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Advisory for college students

CLASSES in the tertiary level for this coming academic year (AY) 2018-2019 will start on June 4, 2018 or not later than June 25, 2018. Around 200,000 college students in the region are expected to be back to school during this opening of classes. Generally, no enrolment in the second year and third year levels […] The post Advisory for college students appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianJun 4th, 2018

LIST: UP College of Law qualifiers for 2018-2019

The University of the Philippines College of Lawon Thursdayevening released the list of successful examinees who have qualified in the premier state university's law program.   In an advisory posted on their website, the law college said that aspiring UP law students will be individually notified.   Here's the full list of successful applicants:            ...Keep on reading: LIST: UP College of Law qualifiers for 2018-2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Thirdy and Kobe come home to 3x3

The 3x3 basketball court is home to almost every Filipino who grew up loving the game. This is a narrative that both Chooks-to-Go 3x3 ambassadors Thirdy Ravena and Kobe Paras share as they participate in Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas' attempt to set a world record this weekend in Cebu. Ravena, Paras, and the rest of over 2,000 Students of Sisters of Mary Boystown and Girlstown from Minglanilla and Talisay will simultaneously play 3x3 basketball over the weekend to break the initial record of 1,898 players. "It's truly an honor to be part of something historic," said Paras, "Growing up in 3x3, this brings a lot of memories for me." "Noong bata ako, three-on-three talaga ang nilalaro ko," added Ravena. The pair are set to spend time with the kinds in both campuses. While playing a full game is not set in stone for the two, they promised that they will make sure to make the students happy as they make history together. In addition to setting a world record, the two-day tournament will help the Philippines in racking up FIBA 3x3 federation points to help their bid for a 2020 Tokyo Olympics spot. 3x3 will officially be a medal event in the coming Olympics. This is a fact that both college stars are very thrilled to help with especially that they have both played in the international stage of 3x3. Paras won the gold in the Slam Dunk event in the 2015 FIBA 3x3 Under-18 Championship while Ravena had a chance to suit up in the 2013 FIBA Under-16 3x3 World Cup in Jakarta. "Now that it's a growing sport and an Olympic event, talagang dream come true ito for us," said Ravena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Blame game: Behind a hit-and-run involving students, a vehicle and a dog

When a college student who was running away from a dog got hit by a car and a video of it went viral on social media, a blame game ensued. 20-year-old Joshua Cabag reportedly went out with his friends to buy food in celebration of his birthday on January 4, 2019. A closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage […] The post Blame game: Behind a hit-and-run involving students, a vehicle and a dog appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Epson launches short film contest for college students

Epson launches short film contest for college students.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 5th, 2019

Study: Asian-American students have highest unmet financial need

LOS ANGELES -- Asian Americans are the fastest growing population in the U.S., but recently released U.S. Department of Education data show that Asian American students have the largest gap between the cost of college and what they must pay---or unmet need. "This further illuminates how the Asian 'model minority' myth is damaging to the success of Asian American communities and has wide-ranging implications postsecondary financial aid policies," said the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP). In a recent report titled "When Financial Aid Falls Short," the center found that nearly three in four students experience the unmet need, with the level of unmet need being higher amon...Keep on reading: Study: Asian-American students have highest unmet financial need.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Government implements P16-B subsidy for private tertiary education

The government is all set for the implementation of the P16-billion subsidy program for college students across the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Iloilo students tapped in tax campaign

THE Iloilo City Assessor’s Office tapped students from 13 public secondary schools and a community college in its tax information and education campaign with focus on Real Property Tax (RPT). “We wanted to educate our children for them to know how important the Real Property Tax is,” City Assessor Engr. Nelson E. Parreño said in […] The post Iloilo students tapped in tax campaign appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Aetas take part in Allianz Conquer Challenger

Allianz is doing something that has never been done before. The global insurer is celebrating the strength of indigenous people, particularly the Aetas of Porac, Pampanga, by introducing them to the rising sport of obstacle course racing (OCR). Last December 9, Sunday, the third leg of the Allianz Conquer Challenge was held in Clark Global City in Pampanga, where 20 Aetas, between 16 to 21 years old, raced together with 20 Allianz employees in the pairs category.  The Aeta participants are students of Villa Maria Integrated School, an adopted public school of Allianz PNB Life, atop the mountains in Porac, Pampanga. “We recognize the strength of the Aetas. So, aside from educating them with the basics of personal finance through our financial literacy program, we would like to impart to them the value of committing to achieve goals that they have to set. We want to give them a fair chance of having employment opportunities in the future,” explained Gae Martinez, chief marketing officer, Allianz PNB Life. Sunday’s race was a 10km-race composed of 25 obstacles, which was the same trail tackled by professional racers who competed for a slot in the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games. Just last month, OCR was announced a new addition to the SEA Games to be held in Clark, Pampanga.  Some of the obstacles during the race were hurdles, taho carry, tirador, spider web, monkey bars, wall of tire, slip wall, commando climb, among others. Those who incurred penalties for not being able to perform an obstacle had to carry a 30-pound sand bag. “OCR is an up and coming sport. It is gaining popularity in the Philippines. Allianz as a company uses sports to connect with communities. The Aetas from Villa Maria is one of the communities that Allianz here in the Philippines has chosen to support.  This is, in line with our advocacy to promote social inclusion, one of the pillars of our company’s Corporate Citizenship Strategy,” Martinez further said. One of the Aeta participants, Reyna Baclay, was thankful to be given the opportunity and to discover the sport that she said is closely similar to the activities they do in everyday life. “They carry sand bags here. In the mountains, we carry 50 kilos of camote or ube that we bring to the lowlands. If we sell, our families will have money to spend. By joining the race, I can tell people, I have a dream, too. I want to work in IT (information technology). I hope I can continue after I graduate,” said Baclay, who at age 18 is still a grade nine student. Another Aeta youth, Miracle Lansang, 20, grade 12, is dreaming of someday working for the air force. “I want to work for the air force. But they say I will not qualify because of my height. I have not lost my hope that it can still come true,” he said. Renz dela Cruz, 21, was a graduate of the same school. However, he had to stop and work giving a ride on his motorcycle, because his parents cannot afford to send him to college. “I dream of becoming a civil engineer. My family needs me now. I have brothers and sisters, who are studying,” he said. With the project “Sanlahi” of Allianz in the Philippines, there is hope for these Aeta youth. “Allianz is here to provide the courage to move forward, the courage to overcome life’s obstacles, for them to have better life,” Martinez said, ”As our tag line goes - we dare you to, because we’re with you.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Attracting the Filipino Gen Z

