Citing data from the Office of Scholarships and Student Services (OSSS), the Office of the Student Regent revealed that 5,391 students applied for student loans in UP Diliman alone. As of last semester, the OSR said, 1,218 students were not able to pay their loans before the scheduled release of grades.
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By being defensive and resorting to the distasteful tack of insinuating that serious family problems likely triggered the suicide, UP officials not only miss the entire point but also the opportunity to confront the real problems plaguing the entire university.
U.P. kilos and tulong kabataan(Photo by Jhun Dantes)
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“If we are given a zero budget, would that mean that we would land in the top position?” UP student regent Krissy Conti told bulatlat.com, adding that Malacañang should not compare the University of the Philippines with other private universities that are profit-oriented.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Even the University of the Philippines effectively raised its tuition by changing the “default bracket” of students to P1,000 to P1,500 per semester.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis When asked whether he would increase the tuition during his term, new UP President Alfredo Pascual replied with a resounding “No.” That was a bold declaration coming from a “dark horse” and an “outsider” who won the race for the UP presidency and a successor of former UP president Emerlinda Roman…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
The student body, faculty and non-academic staff members of the University of the Philippines in Diliman are waiting for the election of their new chancellor, and many of them are hoping that it will be Professor Rolando B. Tolentino.
Ni RICHARD GAPPI Bulatlat.com Winner talaga, lola ko’t Mareng Winnie Na-sens ko sa Youtube ispits mo’t sinabi Kaming mga gradweyt ng isteytyu at U.P. Dapat daw may onor at exelens parati. Dapat din daw na huwag maging sagabal Sa daang tuwid at pag-unlad ng bayan Dahil kung kami ay magiging pasaway Hahantingin mo kami hanggang…
By MARYA SALAMAT
The Philippine General Hospital — the country’s hospital of last resort especially for indigent patients, a key training ground for students of the University of the Philippines, and the premier public hospital in the country — is currently embroiled in a mess over who should be its rightful director. It’s an imbroglio that has its roots to a multi-million peso lease contract.
The University of the Philippines is regarded as an institution where academic freedom is at its best. Ironically, the case of one of its professors, Sarah Raymundo, seems to go against the grain of the university’s liberal tradition.
We, the undersigned faculty members, researchers, students and staff of UP Diliman, stand together to oppose the latest attempt to manipulate the Constitution to advance the personal political agenda of the President and her minions. House of Representatives Resolution 1109 purports merely to talk about the “modes” of proposing changes in the Constitution. Yet it…