We take a dynamic and entrepreneurial approach to business partnerships and actively pursue new opportunities. As the First Native University of the Kingdom of Tonga, our aim is to deliver real benefits to students, staff and affiliated organisations through partnerships that represent best practices in University engagement. There are exciting opportunities in various areas for you or your organisation to become a partner with King’s International University. The University is associated in several business networking areas and few of these are highlighted below:
- Educational partnership:
The University has developed and is in the process of developing strong links with a range of education providers within the Pacific Islands, the Commonwealth Nations, and abroad.
- Research and Commercialisation:
Our services include: research and development partnerships; consultancy; contract research; expert opinion; contracting commercial and research activities; providing fee-for-service courses.
- Learning and Development for organisations:
The University can offer a range of services to solve business challenges and help in developing the capabilities of your staff through their innovate and practical professional development courses.
- Community Partnership and Infrastructure:
The University has strong partnerships with community organisations, hosting a variety of community events and activities on campus each year.
The University has established a "Business Incubator Cell" to provide support to start-up and early stage businesses through the provision of facilities, mentoring and coaching, training, and networking and seed capital financing. Co-working facilities offer physical space where nascent and novice entrepreneurs or individual freelancers can operate in a supportive environment and where they may potentially expand their networks.
- Entrepreneurial projects:
The University takes a concerted approach to contributing to the growth of the Tonga economy and being involved with the business community and peak industry bodies.
The University's partners not only benefit from our ability to implement a range of strategic solutions in the areas listed above but also play a key role in the development of sustainable and efficient communities globally.
Through our partnerships, King’s is helping businesses and communities to uncover opportunities and find innovative solutions to their challenges. Contact our Registrar who will connect you with the right people and opportunities at the University.