NEWS

2021
03/08/2021

Southern Cross University: Graduate celebrations for Papua New Guinea cohort

Southern Cross University Published 3 August 2021 Despite a global pandemic, border closures and transition to a virtual reality, a small gathering of family, friends and classmates came together last month to celebrate 28 Southern Cross graduates in the Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby. The information technology and…Read More

26/07/2021

The National: Dept tightens process: Raminai

The National July 26, 2021 By Phoebe Gwangilo THE Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology will ensure tertiary institutions around the country, both public and private, adhere to providing quality education, minister Wesley Raminai says. “My ministry is tightening up the gate-keeping process for the provision of higher…Read More

26/07/2021

The National: Student rep thanks govt

The National July 26, 2021 INSTITUTE of Business Studies University (IBSU) student representative council vice-president Rachel Sengi has thanked the Government for recognising her institution. Sengi, a pioneer SRC executive and graduate, said the certification had ended the uncertainty students had regarding their qualifications and the university’s status. Sengi said…Read More

11/07/2021

IBS Makes History-As it is Recognized as PNG’s First Privately Owned University

By Study in PNG July 11, 2021 The Institute of Business Studies (IBS) was announced as the country’s first privately owned University in Papua New Guinea. The announcement was made by the Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) Hon.MP, Wesley Ramina at the university’s first Graduation of…Read More

08/07/2021

IBSU Conducts First Pioneer Graduation

By PNG Bulletin Online July 8, 2021 By Charlie Dumavi INSTITUTE of Business Studies University (IBSU) had its first pioneer graduation yesterday since the institute got its recognition as a university in January 25, 2017. A total of 180 students graduated with diploma and degrees in business studies. It was…Read More

08/07/2021

Post Courier: Institution Stages First Graduation

Post Courier July 8, 2021 By Thierry Lepani THE Institute of Business Studies University saw its first graduation of 180 pioneer students yesterday, attaining bachelor degrees, associate degree and diplomas in accounting, information technology, business and economics. IBS founder Sir Mick Nades was hailed by Chancellor Gabriel Pepson as a…Read More

08/07/2021

Post Courier: ‘Uphold your principles’

Post Courier July 8, 2021 By Thierry Lepani RECIPIANT of the IBS University best student leader award Ephraim Mathew, urged his fellow graduate and peers to uphold their principles of accountability, transparency and good governance as they move on to their next chapter in life. The passionate speech delivered by…Read More

08/07/2021

Post Courier: IBS Recognised as Private University

Post-Courier July 8, 2021 By Jeffrey Elapa Minister for Higher Education Research Science and Technology Wesley Raminai has announced that the Institute of Business Studies (IBSU) is a private university in PNG. While speaking during the 1st graduation yesterday at its’s Mt Eriama campus, Mr Raminai said that the National…Read More

08/07/2021

The National: Raminai Commends IBSU Founder Nades for Input

July 8, 2021 By Phoebe Gwangilo The National A PRIVATE university in Port Moresby graduated its first 130 students yesterday in the fields of business and information technology. Minister for Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Wesley Raminai commended founder Mick Nades for embracing the government’s goal in making higher…Read More

03/06/2021

PostCourier: Friendship Through Struggles

Post Courier June 3, 2021 Being best friends means a lot to two Institute of Business University accounting students, whose story of school fee struggles brought them together to study as full scholarship recipients at the university. Jeremiah Babaga and Francis Chaleheng received full scholarships this year to attend the…Read More

10/05/2021

The National: Scholars happy with support

Scholars happy with support

The National May 10, 2021 THE Institute of Business Studies (IBS) and Miss Pacific Islands Pageant (MPIP) PNG have announced the two winners of the IBS founder’s scholarship degree programme. Winners Maureen Kuna, 21, from Southern Highlands, and Joanne Konaka, 26, from the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (Arob), were announced…Read More

06/05/2021

LoopPNG: IBS Awards Scholarships

Loop PNG May 6, 2021 The Institute of Business Studies (IBS) and Miss Pacific Islands Pageant (MPIP) PNG are pleased to announce two inaugural Sir Mick Nades Scholarship winners for Degree programmes for 2021. They are 21-year-old Maureen Kuna from Southern Highlands and 26-year-old Joanne Konaka from the Autonomous Region…Read More

03/05/2021

Post Courier: Being a maid pays off

Post Courier THEY say loyalty and perseverance comes with greater success and achievements. And no matter how long or whatever it takes, someone with great ambitions and a goal in life truly understands this statement. Ase Boas is a 21-year old from Eastern Highlands Province w ho was raised by…Read More

03/05/2021

National: Boas overcomes struggles, wins scholarship

The National A YOUNG woman from Eastern Highlands, who happens to share the same name as one of Papua New Guinea’s leading rugby league players, was recently awarded a full scholarship to study a bachelor’s in accounting and finance degree at the Institute of Business Studies University (IBSU), a maid…Read More

03/05/2021

Post-Courier: Kariha Aims to Empower

by Maxine Kamus Post Courier The IBS Brand Ambassador 2021 Leoshina Kariha aims to use her role to empower young Papua New Guineans through education. The former Miss PNG and Pacific Island when she was asked to take up the role, she took the opportunity wholeheartedly because education is very…Read More

06/04/2021

LoopPNG: Kariha appointed IBS ambassador

Loop PNG April 6, 2021 Miss Papua New Guinea and Miss Pacific Islands 2018, Leoshina Kariha, has been appointed brand ambassador for the Institute of Business Studies University (IBSU). IBS Group entities comprise of IBSUniversity, IBS College, IBS Centre of excellence, IBS Career Development Centre and IBS Research Centre; operating…Read More

30/03/2021

Post Courier: IBS Founder Leaves Behind Legacy

Post Courier For someone whose dream of educating Papua New Guineans started at a small shed at Saraga in 1989, then flared into a fully fledged university down the years, it’s a very difficult moment for founder Sir Mick Nades to step down from his role as IBS chairman, as he handed over the reins to his Son,…Read More

30/03/2021

Post Courier: Eye Clinic Needs Nursing Staff

by Grace Auka-Salmang Post Courier EYE health in PNG has a lot of challenges but we can achieve a lot by working as a team and that team must have enough nursing staff, says Ophthalmologist Dr Robert Ko.​ “Cataract, which is  the  clouding of the lens in the eye, is the…Read More

30/03/2021

Post Courier: Duo Ready for Studies

by Leiao Gerega Post Courier A MONTH ago, Jeremiah Babaga and Francis Pomahun were helping their parents at the markets, trying to raise enough money to enter a Business school, and never guessed their dreams would be fulfilled simply by them telling their stories to the Post -Courier.​ Their stories in this paper drew the attention of…Read More

18/02/2021

The National: Project to help patients with eye surgeries

The National February 18, 2021 By Lulu Mark PATIENTS who need eye surgery at the Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) but cannot afford it will now be able to have a free one, thanks to the ‘See of Love’ (SOL) project. SOL was founded by Chanjira Jenny Nades Kriengkomol and…Read More