Fulton College (Fiji)

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This article is about the Fijian tertiary institution. For the college in Missouri formerly known as "Fulton College", see Westminster College (Missouri).
Fulton College
Type Private
Established 1905 [1]
Academic affiliation
Fiji Higher Education Commission, Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities, South Pacific Association of Theological Schools
Principal Dr Stephen Currow
Academic staff
20
Location Sabeto Rd,
Nadi, Fiji
Affiliations Adventist Tertiary Network (South Pacific), Seventh-day Adventist Church
Website fulton.ac.fj

Fulton College is a co-educational boarding tertiary institution situated on the western side of Viti Levu on the main island of Fiji. It is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist church. It serves the island countries of: Fiji, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Kiribati, French Polynesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Its services are also offered to Pacific Islanders, and other interested individuals, living in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world's second largest Christian school system.[2][3][4][5]

Campus[edit]

The college is approximately 10 km from Nadi International Airport on Sabeto Road. The College campus is set on a 123-acre (0.50 km2) property in the Sabeto Valley under the Sleeping Giant. This relocated campus was opened on 12 February 2014.[6]

Academic divisions[edit]

Fulton is divided into the following divisions offering the following degrees (diplomas also available in all degree areas)

  • Business

Bachelor of Business [Accounting & Management], Bachelor of Business [Information Systems], Bachelor of Business [Marketing]

  • Education

Bachelor of Education Honours [Primary], Bachelor of Education [Primary], Bachelor of Education [Early Childhood], Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Graduate Diploma in Adventist Education

  • Theology

Bachelor of Theology Honours, Bachelor of Theology, Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, Graduate Diploma in Adventist Studies, Graduate Diploma in Theology

  • Foundation Studies

Certificate in Foundation Studies [Business], [Education], [Theology]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adventist Yearbook
  2. ^ http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2010/1115/For-real-education-reform-take-a-cue-from-the-Adventists"the second largest Christian school system in the world has been steadily outperforming the national average – across all demographics."
  3. ^ http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/denominations/seventh_day_adventist.htm
  4. ^ "Department of Education, Seventh-day Adventist Church". Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  5. ^ Rogers, Wendi; Kellner, Mark A. (April 1, 2003). "World Church: A Closer Look at Higher Education". Adventist News Network. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  6. ^ Fulton College

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 17°49′37″S 178°32′59″E / 17.827022°S 178.549697°E / -17.827022; 178.549697