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University of Cebu

University of Cebu

University of Cebu

University of Cebu

University of Cebu

#ErasmusDays Competitions at University of Cebu

In line with the University of Cebu #Erasmus Days 2020, various online competitions were conducted from October 15-17, 2020 showcasing creativity in promoting Erasmus+ projects and sharing experiences. The Show us your Erasmus Days Photo Competition, the TikTok on EU’s Clock! Video Competition, and the EEE: E-Extempo Engage!, an Online Extemporaneous Competition.  Announcement of winners was announced on October 17, 2020 at 3pm Philippine time. Lo and behold, winner of all three competitions was Ms. Chaira Jane Villahermosa! Congratulations, Chaira Jane! 

UC School of Law Holds Virtual Graduation for the Class of 2020

Cebu City — The University of Cebu School of Law (UC Law) decided to get creative in honoring the success of the class of 2020 by holding a virtual graduation ceremony – a first in the country among law schools – to mark the end of the academic year 2019-2020. This year’s graduation theme – Building Resilience. Overcoming Adversity. Achieving Success. – reflects the determination and grit shown by the graduating class even in the midst of a crisis.

Dean Marisol DL. Anenias, the incumbent President of the Philippine Association of Law Schools, delivered this year’s keynote address during the commencement ceremony. Leading the Class of 2020 is Mr. Calvin Klein E. Lianza, C.P.A. who delivered his Valedictory Address while Mr. Carmelito D. Clabisellas, Jr., Voice of the Class of 2020 also gave the response ono behalf of the batch. Other guests who joined the virtual ceremony, albeit virtually are UC President Atty. Augusto W. Go, University Chancellor Candice Gotianuy, Dean Ofelia G. Maña and Atty. Manuel Elijah J. Sarausad. Members of the UC Law Faculty led by Dean Al-Shwaid L. Ismael were also present to show support to their students. The watch party was composed of alumni, students, and the families and friends of the graduates through an online live stream of the ceremony via Facebook.

The UC Community also celebrates the regionalization of the 2020 Bar Examinations wherein, for the first time in the bar exam history, Cebu will be a venue of the month-long exam. UC, along with other Visayas and Mindanao law schools, are excited and grateful that the Supreme Court has finally granted this request after years of lobbying the idea. The 2020 Bar Examinations, which has been dubbed as the #BestBarEver with Hon. Mario Victor “Marvic” Leonen as the Bar Chairperson, will now be held sometime in 2021.

The holding of the first-ever virtual graduation is UC Law’s way of embracing the challenge of change, building opportunities in the face of adversity, and transforming challenges into Success.

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Learning Never Stops for the UC-SSCR LLM Students

Students of the University of Cebu (UC) - San Sebastian College Recoletos (SSCR) Master of Laws (LLM) Consortium Program attended their classes this weekend with great enthusiasm, dedication, and passion.

The UC-SSCR LLM Consortium Program was established in February 2019. Approximately 30 students and 12 students comprise the first batch and second batch, respectively.

Learning just never stops for these practising lawyers, judges, prosecutors, law professors, administrators, and business executives!

University of Cebu School of Medicine

Screening of applicants to YEAR 1
Of SY 2019 - 2020 is on going.
CLASSES for BATCH 2023 starts AUGUST 05, 2019.

For inquiries related to 1st year Medicine please email or collegeof or call (6332) 232-1525.

University of Cebu Social Work Department

Standing: UC Social Work interns; seated [L-R]: Prof. Marietta Latonio, Dr. Khalachuchi Flores-Caballes, Sr. Elsa Balboa, OND
The University of Cebu Social Work Department of the College of Liberal Arts launched its student internship program and held an academic ‘trialogue’ with its partner agencies at the UC Main Campus, Cebu City.

After the oath taking of student interns, the stakeholders from the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Rise Above Foundation, Eversley Child Sanitarium, Cebu Caritas Inc., and Christ for Asia International initiated a discussion on how to improve the curriculum in response to the demands of the industry and the needs of the rapidly-changing Philippine and global society.

UC students graduate as CPAs

University of Cebu accountancy students graduated as Certified Public Accountants and experienced a perfect graduation day. The students achieved this feat through hard work and with the guidance and support from the UC faculty and administration.

Usually, students graduate first before reviewing for the CPA board examinations. But these students from the University of Cebu Banilad Campus College of Business and Accountancy became CPAs first before their graduation ceremony.

