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Five Decades of USP’s Governance and Leadership



The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the premier institution of higher learning for the Pacific, uniquely placed in a region of extraordinary physical, social and economic diversity and challenges to serve the region’s need for high quality tertiary education, research and policy apart from being a tertiary institution. It also serves as an organisation of regional cooperation and integration.





Treasures of the Past – The Humble Beginnings of USP



In 1968, a regional university opened its doors to students from the Pacific Islands. The University of the South Pacific (USP), established in the Laucala Bay area of Suva, Fiji offered students the opportunity to pursue post-secondary education within the region. This was a remarkable accomplishment during the last days of colonialism.






 
School of Law launches 3 publications

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Law (SOL) launched three (3) publications during a special ceremony at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva on 16 November 2018.
His Lordship Anthony Gates, Chief Justice, officiated at the launch of Introduction to South Pacific Law by Jennifer Corrin & Professor Don Paterson; The World Trade Organisation Dispute Settlement Mechanism and the South Pacific Island Nation Participation by Dr. Wilfred Golman; and Criminal Law of Fiji by Professor Eric Colvin.

  Tonga Campus launches new programme in vernacular

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Tonga Campus and Institute of Education created history with the launch of the Bachelor of Arts programme in Pacific Vernacular language in Tongan and Niuafo’ou on 14 November 2018.
Lord Havea Tu’i Ha’ateiho, the Estate holder of the land on which USP’s Tonga Campus sits, officiated over the occasion as the Chief Guest.

 
     



 
USP and WFP Join Forces to Strengthen Emergency Preparedness in the Pacific

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and The University of the South Pacific (USP) this month signed an agreement that will strengthen collaboration on emergency preparedness activities in Fiji and the Pacific region, and ensure disaster responders are better equipped when the next disaster strikes.
“The University of the South Pacific is excited to be partnering with WFP – the world’s largest humanitarian agency,” said Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and International at the University.

  Successful Graduation at USP’s Emalus Campus

A total of two hundred and thirty four (234) students of The University of the South Pacific (USP) successfully graduated in a ceremony at the Emalus Campus, Vanuatu on 30 November 2018.
Of the total, sixty per cent (60%) graduated with Undergraduate Programmes, fourteen per cent (14%) with Postgraduate Diplomas, five per cent (5%) with Masters Degrees, three per cent (3) with Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diplomas, and eighteen per cent (18%) from Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE).

 
     



 
Launch of USP Global

The University of the South Pacific’s Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL) launched USP Global, a University initiative through which a number of programmes will be offered online to a global audience.
These include courses in areas such as Pacific Island Studies, Oceanography and Climate Science.

  USP makes traditional presentation to King Tupou VI

In marking its weeklong celebration of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50th anniversary, the Tonga Campus community paid tribute to the King of Tonga, His Majesty King Tupou VI, at his royal residence on 12 November 2018.
The delegation was led by Dr. Massaso Paunga, Vice President, Regional Campuses and Estate and Infrastructure, on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra.

 
     



 
USP and The China Navigation Company sign MOU on low-carbon ships for Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP) and The China Navigation Company (CNCo), parent of Swire Shipping and Swire Bulk, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 10 November to conduct feasibility studies for the design costs and plan for new generation ships for the Pacific region which is committed to low carbon sea transport.
Under the MOU, Project Cerulean aims to eventually develop a new class of small cargo freighter, which, once proven to be

  Pacific Islands Transport Forum Opened

The Fijian Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Services, Honourable Inia Seruiratu, officially opened the Pacific Islands Transport Forum and Expo, held at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus from 8 – 10 November 2018.
Hosted by the Governments of Fiji and Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), together with USP, the Pacific Island Transport Forum and Expo seeks to prioritise transport decarbonisation as key to climate change adaptation and mitigation; ...

 
     



 
Fiji President receives USP’s Commemorative Book

The author of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Commemorative book for 50th Anniversary, Associate Professor Jacqueline Leckie presented the book to His Excellency Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote, President of Fiji, on 30 October 2018.
Entitled, “A University for the Pacific, 50 Years of USP”, the commemorative book chronicles the journey of this unique institution that has contributed a lot to the development of its member countries.

