Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor

(Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure)

Welcome to the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Regional Campuses, Estates and Infrastructure

The University of the South Pacific consists of 14 campuses with Laucala Campus as its main Campus and headquarter, Suva, Fiji.   There rest of 13 campuses are considered regional campuses and are located in each of the university’s 12 member countries in the Pacific-  Cook Islands, Kiribatim Fiji (Lautoka & Labasa), Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Regional Campuses have continued to grow in size and currently comprise around 40% of total EFTS. Regional Campuses offer students the opportunity to study in their own country and combine work and study, making tertiary study accessible and affordable. Programmes can be completed at Regional Campuses in a variety of modes including, Face-to Face, Online, Print & Blended. While the majority of regional campus students study part time in Flexible mode, an increasing number of degree programmes are being offered in Face to-Face mode, with students, organized in cohorts, completing their entire programme at Regional Campuses.

The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor is also in charge of the Estates & Infrastructure (E&I) and the Campus Security Sections.  E&I Section manages and conduct the planning, development and maintenance of the built environment of all the university’s 14 campuses. Occupational Health and Safety(OHS) and Disaster Management Planning are a major component of E&I.  The Campus Security Section is responsible for the safety and security of the university community at Laucala Campus, and do provide security advice to the regional campuses.

Dr Giulio Masasso Tu’ikolongahau Pāunga is the Deputy Vice Chancellor —Regional Campuses and Estates & Infrastructure. He holds a PhD and MA (Economics) from the University of Daito Bunka in Tokyo, Japan, and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Wesleyan University, Connecticut, U.S.A.

Dr Pāunga is a Tongan national with extensive experience of working in the region. He has a strong background in international trade negotiations, diplomacy, economic development, with a broad experience in administering operations of public and state-owned enterprises.  He joined the University in 2011 as a Senior Fellow in Financing Education with the Institute of Education, located at USP Tonga Campus.

Dr Pāunga served as a member of His Majesty’s Privy Council under the late King Taufa’āhau Tupou IV, a member of the Tonga Defense Board, and also a Cabinet Minister for Labour, Commerce, Industries and Tourism.

Our Regional Campuses

Postal Address
USP Cook Islands Campus PO Box 130, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Director: Dr. Debi Futter-Puati
Website: Cook Islands
Postal Address
Private Mail Bag 9072, The University of the South Pacific, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 7.30am - 4.30pm
Director: Dr. Andrew MacKenzie
SANTO CENTRE
Coordinator: Ms Gayleen George
Postal Address: Private Mail Bag 176, Luganville Santo, Vanuatu
Tel: +678 36438
Fax: +678 36299 E-mail: gayleen.george(at)vanuatu.usp.ac.fj

TAFEA CENTRE
Coordinator: Ms. Rose Stephens
Postal address: PO Box 23, Isangel, Taana, Vanuatu
Tel: +678 7117141 or 88726 or 7792316
E-mail: rose.stephen(at)usp.ac.fj

MALAMPA CENTRE
Coordinator: Mr Damien Hophand
Postal Address: P O Box 06, Norsup, Malekula Vanuatu
E-mail: damien.hophand(at)vanuatu.usp.ac.fj

TORBA CENTRE
Coordinator: Ms Meri Worek
Physical Address: Sola, Vanua Lava, Vanuatu
Tel: +678 35748 or 7759760
E-mail: meri.worek(at)vanuatu.usp.ac.fj
Website: Emalus Campus
Phone
Postal Address
PO Box 59, Bairiki, Kiribati
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Director: Dr Takuia Uakeia
Website: USP Kiribati Campus

May our Traditional Blessing of Te Mauri (Good Health), Te Raoi (Peace) ao Te Tabomoa (Prosperity) be upon us all.

Postal Address
USP Labasa Campus Private Mail Bag, Labasa, Fiji
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Director: Dr Samuela Bogitini
Website: Labasa Campus

SAVUSAVU CENTRE

Coordinator: Mr Sairusi Lui
Postal Address: Private Mail Bag, Savusavu, Fiji
Tel: +679 885 3708
Fax: +679 885 3709
E-maillui_s(at)usp.ac.fj
Website: Savusavu Centre
Postal Address
Student Administrative Services (SAS), The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Postal Address
USP Lautoka Campus Private Mail Bag, Lautoka, Fiji
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Direct Ext: 41501 / 41502
Website: Lautoka Campus
Postal Address
PO Box 3537, Majuro, Marshall Islands
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Director: Dr Brad Cart
Website: USP Marshalls Islands Campus
Postal Address
Private Bag, Post Office, Republic of Nauru
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Director: Ms Sarina Tamakin
Website: USP Nauru Campus
Postal Address
PO Box 31, Alofi, Niue
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Director: Seone Lolesio
Website: Niue Campus
Phone
Postal Address
The University of the South Pacific, Private Bag, Apia, Samoa.
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Director: Dr. Fanaafi Aiono-Le Tagaloa
Website: Samoa Campus
Postal Address
PO Box 460, Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Director: Billy Fitoo

GIZO CENTRE, WESTERN PROVINCE
Coordinator: Billy Fitoo
Postal address: PO Box 460, Honiara, Solomon Islands
Tel: +677 21307; 21308; 21309
Direct Ext: 40201 / 40202
Fax: +677 24024
Office hours: Mondays to Fridays,
8:00am - 4:30pm

LATA CENTRE
TEMOTU PROVINCE
Coordinator: Mr John Peter Peniop
Postal address: PO Box 53, Lata, Temotu Province, Solomon Islands
Tel: +677 53150
Fax: +677 53150
E-mail: peniop_j(at)usp.ac.fj
Office hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Website: Solomon Islands Campus
Postal Address
Atafu, Tokelau
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Coordinator: Elaine Lameta
Website: Tokelau Campus
Postal Address
P.O. Box 278, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Director: Dr. Robin Havea

HA’APAI CENTRE
Asst. Coordinator: Ms Talei Ulufonua
Tel: +676 60099
E-mail: talei.ulufonua(at)gmail.com
talei.ulufonua(at)usp.ac.fj

VAVA’U CENTRE
Coordinator Mrs Tupou Nonu
Tel: +676 70545
E-mailTupou.nonu(at)gmail.com
tupou.nonu(at)usp.ac.fj
WebsiteUSP Tonga Campus
Postal Address
PO Box 21, Funafuti, Tuvalu
Office Hours
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Director: Dr. Rosiana Lagi
WebsiteUSP Tvalu Campus