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Current Chancellor

Current Chancellor

The Chancellor is the titular head of the University.

The current Chancellor is  the President of Fiji, Major General Jioji Konusi KONROTE, who will serve a one year term from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.   Major General Konrote has had a distinguished career in serving Fiji as a Military Officer/ Commander, an International Peacekeeper, as a United Nations Assistant Secretary General and Force Commander UNIFIL, a senior Civil Servant, as a Diplomat- Fiji High Commissioner to the Commonwealth of Australia and the Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Singapore and as a Parliamentarian and Government Minister from 2006 -2015.

On 12 November 2015, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote was inaugurated President of the Republic of Fiji after he was appointed by Parliament under the 2013 Constitution on 12 October, 2015. 

Previous Chancellors

Previous Chancellors

President of Fiji (July 2017 – June 2018)

Prime Minister of Cook Islands (July 2016 - June 2017)

President of Vanuatu (July 2015 – June 2016)

Governor General of Tuvalu (July 2014 – June 2015) 

His Majesty, The King of Tonga (July 2013-June 2014) 

Ulu o Tokelau (July 2012-June 2013)

Governor-General of the Solomon Islands (2011-June 2012) 

Head of State of Samoa (2010-April 2011)

President of the Republic of Nauru (2009-2010)

President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (2008-2009) 

President of Kiribati (2007–2008)

Head of State (Queen’s Representative), Cook Islands (2006-2007) 

Ulu o Tokelau (2003-2006)

Head of Government, Premier of Niue (2000–2003)

His Excellency Sir Tulaga Manuella, Governor–General of Tuvalu (1997-2000)  

His Excellency President Amata Kabua, Republic of Marshall Islands (1995-1996) 

Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Henry, Prime Minister of Cook Islands (1992-1995)

His Excellency President Frederick Karlomuana Timakata of Vanuatu (1989-1992) 

His Highness Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II of Samoa (1986-1989)

Rt Hon Ieremia Tabai, President of Kiribati (1983-1986)

Rt Hon Sir Baddeley Devesi, Governor–General of Solomon Islands (1980-1983) 

Rt Hon Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, Prime Minister of Fiji (1977-1979)

His Excellency President Hammer DeRoburt of Nauru (1974-1976) 

His Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga (1971-1973)


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