  Nine Australian-sponsored students attain awards at USP

Nine (9) Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship (AAPS) students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) scooped special awards for their outstanding achievement during an end-of-semester awards lunch on 25 October 2018 at USP’s Laucala campus in Suva.
The students are from USP’s Member Countries and varying disciplines including Bachelor of Software/Net Centric Computing, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science and Master's programmes.

 
     



 
USP 50th Anniversary book launched

The Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific, Professor Rajesh Chandra launched a commemorative book in celebration of the University’s 50th Anniversary on 29 October 2018.
The book, which is entitled “A University for the Pacific, 50 Years of USP”, chronicles the journey of this unique institution that has contributed a lot to the development of its member countries.

  Financial Boost for Fiji Library Association

As part of the Library’s activities celebrating the University’s 50th anniversary, the Library made a contribution to the Fiji Library Association (FLA) when it handed over a cheque of FJD5398 on 18 October 2018 at a gathering of Library staff and FLA Executives at the University’s Laucala Campus.
The donation came from the proceeds from a Quiz Night organised by USP Library on 6 September.

 
     



 
Duke of Sussex stresses role of youth in confronting global challenges

The University of the South Pacific (USP) successfully hosted Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan as part of their official Royal visit to Fiji on 24 October 2018.
His Royal Highness (HRH), Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex said it was an honor and a pleasure for him and his wife to visit USP in its 50th Anniversary year to learn about the fantastic work that it is doing across its twelve (12) member countries.

  Duchess of Sussex reiterates importance of education

Everyone should be afforded the opportunity to receive the education they want but more importantly the education that they have the right to receive, said Her Royal Highness Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus in Suva on 24 October 2018.
Speaking to staff and students at a packed auditorium, HRH mentioned that for women and girls in developing countries, education is vital.

 
     



 
"Mana, Voyaging Oceania" concert features Pacific cultural diversity

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Japan-Pacific ICT Centre was filled to the brim for two nights in a row as members of the USP community and general public witnessed the Mana, Voyaging Oceania from 18-19 October 2018.
The concept was put together by the Oceania Centre showcasing the 12 member countries that make USP and the diverse cultures that call Fiji home, taking the audience on a journey of song and movements through USP’s 12 member countries.

  USP Cooks Islands launches MANA publication

A new book, an anthology of Cook Islands short stories and poems, published by USP Press, was launched at USP Cook Islands on 22 October 2018 before a packed audience.
The new book entitled ‘MANA – 50 years of Cook Islands Creative writing in English and Cook Islands Māori’ celebrates the role of Dr Marjorie Crocombe in the ‘first wave of post-colonial writing in the Pacific’.

 
     



 
USP at PFIP 10th anniversary launch

The University of the South Pacific (USP) has taken the onus of spearheading ICT innovation and development in the Pacific, says Dr Bibhya Sharma, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE).
He made the comment on behalf of Professor Rajesh Chandra, Vice Chancellor and President during the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) at the Laucala Campus on 3 October, 2018.

  USP RMI Campus holds successful graduation

A total of forty three (43) students graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) Campus on 2 October 2018.
Out of the total, seventeen (17) students graduated from Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE), nine (9) students graduated with Undergraduate programme, one with Postgraduate Certificate, six (6) with Postgraduate Diploma and ten (10) students graduated with Masters programmes. Fifty four per cent (54%) of those who graduated were females.

 
     



 
Double Graduation for USP’s Solomon Islands Campus

For the first time, The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Solomon Islands (SI) Campus held two (2) graduation ceremonies at Auki and Honiara Campuses, where a total of 1211 students graduated with certificates, diplomas and degrees. The awards were given by Mr Winston Thompson, Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council.
For the ceremony in Auki on 25 September, around one hundred and seventy six (176) students graduated from a special programme on Graduate Certificate in School Leadership. This is a special in-country project in Solomon Islands for over three (3) years.

  USP acknowledges UK for support on Pacific Maritime challenges

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is pleased with the support of the United Kingdom Government on the Pacific’s maritime challenges.
Positive sentiments were expressed by Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & International, at a morning tea hosted by the British High Commissioner, Her Excellency Melanie Hopkins at her residence in Suva, on 28 September 2018.

