St Benedict’s campus

K25m to develop St Benedict’s Campus

Prime Minister James Marape said this in Wewak on Thursday, April 14 2022 when opening K25 million worth of infrastructure at Divine Word University’s St Benedict’s Campus. 

The infrastructure development includes housing for lecturers, two double classrooms, an incubation laboratory, library extension, accommodation for students, two units for visitors, and dining hall extension.

“As a Government, we are cognisant of the need to build more infrastructure for schools,” PM Marape said.

SBC celebrates Independence

Independence celebrations in the DWU Wewak campus began with a church service led by Bishop of the Wewak Diocese, Bishop Jozef Roszynski, who blessed the day and reminded everyone to appreciate our natural environment, and to also remember how Independence was sought by the founding father, the late Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare.

Late Sir Michael was honored in the mass with a moment of silence, as well as before the Cultural Show in the Eastern Square arena, followed by the National Anthem and the National Pledge.

Kaindi opens business faculty

Present to officiate the milestone was Governor of East Sepik, Allan Bird; Bishop of Wewak, Jozef Roszynski SVD; President of Divine Word University, Prof Fr. Philip Gibbs; Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor Iwona Kolodziejczyk, and; students and staff of St. Benedict’s Campus.

The new faculty will broaden the scope of education offered at the university in providing the opportunity for interested students to study within the province, without having to travel to Madang or Port Moresby, to study business and informatics related courses.