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FICAC Appeals Former UniFiji Registrar Arya’s Acquittal
Crime & Court

FICAC Appeals Former UniFiji Registrar Arya’s Acquittal

Arya was charged by FICAC for one count each of abuse of office and general dishonesty causing a loss.

University Of Fiji Vice Chancellor’s Alleged Helpers Charged With Disobeying The Law
Crime & Court

University Of Fiji Vice Chancellor’s Alleged Helpers Charged With Disobeying The Law

He is alleged to have picked up the University of Fiji Vice-Chancellor Sushila Chang from Anchorage Resort and trans...

UniFiji Says Sorry On Behalf Of Our VC
NATION

UniFiji Says Sorry On Behalf Of Our VC

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho said Professor Chang was alleged to have breached the borders of the Lautoka con...

COVID-19: Universities Adapt To Restrictions
NEWS

COVID-19: Universities Adapt To Restrictions

The three universities are stepping up safety measures to protect staff and students in light of the COVID-19 pandem...

COVID-19: UniFiji Graduation Cancelled
NEWS

COVID-19: UniFiji Graduation Cancelled

The University of Fiji wishes to advise all its Graduands that the 27th March, 2020 graduation ceremony has been can...

No Retirement Age: UniFiji Pro-Chancellor
NATION

No Retirement Age: UniFiji Pro-Chancellor

There is a process to follow in dealing with any changes to the issue of retirement age and the council will at an o...

UniFiji Has No Retirement Age Policy, Says VC Professor Chang
NATION

UniFiji Has No Retirement Age Policy, Says VC Professor Chang

The University of Fiji Vice Chancellor Professor Sushila Chang says the university does not have a retirement policy...

How Ana Waqatabu’s Struggles Taught Her To Reach Her Goals
Careers

How Ana Waqatabu’s Struggles Taught Her To Reach Her Goals

The happily married mother of two, who hails from Dakuiloa, Oneata in Lau, graduated with a Bachelor of Law from the...

Five Top Academics Among Those Who Could Be Forcibly Retired Under Vice Chancellor’s Plan
Analysis

Five Top Academics Among Those Who Could Be Forcibly Retired Under Vice Chancellor’s Plan

But UniFiji may re-sign them on shorter-term contracts, if they are willing, healthy and performing. Retirement ag...

UniFiji Could Face Compensation Claim As Battle Over Retirement Age Of 65 Years Escalates
Analysis

UniFiji Could Face Compensation Claim As Battle Over Retirement Age Of 65 Years Escalates

Irate University of Fiji’s senior academics over 65 years old could claim for compensation that is expected to run...

Row Over Retirement Age Expected To Dominate Internal UniFiji Discussions
Opinion

Row Over Retirement Age Expected To Dominate Internal UniFiji Discussions

Several key professors and other senior academics are likely to lose their jobs if 65 years is set as the retirement...

Prasad Pursues Medical Career, Specialist In Oncology
Feature

Prasad Pursues Medical Career, Specialist In Oncology

After completing her six years as a medical student, she intends to be a specialist in Oncology (cancer specialist).

100 New Doctors Receive Postings
NATION

100 New Doctors Receive Postings

These doctors were graduates from the Fiji National University and University of Fiji.

University Of Fiji Graduation Ceremony Postponed
NEWS

University Of Fiji Graduation Ceremony Postponed

At The University of Fiji, students remain the most important stakeholders and their safety, as well as their loved ...

‘Excellence Over Success’, Emotional Moment For Father As Daughter Is Admitted To The Bar
Careers

‘Excellence Over Success’, Emotional Moment For Father As Daughter Is Admitted To The Bar

“One of the things I talked about today was excellence over success, which was something instilled within her,” ...

Dad Proud As Son Takes Oath To Be A Lawyer
Careers

Dad Proud As Son Takes Oath To Be A Lawyer

The 54-year-old sugarcane farmer of Ba said he had been supporting his wife and nine children by working tirelessly ...

UniFiji Lecturer Finally Gets Her Lucky Break
NATION

UniFiji Lecturer Finally Gets Her Lucky Break

The 40-year, who teaches Hindi Language and Indian Culture at the University of Fiji in Saweni, Lautoka, said: “I ...

Shankar Overcomes Obstacles To Achieve Childhood Dream
Lifestyle

Shankar Overcomes Obstacles To Achieve Childhood Dream

“My dad passed away on November 1, 2017 which was on a Wednesday. I had my finals beginning on Friday the same wee...

Litiana Kuridrani Relieved Of Director Role Pending An Investigation
NEWS

Litiana Kuridrani Relieved Of Director Role Pending An Investigation

Filipe Bainivalu was not entirely satisfied with the decision and how the university had handled the matter.

Ro Teimumu: “vulagi” is Not Derogatory
Politics

Ro Teimumu: “vulagi” is Not Derogatory

Speaking more broadly, Ro Teimumu said, “What we have here is a lack of cultural awareness which after a century o...

Follow Up On Investigation Of Racist Comments By UniFiji Professor
NATION

Follow Up On Investigation Of Racist Comments By UniFiji Professor

An investigation into racist remarks that Ms Kuridrani allegedly made to students has concluded.

Independent Committee To Continue Investigation
NEWS

Independent Committee To Continue Investigation

“The University had hoped to resolve the dispute through mediation and internal dispute resolution mechanisms,” ...

Independent Committee To Investigate Uni Fiji Allegations
NEWS

Independent Committee To Investigate Uni Fiji Allegations

The University management had discussed the issue with both the students and Dr Kuridrani. They also received opinio...

Students Call for the Removal of University of Fiji Senior Academic
NEWS

Students Call for the Removal of University of Fiji Senior Academic

Filipe Bainivalu, the student whom Mrs Kuridrani allegedly called an “Indian dog,” is among the students.

Fiji Human Rights Director Wades in on University of Fiji row
NEWS

Fiji Human Rights Director Wades in on University of Fiji row

Raj: No room for racism here

Accusations of Racism Sparks New University Of Fiji Row
NEWS

Accusations of Racism Sparks New University Of Fiji Row

Mr Bainivalu responded by stating “Regrettable, I have noted with protest my sheer disappointment on its contents ...

Meet Ana Tuiketei
SUNBIZ

Meet Ana Tuiketei

Ana Tuiketei, Legal Consultant, sessional lecturer with the School of Law, University of the South Pacific; Universi...

UniFiji Registrar’s Trial Starts in High Court
NEWS

UniFiji Registrar’s Trial Starts in High Court

It is alleged that Arya, between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014, in Suva, while being em­ployed in the publi...

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