Why Study With Us

USP has programmes and courses designed to provide you with unique perspectives of the Pacific. You will get firsthand experience during field trips in Marine Studies, Tourism, Geography, Environmental Science, Biology and many more! Our academics are gathered from all around the globe, their different learning styles are reflected in a rich, enjoyable and memorable environment.

Being the premier Institution for higher Education in the South Pacific region, USP prides itself as an institution of quality in all areas of learning and teaching.

USP provides quality support, learning and teaching through their services being provided. It has ranked one of the top 50 in the Oceania region; we strive to improve our services and encourage students to achieve high academic results. We pride ourselves on being an institution that awards certificates comparable to Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Our University is classified has one of the best accredited institution in the Pacific Region.

The USP International Office currently has 6 staff that are dedicated to providing the best student support services. The office is open five days a week; however, staffs are always happy to assist students during semester breaks and weekends. Our office interns are also available to show you around the campus and assist you adjust. So pop into USP International for a cup of tea or a chat whenever you feel like one.

USP is committed to winning national and international recognition in the Pacific Island region, undertaking researchers that recognizes the uniqueness and rareness of Pacific Islands. Creating an environment that assists the social, cultural and economic advancement of the countries and people of this region. USP is one of the advance institutions in the Pacific region that caters for students doing various programmes. Our students get full Pacific experience and hospitality.

Additional to having quality programmes and service you will be able to study at an affordable rate at USP. Our tuition fees, visa fees and cost of living are much cheaper compared to other universities. You will be able to move around with ease and enjoy the great local cuisines at very affordable prices. More details on cost of living can be found here.

Study in Paradise where there are two seasons – winter and summer. Year-round temperatures average 20-30 degrees Celsius / 70-85 Fahrenheit. Learn more about our climatic conditions by visiting the South Pacific Organizer. The USP campus is one where people from different ethnic, social, cultural & religious backgrounds gather together. USP students and staff come from diverse backgrounds and travel from within the Pacific communities and across the globe to be part of this diverse community.

USP prides itself as a community that promotes a more just and humane world. The International Office dedicates a day every semester for community engagement with their staff, interns and international students. Last semester the office volunteered at the Fiji School for the Blind for a very interactive day with the children. Our office also connects interested students into volunteer programmes with local organizations. Get to know your community and put down roots through service.

The ISA provides the International students with the opportunity of coming together to socialize and network. Activities organized in the past include: hikes, fundraisers, socials and competitions. The association comprises of diverse cultural background thus an obvious wealth of knowledge, experiences and networks can be shared. Additionally, there are added opportunities throughout the semester to mingle with students from the various other cultural groups that make up USP through sports tournaments, cultural, educational and social events.