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5 Philippines universities make Asia’s best list

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By Helen Flores  Five universities in the Philippines made it to the Top 300 Asian universities list of the London-based education and career network Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The state-run University of the Philippines-Diliman remains the country’s top school after it was ranked 63rd in the 2014 QS University Rankings in Asia. UP’s latest ranking was higher than last year’s 67th ... Read More »

AdDU in top 300 universities in Asia

Ateneo de Davao University

By Arianne Caryl N. Casas The Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) made it to the list of Top 300 universities in Asia, according to the education network Quacquarelli Symmonds (QS). Based on its website, AdDu shared the 251st to 300th place. The University of Southeastern Philippines (Usep), which ranked within the 251st-300th last year, was no longer in the list. ... Read More »

Solons seek inquiry on universities’ academic calendar shift

University of the Philippines

Two lawmakers are seeking a congressional inquiry into the planned shift in the academic calendar of some higher education institutions (HEIs). Kabataan Party-list Representative Terry Ridon and Pasig City Representative Roman Romulo have filed two separate resolutions before the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education in a bid to determine the feasibility of the plan and its impact on ... Read More »

UP among best universities in Asean

University of the Philippines

By Nestor Corrales The University of the Philippines (UP) was ranked among  best university in the South East Asian (SEA) region in 2013, the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asian University Rankings showed. UP, the country’s premiere university was ranked 9th and the lone Philippine university in the top 10 best SEA university. UP has continuously maintained its 151-200 rank in the ... Read More »

Baguio universities adopt new academic calendar


Two big universities here have applied for an academic calendar shift by opening classes in August following top universities in Metro Manila. Saint Louis University (SLU) and the University of Baguio (UB) will be joining University of the Philippines (UP)-Baguio as the three universities in the city will now open their classes on August, according to the Commission on Higher ... Read More »

Cebu universities may adopt international school calendar

Philippines Universities

Universities and colleges here may adopt a new academic calendar and move the opening of classes to August, an official said. Josefino Ronquillo, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region 7 Education Supervisor II, said schools that adopt a new calendar will have to notify the commission and ensure it meets its standards of excellence. The University of the Philippines (UP) ... Read More »

Change in university term dates will help Filipino students

Philippines Universities

Students who head home to some universities in the Philippines this year will not have to worry about missing the enrolment deadline. Several institutions have shifted their academic year to bring them into line with educational partners in the Association of South-East Asian Countries and around the world. In the past, the school year in the Philippines started in June ... Read More »

Philippines: Top universities mull September opening

De La Salle University

The country’s top universities are considering revising their academic calendar by having it synchronized with the one being followed in Southeast Asia in which school opening is set in August or September. The University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), De La Salle University (DLSU) and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) have expressed openness to the ... Read More »

5 Philippine universities among Asia’s best

University of the Philippines

Five schools from the Philippines made it to the list of top 300 universities in Asia, a report released by QS University Rankings: Asia showed. The University of the Philippines (UP) was the lone Philippine University in the top 100, ranking 67th in the list. UP was followed by the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) at 109th, University of Santo ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes