The National: Mum would have been very proud

Airi Pegi cherishes the faith his departed mother had in him to earn a university degree one day

The National June 17, 2022 By Jamie Haro ONE day, when you graduate from university, I will wear the best dress I can find and with the biggest flower on my ear and walk up on that stage to receive that certificate with you.” These were the words ringing through…Read More


The National: Crisis child becomes IT technician

The National July 29, 2022 By Jamie Haro WHEN people talk about conflicts in the country, one that comes quickly to mind is the Sandline Crisis, a political scandal that became one of the defining moments in the history of Papua New Guinea. During the conflict, one or more children…Read More


The National: Mum of six Jacqueline tops class

Jacqueline Gabi with her BSP excellence award during the second Institute of Business Studies University graduation. She scored the highest grade point average to top the graduating class of 2022. – National pic by Nicky Bernard

The National May 10, 2022 By Jamie Haro A MOTHER of six finished top of her course among 118 students at the Institute of Business Studies University (IBSU) graduation in Port Moresby on Friday. Jacqueline Gabi, 42, from Abau, Central, scored the highest grade point average (GPA) among her course…Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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