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New plant discovered in Fiji

Monday, 4 February 2013, 5:26 pm | University Of The South Pacific

A new plant belonging to the non-vascular group of bryophyte plants was recently discovered in the lowlands of Viti Levu - Fiji’s largest island. The genus called Cephaloziella has never been previously recorded in Fiji. More >>

University of the South Pacific partners with Govt of Israel

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 4:51 pm | University Of The South Pacific

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between the University of the South Pacific and MASHAV - Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. More >>

USP strengthens relationship with staff union

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 2:57 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The USPSU President, Mr Ruben Colata and the Secretary, Ms Litiana Waqalevu and the Vice-Chancellor and President of the USP, Professor Rajesh Chandra at the signing of the collective agreement. A collective agreement for 2010 - 2012 was signed on ... More >>

Gender Gaps Still Remain

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 11:02 am | University Of The South Pacific

Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Development Report 2012 on Gender Equality and Development.” More >>

World Bank World Development Report 2012 on Gender Equality

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 4:15 pm | University Of The South Pacific

Gender equality can increase productivity, improve development outcomes for the future generation, and make institutions more representative – it is a core development objective and is the right thing to do. More >>

Orientation Week For New USP Students Starts With CFS

Friday, 17 February 2012, 10:48 am | University Of The South Pacific

The opportunity to begin University life - well-informed - is being offered by USP staff this week. The University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Campus has organised an Orientation programme for new students – from Fiji and around the region who ... More >>

USP Academic Attends IRENA Meeting

Friday, 17 February 2012, 10:25 am | University Of The South Pacific

A University of the South Pacific academic was recently invited to a high level meeting organised by a newly established global renewable energy organisation at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Dr Atul Raturi, the Head of the School of Engineering and Physics (SEP) ... More >>

University Unveils New Solar Project

Friday, 17 February 2012, 10:08 am | University Of The South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific received a major boost in the area of Renewable Energy (RE) after a successful launch of a new solar system, the largest in Fiji, at its Marine Campus in Suva. A 45 Kilowatts Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) System ... More >>

University Welcomes Students With Live Musical Performance

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 3:03 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies (OCACPS) welcomed new students of the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) with live musical performances by the Pasifika Voices during the third day of Orientation this week. The new approach ... More >>

Czech Republic Diplomat visits University

Monday, 13 February 2012, 3:18 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Fiji, His Excellency, Dr Hynek Kmonicek recently paid a courtesy call to the University of the South Pacific. More >>

University Offers First-Ever Mandarin Course

Monday, 13 February 2012, 3:15 pm | University Of The South Pacific

People in Fiji and around the region will now have the opportunity to learn the Chinese language by taking the Mandarin courses offered by the Confucius Institute at the University of the South Pacific. The University successfully launched the first Mandarin ... More >>

Students To Train Onboard International Cruise Ships

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 11:28 am | University Of The South Pacific

Six students from the University of the South Pacific will benefit from a year-long internship on board the P&O Cruises’ ships in 2013. More >>

New Programme in Gender Studies

Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 1:01 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific will be for the first time offering specialised courses in Gender Studies in Fiji from this year. This is to meet the domestic training needs for gender specialists and also to build regional capacity of gender experts ... More >>

University Farewells Japanese Delegate

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 2:58 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific hosted a farewell lunch for the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Resident Representative to Fiji, Mr Juichiro Sasaki on 23 January, 2012. More >>

Rethinking Pacific Education Symposium

Friday, 16 December 2011, 12:06 pm | University Of The South Pacific

A regional symposium that brought together Pacific educators, researchers, scholars, leaders and emerging leaders to reflect on the past decade (2001 – 2011) of Pacific Education as well as to envision the future concluded at the University of the South ... More >>

Publication Sheds Light On Impacts Of Fiji’s Migration

Thursday, 15 December 2011, 9:24 am | University Of The South Pacific

A new research publication focusing on the economic and social impacts of migration in Fiji was launched at the University of the South Pacific in Suva on 12 December, 2011. The 62-page report was jointly launched by USP’s Faculty of Business and ... More >>

Food Safety- A Major Issue For The Region

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 11:43 am | University Of The South Pacific

A regional training to address issues concerning food safety in the Pacific started on 12 December, 2011 at the University of the South Pacific in Suva. The week-long training aims to equip participants with the basic understanding, application and ... More >>

Lautoka Campus Organises Blood Drive For Local Communities

Friday, 2 December 2011, 9:25 am | University Of The South Pacific

After successful blood drives at the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Campus earlier in the year, a similar initiative was launched by the USP Lautoka Campus for the Western Division in Fiji. More >>

Capacity Building Workshop For Researchers

Friday, 11 November 2011, 4:38 pm | University Of The South Pacific

A two-day workshop on writing proposals was hosted by the Oceania Development Network (ODN) at the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Campus from 8 - 9 November, 2011. More >>

Women of Independence: Recollections of Fiji at Forty-One

Friday, 28 October 2011, 3:05 pm | University Of The South Pacific

The Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) at the University of the South Pacific hosted a featured speaker and a panel discussion to allow women from various walks of life who were actively involved in Independence celebrations to share their recollections ... More >>

   

 

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