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USP increase student admission

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Update: 12:54PM THE University of the South Pacific this year increased their admission by 17 per cent with 7,517 prospective students who have applied for admissions compared to 6,427 students last year.

With only 24 days remaining for classes to begin, a USP statement said the increase is reflected in all academic sections of the university.

"For the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE), new applications have gone up by 21 per cent, Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) has an increase of eight per cent; Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) have an increase in application by 23 per cent, while Pacific TAFE applications have strengthened by 26 per cent compared to last year and PaCE-SD received 21 new applications compared to nineteen 19 last year," the statement said.

Professor Rajesh Chandra said the significant increase in admissions this year is a reflection of the increased reputation of the University, USP's outstanding facilities and student experience, and excellent employability of our graduates.

The University will continue to enrol new students until  January 19 and existing students until  January 26, 2018.

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