Students looking to further their studies in their respective fields of choice or working students looking to reskill or upskill are encouraged to enrol now at The University of the South Pacific (USP) for Semester 2.
Quality education remains a top priority for USP; students who are concerned about the payment of fees can rest assured as USP is offering the following fee discounts:
- a 10 per cent discount for full fee payment by 26 August 2022; and
- a 5 per cent discount for full fee payment by 9 September 2022.
USP has opened its application for all Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Master’s programmes until 11 August 2022 to enable students to enrol for Semester 2.
As a regional university, USP is committed to providing its scholars with expanded educational and research opportunities as well as chanceto build new friendships and connections within the region and around the world. USP offers a unique multicultural and campus experience. When it comes to upskilling and reskilling its students, USP has you covered through the various courses, programmes, training, and additional education offered by the University.
USP Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Pal Ahluwalia urges continuing and new students to take advantage of the University’s flexible payment methods and the Bursary Scheme.
He reiterated, “Our focus is on ensuring that students receive the best education possible. Our next phase of operations is about improving our student services, ensuring a one-stop-shop approach to students.”
“Our team has worked incredibly hard, and we’re also proud of how our students have succeeded in their studies despite the pandemic through online learning.”
Professor Ahluwalia shared the accomplishments of USP from 2021 and into 2022, highlighting the University’s global rankings never before achieved in the University’s history.
“We entered the World University Real Impact Ranking, where we ranked 11th in the area of Crisis Management. But I think the holy grail for us was when we celebrated our entry into the highly acclaimed and prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) global ranking system ranking us amongst the top 10% of universities in the world,” he said.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, Professor Jito Vanualailai, said with the current challenging economic environment because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University is committed to easing the complexity of navigating tertiary tuition fees for its students through the USP’s discounted fees.
Professor Vanualailai added that going forward, if the world continues to be enveloped by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University will use its newly acquired experience in responding effectively to the pandemic to continue to offer its high-quality academic programmes online and ensure the continuity and reach of education to all students in all its member countries.
Engineering graduate, Varun Lal, said that the USP members and staff motivated him to work hard and gave him a lot of opportunities to grow his skills.
He said USP is also a place where he has made many Pacific Islander friends that have become family over the years.
For Melisha Siapu, coming to study in Fiji from the Solomon Islands was always the best choice, as she hopes to complete her degree in Business and Information Systems and return home to contribute to her country the same way her parents did.
“USP provided a platform for me to reskill and upskill through all trainings and workshops,” she added.
Gold Medallist in Psychology and Sociology Kritika Komal Devi has acknowledged the great help from the USP IT as most of her units were conducted online due to her health condition.
Devi added that she could not visit the campus often; however, she adapted to e-learning throughout her learning journey thanks to all the support for online studies by the University.
Students who have not enrolled are encouraged to submit their applications and take advantage of USP’s fee payment arrangements.
Classes for semester 2 two will begin on 15 August 2022.