2018 new intakes award list for TESAS

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Tourism developed through knowledge

Head of Department (HOD) Theresia Kau said it was an ‘authentic assessment’ which was staged by final year students studying Event Management.

Kau said the department looks at advancing sustainable tourism, through knowledge creating and sharing for economic development, during the annual event.

She said sharing knowledge, would lead to developing the tourism industry, which would lead to economic development in the society.

“There is no better way to develop tourism than to work as a team and through creation of knowledge,” said the department head.

DWU to host liklik diwai turism expo

The expo is an opportunity for the stakeholders and the public to take part and talk about the potential of this renewable economic resource.

The exposition called the “Liklik Diwai Turism Expo” is an annual event organised by final year Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management students as part of their coursework.

The expo will feature exhibition of tourism and hospitality products and services, presentation of student research reports and speeches by invited guests.

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The students' contribution will also be a compulsory part of their academic results.


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Australian NGOs to receive GAP grants

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop declared her government’s commitment when visiting the DWU Campus in Madang.

Bishop also met with DWU President Professor Cecilia Nembou and young women students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

Childfund Australia, Marie Stopes International Australia and World Vision Australia will deliver GAP projects in Papua New Guinea.

These projects will help support equal opportunities for Papua New Guineans and work towards achieving lives free from violence.

Pay up, DWU tells Morobe Students

Apparently, the university had asked students under the provincial government scholarship schemes to withdraw from school due to non-funding.

Following a meeting between the school administration and student leaders last week, the university had extended the due date, giving students until 4:06pm yesterday July 29, 2016 to complete semester registrations.

Jason Imbong, president of the Morobe Students Association, said the Morobe Provincial Government on Tuesday this week, gave a K169, 750 cheque, and second payment to the association.

DWU introduces Alumnae Award of Merit

It will be given each year during the Foundation Day of Divine Word University on August 21 to distinguished alumnae. The Alumnae Achievement award recognises alumnae who have excelled in their fields and attained outstanding success.

Presented annually, the Alumnae of the Year Award recognises alumnae for their outstanding contributions to the DWU and society through professional and personal excellence.

This is the highest honour bestowed upon alumnae by the DWU Community. It is known as the, “Distinguished Alumnae Award”, in recognition of outstanding accomplishments.

DWU hosts two symposiums

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASS) hosted its first-ever Research Symposium at the SVDMA Auditorium while the Information Systems Department in the Faculty of Business and Informatics hosted its 10th Information Systems (IS) Symposium at the Sir Peter Barter Auditorium.