Fiji officially known as the Republic of Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean. Its closest neighbours are Vanuatu to the West, New Caledonia to the South West, Tonga to the east.
Interestingly, Fiji although a small country still attracts tourists and visitors-many students now consider Fiji an ideal study abroad destination.The official language of instruction in Fiji is english language, making it a great choice for international students who would love to study in English.Besides english as a language of instruction,the culture is varied and multifaceted with students attending from all over the world.
- Tuition fees are competitive with other countries
- Many popular programs are offered
- Research facilities are available for international students
- University housing is available as well as other housing options.
- English is the main language of instruction.
2018 Fijian University Ranking
- The university of South Pacific
- Fiji National University
- The university of Fiji
The University of the South Pacific or USP: This is an intergovernmental organization and public research university with a good number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in the Oceania.This is an international centre for teaching and research on Pacific culture and environment.
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Fiji National University
This university was formed as a result of a merger between six institutions in Fiji viz, Fiji institute of Technology,Fiji School of Nursing, Fiji College of Advanced Education, Lautoka Teachers College, Fiji School of Medicine, and Fiji College of Agriculture.
The University of Fiji
This is a university located in Saweni, Lautoka, Fiji. It was established in December 2004 under the academic leadership of the Fiji Institute of Applied Sciences and Financial sponsorship of the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, a Hindu religious organization dedicated to education.
General Tuition Fees
The tuition fee for universities in Fiji vary and depend on the type of degree and specifications.Although the cost is slightly higher for international students than for local students.Those who are not citizens of Fiji or any of the Pacific Island Forum Countries will pay $450 per semester if they take 3 or more courses per semester or $270 for those taking less than 3 courses per semester.
Note that many students may qualify for scholarships from the schools themselves or from independent organizations.
Eligibility for Student Visas
Note that in order to be eligible for a student visa, potential students need to follow the requirements outlined by the Fiji department of Immigration.These are granted on a case by case basis.
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