Fiji Time: 3:13 AM on Tuesday 24 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

International student to call Fiji home

Torika Tokalau
Saturday, February 15, 2014

DANIELLE Watson from Trinidad & Tobago hopes to call Fiji home as she pursues her PhD research in linguistics at the USP.

Ms Watson, 30, will be in Fiji for a year and already thinks Fiji is a lot like where she is from.

"This place is lot like home but also very different in terms of culture and way of things," she said.

"People here are very friendly and I want to learn to speak the local language."

She said she was looking forward to studying at USP, a university that allows students to conduct research outside their disciplines.

Manager USP International Poonam Santiago said the event was an opportunity for the USP community to get to know their new and enthusiastic international students from various countries.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62160.6026
JPY 56.658153.6581
GBP 0.37210.3641
EUR 0.41850.4065
NZD 0.71430.6813
AUD 0.63270.6077
USD 0.49420.4772

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Police amend teenagers' charge over sex video
  2. Wage saga
  3. Police question 17-year-old for alleged sex assault
  4. 'Much higher pay rises'
  5. A-G confirms visit by ILO team
  6. Sami claims cane deduction illegal
  7. Mixed reactions on new system
  8. FRA to complete roadworks by 2018
  9. How Brennan will handle Hayne
  10. Transportation woes

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sex, sluts and the internet Saturday (21 Oct)
  2. Miranda turns to sex work to survive Thursday (19 Oct)
  3. Police amend teenagers' charge over sex video Monday (23 Oct)
  4. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead Tuesday (17 Oct)
  5. Sweets for the homeless Friday (20 Oct)
  6. A-G takes a swipe at politicians Sunday (22 Oct)
  7. Faith, a true survivor against all odds Tuesday (17 Oct)
  8. The healing powers at Nadroumai Sunday (22 Oct)
  9. Dreams do come true Thursday (19 Oct)
  10. Contractual appointment for teachers and nurses Sunday (22 Oct)