University of the South Pacific

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: kubuabola_s@usp.ac.fj

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Dr
First Name: Michael
Surname: Gregory
Job Title: Pro Vice Chancellor Planning and Quality
Phone: +679 323 2292
Fax: +679 323 1007
Email Id: gregory_m@usp.ac.fj

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Dr
First Name: Sereana
Surname: Kubuabola
Job Title: Senior Quality Assurance Coordinator
Phone: +679 323 2702
Fax: +679 323 1502
Email Id: kubuabola_s@usp.ac.fj

Organisation Details

University of the South Pacific
Address: Private Mail Bag Suva FIJI
Fiji
Website: http://www.usp.ac.fj

Additional Contacts

Name 1: Susan Sela
Email 1: sela_s@usp.ac.fj
Name 2: Totivi Bokini - Ratu
Email 2: bokiniratu_ti@usp.ac.fj
Name 3: Makereta Ledua
Email 3: ledua_m@usp.ac.fj
Name 4: Emily Moala
Email 4: moala_e@usp.ac.fj

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.
Proof of recognition as a Higher Education Institution: The University of the South Pacific has embarked on implementing its Quality Strategy(2004) and is preparing for its on site Quality Audit visit early 2008. The Self Review processes of the whole university has been scheduled for 2007 and this will culminate in the production of the Performance Portfolio to be submitted December 2007. The URL for quality matters at USP can be viewed on www.quality.usp.ac.fj
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: Applicable Only For Institutional Members

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
Applicable Only For Associate Members

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region
Criteria Requirements for Observer: Applicable Only For Observers

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Institutional Member

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