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Thursday 11 June 2020

Nauru
The President of Nauru and incoming Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific (USP) Lionel Aingimea says the institution has been hijacked after Vice Chancellor and President Professor Pal Ahluwalia was stood down pending an investigation on allegations of material misconduct.
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Friday 17 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Children with specific learning needs will be helped with early literacy skills development using Tongan language alphabet flashcards developed for the schools they attend. Funded by by Australia's Direct Aid Program, 400 packs of flashcards were printed for distribution under the Ministry of Education's Inclusive Education programmes.
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Wednesday 24 October 2018

Suva, Fiji
One of the greatest challenges affecting the Pacific region is undoubtedly climate change, the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry said at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, today, during his three day official visit to Fiji. He launched four new Queen Elizabeth scholarships for students from the Caribbean and Pacific regions to support more young people in reducing the effects of climate change in their home countries.
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Thursday 22 February 2018

Nadi, Fiji
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Rear Admiral (Ret.), Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama officially opened the 20th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) on 20 February at the Sheraton Resort, Nadi, Fiji, attended by the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Rgt. Hon. Patricia Scotland and Helen Clarke.
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Friday 26 January 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six Tongan students have been awarded tertiary scholarships to study in New Zealand and Fiji starting this year, funded by the New Zealand Government through its Aid programme. New Zealand universities have accepted 21 scholars, while Fiji’s University of the South Pacific has accepted six.
Friday 4 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's USP Campus at 'Atele organized a “ ‘Katoa ki Olokava”, joining USP campuses around the Pacific in their annual “Open Day”, to showcase what the USP has to offer.
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Friday 20 January 2017

Suva, Fiji
New full-time undergraduate degree students studying at the University of the South Pacific starting from this year, will each receive a new tablet computer as the University embraces a new mobile platform for learning.
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Sunday 4 September 2016

Suva, Fiji
The Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, Hon. Henry Puna is the new Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific (USP) and was officially installed at a graduation ceremony on 26 August in Fiji.
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Monday 29 August 2016

Suva, Fiji
The singers of the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pasifika Voices have been recorded for the soundtrack of the much anticipated Hollywood Disney Animation 'Moana', to be released in November this year.
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Wednesday 20 July 2016
Suva, Fiji
The Pacific is highly vulnerable to human trafficking, especially where developing countries have poor social and economic systems, high rates of poverty, under-resourced judiciary and government agencies, and inadequate laws, said Patricia Kailola at the 2016 Pacific Update Conference at the University of the South Pacific in Laucala yesterday.
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Tuesday 8 December 2015

Suva, Fiji
USP will be welcoming one Commonwealth Scholar to the University’s Laucala campus in Fiji in 2016, to study an MSc in Climate Change. Another scholarship will be offered to start in February 2017.
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Wednesday 28 October 2015

Nadi, Fiji
The University of the South Pacific Council has appointed Mr Winston Thompson as its new Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council for three years, starting from January 2016. The meeting noted its Strategic Plan 2013-18 "sets out an ambitious path to transform USP from good to an excellent University.”
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Friday 2 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government is offering scholarships targeting anyone in the Pacific Islands (including Tonga) who has worked or volunteered in social welfare or community development.
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Thursday 26 June 2014
Suva, Fiji
The Fiji Police have charged five Nauruan high school students with the murder of 22 year-old Tongan USP student Sione Tufui, who died on Saturday morning June 21, in a Suva hospital.
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Monday 23 June 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 22 year-old Tongan USP student, Sione Tufui, was killed in an alleged brawl outside a Suva nightclub last Friday night.
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Thursday 15 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tu'ivakano as the Chairman of the Tonga Cable Ltd (TCL) and Professor Rajesh Chandra, the Vice chancellor of the University of the South Pacific USP signed a contract agreement in Nuku'alofa on 12 May for USP to be an Internet Access Provider.
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Friday 28 February 2014
Suva, Fiji
Two new Vice Presidents of USP, Dr Giulio Masasso Paunga of Tonga and Dr Dilawar Grewal, were appointed by the Executive Committee of the University of the South Pacific on February 24.
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Tuesday 18 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The University of the South Pacific (USP) commenced its academic year yesterday February 17, 2014 with more than 40 nationalities represented on campus, a melting pot of cultures and peoples.
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Friday 24 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The University of the South Pacific (USP) has renewed the contract of its current president and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rajesh Chandra, who will continue his position for a term of four years.
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Thursday 16 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Diabetes cannot be cured, Tonga's King Tupou VI said today and expressed concern that an increasing number of youth are being diagnosed with the disease in Tonga.
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