2019 Stories

Engineering – A Tough Journey
Engineering is a challenging discipline to pursue. Individuals have to be knowledgeable in a variety of subjects, such as physics, chemistry, advanced mathematics, probability and statistics, and computer science. In addition to the fundamentals, individuals have to acquire a lot of knowledge about the specific field of engineering that they choose. Being an engineer can be strenuous and not many people are willing to undergo the hard work, and stress that comes with being an engineer. ...Read More
Being a mother and HR Coordinator
Born and raised in Kinoya, Nasinu, Yooranda Hiroshi Narayan always wanted a university qualification so she enrolled in Fiji Institute of Technology (Fiji), now the College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CBHTS) immediately after high school and completed a Diploma of Business Studies in 2005.  A couple of years later she got married to her husband who she had met in FIT and soon after she landed her first job - working for Chicken Express, Sigatoka as a Cashier/Waitress wh...Read More
FNU Alumnus works towards Community Development
Eroni Tuitubou was fascinated with airplanes while growing up and pictured himself as a pilot flying high in the skies. However, his ambitions changed as he grew older. After completing high school, he enrolled in Higher Education Diploma in Customs at the Fiji National University’s (FNU) College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CBHTS). Tuitubou was born and raised in Suva with two siblings. He has paternal links to Lomaiviti, Koro, Sinuvaca Village and maternal link...Read More
Devi’s compassion leads her to become a Nurse
As a child, one of Radhika Devi’s favourite past times was playing the role of doctor and used her three siblings as patients and it came as no surprise that she followed her passion in medicine to become a Nurse. Devi, born and raised in a small farming community in Labasa, attended Navai Primary School before going to Labasa Sangam Primary School for Year 6 to 8. She completed her secondary education at Labasa Sangam College. Feeling strongly about health and well-being, Devi t...Read More
Working in a Non-Government Organisation (NGO)
Being from a finance background, Elina Ranadi always imagined what it would be like working for a Non-Government Organisation (NGO).     Working as the Finance Officer for the Fiji Cancer Society, Ranadi has discovered that the daily financial operations are in ways  similar for all companies regardless of their nature of business.  After high school, Elina was enrolled in the Diploma in Accounting programme at the Fiji National University’s (FNU) College of Business, Hospit...Read More