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Unitech student dies in attack

"We regret to inform that the student passed away a few hours later as a result of his wounds," said Unitech vice-chancellor Dr. Albert Schram in a statement.

"The management was on the ground immediately, and has been dealing with the situation as it developed. They were assisted by the university police and security guards, plus a few dozen men from the Lae police, who had been called in earlier last week to protect students and university property."

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Police commend Unitech students and Lae residents

Police in Lae have praised the positive turnout of the public at the University of Technology students’ awareness campaign today at the Eriku Oval.

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Police commend Unitech students and Lae residents

Lae metropolitan police commander Anthony Wagambie Junior told Loop PNG that the event today was carried out smoothly without any drama.

He commended all the student leaders and the student body as well as the general public for their cooperation with police on duty in and around the city.

Wagambie observed that all businesses within the city carried out their normal operations; shops at Eriku were open with buses on the road and schools attended by students.

Lae police will allow Unitech students to carry out awareness

Lae metropolitan police commander Anthony Wagambie Junior says his office has been in dialogue with the student leaders of Unitech and has approved the request for the students to hold the awareness campaign, set to start at 11am tomorrow (Wednesday).

Wagambie says the awareness meet, scheduled to end at 2pm, is a result of ongoing talks between police and student reps as of last Monday.

He further praised the students, adding that they have been cooperating well in this current issue, avoiding any form of violence or disorder in the community.

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Participants arrive for APEC transportation meeting

Participants from the Asia Pacific Region have arrived in Port Moresby for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meet.

University gives highest honour to Dame Meg

University gives highest honour to Dame Meg

Unitech’s pro chancellor Dame Rose Kekedo said as Unitech celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year, it was most opportune that the university gives its highest honour – doctor of technology, honoris causa – to Dame Taylor in recognition of her services to PNG and the world for 43 years.

“I present to you Dame Meg Taylor as an outstanding advisor, technocrat, diplomat and an example for all,” Dame Rose said when presenting Dame Meg to the university chancellor Sir Nagora Bogan.

Unitech boasts largest post graduate program

Vice chancellor Dr Albert Schram said this year's graduation produced the largest post-graduands with 30 in total of which one graduated with a PhD.

"This makes our post graduate program the largest in the country with over 200 students enrolled of which there are 12 international students," Dr Schram said when delivering his graduation speech.

A total of 977 graduated, including graduands from Unitech's affiliated colleges.