Kondra says tourism is worth more than a gold mine

Tourism and Hospitality Management (THM) students at the Divine Word University (DWU) have been challenged to use their knowledge to promote tourism in the country.

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Minister urges students to make best use of DWU study

Students from Central Province and National Capital District studying at the Divine Word University were challenged to achieve better results and be part of an effective workforce in their provinces.

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Bank chief commends DWU’s commitment to Vision 2050

The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Papua New Guinea, Benny Popoitai has commended the efforts of Divine Word University which support the government’s Vision 2050.

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Open Day a success

Divine Word University staged another successful open day on Sunday 5th of May, 2013. Partners of the university and members of the public came from far near for the annual event held at the Madang campus.

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Children’s rights advocate wins media award

A non-government organisation advocating the rights of children has won the 2013 Communication and Development Award jointly sponsored by Divine Word University and the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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Pearson representative visits DWU

Pearson1The Head of Sales for Pearson Australia, Brett Wilson, visited Divine Word University’s Madang campus recently to advise how to implement the Pearson online MyWritingLab and MyMathLab programs.

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NZ uni executive calls for engagement among Pacific students

 A senior New Zealand university executive has called for greater engagement among students and staff of universities in the Pacific.

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DWU CA Department Press Release

Journalists, media and other organizations are invited to submit nominations for the UNESCO/Divine Word University Communication and Development Award 2013. This award will be presented as part of World Media Freedom Day celebrations on Friday May 3 2013 at Divine Word University Madang.

The award is open to individuals and organizations, whether they are, or were at the time of publication, working in the print media, radio, television or some other medium, at the judges’ discretion.

More graduate from DWU

Griwo KraembiDivine Word University (DWU) witnessed its largest number of students graduate during its 31st graduation ceremony on Sunday 3rd March 2013. Out of the 1741 (50.3 % female and 49.7% male) graduates,

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Prime Minister is official guest at DWU graduation

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, The Rt. Hon. Peter O’Neill CMG MP, is scheduled to attend the Divine Word University’s 32nd annual graduation ceremony on Sunday 3rd March, 2013.

The Rt. Hon Peter O’Neill will give the keynote address while the Australian Deputy High Commissioner, Ms. Margaret Adamson will be a guest speaker. Other speakers are DWU Council Chairman, Fr (Dr) Garrett Roche, SVD who will deliver the welcome address, DWU President, Fr Jan Czuba, who will give an address and graduating student, Ms. Amanda Pena will conclude with the valedictory on behalf of the graduating class.

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2013 Graduation List

All graduates are advised that the 2013 graduation ceremony will be held on Sunday 3rd March, 2013 commencing at 8.00 am on the Madang campus. Graduates are advised to attend a Graduation Rehearsal at 3.00 pm on Saturday 2nd March, 2013. You are also expected to collect your gowns in the morning and staff will be available to assist you starting from 9.00 am. You can ethier hire or purchase a gown. Hire fee is K50 non-refundable and purchase price is K550.00. Pay the money into the DWU BSP Bank Account No. 1000433806 and bring a bank receipt to collect your gown.

Thank you.

Ted Alau
Chairman, Graduation Committee

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Academic year launched with renewed commitment

Dr David KavanamurDivine Word University officially opened its academic year at the Madang Campus this morning (Friday 8 February, 2013).

Director General of the Office of Higher Education, Professor David Kavanamur launched the academic year with an inspiring address to the DWU community.

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