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UST improves in October 2017 psychometrician boards

UST garnered a 96.53 percent passing rate in the October 2017 psychometrician boards.

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The University improved its passing rate in the October 2017 licensure exam for psychometricians, with five Thomasians entering the top 10.

UST garnered a 96.53 percent passing rate wherein 139 out of 144 Thomasian examinees made the cut. This was an improvement from last year’s 91.86 percent or 158 out of 172 examinees.

Romelito Manuel Clorina led the new batch of Thomasian psychometricians, after landing in sixth place with a score of 83.40 percent.

Maria Angelica Dicioco bagged the eighth spot with a score of 83 percent. Meanwhile, Benson Mar Mengullo, Michael Raymond Quejas and Reine Maeko Ruiz landed in the tenth place with a score of 86.20 percent.

University of the Philippines-Diliman (UPD) was named the top performing school after garnering a passing rate of 97.67 percent.

Caressa Lynn Siglos from the College of St. John in Roxas City topped the psychometrician board exams with a score of 84.60 percent.

Moreover, UST also improved its passing rate in the October 2017 psychologist licensure exams.

The University garnered a 91.67 percent passing rate or 11 out of 12 examinees passed the exam. This was an improvement from last year’s 38.46 percent or 63 passers out of 120 examinees.

Anna Cristina Tuazon from UPD topped the board exam with a score of 82.90 percent. No Thomasian made it in the top 10.

De La Salle University- Manila was named as the sole top performing school after garnering an 82.61-percent passing rate.

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UST retains spot in 2019 QS world ranking, fourth in PH top universities

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The University retained its spot on the 801-1,000 bracket of the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, placing fourth among the Philippine universities that made it on the list.

The University of the Philippines kept its place as the country’s top university despite going down in the 384th place from last year’s 367th.

Ateneo de Manila University went down to the 651-700 bracket from the 551-600 last year.

Moreover, De La Salle University joined UST in the 801-1,000 bracket after dropping from last year’s 701-750 bracket.

Despite remaining unmoved from its last year’s spot, UST remained as the only Philippine university to receive a QS four-star rating.

A four-star rated university is “highly international, demonstrating excellence in both research and teaching,” the QS Top Universities website stated.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was hailed again for the seventh-straight year as the top university in the world.

The National University of Singapore dethroned the Nanyang Technological University as the best in Asia, placing 11th worldwide.

The universities are evaluated based on six factors: academic reputation (40%) , employer reputation (10%) ,  faculty/student ratio (20%) , citations per faculty (20%), international faculty ratio (5%), and international student ratio (5%).—B. Laforga

 

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UST slumps in May 2018 chemical eng’g boards

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The University posted a lower passing rate in the May 2018 licensure examination for chemical engineers.

UST registered a 20.69-percent passing rate, wherein only six out of 29 Thomasians passed. Last year, the University garnered a passing rate of 58.82 percent, with 20 out of 34 Thomasian passers.

However, no Thomasians made it to the roster of topnotchers.

Peter Matthew Paul Toribio Fowler of Mapua Institute of Technology-Manila led the new batch of chemical engineers with a score of 83 percent. Meanwhile, De La Salle University-Manila remained as the top performing school, recording a 96.55-percent passing rate.

According to the Professional Regulation Commission, 296 out of 636 examinees nationwide passed the board exam.

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UST posts lower passing rate in May 2018 accountancy boards

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The University posted a lower passing rate in the May 2018 licensure examination for certified public accountants.

UST recorded a 68-percent passing rate in which 68 out of 100 Thomasians passed. This was lower than last year’s passing rate of 71.82 percent or 79 out of the 110 Thomasian examinees. 

However, no Thomasian made it to the top ten highest scorers.

Jayson Ong Chan of Saint Paul School of Professional Studies – Palo led the new batch of accountants with a score of 92.50 percent. Meanwhile, De La Salle University-Manila was named as the top performing school with a passing rate of 90.11 percent.

According to the Professional Regulation Commission, 2,843 out of 9,830 examinees nationwide passed the board exam.

 

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