USP students protests continue across region

Solidarity action for change continues today in a number of University of the South Pacific campuses around the region, as students throw their weight behind the call for “good governance” within the

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USP student across the region protest, police on Fiji campus

A “support good governance” protest organised by the University of the South Pacific Student Association today with the theme “wear blue” is now underway in a number of campuses around the region with the

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Fired USP manager wants his job back

Sacked University of the South Pacific senior manager Hasmukh Lal is not challenging claims of plagiarism that led to his termination, documents filed with the Fiji High Court reveal. His lawyers, Reddy & Nandan are

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Secret report reveals widespread salary and allowance rorts at USP

Senior academics and staff at the University of the South Pacific in Suva are accused in a special audit report of manipulating allowances to pay themselves hundreds of thousands of dollars they were not entitled to, as

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Executive Committee suspends Pal, launches investigation

The Executive Committee of the University of the South Pacific’s Council has resolved that an independent investigation into the allegations against Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia be conducted. In a media

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Nauru calls for special USP Council meeting

Nauru’s President and incoming chancellor of the University of the South Pacific has called for an urgent meeting of the full USP Council. In his third letter issued to university council members in less than one

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Staff back Pal

A fresh protest at the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Bay Campus in Suva was quickly stopped by Police Tuesday when protesters were told they had to apply for a permit. The protesters – angry at

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USP protest for VC Ahluwalia as meeting gets underway

A group of staff and students at the main Suva campus of the University of the South Pacific staged a short and peaceful protest today. It drew a crowd of about 100 men and women, some holding placards in support for

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Flurry of support for USP’s Ahluwalia

An urgent call by the President of Nauru, Lionel Aingimea for an end to the leadership battle at the University of the South Pacific has triggered an avalanche of concern from other member governments, as well as

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Nauru President calls for an end to USP saga

Nauru’s President Lionel Aingimea has called for an end to the incessant attempts to remove the vice chancellor and president of the University of the South Pacific, instigated by Fiji-based members of the university

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Thompson calls urgent USP meeting over CEO sacking

The year-long leadership tussle at the sole Pacific owned university has flared again with reports of fresh attempts to dismiss besieged vice chancellor and president of the University of the South

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USP Saga: Thompson under pressure to cease probe

The controversy surrounding the top job at the University of the South Pacific (USP) has refused to go away nearly one year after it first erupted at its main campus in Suva, Fiji. By March this year, exactly 10 months

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