January 2023

Month

Twenty-seven-year-old Tevita Okusi joins PTC from Siaatoutai Theological College in Tonga. Hailing from Tongatapu, Okusi is excited about the work he is going to put in for his Master of Theology – Biblical Studies and socialising with students and the PTC community from different Pacific cultures and contexts.
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Today PTC officially welcomed Dr Jetti Oliver, the Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Chancellor in Allahabad, India. Dr Oliver was accompanied by his wife, Professor Dr Indira. Dr Oliver hailed PTC’s transition guided by a ‘whole-of-life’ vision for theological education. In welcoming the Olivers, PTC Principal Rev. Dr Upolu Vaai identified as crucially...
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Orientation day opened with PTC Principal Reverend Professor Upolu Vaai introducing PTC, its vision, strategic directions, and plans. Undergraduates, Masters and PhD scholars gathered at the Islanders Missionaries Chapel to first be part of the worship service, followed by the opening of orientation week. General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, Reverend James Bhagwan,...
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Welcome to the 2023 academic year! Students and members of the Pacific Theological College community celebrated the ‘Welcome Worship’ at the Islander Missionaries Memorial Chapel, marking the start of the academic year. The moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Rev Dr Bruce Yeates, delivered the sermon, encouraging students to continually refer to their graduate outcomes as...
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The Pacific Theological College faculty completed a three-day retreat in Suva on a high note, anticipating the start of the 2023 College year. The new academic year begins with a PTC community church service this Sunday at the Islander Missionaries Memorial Chapel. The retreat theme “reStorying Theological Education for ‘Whole of Life’ development” challenged the...
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