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UST scores 100 percent in electronics technician exam, improves in electronics eng’g boards

The University was also named the top-performing school along with the Technological University of the Philippines-Visayas.

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UST garnered a perfect passing rate in the October 2017 licensure exam for electronics technicians. Photo by Christel Maliksi/TomasinoWeb.

The University garnered a perfect passing rate in the October 2017 licensure exam for electronics technicians, with all 78 Thomasian examinees making the cut.

UST was named top performing school along with the Technological University of the Philippines-Visayas, with all its 52 examinees passing the exam.

2,916 out of 3,258 examinees nationwide passed the exam for electronics technician.

Moreover, the University was named the third best performing school in the electronics engineering board exam after garnering an 81.51 percent passing rate or 97 out of 119 Thomasian examinees passed. This was an improvement from last year’s 74.66 percent or 115 out of 154 examinees.

Erwin Cabrera was the lone Thomasian who made the list of ten highest scorers, placing third with a score of 92.30 percent.

Dino Dominic Ligutan of De La Salle University led the new batch of electronics engineer after obtaining a score of 94.40 percent.

University of the Philippines-Diliman was named the best performing school in the said exam after garnering 98.33 percent passing rate.

2,235 out of 4,784 examinees nationwide made the cut in the board exam.

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UST aces June 2018 nursing boards

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The University posted a perfect passing rate in the June 2018 licensure examination for nurses as all four Thomasian examinees passed.

Carmela Niña Sampaga Tormo led the new batch of Thomasian nurses, landing on the ninth spot with a score of 85.60 percent.

Last year, UST also recorded a perfect passing rate in which all the four Thomasian examinees passed.

Mark Tristan Pangilinan Robosa of University of Pangasinan topped this year’s board exams with a score of 87.60 percent.

Meanwhile, West Visayas State University – La Paz, Velez College and Xavier University were named top performing schools with a perfect passing rate.

According to the Professional Regulation Commission, 4,326 out of 9,873 examinees nationwide passed the board exam. 

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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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