UC Chancellor is new Honorary Norwegian Consul in Cebu

The Royal Norwegian Consulate in Cebu represented by the Ambassador of Norway Mr. Knut Solem formally appoints Ms. Candice G. Gotianuy as Honorary Norwegian Consul in Cebu for the provinces of Cebu and Negros Oriental.Ms. Candice Gotianuy is the incumbent Chancellor of the University of Cebu (with four campuses in Cebu; namely UC Main, UC Banilad, UC Maritime Education and Training Center, and UC Lapulapu Mandaue) and concurrently holds an executive function at the Cebu Technical School, a technical-vocational school. She also heads the institution’s medical arm, comprising of two hospitals; namely the St. Vincent General Hospital in Sambag II, Cebu City and the soon-to-open multi-specialty hospital, the University of Cebu Medical Center (UC Med ) at the North Reclamation in Mandaue City.
Ms. Gotianuy’s appointment will further strengthen Philippines’ bilateral relations with Norway, specifically in the academe and business sectors. Currently, Norwegian shipping principals are financing the education of 1,000 Maritime Engineering students in UC METC. This unique exchange program includes sending the students for apprenticeship on their 3rd year on-board shipping vessels owned by Norwegian companies.
While Norway’s Consulate in Cebu will be extending assistance to its Norwegian nationals, particularly those residing in the Visayas, the Consulate will also provide useful information about travel to Norway, Philippine-Norwegian business opportunities and offer support in the processing of consular requirements (such as passport, visa and maritime certificates). Norwegian passports, “Legal Capacity to Marry”, and other services may also be forwarded to Norway’s consulate in Cebu for facilitation. Moreover, the consulate will help expedite applications for visas to Denmark and Iceland, Sweden Estonia and Finland.
The Royal Norwegian Consulate in Cebu is located at the 2nd floor, University of Cebu (UC) Banilad Building, Governor Cuenco Avenue, Banilad, Cebu City. You may contact The Royal Norwegian Consulate in Cebu through the following:
Phone: +63 (0)32 239 1044
Second line: +63 (0)32 260 0520
Fax: +63 (0)32 239 1044
E-mail: norwayconsulate.cebu@gmail.com
Office hours: 9 AM to 1 PM, Monday to Friday
source: uc.edu.ph

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