Fiji Time: 7:39 PM on Thursday 27 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Scholarships available for employees

Felix Chaudhary
Monday, April 14, 2014

EMPLOYEES seeking to develop their skills in a bid to improve career prospects or move into another field of work are now able to do so.

The University of Fiji, with support from the Fiji Higher Education Commission, is developing doctorate scholarships.

Vice-chancellor Professor Richard Coll said the program would allow people in employment to continue working and study on a part-time basis.

"For example, if a teacher has designs on becoming a university lecturer but cannot afford to leave his or her teaching job then the doctorate scholarship would provide the perfect opportunity to improve skills and seek more attractive employment opportunities," he said.

Dr Coll said doctorate scholarships were available in accountancy, economics, management, mathematics and information technology for those interested in further education.





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. LTA fires corrupt 4
  2. $610k overpayment
  3. 10 years for rapist step dad
  4. Supermodels on show
  5. A first for the school
  6. Balls and beard tourney
  7. Luveni: PAC will sit
  8. Businesswomen address concerns
  9. Report highlights voucher destruction practices
  10. $300k used for project

Top Stories this Week

  1. Deal on NZ jobs Monday (24 Nov)
  2. Budget Friday (21 Nov)
  3. Stop the bickering Tuesday (25 Nov)
  4. No regrets Tuesday (25 Nov)
  5. Couple return to Fiji after almost a decade Wednesday (26 Nov)
  6. Patel guilty of abuse Friday (21 Nov)
  7. President Xi leaves impression on leaders Monday (24 Nov)
  8. Indecent jokes warning Wednesday (26 Nov)
  9. Jail terms for former Post Fiji executives Monday (24 Nov)
  10. Biman: Budget boring Saturday (22 Nov)