Aside from being heavily tech-oriented, Filipino Gen Zers---those born in 1996 and later---are looking to work not just for money, but for companies that are socially and environmentally responsible, and can provide them with opportunities to experience new things in their careers, says a recent study commissioned by information technology company Dell Technologies.   The "Gen Z: The Future Has Arrived" study compiled insights from over 12,000 high school and college students in 17 countries, over 4,000 of whom came from Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia). Locally, 730 Filipino students participated in the study.  ...Keep on reading: Attracting the Filipino Gen Z.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Youth commission chair wants Duterte to issue EO on mandatory ROTC, CAT, scouting

The head of National Youth Commission urged President Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order making Reserve Officers Training Corps program mandatory for college students......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

UP Engineering launches Engineering Opening Week 2018

Every now and then, you can’t help but wish you were young again. And in the midst of college stress, students often yearn for simpler times when dragons in castles were the worst of our problems. That’s why the UP Engineering Student Council, together with Mineski Infinity, Diligence Café, Head and Shoulders, and C500 Juice… link: UP Engineering launches Engineering Opening Week 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

SC asked to reverse CHEd order

Hundreds of professors and college students trooped yesterday to the Supreme Court (SC) to protest its decision to back an order of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) removing Filipino and Literature as core courses in tertiary education. Protesters say there’s no Filipino, literature duplications in differing educational levels The group led by Tanggol Wika […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Group asks SC to reverse ruling on leaving Filipino out of college curriculum

Professors and students on Monday trooped to the Supreme Court as Tanggol Wika filed an appeal to overturn the tribunal’s ruling that affirmed the constitutionality of a government memorandum removing Filipino as a subject in college curricula......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

P260 M released for student scholarships

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has released almost P260 million for the education subsidy of over 13,000 poor but deserving college students......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

The first Sinematahum: An Ilonggo youth film festival

By: Pamela Mendoza & Sherie Nuarin ILOILO City –A feast of local cinema featuring young aspiring filmmakers all over Iloilo was launched on Nov. 17, 2018 at the City Time Square here. The first Sinematahum: An Ilonggo Youth Film Festival showcased a variety of films coming from high school, senior high school, and college students from […] The post The first Sinematahum: An Ilonggo youth film festival appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

CHR raises concern over random drug testing implementation in colleges

The Commission on Human Rights expressed concern over mandatory drug testing for college students in a statement released on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Groups slam mandatory pregnancy test in Pines City College

Groups criticized the Pines City College in Baguio City for imposing mandatory pregnancy test for female students saying that it is a violation of the rights of the students......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

UPCAT 2018: ‘A test for the best of the best’

Visit us on Instagram To be You; Facebook: To be You; e-mail inq.tobeyou@gmail.com Last Oct. 27 and 28, a record number of 167,000 student applicants took the UPCAT (University of the Philippines College Admission Test) on UP campuses and select private and public schools nationwide. Notorious for its low passing rate and intense competition for slots, the UPCAT left a lasting impression on many senior high school students. "It was just amazing to see the number of people you were competing with to get a slot in this prestigious university. I knew from the start how much effort I needed to pass but it motivated me even more when I actually stepped inside my testing center a...Keep on reading: UPCAT 2018: ‘A test for the best of the best’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Baguio college s mandatory pregnancy testing probed for possible data privacy implications

The National Privacy Commission has summoned the officials of Pines City Colleges as part of its investigation into the potential data privacy implications of the school’s policy requiring female students to undergo pregnancy tests. Source link link: Baguio college's mandatory pregnancy testing probed for possible data privacy implications.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Baguio college s mandatory pregnancy testing probed for possible data privacy implications

The National Privacy Commission has summoned the officials of Pines City Colleges as part of its investigation into the potential data privacy implications of the school’s policy requiring female students to undergo pregnancy tests......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018