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USP begins 50th-anniversary celebrations

Monday, February 05, 2018

Update: 4:30PM THE University of the South Pacific has a series of events earmarked for the year to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

Today, celebrations were launched with an opening of a time capsule containing important documents and letters from the university students and management in 1997.

Other events planned out for the year include memorials, travelling exhibitions, seminar series, library focus weeks, open days, quiz nights, and conferences and dinners.

President of Fiji Major General (Ret'd) Jioji Konrote today launched the University of the South Pacific?s 50th anniversary and opened the 1997 time capsule at the Laucala Campus in Suva.

He highlighted the anniversary marked the legacy of leadership that USP maintained throughout the years.

Meanwhile, USP vice-chancellor Professor Rajesh Chandra said the 50th anniversary was a milestone for the university and it was looking to perform better and deliver more to the region in the future.

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