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

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Appeals for Space Letters

“APPEAL-FOR-SPACE” Letters do not constitute applications for admission or enrolment in 2021. This process ended in 2020.

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Semester one (1) Timetable

The approved Semester One (1) Timetable for Academic year 2021. 

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Latest News

Friday, June 11, 2021 News 96
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has faced a chronic shortage of foreign exchange for the past seven years, despite a current account surplus of around 20 per cent of GDP, leading to a large backlog of Forex orders. The objective of this study is to provide...
Friday, May 21, 2021 News 246
Although the official Trukai Fun Run has been cancelled, TEAM UPNG will be staging its own internal, Trukai Fun Run for our residential students, staff, and families. The Pandemic Controller, David Manning, has approved our request to stage this...
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 News 1263
This morning, the University's Waigani and Taurama Campuses come to a standstill in a Call to Prayer for our Founding Father, Grand Chief, Sir Michael Thomas Somare, as he confronts his serious medical condition in hospital in Port Moresby....

Latest Announcements

Wednesday, February 03, 2021 Announcements 1511
“APPEAL-FOR-SPACE” Letters do not constitute applications for admission or enrolment in 2021. This process ended in 2020. Also, “APPEAL-FOR-SPACE” letters are not the forerunner of any enrolment supplementary list. There will be no supplementary...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Announcements 11271
IMPORTANT NOTICE All NEW, RE-ENROLLING AND CONTINUING STUDENTS OF 2021 MUST TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING 1. ARRIVAL AND ORIENTATION TIME New students (Waigani Campus) must start arriving by the 1st of February 2021. All continuing students start...
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Announcements 10819
Photograph Requirements UPNG is taking steps to reduce queues and fast track student ID card processing during registration. Students are required to email a passport-sized photograph (or a selfie) prior to registration. The photograph can be a...

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:

Upcoming Events


05 Jul 2021   -     Semester 2 Begins