USP participates in International Experts Forum coordinated by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education

The forum was organised by the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), hosted by Stenden Hotel Management School, Stenden University of Applied Sciences in Leeuwarden (the Netherlands).

THE-ICE is an Australian-based accreditation agency, which specialises in the accreditation of higher education programmes in tourism, hospitality and events at a range of top quality

USP welcomes new Pro-Chancellor

His appointment was made by the USP Council in October this year.

USP and ACU sign scholarships agreement

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.

Commonwealth Scholarships in low and middle-income countries are majority funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) endowment fund. These

New site for USP campus

This was announced last week by the Minister of Education Dr Derek Sikua during the university’s annual open day in Honiara.

He told the gathering the government has decided to delay the proposed construction of the campus in Doma, North West Guadalcanal because of delay in relations to the development of proposed Doma Provincial Township and a proposed cannery project.

Solomons USP students sacked for failing

The Solomons High Commission in Suva has confirmed that the action saying 28 of the students are being terminated for failing all four courses for the semester and the rest are being suspended for failing 3 of 4 courses.

All implicated students bar a few who are being regraded will be flying back to Honiara this weekend.

The Solomon Islands Ministry of Education says government scholarship grants come from public and donor funding and their recipients are expected to perform.