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The University of the South Pacific

University of the South Pacific
Established 1968
Type Public
Location Suva, Fiji
(Main campus)

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is a public research university with a number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in Oceania. It is an international centre for teaching and research on Pacific culture and environment. USP's academic programmes are recognised worldwide, attracting students and staff from throughout the Pacific Region and internationally. The colonial link and the establishment of the University of the South Pacific in 1968 allowed the education system to follow suit from the qualification system of the Commonwealth. University of the South Pacific is the only university in the Oceania region to be internationally recognized outside of Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. state of Hawaii with its bachelor's and other awards programme. USP is owned by the governments of 12 Pacific Island countries: the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Courses and programmes

USP offers Undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes including:


Alafua Campus
The Campus Director, University of the South Pacific, Private Bag, Apia, Samoa.

Emalus Campus
The Campus Director, The University of the South Pacific, Private Mail Bag 9072, Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Laucala Campus
The Registrar, The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji Islands.

USP regional campuses

USP Cook Islands Campus
PO Box 130, Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

USP Labasa Campus
Private Mail Bag, Labasa, Fiji.

USP Lautoka Campus
Private Mail Bag, Lautoka, Fiji.

USP Kiribati Campus
PO Box 59, Bairiki, South Tarawa, Kiribati.

USP Marshall Islands Campus
PO Box 3537, Majuro, Marshall Islands.

USP Nauru Campus
Private Bag, Post Office. Republic of Nauru.

USP Niue Campus
PO Box 31, Alofi, Niue.

USP Solomon Islands Campus
PO Box 460, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

USP Tokelau Campus
c/o Tokelau Apia Liaison Office, PO Box 3014, Apia, Samoa.

USP Tonga Campus
PO Box 278, Nuku╩╗alofa, Tonga.

USP Tuvalu Campus
PO Box 21, Funafuti, Tuvalu.


External links

  • University of the South Pacific Official website

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