Friday, July 12, 2013

University of Santo Tomas (Founded 1611) - Oldest Center of Academic Excellence

Dr Abe V Rotor

UST has one of the biggest student populations in Asia with some 50 thousnd enrolled in two dozen colleges and faculies, from conservatory of music, fine arts,medicine to graduate school. . Symbolic commitment for peace amongst religions.Participants to the 7th Asian Conference of Religions for Peace, UST 2009

Graduate students take a break on a field study

On retreat for the quadricentennial of UST
Seminarians on seminar

The late Joey Velasco (third from right), famous artist and author is shown here with Dr Dante Lerma, Dr Florentino Hornedo and AVR during his painting exhibition at UST. At the background is Hapag (Christ's Last Supper with Poor Children of Payatas QC). 2008Communications students under Dr Abe Rotor, pose with Joey Velasco (center, standing row), The untimely demise of the artist is a loss not only to art but humanity.
Public school teachers in Metro Manila and suburbs pursue special courses at the UST graduate school under the government's program of upgrading education in the country.
Students working as a group is good training in bayanihan, a Filipino tradition.

Graduate students in biology study the rich flora of the university campus.

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