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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Press Statement


The University of Papua New Guinea has immediately responded to the announcement that a student has tested positive to Covid-19. While awaiting further testing and contact tracing from the NCD PHA Rapid Response Team, ...

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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 616
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 982
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...

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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: