Teaching during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Kartika Kumar grew up idolising her teachers and wanting to become one herself. Having a brother who is a teacher further fueled her zeal for teaching. Thus, it is no surprise that she is a teacher today. “I strongly believe that teaching is a noble profession which creates all other professions.” Kumar graduated with a Bachelor of Secondary Education (English and Geography) from Fiji National University’s (FNU) College of Humanities and Education (CHE) in May 2020. “I have the ...Read More
Chand’s Journey to Becoming an IT Technician
Sumit Chand developed a keen interest in computers at a very tender age and was lucky enough to receive his first computer when he started high school. “I clearly remember my first computer. It was an IBM laptop. I would spend a lot of time on it, trying to learn everything about the beautiful machine.” Chand was inseparable from his computer. It came as no surprise that he opted to take Computer Studies in high school.  This allowed him to learn more.  He realised that the possibili...Read More
Chef turns Award-Winning Entrepreneur
Award-winning entrepreneur, Rohit Singh, is the person behind Ba's first dessert, pizza and burger café – Indulge Designer Cakes and a successful graduate of the Fiji National University (FNU). The young FNU alumnus won the Rookie Youth Entrepreneur of the Year award at the Fiji Development Bank’s (FDB’s) 2019 National Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Awards under the Empowerment Award category. “I felt lucky to be nominated in the first year of starting my business, and was very hap...Read More
Switching from on-site to online learning and teaching
Fiji National University (FNU) alumnus Ravnil Narayan is one of many academics that are assisting the University in the transition to an online learning platform during the COVID-19 pandemic. Narayan is a Lecturer in the School of Communication, Languages and Literature at FNU’s College of Humanities and Education (CHE) at the Ba Campus. “Currently, I am teaching Academic English and Communication courses via online mode. Based on my observations, I think most FNU services are up-to-par,...Read More
FNU Alumnus in US Army
Many youths dream of joining The United States of America Army Forces (US Army).  Fiji National University (FNU) alumnus Laitia Niqara has made that dream come true and is now serving the US Army as an Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer. 24-year-old Private (PFC) First Class, Laitia Niqara, is also the first iTaukei student to graduate with a Diploma in Aircraft Pneudraulics in the USA.  He was also recruited in a section that is very difficult for foreigners to get into. Back in Fiji, Niqar...Read More