Welcome to Rabaul campus

Welcome To Divine Word University Rabaul Campus


Welcome to Rabaul Campus. The Rabaul Campus is one of the Divine Word University (DWU) Campuses spread across the country. The Rabaul Campus is located in Kokopo District of East New Britain Province. It was established in 2011 with the amalgamation of Our Lady of Sacred Heart Teachers College at Kabaleo (OLSH Kabaleo Teacher College) and St. Mary’s School of Nursing (SMSON) at Vunapope. The DWU Kabaleo Campus is located about 2 kilometers from Kokopo city while DWU SMSON, Vunapope Campus, is located within the Kokopo city precinct.

                                               Rabaul Campus offers three streams of study at present –Bachelor of Education degree program, with the option to exit in year3 of the study with Diploma in Teaching Primary in the Faculty of Education at DWU OLSH Kabaleo Campus, and Bachelor of Midwifery, and Diploma in General Nursing in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science is at SMSON,Vunapope Campus.

Rabaul Campus is a dynamic and growing Divine Word University Campus. Students come from all over Papua New Guinea to study at Rabaul Campus.

The DWU Rabaul Campus espouses the vision of Divine Word University “to be a national University, open to all, serving society through its quality of research, teaching, learning and community engagement in a Christian environment”. This vision is supplemented by the Strategic plan 2016-2026 vision “to be recognized nationally and internationally by its value-based innovative application of technology to enhance learning and teaching and to give the opportunities of higher education to as many learners as possible”.


DWU motto: Sic currite ut comprehendatis –“run to win” through honest efforts in search for excellence. Academic theme for 2022: “Run To Win Together”


Welcome to Rabaul Campus 2022!


Professor Francis W. Hombhanje, MD

Vice President


Madang Campus

Divine Word University,

Allotment Portion 7,

Section Milinch Kranket,

Nabasa Road,

P.O Box 483,
Madang 511, Madang,
Papua New Guinea

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 424 1800
       (+675) 422 2937
       (+675) 7111 0002

Port Moresby Campus

DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741


Wewak Campus

St. Benedict’s campus,
PO Box 542
Kaindi, Wewak, ESP 531

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 456 2327
       (+675) 456 3243

Fax: (+675) 456 2331


Rabaul Campus

c/- OLSH Kabaleo
P.O. Box 138
Kokopo, ENB 613

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 982 8213
Fax: (+675) 982 8339


Tabubil Campus

c/- DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131


Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741

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