While the International Office services as the one Stop shop for International students there are other specialized support services for students on campus as well. The Careers Center helps students map out their career paths and provides Career counseling as well. If you are feeling home sick or need some general counseling the Campus has a Counseling centre and you can book your time slot to speak to a professional about any matters that you wish to discuss. Furthermore, the Disability Resource Centre (DRS) is equipped to assist students with any disability while also providing Sign Language interpreters, assistive technology, and student volunteers to help escort you to and from your classes. International Students are required to have a Health Insurance cover and there is a Medical centre on campus to provide you with medical assistance.
If your need is more academic you will can liaise with one of the Student Learning Specialists (SLS). Each faculty has its own hub with very friendly SLS staff along with Peer Mentors who provide with more one on one learning and facilitation. You can also attend their student support workshops to help yourself adjust to the University’s learning environment.
Additional services include the Library and Computer Labs which are accessible at different hours at the different campuses. However, at the main campus in Laucala (Suva, Fiji) you will find the Library is accessible 24 hours and has an excellent Pacific Studies collection. In 2019 the Library Commons has opened providing an even more conducive study environment.
Drop by the USP International Office at a time convenient to you as we are open five days a week (Monday – Friday) and our office interns are also available to show you around the campus and assist you in adjusting to your new campus. So feel free to visit the USP International for a cup of tea or a chat whenever you feel like one.