USP Alumni Network

Alumni Profiles: 2010 & beyond

  • 2010

    Shiwangni Rao is a PhD student at the Charles Sturt University in Australia. She completed her Bachelor and Masters degree in Environmental Science from USP in 2010 and 2012 respectively. "I found the Environmental Science program to be highly engaging and significant. It did not only cover the scientific base of the course but the content also gave students insight on global perspective and matters in relation to the environment", she said read more ...

    Studying Management and Public Administration and Information Systems was a combination that worked for Radhika Devi. Graduating in 2010 with a BCom, PGD in Management and Public Administration in 2014 and  MCom in 2015, Radhika now works and resides in China read more ...


    While the internet gives us the world at our finger tips, we have to exercise caution. Meet Jeff Garae, a PhD cyber Security student at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. Originally from Vanuatu, Jeff completed his undergraduate degree with USP in 2010 majoring in CS and IS read more ...


    Unity is from Samoa and he graduated from USP in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science. He currently works for the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries in the Aquaculture section, Fisheries Division. He is also a certified Open Water Diver. read more...



    Alvin graduated from USP in 2010 with a BA in Tourism Studies and Management & Public Administration. He is currently working for Carpenters Finance as a Quality Assurance Officer in the Risk & Compliance Unit. read more...

     

     

    A modest background was the motivating factor for Rovil Chandra to try hard in life. Rovil credits his parents and girlfriend as the driving force behind his success. A multi-ethnic scholarship and a 'can-do' attitude set the foundation for him at USP. Graduating in 2010, Rovil works at BSP in Suva read more ... 


    2011 

    Ralph is from Vanuatu and graduated in 2011 from USP with a Bachelor of Law. He received a gold medal for being the best Law graduate. He is a Cabinet Minister in Vanuatu. Prior to entering politics he was a ni-Vanuatu anthropologist, artist and politician. read more…




    Sheron graduated from USP with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Economics in 2011. She continuing with her studies at USP. Currently she is working for a micro-finance company as Branch Admin. read more...



    Wendy is from Solomon Islands and she graduated from USP in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. Currently she is working with the Environment and Conservation Division of the Ministry of Environment Climate Change Disaster Management & Meteorology as a National Project Assistant under J-PRISM Project in Solomon Islands. read more...




    Dennis graduated with Bachelor of Science in 2005, a Post Graduate Diploma in 2010, and a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching in 2011. Currently he is enrolled for Masters of Science in Computing and Information System. Dennis is working at USP as Teaching Assistant in the School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Science. read more...



    Marilyn, from Fiji, completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Geography and Literature & Language, together with a Graduate Certificate in Education in 2010, and then she did a Post graduate Diploma in Climate Change in 2011. She is currently working towards her Master of Arts degree in Development Studies. read more...




    Amish graduated from USP with a BA in Management and Public Administration and Tourism Studies in 2011. He is now pursuing Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Public Administration. Amish has worked with Ecumenical Centre for Research and Advocacy and Oceania Customer Interaction Services. He is currently working for Vodafone Fiji Limited.. read more...




    Mele from Tonga graduated in 2011 with a BA in Information System and Public Administration Management and is now pursuing MBA. She is currently working for the Ministry of Commerce, Tourism & Labour in Tonga. read more...

     

    Mereoni graduated from USP with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management and Public Administration in 2011.She is currently working for Pacific Building Solutions as an Occupational Health and Safety and Human Resources Assistant. read more...



    Vikrant Chandra is a lawyer by profession who is very passionate about golf. Success on the golf scene drives Vikrant to one day representing Fiji in the Rio Olympics in 2016 read more ...



     2012
    Ledua graduated in 2009 in Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Management & Public Administration). He then pursued his Postgraduate Diploma in Governance followed by Masters in Governance which he successfully completed in 2010 and 2012 respectively! read more...

     

    Liah hails from Vanuatu. She graduated from USP with BA in Sociology and Social Work in 2009 and with a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Policy and Administration in 2012. Currently she is doing a research on the quality of housing provision in Luganville Town in Vanuatu. read more...

