Persons may apply to study at The University of the South Pacific by submitting an application through the Online Application for Admission Portal. They must meet the general admissions and specific programme requirements in order to be admitted to the University.
Click here to view the Admissions Online Process Flowchart
After being admitted to a programme students may register up to the maximum permissible number of courses for the programme in a particular term that they have been admitted to. For the degree of Bachelor students may register for a maximum of 4 courses per semester or 8 courses per annum.
Students must register for at least a course by Friday of Registration Week to avoid being charged the late registration fee; students registering for the first time after Friday of Registration Week will be charged the one-off late registration fee.
Part-Time students may register in less than 75% of the standard annual full-time workload whereas Full-Time students may register in greater than or equal to 75% of the standard annual full-time workload i.e. the standard annual full-time workload for the degree of Bachelor is ≥ 6 registrations per annum or ≥ 3 registrations per semester.
Students may register for course(s) between the opening of the Online Registration Facility and the Add Course deadline.
Students must pass the pre-requisite of a particular course before s/he can register in that course for Bachelors programmes and above.
Students must not have any HOLD(s) in order to register for the relevant course(s).
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Registered students may request to move from one campus to another during the semester between Week 1 of Lectures and Add Course deadline. The campus in which the student is currently registered (exiting Campus) will approve and initiate the documentation of the transfer.
In an emergency or under exceptional circumstances, the Dean may approve an application for Campus transfer after the first 2 weeks of the semester. SAS must be informed of such a decision.
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Change of Programme
Students are encouraged to review their programme requirements thoroughly before registering for a course(s) in order to avoid late withdrawals and to ensure the course(s) they register for is/are part of their programme for completions purposes.
Students may use the Change of Programme process to change their programme at the same programme level provided they meet the programme general admission and specific requirements of the new programme.
The Change of Programme deadline is the same as the Add Course Deadline for the term in question.
Sponsored students wishing to change their programme must seek the sponsor’s approval first and his or her change of programme application must be accompanied by the sponsor’s approval for the change to be processed.
Students must not have any HOLD(s) in order to change their programme.
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Registered students may use the Course Withdrawal process to withdraw from course(s) that they do not wish to be registered in.
In order to withdraw without any financial penalty students must withdraw by Friday of Week:
1. 3 of each semester; or
2. 2 of each trimester.
Students will be charged the full tuition fees if withdrawals are done outside these timelines except under ill health or other extenuating circumstances where students must apply through the Request for Course Withdrawal form accompanied by the recommendation of the head of an academic unit to a Dean and supported by verifiable documentary evidence(s).
Sponsored students wishing to withdraw from a course(s) must seek the sponsor’s approval first and his or her course withdrawal application must be accompanied by the sponsor’s approval for the withdrawal to be processed.
Students must not have any HOLD(s) in order to withdraw from the relevant course(s).
Click here to view the Course Withdrawal Process Flowchart