 
     



 
USP Engages with its Development Partners

A forum to facilitate discussion between The University of the South Pacific (USP) and its Development Partners was held at the Japan-Pacific ICT Conference Room in the Laucala Campus on 19 September 2018.
Development Partners present at the forum included representatives from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Delegation of the European Union in the Pacific (EU), France, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United States of America (USA), World Bank, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Indonesia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

  Where there is a will, there is a way

Arti Devi is a fine example of sheer determination, courage and sacrifice despite her disability.
In fact, if anything, she has used her disability to climb heights and soar.
Ms Devi graduated with a Master degree in Computing and Information during The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) second graduation at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva on 20 September 2018.

 
     



 
USP hosts second Laucala graduation for 2018

A total of 1,321 students will be graduating from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) second graduation ceremony for 2018 at the National Gymnasium over a two day period from 20-21 September.
On 20 September, a total of 806 students graduated in a two part ceremony with 568 students graduating in the morning ceremony from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) and Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE); while 238 students were awarded certificates and diplomas from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) during the afternoon session.

  USP Cook Islands Campus hosts PPGT 2018 online seminar

Two (2) PhD students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) recently participated in the Pacific Postgraduate Talanoa online seminar series, coordinated by the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Vakatele Pacific Research Network.
The seminar was hosted for the first time by a regional campus – the Cook Islands Campus - on 5 August (Monday 6 August in Fiji and New Zealand).

 
     



 
CFL Launches two books on Flexible Learning to commemorate USP’s 50th Anniversary

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of The University of the South Pacific (USP), the Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL) officially launched two (2) books on Flexible Learning at the University’s Laucala Campus on 30 August 2018.

  USP Niue Campus hosts debate for ‘Moments to Shine’

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Niue Campus facilitated a healthy debate session recently as part of its “Moment to Shine” to mark the University’s 50th Anniversary celebrations this year.
Mr Hima Douglas, the Moderator introduced the topic: Development in the South Pacific has significantly improved in the last 50 years because of USP’s contribution, who challenged the alumni representing both the affirmative and negative sides.

 
     



 
Samoan PM officially opens USP Research Week

The Prime Minister of Samoa and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Dr Sa’ilele Malielegaoi officially opened The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Research Week on 27 August 2018 at the University’s Laucala Campus in Fiji.

  USP50 Travelling Exhibition launched

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50th Anniversary Travelling Exhibition was part of the week-long “Moment to Shine” at the University’s Laucala Campus from 23 – 27 July 2018.
The exhibition, which is referred to as the USP50 has been created as a celebratory, touring exhibition that is interactive, and of a quality that reflects the 50th Anniversary.

 
     



 
Heritage and Arts Festival for USP’s 50th Anniversary celebration

Professor Derrick Armstrong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and International, officially opened the “We are the Ocean” Heritage and Arts Festival organised in celebration of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50th Anniversary on 18 July 2018.
Organised by the University’s Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCACPS), the week-long festival brought...

  50th Anniversary “Moment to Shine” at Labasa Campus

Tears of pride and laughter were the order of the day as The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Labasa Campus concluded its “Moment to Shine” with some inspirational words from several speakers on 18 July 2018.
Chief Guest Mr Selemo Drokamaisau, Divisional Educational Officer Northern, told the audience that, as the University’s alumnus, he felt the University was the leading regional institution for several reasons.

 
     



 
2018: The Culmination of Five Decades of Success for USP

As we embark on a year-long celebration of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50 years of service to the region, it is worth recalling that, on 5 February 1968, USP’s 160 enrolled students attended their first class at the former No 5 Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Laucala Bay.

  Fiji’s President ends term as USP Chancellor

The University of the South Pacific (USP) farewelled His Excellency Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote after ending a successful term as the University’s 24th Chancellor from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, during a dinner at the Holiday Inn in Suva on 26 June. The Chancellor is the titular head of the University.

 
     



 
Fiji President Officially Opens Sports Symposium

His Excellency Major General (Ret'd) Jioji Konusi Konrote, President of Fiji and the 24th Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific (USP) officially opened the Inaugural Pacific Research Symposium on Sport and Sustainable Development at the University’s Laucala Campus on 20 June 2018.
The two-day Symposium is one of the official events celebrating the University’s 50th Anniversary this year...

  USP holds groundbreaking ceremony for new entrance

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new entrance from the Queen Elizabeth Drive on 22 June 2018.
The event was attended by the Pro-Chancellor, Mr Winston Thompson; Vice-President Regional Campuses, Estates and Infrastructure, Dr Giulio Masasso Paunga; members of Senior Management Team and Senior Staff...