    Taualo from Tuvalu graduated from USP with a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational leadership in 2012 and is currently pursuing MA in Education. He is a teacher by profession and has taught at two secondary schools in Tuvalu  read more…


    Gwen is from Vanuatu and she graduated from USP with a BA in Accounting and Management in 2012 from Emalus Campus. According to Gwen, USP has helped her to be proactive, use her time wisely and also speak with confidence. read more…




    Nelson from Vanuatu graduated with a Master of Business Administration from USP in 2012. He is currently working at the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu as the Director of Corporate Services. read more...

     

    Matio Lonalona graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture in 2012 and 2013 respectively. He lists being elected as the President for the USPSA Alafua Campus as a highlight of his student life read more ...

     

    Ambitious, determined and confident are just some of the words that come to mind when describing Nauruan born Rennier Gadabu. After graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Agriculture read more ...




    Believing that everyone can make a difference, Jewel Toloa's passion for the environment and her home was the driving force behind her studying Marine Science and Management at USP. According to Jewel "USP definitely helped me to become a more independent person" read more ...

     

     

     

     

  • 2013

    Reshmi graduated from USP with a BCom in Accounting and Economics in 2010 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics in 2013. She is now in Japan pursuing her Masters in Economics at the University of Tsukuba. Reshmi has worked as a Research Assistant in the Sch of Economics at USP and later with the Ministry of Agriculture read more...


     

    A passion for children and learning were the driving forces behind Yoo Ra Lee studying early childhood education.  Not being fluent in english did not stop the lady from South Korea from fulfilling her goal. Now a teacher in the Marshall Islands read more...


    Championing the cause for climate change, Ilisapeci Vakacegu is on a one year attachment under the AOSIS Fellowship Programme and is based at the Fiji Mission United Nations in New York. In 10 years’ time  read more ...

     

    Graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance, Tejal Khatri is now a Graduate Accountant with KPMG. At USP, 'I learnt to prioritize and focus read more ...



    Focusing on the future, Kilifi O'Brien is determined to strengthen the education system in Tuvalu."I would like to see myself in 10 years to be a torch-bearer of change advocating for the community," he said. Graduating in 2013 with a Masters in Science in Climate Change, Kilifi is the Program Manager read more ...


    Finau Vulivuli completed her undergraduate degree in 2013 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Diplomacy & International Affairs in 2014. A project officer with the Ministry of Health, Finau is making headlines on the sports field. Credited with being Fiji’s first soccer referee, Finau is no stranger to sports read more ...


    2014

    The desire to make her mark at work and progress in her career motivated Sherese Peckham to enrol in the Master of Business Administration programme at USP. While studying, Sherese had the opportunity to represent Fiji at the read more ... 


    2015

    The will to make a difference in the world is what motivated George Balairamo to study at USP. He decided to study environmental science so he can play an active role in preserving the environment for the future. He currently works as a Principal Rural Development Officer, Ministry of Rural Development, Solomon Islands Government read more …


    Lydia has made the Pacific her new home. With a passion for Marine Science, Lydia graduated on 27th March 2015 with a Bachelor of Sciences majoring in Marine Science. Lydia also received a gold medal for being the most outstanding graduate in Marine Science at USP's Medal and Prizes ceremony read more ...


    From Guyana to Fiji - Leann Kendall graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Psychology) and also received a Gold Medal for having the best overall results in a Postgraduate programme. Leann continues her studies at USP and aspires to be a Clinical Child Psychologist read more ...


    Stephane Bong is from Vanuatu.He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Social Work and Psychology in 2015 and also received a Gold Medal for being the most outstanding graduate with a major in Social Work.His passion for Social Work drives his work in the community. Stephane works in Vanuatu read more ...


     2016

    For Andrew Irvin, the ambition to build his research and professional skills to better address conservation needs in the Pacific and feed into the sustainable transport demands currently underserved within the region is what motivated him to pursue further studies at USP's PaCE-SD read more ...


    Louicy Toramo graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Education. The mother of three, was also awarded a gold medal for her programme. From the Solomon Islands, Louicy is the Deputy Principal Mount Horeb Secondary School in Honiara read more ...


    The main aim of Disaster Risk Management is to manage and/ or reduce the effects of disasters that usually occur after natural hazards like earthquakes, floods and cyclones.
    This is Noa Tokavou's job.
    A Fijian national, Noa currently works in the North Pacific (Federated States of Micronesia) with the South Pacific Community (SPC) as Disaster Management Risk Officer read more …


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