The Papua New Guinea University of Technology hosts Open Day every academic year during the month of August. The Open Day Organising Committee organise the event, advertise and gives information concerning the event. Each year they choose a different theme for the Open Day Program. Department Open Day Representatives are appointed to present their department at the Opening Ceremony and to answer the queries of the participants.

The invitation is extended to The Office of Higher Education, Provincial Education Authorities, Secondary School Principals, intending students, Parents and interested stakeholders to come and find out more about

  • Entry Requirements for New Intakes
  • Subject Combinations for Gr 12
  • Selections
  • Undergraduate programs
  • Postgraduate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Course Details of each academic programs
  • And University Departments, Resources and many other student supporting services.

OPEN DAY 2015

Opening

The Open Day 2015  took place on Friday, 12th June 2015.The theme followed was: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF PROVIDING HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN LEARNING, TEACHING, RESEARCH AND COLLABORATION WITH INDUSTRIES AND COMMUNITY. All Secondary Schools in Lae and throughout Morobe Province was invited as well as business houses in Lae. The Open Day Committee assisted our visitors for those who approached them for direction or information.

PROGRAM

The event started with the Opening Ceremony in the Duncanson Hall at 9.30am. The Vice Chancellor formally welcomed the students and visitors followed by the Governor of Morobe Province Governor Hon. Kelly Naru who delivered the Keynote Address. Departments were open to the visitors with displays from 10.30am onwards. The Governor did tour most of the Departments. Lunch get-together was arranged in the Rainforest Habitat in Unitech. The Openday was officially closed at 4pm.Below is the program schedule for 2015 Open Day.

Civil Engineering

WELCOME PROGRAM

8:30am:
Arrival of High School Students & Teachers
Arrival of Industry Reps

9:00am:
All Proceed to Duncanson Hall

9.30 am:
OPEN DAY OFFICIAL OPENING
Opening Remarks by Chairman- Open Day Committee
Opening Prayer: Ps Bapa Bomoteng

10:00 am:
Welcome Remarks: Dr Albert Schram
Keynote Address: Governor Hon. Kelly Naru
Closing Remarks- Pro Chancellor

10:30 am:
DEPARTMENT EXHIBITS OPEN FOR VISITORS    

10:30 am:
TOUR OF DEPARTMENT EXHIBITS WITH MPG GOVERNOR

  • Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • ATCDI
  • Mining Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Agriculture Farm
  • Habitat

12:00 – 1:00 pm:
LUNCH – (Rainforest Habitat)

1:00pm:
Governor Leaves

4:00 pm
OPEN DAY OFFICIALLY CLOSE

SECURITY:

Public was strongly warned from bringing weapons or items that can cause bodily harm. Security and police was on full force to deal with anybody causing disruption on campus. Everyone was also asked to be security conscious during the time. This applied to academic buildings, offices, student halls of residences and staff residential areas. In the event of any emergencies, contact numbers were provided to get instant help.

SALE OF FOOD, DRINKS & OTHER ITEMS

Apart from licensed vendors on campus, sales of food, drinks or other items by any other person/groups was not permitted on the day.

ZERO TOLERANCE ON DRUGS & ALCOHOL ABUSE

The Unitech campus is protected by a Zero Tolerance Policy on drugs and alcohol abuse. Everyone was requested to observe it to ensure a peaceful occasion.

DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVES:

Department Open Day Representatives were appointed from each Department to present the utilities and facilities of their respective departments to the visitors. All were dressed in their neat attire which showcased the Professionalism and dignity of the Academy.

Over all the event was a great success and The Chairman of the Open Day Organising Committee, Mr.Robert Leso, thanked all for their outstanding cooperation.