Papua New Guinea Universities PNG Insight

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a total of eight public and private universities that offer undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields. The oldest and largest university in PNG is the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG), which was established in 1965. It offers programs in agriculture, business, law, medicine, and social sciences. The Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UNITECH) is the country’s premier technological university and offers programs in engineering, science, and natural resources management.

The University of Goroka (UOG) is a specialized teacher-training university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in education, arts, and social sciences. The University of Natural Resources and Environment (UNRE) is a specialized university that focuses on natural resources management and environmental studies. The Western Pacific University (WPU) is the newest public university and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, business, and social sciences.

There are also three private universities in PNG. Divine Word University (DWU) is a Catholic university run by the Divine Word Missionaries that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, business, education, health sciences, and natural sciences. Pacific Adventist University (PAU) is a Seventh-Day Adventist university that offers programs in arts, business, education, health sciences, and theology. International Business School (IBS) University is a private university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business, information technology, and hospitality management.

PNG’s Prime Minister, James Marape, challenged the Lutheran Church to build a university in Lae. Talks are underway, but this has not yet come to fruition. If established, this university would be the 9th in PNG.

Here, you’ll find information on PNG universities.

PNG Universities Acceptance Lists 2024

This year's updates on PNG Universities Acceptance Lists - here you'll find out about the 2024 acceptance list for UPNG, UNRE, UoG, PAU, DWU, WPU and UoT/UNITECH. We'll bring you the latest as each PNG university and DHERST release the non-school leavers, School leavers and Grade 12 Acceptance list for the New Academic Year, 2023. Click on the 'Active Blue' link to get more info
Admission updates2024 Selection List released by DHERST2024 Acceptance List released by each university
University of Papua New Guinea UPNGHere is the checklist of Selections Lists. Cind out if your Universities lists are out. CLICK HERE
University of Goroka UoG
Pacific Adventist University PAU
Divine Word University DWU
University of Natural Resources & Environemnt UNRE
University of Technology UoT/UNITECH
Western Pacific University WPU

IBS University Application, Acceptance and Courses Info

The institution started as a revision centre for professional examinations in accounting and business in the late 1980s. By 2003, the Institute of Business Studies, IBS, University offers certificate courses in Accounting and Business for Grade 10 and 12 school leavers. ISB University Courses The certificate course (Cert in Accounting and Cert in Business) has formed the basis of the institution's core studies. Here is what IBS university said about the two courses at their inceptions: 'IBS developed and offered its Certificate in Accounting, based on the syllabus of Accounting Technicians of [the] United Kingdom in 2002. The certificate in ...

Divine Word University (DWU)

Divine Word University (DWU) got its university status in 1996, formerly called the Divine Word Institute. The university is located in the heart of beautiful Madang. This article has specific information on selection and admission, faculties and courses, campuses and what potential applicants to DWU's undergraduate and postgraduate studies should know prior to submitting applications for enrollment. DWU is the leading online and blended-learning university in PNG. Read more about DWU Moodles and courses here: Online Courses Divine Word University. Pathway to Divine Word University (DWU) Candidates can enrol at DWU as either full-time or part-time students. The full-time students ...

Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UoT)

PNG UoT 2023 Applications and Admissions – New StudentsThe PNG University of Technology (UoT or Unitech) had three (3) main ways to admit new students to its 13 academic departments.
  • School Leavers selection: Grade 12 selection from the National High and Secondary schools or Grade 12 matriculation studies pathway (as a school leaver)
  • Non-school selection: Leavers Non-school leavers’ selection of students who have left formal studies within the PNG Education system and wanting to study at Unitech. Of course, this category of students will have to meet the selection criteria of the university.
  • Overseas students’ selections: students from the Pacific Island countries and ...

Pacific Adventist University (PAU)

2023 PAU Application Forms: Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-GraduateThe Pacific Adventist University has a dedicated webpage containing information about the admissions and application forms.  The application forms for the undergraduate and postgraduate studies available for new students for download.2023 PAU Applications and AdmissionsFrom the past observations, PAU APPLICATIONS for the new academic year closes at the end of August – so if you want to apply to study at PAU, ...

University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG)

UPNG 2023 Applications and AdmissionsUPNG has five schools (or faculties) and offers 103 different programs. The university accepts applications each year from the four schools as well as the applications from the post-graduate candidates (Diploma, Honours, Masters and Doctor). The five schools are:
  • School of Law,
  • School Medicine and Health Sciences,
  • Schools of Business and Public Policy,
  • School Humanities and Social Sciences and
  • School of Natural and Physical Sciences.
UPNG Open CollegeAs mentioned earlier, the UPNG Open and Flexible learning programs are offered in 20 provinces nationwide. The Open College opened in 2002 to offer matriculation studies. UPNG open college further diversified its ‘programs to increase ...

