USP Announces Winners of Online Learning Comp

FRONT ROW: Dr. Joeli Veitayaki (Campus Director), Nikonia Iakopo (SSAB Rep), Muliolo Lavea (Federal Pacific Finance Rep). BACK ROW: Eliezer Urima, Usoalii Vai Tenari, Apelamisarima Keneti Leaupepe, Va’afa’asau PJ Pogi, Reima E. Setefano, Mafo’e Williams, Seulgee Samuelu (SAS Coordinator), Michael Stanley Sefilino, Fualili Asu, Isa’ako Papalii Neemia, Roberta Pesamino and Paula Ioane.


The University of the South Pacific sought out to understand and get an insight of how it’s students coped with Online Learning since the COVID-19 dilemma through a Video Competition. The invitation for videos was advertised on different platforms to get the students interested. All videos required were to be original and not more than 30 seconds in duration. The submission of all entries were due on Tuesday 30th June 2020.

We have received many creative and informative videos but only the best four who are listed below will receive prizes. These prizes are proudly sponsored by Federal Pacific Finance and Samoa Stationary and Books (SSAB).

• Winner 1 – Dominic Iosefo
• Winner 2 – Va’afa’asau PJ Pogi
• Winner 3 – Michael Stanley Sefilino
• Winner 4 – Usoalii Vai Tenari

The University of the South Pacific wishes to congratulate the four winners as well as all the students who participated. A special acknowledgement to Federal Pacific Finance General Manager, Afamasaga Opeta Siilata for the $300.00 cash prize and SSAB’s Chief Executive Officer, Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai for the school bags and the $200.00 worth of voucher. Your unwavering support for such initiative is always appreciated.