Thirty-four awards were presented during the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences inaugural Academic Excellence Awards.
Chief guest, Fiji National University Pro Vice Chancellor Research, Professor Mohini Singh commended all the winners on their achievements.
Professor Singh emphasized that Universities were a vital source of new knowledge, innovative ideas and providers of skilled personnel, credible qualifications, and contributors of innovation.
Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor James Pounder, said such award functions was an important way of recognizing staff achievements as well as praising them for their hard work through-out the year.
Dr Wilson said acknowledging the contribution of staff towards the successful running of an institution was the best feedback that motivated staff and birthed challenges to greater heights.