University of Goroka (UoG)

University of Goroka Application and Admission info: There are 4 schools: the schools of Education, Humanities, Science & Technology and Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET). UoG accepts applications each year from the 4 schools as well as applications from post-graduate candidates (Diploma, Honours, Masters and Doctor). UoG Application Form 2023 PDF The University of Goroka (UoG) publishes its yearly students' application forms on its website around the 3rd quarter of each academic year. The UoG application forms are for applicants in the following categories: non-school leavers, postgraduates, international students, PNG Students studying overseas and discontinued students.If you are a potential student wanting ...

2024 UOG Non-School Acceptance List PDF Download

The University of Goroka (UOG) has not released the FULL list of Non-School Leavers for the 2024 Academic Year yet. If you are checking up on the UOG non-school leaver Acceptance List PDF, please check the university's website. You can also bookmark this page and come back to it as we bring you the latest updates. Note also that DHERST has already released the 2024 new selection list. see the link below. 2024 UoG Acceptance List updates UOG school leavers acceptance list was published on the 22nd of December 2023.  It is important to know that DHERST published the SL ...

2024 UPNG Acceptance List PDF Download

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST) has announced the National Selection Lists PDF for the 2024 academic year intake. Successful applicants have been selected based on their Grade 12 results and chosen study program quota. They will receive an admissions offer letter directly from their chosen Higher Education Institution (HEI). Additionally, they may be eligible for financial support through the National Government scholarship awards through TESAS. Applicants who were not selected have been placed in the National Online Selection System (NOSS) Admissions Pool. They may still be considered for admission if an HEI did not achieve ...

Grade 11 Selection Lists 2024 Highlands, Southern, Momase, NGI

You can download the 2024 Grade 11 selection list for Highlands Region at the Education Department Website when the lists have been published. PNG Insight Blog has the latest updates on the Grade 10 results and Grade 11 selections. Follow the links in this article to get the info on the selections for Highlands, Southern, Momase, NGI and National High Schools.
  • From past experiences, the Grade 11 selections will take up to 2 weeks and a further 2 weeks to see the selection list published online.
  • The 2022 Grade 10 exam results will come out on the 8th ...

PNG Technical Colleges Acceptance Lists 2024

This article gives insights into Technical Colleges School Leavers' and Non-school Leavers' Acceptance Lists 2024. Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) provides relevant practical skills, attitudes, knowledge and understanding relating to the skills needed in various sectors of the formal and informal economy in Papua New Guinea. There are nine functioning technical colleges in Papua New Guinea taking in grade 12 school leavers, matriculation students and non-school leavers annually.  How many Technical Colleges are in PNG? Note that we left out over 134 vocational and technical schools on this list.    The 8 technical colleges below are well-run and recognised technical ...
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IBS University Selection List 2024: Grade 12 Intake

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST) has released the IBS University Selection List 2024. Did you ...
PNG DHERST National Online Application System NOAS selection lists

Southern Cross University Selection List 2024

The much-anticipated Grade 12 Southern Cross University Selection List 2024 for the academic year has arrived, courtesy of the Department ...
Get selected to a tertiary institution in PNG! Learn how to improve your chances in the DHERST Admission Pool, including tips on GPA, NOAS choices, and more.

Western Pacific University Selection List 2024: Grade 12 Intake

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST) is pleased to announce the release of the Western Pacific ...
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Divine Word University School Leavers Selection List 2024

The Department of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (DHERST) has released the Grade 12 New Intake Selection List 2024 ...
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How to Apply to James Cook University from PNG

If you are a Papua New Guinea (PNG) student aspiring to study at James Cook University in Australia, you have ...
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Study at Divine Word University

Applying to Divine Word University (DWU) as a Non-School Leaver (NSL) in 2024 provides an opportunity for individuals who have ...
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IBS University Online Application and Course Information

IBS University and IBS College of TVET offer certificate, diploma and degree courses at its Saraga (6 miles) campus and ...
Online Degree Courses at DWU

Online Courses Divine Word University

The Divine Word University (DWU) was formerly called Divine Word Institute run by the Catholic mission. DWU got its university ...
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Non-School Leavers Selection Lists 2024: PNG Universities & Colleges

Securing a place in a university or college in Papua New Guinea as a non-school leaver (NSL) requires upgrading marks ...
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PAU Selection List 2024 New Intake: Grade 12 Online Selection

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST) has announced the release of the 2024 Grade 12 New ...