All posts tagged "UPNG"

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    K2.26 million paid to UPNG for outstanding TESAS fees

    The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) has paid the outstanding Tertiary Education Study Assistance Scheme (TESAS) component of the school fees for the University of Papua New Guinea’s (UPNG) 2016 academic year. Higher...

    • Posted March 13, 2017
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    UPNG students begin paying outstanding TESAS fees

    Students at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) have started paying the outstanding Tertiary Education Study Assistance Scheme (TESAS) component of their school fees for the 2016 academic year. The UPNG administration had charged the students...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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    UPNG lecturers plan protest today

    Lecturers at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) have planned a protest against non-payment of a promised salary increase, The National (January 31) reports, and classes are expected to be disrupted as early as today. National...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • Money
    UPNG receives part of K12 million government funding

    The University of PNG (UPNG) has confirmed receiving some funding – as promised by the Government – last Friday to continue the 2016 Semester Two from today. UPNG Public Relations and Event Management Jim Robins said they...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • Investigation into UPNG unrest 50% complete

    Deputy Commissioner Jim Andrews says police investigation into University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) unrest is only halfway. He told The National this week that part of the investigation was done and would be completed when the...

    • Posted December 2, 2016
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  • Case against university students dismissed

    A case against 4 students at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) has been dismissed by the committal court in Waiagani yesterday, Post Courier (November 30) reports. The students, Brendan Kisa, Eliza Nere, Frank Luwai and...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • UPNG terminates 2016 academic year

    The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), in shocking move yesterday, announced the termination of the 2017 academic year with students ordered to vacate the campus by Saturday. According to The National (July 6), Chancellor Dr Nicholas...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • UPNG students granted bail

    Four (4) students from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) charged with illegal use of a vehicle have been granted bail by the Waigani Committal Court, The National (June 30) reports. The four; Brendan Kisa, Eliza...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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  • Police to enforce curfew at state universities

    Police will be enforcing a curfew the University of Papua New Guinea’s (UPNG) Waigani and Taurama campus, and the University of Technology’s (Unitech) Taraka campus following the recent incident which resulted in the destruction properties, injuries to...

    • Posted June 30, 2016
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  • DHERST has no jurisdiction in UPNG administrative matters

    The Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science & Technology, Hon. Malakai Tabar, has stated in a press conference today that the ministry and department have no jurisdiction effectively, to impose what should happen on the UPNG governing...

    • Posted May 26, 2016
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