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This week we held the PTC Special Council in Suva. Church leaders and council members met for three days to discuss the future of the new direction of the College ranging from topics such as curriculum, investments, climate change, press and publications, infrastructures, ecumenism, strategic plan review, and development.
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The Pacific Theological College is adding two new schools in the transition to University. The School of Ecology and Resilience Development (SERD) and the School of Pasifika Philosophies Education and Sciences (SPPES) will add to the current School of Theology and Ecumenism (SOTE). PTC Principal, Reverend Professor Dr Upolu Vaai, in his presentation at the...
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The Pacific Theological College (PTC) is delighted to announce the induction into the role of Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics Dr Bendanglemla Longkumer on Friday 16th September 2022 Dr. Bendanglemla Longkumer holds a Doctorate of Theology (D.Th) in Theology from South Asia Theological Research Institute (SATHRI), Senate of Serampore College (University). Her research was...
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The Pacific Theological College (PTC) has inducted into the role of Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics Dr Dianne Rayson, who comes to PTC from Australia. Dr Rayson was inducted on Friday 16th September 2022 at a service in the College Chapel that was followed by Tea in the fale. Di Rayson holds a PhD...
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The Pacific Theological College (PTC) has been pleased in recent weeks to welcome back onto the Faculty Rev Dr Afereti Uili, who has returned to Fiji with his wife Samata. Rev Dr Afereti Uili was inducted on Friday 16th September 2022 to be Senior Lecturer in Old Testament and Hebrew Language at the college, having...
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Anyone Can Be the Boss “Anyone can be the boss, but it takes a special person to be a leader!” Hinarapa Tutairi asserted. The term wise beyond her years is an apt description of 17 years old Hinarapa. She was the youngest participant in a Leadership and Management (L&M) training coordinated by the Institute for...
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Freeing the Lord’s People These days, Popiniu Waidranu dreams of twenty acres of crops and livestock raking in cash, freeing the Lord’s people from the burden of church levies they sometimes fail to meet. The Lord’s people he dreams for are from Navolau Circuit Methodist Church in Rakiraki, Ra province in Fiji.  Popiniu is the Tuirara or...
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The Young Academics – a group of 24 vibrant, bright, young Fijians – launched their learning canoe this morning. A learning journey that will take them from ignorance to critical thinkers of developments that unfold within their villages, communities, and at the national level. The training they receive, through the ‘Youth Changing the Story of Development...
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About 50 years ago, a young Australian man, started his Bachelor of Divinity Degree with the Pacific Theological College. In fact, the year was 1973 and the man was Reverend William Bills Edwards. His wife, only known to us as Mrs Edwards, who studied nursing in Fiji while her husband pursued his degree, joined her...
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First Corporate Video For the first time, the Pacific Theological College has a corporate video. Completed this year, the video articulates the various aspects of studying, worshipping and living at PTC. The video features staff, students and members of the wider PTC community. Shot on campus and edited and developed by Guru Media, the video...
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