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The Ambassador of the European Union for the Pacific and to Fiji, H.E Sujiro Seam and USP Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure, Dr Giulio Paunga with participants of the workshop.



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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 »


Outstanding response on Day 3 of USP’s Online Open Week - 8 Oct 2020 09:01:16 am
At the end of Day 3 of USP’s Online Open Week we saw a huge surge in interest from prospective students and the general public 10 schools participated via our zoom sessions and the number is expected to double by the end of today as we prepare to accommodate more schools from Fiji and the region.  Over 1000 students participated. We hosted Suva Muslim College Lami High School, Tavua College, Sigatoka Andhra Sangam School, Yat Sen Secondary School, Votualevu College, Sila Central High School, Rewa Secondary School, Baulevu High School and Adi Cakobau School where staff from different Facul... More »


Excellent Day 2 of USP’s Online Open Week - 6 Oct 2020 04:25:18 pm
As The University of the South Pacific’s Online Open Week entered its second day, we were very excited to host 8 Secondary Schools with over 700 students to our Zoom sessions throughout the Day.    Year 12 and 13 students of Tavua College, DAV College (Ba), Nadogo Central College, Ahmadiyya Secondary School, Assemblies of God High School, DAV Girls, Pundit Vishnu Deo Memorial School and Adi Cakobau School took part in various 1 hour sessions where staff from different Faculties and Schools, Pacific Tafe and PaCESD engaged with the students to advise the... More »


USP Online Open Week gets an Overwhelming Response on its First Day - 5 Oct 2020 04:20:37 pm
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Online Open Week that opened from 9.00am this morning and began with much enthusiasm with its GetUSPReady tagline. Judging from the visits we have had just today, we are very excited with the response and are assured of a great week ahead.  Adi Cakobau School, Swami Vivekananda College, Suva Sangam College, Lautoka Muslim College and Vishnu Deo Memorial College participated with over 500 students in our zoom and chat sessions.  Schools are still signing up for the zoom and chat sessions to facilitate their students to access information and hold chat... More »


Environmental journalism training vital for Pacific journos - 5 Oct 2020 03:55:20 pm
By JACQUELINE SUTAHI   The first-ever environmental journalism workshop on the Suva Bay-Foreshore area was an eye-opener about amazing, abundant natural habitat at our doorstep and its gradual destruction, says The University of the South Pacific Journalism Programme coordinator Dr Shailendra Singh.   The two-day workshop was organised by the USP Journalism Programme and Earth Journalism Network (EJN) with the theme 'Causes, Impacts of Pollution in the Suva Bay and Pos... More »


Record number of Students attend USP Emalus Campus Open Day - 5 Oct 2020 03:47:42 pm
Around 1,000 students attended The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus Annual Open Day on September 18, 2020.     The Open Day was attended by Year twelve high schools in Port Vila and Efate Island.  The day began with the popular student float parade through Port Vila.    The Chief Guest, Her Excellency Sarah de Zoeten, High Commissioner of Australia to Vanuatu said, “I am grateful to be able to meet the faculties.  I... More »


USP Emalus Campus hosts Advanced Training on EO and GIT Applications for Climate Resilience - 2 Oct 2020 10:20:55 am
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) Emalus Campus in Port Vila, Vanuatu, hosted a week long workshop on Advanced training on Earth Observation (EO) and Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) Applications for Climate Resilience from 21-25 September, 2020.    The workshop was facilitated by the United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) as part of CommonSensing Project. The workshop is part of the Common Sensing (CS) project led by UNITAR-UNOSAT (United Nations Institute for Tr... More »


Branesh Prakash Amasses 4 Gold Medals during USP’s Medals and Awards Ceremony - 30 Sep 2020 03:32:10 pm
Branesh Prakash, a graduate of The University of the South Pacific’s Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) said he felt ‘exhilarated’ to receive four Gold Medals during USP’s Medals and Awards Ceremony, that included The Vice-Chancellor and President’s All-Rounder Gold Medal for the Best Combined Academic Performance and Record Service to the Community.   23-year-old Branesh also received gold medals for the Most Outstanding Bachelor of Commerce Graduate; Most Outstanding Graduate with a major in Economics and Most Outstanding Gradu... More »


Vishalini Chand receives the Vice-Chancellors Top Award - 30 Sep 2020 03:05:12 pm
Vishalini Chand from Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) is one of three proud recipients of The Vice-Chancellor and President’s All-Rounder Gold Medal for the best combined academic performance and record service to the community.  The other two recipients are Branesh Prakash and Krisneil Prasad from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE).     They received their Awards from the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Pal Ahluwalia during the Medals and Prizes Ceremony held at the University of the South Pacific on 24th September.... More »


Krisneil bags the Vice-Chancellor’s All-Rounder Award - 30 Sep 2020 03:02:25 pm
Krisneil Prasad from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) says he is elated to have received the Vice-Chancellor and President’s All-Rounder Gold Medal for the best combined academic performance and record service to the community. He is one of three recipients of the Award. The other two recipients are Branesh Prakash, also from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) and Vishalini Chand from Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE).   Krisneil, who hails from Wainibokasi in Nausori, graduated with a BA in Politics and Sociology and is a human... More »


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