University of Goroka

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University of Goroka
Motto Creating the Future
Type Public
Established 1965[1]
Chancellor Joseph Sukwianomb
Vice-Chancellor Professor Musawe Sinebare
Students 3000 plus
Location Goroka, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
Campus (various)
Affiliations Association of Commonwealth Universities

The University of Goroka is a university in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea. It provides teaching in three schools (Education, Science & Technology, and Humanities) and in three institutes (Postgraduate Studies, Technical Vocational Education & Training and Distance & Flexible Learning). The university also runs a consulting arm, 'UniGor Consultancy Limited', with projects of nearly 7 million kina.[2]

The current vice chancellor is Professor Musawe Sinebare. The pro vice-chancellors are Mr. Donald Gumbis and Mr. Teng Waninga.


The university was originally established in 1965 as a primary teachers' college. In 1967, it became a secondary teachers' college, and in 1992, a campus of the University of Papua New Guinea. In January 1997, the campus was independently established as the University of Goroka.


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Coordinates: 6°03′31″S 145°23′29″E / 6.0586°S 145.3914°E / -6.0586; 145.3914