UPNG fees will not increase: Minister

After much deliberation, the higher education department has announced that the University of Papua New Guinea’s 2018 fees will not increase.

They will remain the same as 2017, says the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Minister, Pila Niningi.

DHERST had a meeting with the vice chancellor of UPNG and its senior management concerning the matter and an agreement was reached on Friday, January 19th, 2018.

“We have agreed not to increase the fees as previously announced by the university,” says Minister Niningi.

The administration of UPNG has expressed their confidence in the Prime Minister, with utmost assurance given to the UPNG management of the government’s support in the 2018 school year.

(Minister Pila Niningi)

Annette Kora
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