Campus to welcome pioneer nursing batch

Divine Word University’s St. Benedict’s Campus in Kaindi, Wewak, is set to welcome its first 40 students this year for the Boram School of Nursing Program under the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

St. Benedict’s Campus President, Dr. Lawrence Arokiaraj, said with the completed classroom and assimilation room, the university is ready for the new intakes.

This follows the visit of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill to the Campus last year where he officiated the ground breaking ceremony of the Boram School of Nursing.

Dr Arokiaraj thanked the Prime Minister, the Minister for National Planning, Richard Maru, and the Government for the support and confidence in the university to facility the training of nurses for the country.

Minister Maru said the Government was excited to see more opportunities of training nurses given the critical shortage of these professionals in the health sector.

Enrolment will be from the 4th to 8th of February and classes will commence on the 11th of February. There are five new lecturers for the nursing program and the Campus is now looking forward to the completion of the four staff houses and library by the end of this month.

(St. Benedict’s Campus Vice President, Dr. Lawrence Arokiaraj)

Press release