Fiji Time: 1:13 PM on Monday 2 February

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.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Shattered
  2. Come forward
  3. Fake tabua nothing new, says Ratu Orisi
  4. Amnesty period
  5. Hidden Paradise burst into hive of activities
  6. The value of television exclusivity deals
  7. Programs to empower farmers
  8. Fight against dengue on
  9. $1m to help firefighters
  10. Raise more awareness

Top Stories this Week

  1. Killer on the loose Friday (30 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Wife tells of sorrow Saturday (31 Jan)
  4. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  5. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  6. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  7. Community in shock Friday (30 Jan)
  8. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  9. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)
  10. Woman found Thursday (29 Jan)