As early as May 2013, Sheena Fernan, Jan Erika Go, Camille Anne Garcia, Wenceslao Pepito, Katrina Montenegro, Marilyn Escabas, Lowell Lloyd Cañete, and Ronalyn Alaraz, started their final semester in accountancy. This gave them a month’s leeway in finishing their course requirements and preparing for their board exams.

They took the CPA board exam last October 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2013 and the results were released on October 21. They all passed with flying colors. The Professional Regulation Commission said 4,246 out of 10,396 passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination this October 2013.

So it was another perfect graduation for these students as they walked up the stage on their Graduation Ceremony last October 24, 2013 at the University of Cebu Maritime Education and Training Center in Mambaling, Cebu City.

Their college chairman and mentor Mr. Cris Biore said, “This is a real outcome immediately upon graduation. It is a huge help to their parents in its truest sense, as their children can practice their profession right away; giving honor and fulfillment to their years of struggle.”

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UC students sweep top three places at Customs Board Exam

Challenges give us strength and difficulties shape us into better persons. Such is the case with Evangeryl A. Muñez, the University of Cebu graduate who gained first place in the Customs Broker Licensure Examination. Evangeryl and her younger sister were raised by a single mother who works as a household helper. Yet despite the odds, Evangeryl became the high school valedictorian and went to the University of Cebu to seek support for college education.

At UC, she learned that being a valedictorian enabled her to become a full incentive scholar if she took a four year course with a board exam. She decided to take Customs Administration at the UC Lapulapu Mandaue campus, which was situated nearer to their home.

Evangeryl also received an allowance from the University President Atty. Augusto W. Go. So it was a sweet surprise when she learned that she topped the board examination. And as icing on the cake, UC President Atty. Go awarded Evangeryl with a brand new Toyota Vios for making the university proud.

At the University of Cebu, it has been proven time and again that poverty is not a hindrance to gaining quality education. Aside from Evangeryl gaining first place, UC students Dimple Palm D. Comaingking also gained second place, Mary Catherine C. Catalan third place and Mary Claire L. Tabal seventh place. All of them are graduates of UCLM College of Customs.

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Enroll in University of Cebu’s Real Estate Management course

Responding to the demand of professionalizing the real estate industry in the Philippines, the University of Cebu (UC) offers Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management (BS REM) and continues to accept incoming college students.
The Commission on Higher Education (Ched) gave UC the permit to offer the first two years of the four-year BS REM course in 2012.
Now on its second year, UC aims to encourage more students to enroll in the course that provides a solid grasp of the real estate industry and its laws and regulations, as well as trains students the best practices in planning, financing, investment, marketing, and development, among others.
Offering the BS REM is also in line with the Republic Act 9646 or the Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines. The law provides that the State recognizes the vital role of real estate service practitioners in the social political, economic development and progress of the country by promoting the real estate market, stimulating economic activity and enhancing government income from real property-based transactions. “Hence, it shall develop and nurture through proper and effective regulation and supervision a corps of technically competent, responsible and respected professional real estate service practitioners whose standards of practice and service shall be globally competitive and will promote the growth of the real estate industry,” the law added.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) will administer the real estate board exam that graduates are set to take. The three available licenses would be Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Appraiser and Real Estate Consultant.
Dr. Alberto Talaid, designated dean of UC College of Real Estate Management, said there is an increasing demand for real estate professionals today, considering that the economy is also dependent in real estate development and infrastructures.
“There’s really a lot of opportunities and income in real estate. Career possibilities include real estate brokerage, entrepreneur, management trainee, executive assistance, sales person broker, real estate marketing assistance, and account personnel, among others,” Talaid added.
He also said UC has a more affordable tuition than other schools offering the same course.
Graduates from any public high school in Cebu City can also enroll in BS REM through the P500 Tuition scheme of the Skolar sa Siyudad sa Sugbo Program. Student can present the P10,000 voucher given out by the Cebu City Government and pay only the P500 enrollment processing fee. The scheme is in line with UC’s commitment to make quality education accessible to the masses.
Talaid said BS REM students will also get the chance to work in big real estate companies in the country, especially in Cebu, during the internship year.
“To those who are interested to enroll in this course, we assure you that this course has a lot of opportunities to offer. And in choosing your course, plan properly and find your passion because if you are passionate of what you are doing, you will really excel,” said Talaid.
He added that real estate management is the trend now, and there is a need to follow the trend and adopt new things. “Adopting is one way of improving our way of life.”
For more details about the course subjects and applications, call University of Cebu Main at 255-7777 loc. 133 and look for Dr. Alberto Talaid. (University of Cebu)