A record number of students have graduated from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chair of the University Council, Winston Thomson, has conferred the degrees diplomas and certificates to 1606 graduates from 20 nationalities.
Five students graduated with PhDs.
55 percent of graduates were females.
The USP says its enrolment stands at just above 25,000 students which is an increase of five percent compared to the same period last year.