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BSP assists UPNG Journalism Strand

Friday, October 15, 2021

Photography is a vital tool in communication, education and the preservation of history and the BSP Financial Group Limited (BSP) is pleased to support the University of Papua New Guinea’s Journalism & Public Relations Strand with a camera today, Friday 15th October, 2021.

BSP  Marketing’s  Public Relations & Communications Manager Lavinia Mul on behalf of the bank presented a camera to the students and said the bank was pleased to support not only UPNG today but it continues to support various education initiatives in the communities we operate in.

“Upcoming journalists should be equipped with a host of skills, both traditional and digital and by having access to a proper high quality camera; we hope the device enhances student’s skills for your internal productions and other publications the strand has.

In encouraging the students to look after the new asset, Ms Mul said, “The importance is not the camera itself but what it produces. Photographs and videos have become vital to communication, education and preservation of history. It also plays a vital role in our daily business at the bank.”

This year BSP supported over 30 education projects in PNG through our Community Projects worth over K900,000 including various other education related sponsorships.

UPNG Registrar Professor Peter Petsul(first left) and UPNG Journalism & Public Relations Strand Leader Emily Matasororo looks on as Executive Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Leo Marai and final year UPNG Journalism student Samuel Tabe receive a new camera from BSP Marketing’s Public Relations Manager Lavinia Mul.

UPNG Registrar Professor Peter Petsul on behalf of the university management thanked BSP for continuing its reach in the communities and extending that support to the University. “Such equipment (camera) goes a long way and we are privileged and thankful for the support. Our business involves imparting knowledge to our students and equipment enhance the quality of our products. It will help our school go a long way.

Executive Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Leo Marai which the Journalism and Public Relations strand comes under appreciated the support for the program’s close to a hundred students.