University of Technology (Unitech)

OTML facilitates industrial training

This arrangement shows OTML's dedication to maintaining a strong industry-institution relationship with universities contributing graduates to its training programs and workforce.

These students, two males and two females from UNITECH's School of Engineering (Mining & Mineral Processing), are set to embark on a four-week industrial training program courtesy of OTML, beginning this month.

K300,000 for Kundiawa campus

“This shows the commitment of the government to partner with Unitech to further strengthen this institution and we have to develop it so our children can have the opportunity to study here and do their diplomas and degrees here in Kundiawa,” Governor Kool said.

“Our commitment is to try to provide the infrastructure and capital equipment while we try to get the other six district MPs to assist.”

Governor commits to support Unitech campus

Governor Kool made this commitment during the recent Simbu Unitech Satellite University’s graduation ceremony in Kundiawa.

He said his government will do its best to provide better educational infrastructure to improve and better the opportunity for students of Simbu so they can access quality education and further their studies at the Simbu Unitech Satellite University campus.

He further challenged parents to encourage their children to apply and study there.

Court cautions Unitech students

A final year student studying applied physics, a third year science in agriculture student and a second year mechanical engineering student were apprehended with their beer bottles at 5:01am at the Unitech bus stop on Tuesday, May 2nd.

Two of them also received an additional charge of resisting arrest.

When appearing before Magistrate Isaac Tjipet on Friday, May 5th, the trio pleaded guilty and asked the court to have mercy on them as they are students and first time offenders.

PacOil launches Engineering Scholarship

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Unitech and awarding of scholarships takes place this week.

It will be an ongoing scholarship program that Pacific Oil Management will be running with the university’s Mechanical Engineering Department.

This scholarship program is dedicated to Professor John Pumwa, the country’s first Ph.D holder in Mechanical Engineering.

The four scholarship awardees will be given work placement with Pacific Oil Management Limited, with opportunity to obtain experience and support in their field of expertise

Bullying Incident Reveals Ongoing Trend

The father of a first-year Applied Physics student at the University of Technology said his son was a victim of “bullying” by senior students on campus on Friday, 25th, February 2022. 
Paul Toll said if his 20-year-old son had not left his room that Friday evening he would have met his fate, describing the attack as “attempted murder” and “criminal in nature”. 

Lecturer Will Leave After 27 Years

Originally from Tanzania in Africa, by the time he leaves, the mathematician would have spent 27 years and nine months in PNG.

“We stayed with a lot of joy,” he said during the launching of Lady Moshi on Tuesday.

“My children grew up here. By the time they left, they were grown up and they went to a university in Africa.

“The life that I have had here is something that I treasure.

University Students Help Goroka Hospital

The cash of K12,808 was handed over to the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Joseph Apa on Wednesday 24th of November in Goroka.

The students were able to raise the amount through wheelbarrow push in the respective towns where the universities are located.  

Their intention is to assist the EHPHA to upgrade the Goroka Base Hospital with the development of an oxygen plant for COVID-19 patients and other patients who require medical oxygen for treatment.