The University of the South Pacific (USP) in Fiji is the premier provider of tertiary education in the Pacific region and an international center of excellence for teaching, research, and consulting on all aspects of Pacific life.
USP comprises a vibrant and culturally diverse community of staff and students from its twelve member countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu, as well as many other countries worldwide.
USP offers internationally recognized academic programs in a wide variety of disciplines, including accounting, agriculture, banking and finance, computing science, counseling and social services, engineering, environmental management, journalism, public administration and management, science, teaching, tourism, and many more.
In addition to its teaching activities, the university has developed a strong track record in research, particularly in the areas of business management, teacher education, politics, law, Pacific studies, development, governance, marine studies, science and technology, and eco-tourism.
The University of the South Pacific Region spreads across 33 million square kilometers of ocean, an area more than three times the size of Europe. USP’s main campus is located in Suva, Fiji. The city is safe and easy to negotiate of foot. Public transport including buses and taxis operate 7 days service in the area taking you into the city centre in less than 5 minutes.
For beach and water lovers, the campus is just 5 minutes walk from the Laucala Bay foreshore. A walk along the Suva point seafront and beach which is also a popular spot for viewing sunrise and sunset will definitely soothe and relax each to the fullest. Various water activities are ideal in this area including swimming, gliding and sailing.
Studying abroad at University of the South Pacific in Fiji is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.