The University of Papua New Guinea was established in 1965. It is the oldest university in Papua New Guinea. It is envisioned as a Premier University dedicated to excellence and providing quality education, research and service to Papua New Guinea and the Pacific. Hence, committed to a mission to deliver excellent education and research results for nation building and global advancement towards an innovative and empowered society. UPNG as a professional maturing educational and research institution aims to strengthen national and regional initiatives towards sustainable development through the provision of relevant human capacity building and technical assistance in the following key areas: Medicine and Health Sciences, Natural and Physical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Business Administration, and Flexible Distance Learning.