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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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Two FALE students with disabilities achieve their dreams and graduate - 30 Sep 2020 02:58:14 pm
Two students with disabilities realised their dreams and graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) this month.   Nazia Shah, who has hearing impairment since birth and Vimlesh Naidu, who has partial hearing and visual impairment were elated to receive their certificates this week from the Dean of FALE, Dr Akanisi Kedrayate.    Nazia graduated with a Diploma in Special and Inclusive Education and was a recipient of the USP Regional Disability Scholar... More »


USP Pacific TAFE recognises student high achievers - 29 Sep 2020 10:52:30 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) recognized its high achieving students in medals and prizes giving ceremony at the Japan-Pacific ICT Centre on 25 September 2020.   Twenty-four (24) students from Pacific TAFE walked away with gold medal and prizes from the Sixty-Six (66) graduates.    Prashneel Ram recipient of gold medals and prize in three different award categories was ecstatic after the awards ceremo... More »


Graduate speaks highly of USP Pacific TAFE - 29 Sep 2020 10:46:30 am
Ajeshni Lata Nand spoke highly of The University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE), after graduating with a Diploma in Accounting (Level 5) on 23 September.      “USP’s Pacific TAFE provided me an opportunity to study after a lapse of ten years,” she said. “It was difficult in the beginning juggling between classes, work and family, however the excellent teaching staff at USP Pacific TAFE encouraged and allowed me to time to adjust.” ... More »


Disability not a barrier – says graduate - 29 Sep 2020 10:43:58 am
On 23 September, among the hundred students collecting their graduation certificates from USP’s Pacific TAFE Statham campus stood a quiet and reserved David Patrick Whippy ably supported by his buddy and close friend.    An ecstatic David who has been blind from birth finally fulfilled one of his aspirations – he graduated with a Diploma of Human Resources Management (Level 5) from USP Pacific TAFE.   “I have a simple message to all my friends living... More »


USP holds Medals and Prizes Ceremony to recognise its 66 high achievers - 25 Sep 2020 08:44:39 am
Sixty Six (66) graduates of The University of the South Pacific (USP) were proud recipients of gold medals and prizes when it held its annual Medals and Prizes Ceremony at the Japan – Pacific ICT Multi-Purpose Theatre at Laucala Campus on 24 September.  Chief Guest, Pro-Chancellor, Mr Winston Thompson presented the medals and Prizes together with the sponsors in each category.      Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Professor Jito Vanualailai, welcomed the guests that included the Pro-Chancellor Mr Winston Thompson, sponsors, family an... More »


US Ambassador launches USAID-supported Project Management course for women in Fiji in partnership with the University of the South Pacific - 24 Sep 2020 01:41:38 pm
His Excellency the Ambassador of the United States of America, Joseph J. Cella, launched the USAID-supported Certificate IV in Project Management cohort specially targeted for women in Fiji in partnership with the University of the South Pacific at its campus in Laucala, Suva on 22 September.    Twenty-five women are part of the programme in the Suva-based cohort representing government, government corporations, NGOs and the private sector in Fiji.    This is the... More »


USP participates in Virtual Islands Summit 2020 - 24 Sep 2020 01:36:46 pm
The University of the South Pacific academic, Dr Atul Raturi from School of Engineering and Physics SP represented the University and participated as a panelist in the Virtual Island Summit 2020 this month.   More than 10,000 attendees and 100 speakers representing government leaders, policy makers, academics, diplomats and NGO representatives took part in 25 sessions spread over 6 days (7th September- 13th September 2020).     The overall objective of this confe... More »


USP Marshall Islands Campus Launches “Bwebwenato” Seminar Series - 24 Sep 2020 09:32:03 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Marshall Island Campus initiated a Bwebwenato (Talanoa) Academic Seminar series on 03 September 2020.     The inaugural seminar “Wa Kuk Wa Jimor (canoeing together): Voyaging the Seas of Educational Change in the Early Years: A Multi-Sectorial Approach to Skills Development and Life-long Learning” was presented by Dr. Kelesi Whippy.   Dr. Whippy, an academic at the School of Education, is on secondment duties at the Marshall Islands Campus since 2018.  She works in close association with the Public Sch... More »


USP Lautoka Campus partners with PASH to improve animal welfare in Fiji - 24 Sep 2020 09:24:07 am
The University of the South Pacific (USP) Lautoka Campus is helping raise awareness of animal welfare in the country. In partnership with the Pacific Animal Shelter and Hospital (PASH) and sponsored by Viti Rottweilers, the campus held an event in August to help raise funds to assist PASH in their efforts to improve animal welfare in the country.   Lautoka Campus Director, Dr Pramila Devi said apart from providing tertiary education, USP is keen to engage in various Continuing and Community Education programmes to help uplift the standards of living in local commu... More »


USP Lautoka Campus cements its mark in Pre-School Education - 24 Sep 2020 09:19:52 am
Early childhood education courses provided by The University of the South Pacific (USP) Lautoka Campus continue to cement its mark as an illustrious career path for many teachers of the western division.    Speaking at the ED300 Resource Display programme at the campus on August 18, Early Childhood Education Teaching Assistant, Babra Prakash said the university has made a huge difference in the lives of many pre-school teachers and students by delivering Early Childhood Education degree program.    ... More »


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