FNU’s Virtual Open week is a great way to shape your career, Dr Shukla

Press Release Posted On: September 16, 2021

FNU staff during the CBHTS live zoom session

The Fiji National University (FNU) addresses the needs of its students by delivering excellent service and opportunities for all, says Acting Dean College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CBHTS) Dr Avanish Shukla.

While addressing prospective students who participated in the Virtual Open Week through a live Zoom session, Dr Shukla urged them to be vigilant while deciding on their career path.

Dr Shukla said that study in university adds a new chapter in your life, a different chapter from your prior chapters, which you can shape and decide your career.

The Acting Dean elaborated that FNU’s College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies (CBHTS) offers career pathways that can assist students in shaping their learning and student experience while also providing practical exposure through the industrial attachments.

“Our programmes are student-centred and have an in-built practical component which ensures that our graduates are day-one job-ready. I am proud to say that we develop all our study programmes in partnership with various industries, with a goal to align our courses with competencies so that graduates get the professional abilities needed in the workplace.”

“At FNU’s CBHTS, we have formed strong working partnerships with national and international organisations to benchmark our courses to industry standards. Our College has been recognised and commended by leading organisations, such as the Fiji Institute of accountants and CPA Australia,” highlighted Dr Shukla.

FNU’s College of Humanities and Education (CHE) Dean Professor Unaisi Nabobo-Baba acknowledged students who participated in the live-zoom session this morning and provided them with an insight into the programmes offered by CHE.

“The students enrolled in our college can meet various career demands becoming qualified and professional teachers, or education administrators, sports technicians, Coaches and mentoring as well as personal trainers, recreational and leisure experts, film and TV technicians, graphic artists and designers, cultural specialists, musicians and creative artists in their respective fields,” said Professor Nabobo-Baba.

FNU’s Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) will culminate the week-long event through the final live Zoom session tomorrow, Friday 17 September – 11 am to 12 pm which will be broadcasted on the FNU Facebook page and YouTube channel simultaneously.

For more information regarding the FNU Virtual Open Week, visit www.fnu.ac.fj