2023 Non-School Leavers List for Teachers' Colleges

Balob Teachers' College

Dauli College of Higher Education

Enga Teachers' college

Gaulim Teachers College

Holy Trinity Teachers' College

Madang Teachers' College

Melanesian Nazarene Teachers' College

Reverend Maru Memorial Teachers' College

Sacred Heart Teachers' College

Simbu Teachers' College

Southern Highlands Teachers' College

2023 Non-School Leavers List for Nursing Colleges & Schools

Arawa School of Nursing

Highlands Regional College of Nursing

Kundiawa Nursing College

Lutheran School of Nursing

Sacred Heart Nursing College

St. Barnabas School of Nursing

Nazarene College of Nursing

Lae School of Nursing

Grace Period Open - December 12 - 15, 2022

The GRACE PERIOD is now open for students. Students who wish to update their choices can do so now. However, students may find their options limited as programs will appear based on their Grade 12 final examination results.

The GRACE PERIOD for this year will close on December 15, 2022 - and students are strongly urged to take advantage of this opportunity. 

Further information can be obtained on the application website or by emailing the NOAS team on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call for EOI - Leave Fare Management System

The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) is calling for Expression of Interest (EOI) from ICT service providers who can develop a system or software for managing staff leave fares for the Department as well as colleges that have been transferred to DHERST. The objective of this undertaking is to ensure that there is effectiveness and efficiency in managing the vast leave entitlements for staff of the Department and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)’s staff as well.

Interested service providers must provide:

  1. Profile: Provide details of nature of business, management structure, business objectives, qualifications of service providers, availability of appropriate skills in software development, similar assignments or services, names of personnel and contact details. 
  2. Registration forms: IPA registration, Tax identification number (TIN) certificates.
  3. Office location/contact details: Provide section, lot numbers of each office, postal address, office telephone numbers, email addresses, website etc. 
  4. Conditions: Only service providers from within Papua New Guinea are eligible to submit their expression of interest. The eligibility criteria and establishment of the shortlist and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the Public Service Management Act which is available on the Department’s website at
  5. Further information: You can email your proposals to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Also, for further queries, please contact this email address. 
  6. Closing time and date: Friday 16th December 2022, 4:06 pm.
  7. Address: EOIs must be titled: “Leave Fare Management system for DHERST and HEIs ” and sent to:

Dr. Francis Hualupmomi, PhD
Acting Secretary
Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology
P.O Box 5117
Boroko, National Capital District
Papua New Guinea

Authorized by

Dr. Francis Hualupmomi, PhD
Acting Secretary for DHERST

Death Notice & Condolence Message


Sebastian Samson Veali

On behalf of the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST), I would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the Late Sebastian Veali, a Father, Brother, Friend and Colleague. 

Late Sebastian Veali, from Hula in the Central Province, passed away in the early hours on November 10, 2022. Late Sebastian Veali was a dedicated father and committed colleague who served with loyalty to the Department.

Late Sebastian Veali's death is a shock to us all and we will dearly miss him.

We join the family, and friends in mourning the life of our Dear Colleague.

We convey our heartfelt sympathy to the wife and children of late Sebastian Veali.

Your loss is our loss. Psalm 147:3. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds”.


Dr. Francis Hualupmomi, PhD
Acting Secretary