 
     



 
PIC Diplomats briefed on USP developments

The University of the South Pacific (USP) held its first Briefing Session for 2018 with the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) Diplomats, based in Fiji on 18 June 2018.
Its main purpose was to brief the PIC Diplomats and Fiji on the University’s recent achievements and key strategic engagements in the region; provide an update on the development ...

  Samoan Parliamentarians graduate from USP

Eighteen (18) students from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Alafua Campus graduated in a special ceremony for Samoan parliamentarians in Apia, Samoa on 14 June 2018.
Those who attended included Reverend Lemalu Livisitone Toelupe; Afioga Lemamea Ropati Mualia, Member of the Council of...

 
     



 
Team FALE victorious at Alafua-Campus 50th Debate Series

The team from Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Alafua Campus in Samoa were declared winners at the finals of the Alafua Campus Golden Jubilee Celebrations Debate Series on 13 June 2018. The debate series was divided into four (4) parts and constituted ...

  Alafua Campus Golden Jubilee celebrations begin

Hundreds of staff, students and alumni of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Alafua Campus in Samoa participated in an early morning parade on 12 June 2018 to kick start USP’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations in the heart of Apia.
The parade from the Fire Station to the front of the Government Building was a way for staff, students and the alumni...

 
     



 
USP Labasa Campus 50th Anniversary Celebrations Launched

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Labasa Campus launched its 50th Anniversary celebrations during a cocktail event at Takia Hotel on 1 June 2018.
While launching the celebrations in Labasa, Dr Samuela Bogitini, Campus Director said that 50th Anniversary at the Labasa Campus will provide positive vibes that will set the momentum and...

  Successful Industry Consultation for USP Pacific TAFE

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) met its industry partners for consultation at the Nadi Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre, Nadi, Fiji, on 1 June 2018.
Professor Richard Coll, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Learning, Teaching and Student Services, welcomed everyone and thanked...

 
     



 
USP Records marks International Archives Day 2018 with awareness

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Records Management Office celebrated International Archives Day 2018 and the University’s 50th Anniversary with a display of items and documents from the early years of the University’s establishment in 1968 from 8-11 June 2018.
The display at the Laucala Campus Library foyer hosted items such as the Royal Charter...

  Education critical for the development of the Pacific region – Baron Waqa

“Education is fundamental to development and growth and all countries, regardless of their national wealth, stand to gain from more and better quality education.” This was the sentiment expressed by His Excellency Baron Divavesi Waqa, the President of Nauru during the Nauru Government’s...

 
     



 
USP Library Shows Video from 21-year-old Time Capsule

A major highlight of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Library Focus Week, which was held from 14 – 18 May 2018, was the viewing of the VHS tape, which was part of the Time Capsule that was opened during the launch of the University’s 50th Anniversary in February this year.

  USP hosts first ever graduation ceremony in Nauru

The University of the South Pacific held its’ first-ever graduation ceremony in Nauru on 25 May 2018 at the Centennial Hall in Nauru. A total of 48 students graduated, with three receiving their certificates in-person. The rest of the 45 students graduated in abstention. Apart from the 48 students who graduated, 57 Nauruan alumni were also presented to the Chancellor of USP.

 
     



 
Nauru Government launches USP 50th Anniversary song

The Government of Nauru has officially launched a song for The University of the South Pacific (USP) in commemoration of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
The Minister for Education of Nauru, Honourable Charmaine Scotty officially launched the song, in the Nauruan language as part of a dinner hosted by the Ministry for USP Council members and staff on 22 May 2018 in Yaren District.

  USP hosts public lecture on relevance of WTO in the region

The University of the South Pacific (USP) through its Pacific Centre for Economic Policy & Modelling in conjunction with World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) hosted a public lecture on WTO & its Relevance to Pacific Island Countries. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Roberto Azevedo, the Director General of the World Trade Organisation at Laucala Campus and live-streamed to the region on 21 May 2018.

 
     



 
Niue signs USP Convention

Niue has become the 12th and final member country of The University of the South Pacific (USP) to sign the USP Convention.
The Minister for Education of Niue Honorable Billy Talagi, signed the Convention on behalf of the Niue Government during the 86th USP Council meeting on 22 May 2018.

