The kindness and generosity of people never ceases to amaze the Divine Word University (DWU) Community. DWU is a testimony of people’s kindness and generosity. Despite being a public institution but privately administered with substantial support from the Government of Papua New Guinea, Divine Word University in pursuing its vision, has been blessed to get tremendous support from other key stakeholders such as its Alumni, and other development partners and donor funders. People who believe in what we believe, helping each other, sharing knowledge with others, having a positive impact upon other people’s lives even though those people maybe culturally different and a hundred miles away.
Planning and Development (P&D) has always played a key role in any organisation. In DWU, Planning and Development plays a vital role in supporting the University’s growth, development and achievement of its vision, its mission its strategic objectives, in addition to its main goal of becoming a vibrant, intellectual community and continue developing into a first-rate university.
The Office of Planning and Development under the leadership of the Vice President for Planning and Development, was established to ensure the success of planning projects, by tapping into funding opportunities, and engaging with stakeholders to build the institutional capacity of the University, in order to facilitate and strengthen existing and future academic and research programs, in the development of the University.