Success Stories – Jashvir Bir


The spotlight is on Jashvir Bir, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the premier institution of higher learning for the Pacific, and one of only two regional universities in the world. It is jointly owned and governed by twelve member countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. The university has campuses in all member countries with Fiji, the hub, having three campuses. USP offers over 150 degree and post graduate programs that are recognized in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and is proud to be ranked as one of the top 50 universities in the Oceania region.

USP has six schools, of which the School of Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics is the largest. Its Computing Science and Information Systems (CS/IS) department teaches courses in CS/IS, computer networks and security, software engineering, and cybersecurity.

Jashvir Bir, Lecturer and Course Coordinator in CS/IS, specializes in networking, operating systems, software engineering, data and information security, and IT project management. In 2023, he launched a cloud computing course based on the Oracle Academy Cloud Program. Bir is a graduate of USP, with a master’s degree in Information Systems and a postgraduate diploma in Computing Science & Information Systems with relevant industry-based skills.

His goal is to prepare students from the Pacific region for careers in cloud computing, networking and security.


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