Fiji National University

Samoan students in Fiji urged to make use of new High Commission services

High Commissioner Ali’ioaiga Feturi Elisaia hosted Samoan students to a reception at the weekend.

The reception was also the first official ‘Feiloaiga’ between the students and the High Commissioner since he presented his credentials to the President of Fiji on 5 March, 2021.

The High Commissioner, a University of the South Pacific alumnus, in his remarks, reminded the students that educational opportunities are rare to come by – hence the need to utilise them optimally to build a solid foundation for a future career.

Fiji university welcomes new health collaboration with Otago

The Otago University Global Health Institute has signed up with the Fiji National University and the National University of East Timor for five new research projects in the next two years.

Fiji National University's associate dean research, Donald Wilson, who is also the director of the new Fiji Institute of Pacific Health Research, said the greater Pacific region would benefit.

Better opportunities at FNU

Fiji National University being the state university was established in 2010 by merging seven institutions throughout Fiji including the Fiji School of Medicine, Fiji School of Nursing, Fiji Institute of Technology, Fiji College of Advanced Education, Lautoka Teachers College, Fiji College of Agriculture and the Training & Productivity Authority of Fiji (TPAF). These colleges have proven history dating back to the 1800’s and are continuing to enhance the teaching and learning programmes to keep up with the market requirements.

Agreement boosts disease response in Pacific Islands

The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Fiji National University (FNU) have signed an agreement for the further development, implementation and accreditation of the region’s Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology, also known as the Pacific Data for Decision Making Training course.

 “We’re very pleased with this new agreement with FNU that will help in building sustainable human resources for public health data analysis, surveillance and epidemiology in the Pacific,” said SPC Director of Public Health, Dr Paula Vivili.

How regional students can benefit from FNU

FNU enrolls over thirty thousand students from a wide range of countries, and in a wide range of academic, technical and vocational programmes.