Our Intent
Premier University dedicated to excellence by providing quality education, research, and service to PNG and the Pacific.
Our Purpose
Deliver excellent education and research results for nation building and global advancement towards an innovative and empowered society

Vice Chancellor’s Welcome Back Message

Good morning staff and students.

Although we have been open for business since the 27th April, today is the first day back in class for everyone, except the MBBS students at the SMHS, Taurama campus, who started their classes last week. I, therefore, would like to warmly welcome you all back to the academic program for the remainder of this semester.

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Vice-Chancellor's Message on COVID-19

Monday, May 11, 2020

Good day everyone:

Many apologies for the silence over the last week. The main reason was that I wanted to report on the decisions from both the government and our very own Council. We now have all these and more importantly, a definite direction in which we are now going to proceed towards.

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covid19 booklet

New Information Technology Courses on Offer

The University of Papua New Guinea and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing is now offering Information Technology courses through its Centre of Excellence in Information Technology.

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Latest News

Thursday, June 25, 2020 News 235
The University of Papua New Guinea recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA), to promote professional studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management. The MoU focuses on developing the human...
Thursday, June 25, 2020 News 318
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed by The University of Papua New Guinea and the Port Moresby Business College, at The University of Papua New Guinea, and paves the way for other business colleges to undertake higher level...

Upcoming Events


22 Jun 2020   -     Covid 19 Awareness ( Waigani Campus)

The University will join with the Equal Playing Field , University Action Group to host " Covid-19 Awareness " days at the Waigani Campus


23 Jun 2020   -     Covid 19 Awareness (Taurama Campus)

The University will join with the Equal Playing Field , University Action Group to host " Covid-19 Awareness " days at the Taurama Campus

Our Core Business

We endeavour to strengthen national and regional initiatives and actions towards sustainable human development through the provision of teaching, research and community outreach in the following areas: