USP boss ponders where to call home The University of the South Pacific is preparing to welcome Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia back to its Laucala campus in Suva, after he was deported in February 2021. However the VC’s return to Fiji may be a visit only, as there are Whispers he may remain based in Samoa in the longer term. The VC says that is up to the university council, but it's understood there is support for him staying in the nation that was so quick to host him (after a stint . . .