  USP to address educational needs of Nauru – H.E Adeang

“We look to USP as our very own university to provide the higher educational needs of our present and future generation.”
This was the statement made by the Acting President of the Government of Nauru and Minister of Finance, Sustainable Development and Justice, His Excellency David Adeang, as...

 
     



 
USP opens new Nauru Campus

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) new Campus in Nauru’s Yaren District was officially opened by His Excellency David Adeang, the Acting President of Nauru on 21 May 2018.
The opening of the new Nauru Campus was ahead of the University’s 86th Council Meeting from 22 – 23 May 2018.

  USP Convention to soon come into effect

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) further embedding within its 12 member countries will soon be formalised with the imminent coming into effect of the USP Convention on 16 June 2018.

 
     



 
Call to preserve Pacific Culture, Arts

The story of Oceanic cultures and their arts is a story of struggle, a story that has continued to go unheard, not for a lack of tellers but a lack of listeners.
This was the sentiment expressed by Professor Konai Helu Thaman, renowned Pacific poet and educator for over four (4) decades during her presentation at the second seminar on “Our Sea of Islands” held at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 9 May 2018, as part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations.

  USP Wins EU - Fiji University Quiz Challenge 2018

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is once again the champion of the European Union - Fiji University Quiz Challenge held for the second time at the University’s Japan – Pacific ICT Multipurpose Theatre, Laucala Campus, on 7 May 2018.

 
     



 
USP VC Opens Symposium on Tropical Root Crops

The Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific (USP), Professor Rajesh Chandra officially opened the first Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops, Pacific Branch on 24 April 2018, at the Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji.

  Renowned physicist advocates on renewable energy for the Pacific

The world has a number of challenges in areas including energy, economy, environment, water, food, health, education, security and peace but if the energy problem is solved, the rest of the issues can be reduced.

 
     



 
USP Alafua staff, students promote health and wellness

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Alafua Campus began Zumba classes in an effort to promote health and wellness for its students, staff and alumni.
Ms Ronna Lee, Alafua’s Student Welfare Officer (SWO) said the main Zumba instructor is Ms Eterei Maiava, who undertakes the programme at Samoa Performing Arts & Creative Excellence (SPACE), a dance studio established by the late Allan Alo.

  Reunion for West Accounting Graduates

A cocktail event was organised by The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Accounting and Finance (SOAF) for its alumni in the Western Division, industry partners and current students enrolled in Postgraduate studies at Novotel Nadi on 19 April 2018.

 
     



 
USP and New Zealand High Level Consultation (HLC)

A successful High Level Consultation (HLC) was held between USP and New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) on Monday, 16 April 2018 to deliberate on current engagements of the University in the region and future partnership with New Zealand.

  USP’s SOEd Launches Rakiraki Cohort of Postgraduate Students

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) School of Education (SOEd) launched its cohort of postgraduate students at Rakiraki on 17 March 2018 at the Penang High School hall.

 
     



 
USP holds High Level Consultation with Australia

The University of the South Pacific (USP) and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), as long–standing strategic partners, discussed and agreed on a way forward for laying the foundation for the new USP-Australia Partnership for the period 2019-2024, at a successful bilateral High Level Consultation (HLC) held in Canberra on 19 March 2018.

  USP Unveils Commemorative Monument for 50th Anniversary

Rear Admiral (Ret), Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Fijian Prime Minister and Minister for i-Taukei Affairs, Sugar Industry and Foreign Affairs and Honourable Ron Mark, New Zealand’s Minister for Defence unveiled the Commemorative Monument to the 5 Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) on 23 March 2018, in celebration of The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) 50th Anniversary.

 
     



 
“Talking to the Ancestors” Exhibition Officially Opened

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCACPS) has officially opened its “Talking to the Ancestors” Exhibition, which will be open to the public for a month from 19 March – 20 April 2018.

This multimedia exhibition that features over 500 photographs spanning five (5) decades of service to the region, presents a rare insight into the ....

  USP – Mother of all universities in Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the mother of all universities in the Pacific and has been called for a particular duty to serve its member countries.

This was the sentiment expressed by Professor Unaisi Walu Nabobo Baba, a USP alumnus and Dean of College of Humanities of Education at Fiji National University.

Professor Baba first graduated from USP in 1985 with a Bachelor ....