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

Latest Announcements

Friday, July 01, 2022 Announcements 377
Please call the JSTF Call Centre Toll Free Number: 1800500 for all your queries regarding the 2022 National General Election; if you wish to raise concerns; or report an electoral offence being committed. We are open seven days a week from 8am to...
Monday, June 27, 2022 Announcements 762
20–21 October | UPNG Waigani Campus, Port Moresby Call for papers and panels. Climate change and environmental sustainability Decentralisation and sub-national administration Education Elections Family and sexual violence Gender equality Governance...
Friday, June 24, 2022 Announcements 359
The University has acquired a quantity of 2022 Trukai Fun Run T-Shirts for sale to support TEAM PNG in their two international competitions -- the Pacific Mini-Games in Northern Marianas, and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK, in July -...

Latest News

Friday, May 13, 2022 News 769
The University of Papua New Guinea’s Michael Somare Library was privileged to have Gabby Mugang, a local writer, donate two copies of her first book to the Niugini Collection in the Michael Somare Library. Ms. Mugang shares her grandfather’s legacy...
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 News 942
Santos Limited PNG, formerly Oil Search PNG, donated a total of 47 textbooks through their technical library in Sydney, to The University of Papua New Guinea, Earth Sciences Division, following the closing of their corporate office in Sydney....
Friday, April 08, 2022 News 865
One of the Late Dr. Lawrence Kalinoe’s wishes was to have his book collection donated to the UPNG Michael Somare Library. His wife, Mrs. Evelyn Kalinoe, presented 22 boxes of books from the Late Dr. Kalinoe’s collection to the Acting Librarian, Mr....

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:

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