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.