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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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The Future Belongs to the Young, says USP Chief Guest, Marc Su - 17 Sep 2020 03:49:13 pm
This is the belief of the Chief Guest at USP Tuvalu Campus’ Open Day, His Excellency the Ambassador Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan, Marc Su, who, in his opening address said, ‘the future belongs to the younger generation they are also responsible for future developments.’     Ambassador Su was speaking to about 300 students and members of communities who converged at The University of the South Pacific (USP) Tuvalu Campus and later at the Nauti Primary School Ground to participate in the 2020 USP Tuvalu Campus Open Day on Friday 14 Sept... More »


Outstanding dining experience at Pacific TAFE Nadi - 16 Sep 2020 04:40:20 pm
The Pacific TAFE training kitchen in Namaka, Nadi, hosted an exhibition lunch for Professor Pal Ahluwalia and a number of Senior Management Team (SMT) members on Tuesday 15 September 2020.   The lunch was used by Pacific TAFE as part of the internship programme required for their students to experience service in the hospitality industry. The internship is supervised by seasoned practitioners coming from five-star properties to guide students in meeting the industry's standards and expectations of service delivery. The menu for the exhibitio... More »


COVID-19 Pandemic Rejuvenates Study Mode - 4 Sep 2020 03:48:23 pm
The deadly COVID-19 global pandemic is redirecting a number of individuals to further their academic qualification.   The increase in numbers at the orientation session for the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme at The University of the South Pacific (USP) Lautoka Campus on 29 August is an indication that many individuals are now deciding to further their education, either after losing their employment or working reduced hours. A decline in their busy work environment is giving people an opportunity to further their academic path. ... More »


Reading is extremely vital for Postgraduate studies, Students told - 4 Sep 2020 03:46:35 pm
Students undertaking postgraduate studies at The University of the South Pacific (USP) Lautoka Campus have been advised to inculcate a culture of reading during the tenure of their programme.   Lautoka Campus Director, Dr Pramila Devi, during orientation last week for the Postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture programme, encouraged the students to properly manage their study time.   Reinforcing the Director’s advice, Shaleshni Prasad, Student Learning Support (SLS) spec... More »


41 Pacific Islanders now proud recipients of seafood business micro-qualification - 4 Sep 2020 03:44:28 pm
The Pacific is now the only region in the world with 41 qualified awardees to hold a Micro-Qualification in Establishing and Operating a Small Seafood Business. This has been made possible through scholarships awarded by the University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) Programme.   Recognising the need to build capacity for small-scale seafood businesses, the USP PEUMP Programme held a second regional cohort of the micro- qualification commencing on August 24, with 26 scholarships awarded and delivered through the USP-Pac... More »


USP’s Career and Internship Fair 2020 - 3 Sep 2020 12:58:56 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Career and Internship Fair 2020 being held this week at Laucala Campus has begun with much enthusiasm.   Themed “Your Future Direction”, USP has invited 30 top employers to participate in the four-day exposition. Some of the participating organisations include banks, law and accounting firms and government departments.     The purpose of the exposition is to provide an opportunity for our students to i... More »


Pacific Partnership launches human rights and social justice-themed poetry book for children - 3 Sep 2020 09:09:31 am
The Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme has launched a poetry anthology publication comprising a collection of Pacific poems and artworks about human rights and social justice suitable for students in Years 7-13.    The publication titled Rising Tide has been produced as part of the Pacific Partnership’s Social Citizenship Education (SCE) Programme led by the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT).   ... More »


USP undertakes works for Pacific Waste Management Programme - 1 Sep 2020 02:27:23 pm
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) has commenced workon the European Union’s (EU) Pacific Waste Management (PacWastePlus) Programme, through a service agreement focused on developing a sustainable capacity building programme for waste management in the Pacific.   PacWastePlus is funded by the European Union and implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to improve and enhance waste management activities and the capacity of governments, industry and communities to man... More »


USP Journalism coordinator co-authors ground-breaking research paper on data journalism in the Pacific - 25 Aug 2020 04:12:07 pm
The coordinator of the USP Journalism Programme, Dr Shailendra Singh, has co-authored a ground-breaking study into the emerging practice of data journalism in the Pacific, along with the lead author, Dr Kayt Davies of Curtin University, Western Australia.   The study, the first of its kind focused on the Pacific news media, is entitled, ‘Data Journalism in the Pacific: Practices and Perceptions’. It was published as a chapter in a book called Data Journalism in the Global South (2020). Prior to this publication on the Pacific, research on data journali... More »


USP Journalism alumni receive grant for environmental reporting - 24 Aug 2020 03:15:12 pm
Two alumni from Fiji under the USP Journalism Programme, School of Language, Arts and Media, FALE were amongst six recipients of a prestigious regional environmental reporting fellowship in March this year.   Journalists Stanley Simpson and Sheldon Chanel were awarded story grants from Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) to conduct investigative environmental reporting in Fiji.   Stanley Simpson, Chief Executive and journalist of Mai TV was ... More »


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