About UOG

The University’s transitional growth from a Teachers College in 1962 to a fully-fledged University in 1997


Year Significant Events Programs
1962 Established for the training of Primary School Teachers Diploma in Teaching Secondary
1966 Became a Secondary Teacher Training Diploma in Teaching Secondary
1975 Ministry of Education’s Diploma in Teaching
1976 Amalgamated with the University of Papua New Guinea Diploma in Teaching Secondary
1994 Transfer of the Faculty of Education from UPNG to Goroka University College Bachelor in Education Undergraduate Degree in Diploma in Secondary Teaching (In-service & Pre-Service)
1997 - Present Fully-Fledged University Undergraduate Degrees and Post Graduate programs (In-service & Pre-Service)

UOG’s Graduates from 1997 to 2017


Year Total Number Of Graduates
1997 157
1998 233
1999 200
2000 200
2001 784 (Lahara & Full time)
2002 269
2013 463
2004 346
2005 483
2006 557
2007 499
2008 652
2009 Nil
2010 598
2011 507
2012 677
2013 711
2014 768
2015 840
2016 959 (UOG Gka, IDFL Hagen and Honiara & Early Childhood – Kimbe)
2017 874 (UOG Gka, IDFL Hagen and Honiara)