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New complex to be constructed for FNU Business College

December 4, 2018 3:37 am

The Fiji National University will be constructing a new four-storey complex for its College of Business, Hospitality and Tourism Studies.

While officiating at the contract signing this morning, Education Minister, Rosy Akbar, says the complex will consist of 14 classrooms with a 350 plus student capacity lecture theatre.

Akbar says providing proper facilities and good relevant programmes that are targeted towards supporting economic growth will continue to uplift the quality of graduates and ensure a smarter Fiji.

The Minister adds the building will provide students with state-of-the-art facilities and access to modern technologies.

She says the building will also be equipped with modern ICT facilities and will have access to free high-speed Wi-Fi for online learning.

Government has allocated $19 million to FNU as capital grant in the 2018-19 National Budget for various projects which includes this investment spread across three years.

FNU Vice Chancellor Professor, Nigel Healey says the new complex is an integrated “one stop shop” for student services which will provide centralized student academic support enabling easier access to student information and enrolment.

The project is expected to be completed by mid-2020.