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Agent/Private Universities in Papua New Guinea

Currently there are three(3) agent (NGO/Religious Organizations) or Private run universities in Papua New Guinea.

Divine Word University
Websitehttps://www.dwu.ac.pg
LocationMadang: Provincial town of Madang province.
CommentsOperated by Roman Catholic church of PNG. It offers programs in Education, Nursing, Business, ICT, Theology and Public Service.
AccessAll flights into Madang are via Port Moresby with limited inter provincial flights. Road connection is from East Sepik and Lae so PMVs operate to and from Madang. From Lae, it connects to all Highlands provinces.
Pacific Adventist University (PAU)
Websitewww.pau.ac.pg
LocationIn the capital city, Port Moresby at 17 Mile suburban area.
CommentsOperated by the Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) one of the mainline christain churches in Papua New Guinea. The Koiari Park main campus one of best kept campus within Port Moresby. Also, because it is a Christain institution, it has rules that prohibits certain activities such as consumption of alcohol, circular weekend activities and and etc
AccessEasy access from Jackson's International Airport as the campus is located about less than an hours drive from the airport. Public buses run from Gordon's Market bus stop. Public can go there by Taxi's but are quiet expensive because it is regarded as outside of city limits.
Image credit: https://www.scu.edu.au/
Southern Cross University (SCU)
Websitewww.scu.edu.au
LocationRegistered in PNG as a University to offer its programs in Partnership with IBS University. Location is IBS-University campus at 17 Mile just outside of capital city of Port Moresby.
CommentsCurrently, it offers Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Information Technology under the partnership arrangement with IBS University.
AccessStudies are facilitated through Face to Face lectures at IBS University Campus at 17 mile in port moresby and Southern Cross Learning System.

International Students.

There is no direct international flights to and from the provincial airports in Papua New Guinea. All international flights are through the country’s main Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby. From Jacksons Airport, passengers then transit to provincial airports.

 Air Niugini, the national airline carrier and PNG Air, are the main  airline operators in the country have direct local flights to all major provincial airports. Their also operate limited flights between provinces, so its good to confirm with the airline on their website or ticketing agent office. All inter provincial flights transit through Jacksons Airport.

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