MORE than 300 students from secondary schools in and around Honiara city took advantage of the University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USPSI) Campus open day that was held on Friday.
The day event which embraced various activities gave students a chance to know about USP different faculties and its functions.
It was an exciting moment as students come to interact with each other.
“This is my first time and I really enjoy it. The experience was so exciting,” Rex Liliu of St Joseph Tenaru secondary school said.
“This is an eye opener for me. As a first-timer it’s worthwhile to know about the functions and programmes offered at USP,” Julian Rapasia, form five students of Visale Community High School in the remote North West Guadalcanal, added.
The open day provided an excellent prospect for all students to see what series of courses, programmes, and services are available for them (students) at USP.
USP open day is an important event in the University’s calendar because it provides an opportunity for parents and students to intermingle with the USP community and learn more about opportunities available for them at the institution (USP).
Apart from the displays, students also enjoyed the quizzes, campus tour and cultural entertainment from local students.
Students also take on the opportunity to able to clarify some of their doubts and concerns about their career options at USP from staff of the Solomon Islands Campus.
The open day was a success and was attended by the Minister of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Dr Derek Sikua as the chief guest.
By STEPHEN DI’ISANGO