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USP student scoops Second Best Paper Award at ICMEA 2019 - 5 Sep 2019 08:47:23 am
An International Commonwealth scholar from Nigeria, Joachim Emeka Arikibe enrolled in Master of Science (Chemistry) in the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment of The University of the South Pacific (USP) has received a Second Best Paper Award at an International Conference on Material Engineering & Application (ICMEA) 2019 in Malaysia.   The ICMEA 2019 Conference was organised by Malaysia’s Curtin University with Incheon National University from 23-25 August 2019.   Mr Arikibe’s paper was titled; “Synthesis, Preparation & Characteris... More »

Tonga Campus promotes Agriculture as a Science during Open Day - 5 Sep 2019 08:41:11 am
The University of South Pacific, Tonga Campus held its Open Day on 30th August with an inspiring theme; “Grow and develop Tonga with Agriculture for a more sustainable livelihood”.   The highlight of this year’s Open day was the Science Fair which involved various experiments and student-centered science activities. The Tonga Campus Marketing Team aimed to promote the connection between Science and Agriculture and how this connection could help improve livelihood in Tonga.   ... More »

Taiwan Gourmet Cuisine Workshop at USP, A Success - 4 Sep 2019 08:25:07 am
An International Tour of Taiwan Gourmet Cuisine Workshop to showcase delectable Taiwanese cuisine was successfully held at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 30 August 2019. Organised by the Taipei Trade Office in Fiji, USP’s School of Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM) & the Pacific Technical & Further Education (Pacific TAFE), the workshop saw Chef Chin Chang and Chef Lulu, who have been traveling seven cities throughout Oceania, demonstrate four dishes and cook eight, along with STHM students.   The duo were in... More »

CSSP awards winners at USP - 3 Sep 2019 10:27:35 am
Four secondary school students who scored the national highest points in the Chemical Society of the South Pacific (CSSP), Chem Quiz Competition walked away with awards at The University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Campus on 31 August 2019. They were Inayah Ali, Year 10 of Natabua High School; Gerard Funivai, Year 11 of Marist Brothers High; Safiya Siddiqa Ali, Year 12 of Nasinu Muslim College and Arishneel Sagar Narayan, Year 13 of Labasa College. Winners for the Bio Battle were SSKMC in third place, Votualevu College, second and Rishikul Sanatan College in first place... More »

USP wins EC Horizon 2020 research grant collaboration - 2 Sep 2019 04:37:10 pm
A joint proposal by The University of the South Pacific (USP) and University of New Caledonia has won a 1.3million euro European Commission (EC) Horizon 2020 funded multidisciplinary project focusing on family farming and food in the Pacific Islands, from Europe, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Australia. Professor Pal Ahluwalia, USP’s Vice Chancellor and President congratulated the team of academics, researchers and students for winning the consortium, describing the achievement as “outstanding and the 91.8 per cent result reflects the high quality proposal and teaming up with excellent ... More »

USP Hosts Learning & Teaching Forum 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 10:48:01 am
The University Forum on Learning & Teaching, with the theme “The Best Possible Outcome for All Learners, was held at Japan- Pacific ICT Multi- Purpose Theatre, Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific on 29th August.   USP hosts this annual forum on learning and teaching, showcasing innovation in learning and teaching, and provides keynote addresses from internationally renowned figures in higher education.   The 2019 Faculty Teaching Excellence Winners we... More »

Joint Musical Concert showcases friendship - 28 Aug 2019 02:32:15 pm
The Training Squadron and the Embassy of Japan held Joint Musical Concert in collaboration with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces on 26th August 2019 at the Japan-Pacific ICT Centre in Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific.   The idea for this Joint Musical Concert was to showcase the friendship between the two nations, Fiji and Japan.   USP has been part of it ever since the Kizuna and JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) init... More »

Pacific TAFE spread wings in Vanua Levu - 26 Aug 2019 11:32:05 am
The University of the South Pacific’s fastest growing section Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) is making its presence felt in the Northern Division.   Within a span of two years since its opening, the USP Pacific TAFE Labasa Centre is now offering all programmes provided at any other Pacific TAFE campus.   Last year, the centre experienced a 27 percent increase in its student numbers and currently has around 1,500 students enrolled for various c... More »

USP Pacific TAFE shaping the future of a visually impaired student - 23 Aug 2019 02:50:02 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s, Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) Labasa Centre has given a visually impaired woman all the reason to succeed in life through quality education. In few months’ time, 29-year-old from Seaqaqa, Savita Shiwangi Devi will graduate with a Certificate in Office Management. Travelling became the biggest hurdle for Ms. Devi whilst she pursued her primary and secondary education in Suva from the Fiji School for the Blind and the DAV Girls College. She revealed that all her hope... More »

Professor Pal Ahluwalia Acknowledges Staff and Students - 23 Aug 2019 02:34:53 pm
The Vice- Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific, Professor Pal Ahluwalia acknowledged staff, students and principals for 2019 Open Day celebration on 21st August at the Oceania Centre.   He expressed his appreciation to all who made the 2019 Open Day a great success on 26th July.   “In particular, my appreciation to the Open Day Organising Committee led by Executive Director SPAC, ably assisted by his staff and those from the faculties and s... More »

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