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Jobstreet: More employers prefer graduates from top universities

The University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, University of Santo Tomas and De La Salle University (clockwise). UP PHOTO FROM INQUIRER FILE; ATENEO, UST AND DE LA SALLE PHOTOS FROM THEIR FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS

Fresh graduates from top Metro Manila schools have a better chance of landing a job, a recent survey of employment search engine Jobstreet.com Philippines revealed.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

At UP, disaster risk management now a subject


In a large classroom, a professor discusses how to interpret a hazard map of the Philippines as students pore over its peculiar markings.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP lets off the hook four students barred from graduating

Cleve Arguelles’ wrote a petition in Change.org asking the UP administration to repeal its “no late payment” policy. Screengrab from Change.org.

The premier state school University of the Philippines (UP) on Wednesday said it is allowing four of its students in one campus to file for graduation despite their failure to pay tuition on time.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Four-month summer holiday for UP students


Students of the country’s premier state university will be returning to school in August—after a four-month summer holiday.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP to start classes in August

The Oblation on UP Diliman campus  INQUIRER PHOTO

This year, all “Iskolar ng Bayan” from the premier state university will start their classes in August.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP Diliman profs, instructors vote to move start of school year to August


A faculty body at the University of the Philippines Diliman on Monday approved a plan to shift the academic calendar, with the opening of classes now in August 2014.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

UP Diliman council OKs academic calendar shift but…


The Diliman campus of the University of the Philippines may soon join other universities in implementing an academic calendar shift, with the start of classes scheduled in August.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

UP Diliman student gov’t wants sked shift deferred


The student government body of the University of the Philippines in Diliman is urging UP officials to postpone the shift in the academic calendar, which will move the opening of classes in the premier state university to August.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

UP reforms still ‘band-aid,’ says Kristel dad; march set

The Oblation: A symbol of UP’s aspirations for academic excellence and also a rallying point for student activism  MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

A year after University of the Philippines (UP) Manila freshman Kristel Tejada killed herself over her family’s inability to pay her tuition, her father called the reforms undertaken since then by the university as “band-aid solutions.”

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Son of trike driver, veggie vendor shines as UP student leader

JP  helped mom sell vegetables during summer vacations. Photo from facebook.com

To make ends meet, his father works as a tricycle driver while his mother sells vegetables. Neither of them reached college, something they now want badly for their eldest child “JP” to finish.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Michael Tan new UP Diliman chancellor

Columnist Michael Tan

Dr. Michael Tan, medical anthropologist and Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist, was chosen as the new University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman chancellor, the institution announced Thursday.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Medical licensure exam topnotcher vows to stay and work in PH

Angeli Andrea Cocos. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

“I was molded by the University of the Philippines to serve, and I will definitely give back.” Angeli Andrea S. Cocos, 25, made this promise after she topped this year’s physician licensure examination.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Top schools call for united front vs corruption

University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College.UP PHOTO FROM INQUIRER FILE; ATENEO  PHOTO FROM THEIR FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS; MIRIAM COLLEGE PHOTO FROM ITS WEBSITE (mc.edu.ph)

As a new witness emerged on the infamous pork barrel scam, four of the country’s leading schools called for a renewed vigilance and a more united front against corruption.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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