, joining the Public Service with a one-stop Information Booth in September.  The event was held at the Sports Stadium Complex.  The Nauru Public Service day is an annual event.   The USP Information Booth received a large number of visitors, including His Excellency President Lionel Aingimea, M.P., President of Nauru and Minister for Education.  President Aingimea is also the current Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific ####imagethird#### ... More »

Reeha Sharma Dedicates Success to Her Parents - 13 Oct 2020 03:48:24 pm
Reeha Sharma, who won a Gold Medal and Post Fiji and Faculty of Arts, Law and Education Prize for the most outstanding graduate with a major in Education at the Medals and Prizes Ceremony in September 2020, dedicates her success to her parents.    Reeha said, “Receiving this award makes me feel good. It is an acknowledgment of a job well done and the hard work that went into winning it.”    23-year-old Reeha is originally from Savusavu and is currentl... More »

Basking in an Atmosphere of Euphoria – My Success Story at USP By Joachim Emeka Arikibe - Nigeria - 12 Oct 2020 04:13:35 pm
It is common knowledge that the feeling of success and achievements cannot be hidden. Having completed my Masters and graduated on the 19th September, 2019, I felt fulfilled. Like every other student who graduated, that was a very special day for me. I returned to my country in November 2019 with a feeling of accomplishment.   On the 8th of March, 2020, I was greeted with an exciting mail from the USP Medals and Prizes Committee notifying me that I had been selected for two awards which came as an awesome surprise.  I was awarded Gold Medal and p... More »

Day 4 Attracts record number of school participation - 9 Oct 2020 08:48:54 am
The start of Day 4 of USP’s Online Open Day saw a record number of schools participating in the first zoom session for the day.  15 schools logged into the first session at 8.30am with over 1500 students participating.  The session ran over 2 hours.  Representatives from Faculties and support services said it was a very busy but highly engaging session with a warm and friendly environment.  You could see a lot of excitement on the students’ faces in being able to interact with staff of USP from the comfort of their schools and with their teachers.   ... More »

Intensive Root Crop-based Cropping Systems for Food Security, Sustainability and Climate Resilience Training - 8 Oct 2020 02:28:09 pm
An intensive three-day training on “Root Crop-based Cropping Systems for Food Security, Sustainability and Climate Resilience” was held at the Alafua Campus in Samoa with the School of Agriculture and Food Technology (SAFT) from 21 – 23 September.    The event was coordinated by USP’s Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD) through its European Union (EU) funded Intra-ACP GCCA+ Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) project. The main objective of the three-day training was to ... More »

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