BY BEN BILUA
ACTING Director of the University of South Pacific, Solomon Islands Campus says the university continues to provide pathway careers for students.
Speaking to the media yesterday, Mrs Patricia Rodie said USP has been working closely with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development to prepare human resources for the country.
She said the university’s commitment is to provide quality and sustainable higher education that encourages, challenge, share and shapes youths into skilled, honest, accountable and hardworking citizens of Solomon Islands.
“These are the very qualities we would our graduates to possess, regardless of which career they might wish to pursue.
“We need teachers, accountants, economist, lawyers, businessmen and women who are skilled, honest, accountable and hardworking to lead and drive economic growth in our country.
“I believe, if we have graduates possessing these attributes, we should experience positive socioeconomic development with less corruption and other issues that continues to hinder development in our schools, communities and also the country,” Rodie said.
She said USP, Solomon Islands Campus enrolled up to 30,000 students each year and the number expect to increase this year.
Rodie said USP SI Campus will be moving to SMI Building at Town Ground any time this month to cater for the increasing number of students enrolled each year.
“We decided to move our Campus to SMI building because the building has more space that would be very helpful to our operation,” she said.
Rodie stressed that University will continue to support the government to develop human resources for the country.
She said registration for USP Solomon Islands Campus is now open and students as well as form five to six leavers can apply for 2018 courses.