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December 17, 2017 De Guzman, Music alumnus, wins 1st prize in Carnegie Hall tilt; Potenciano recognized
December 12, 2017 CCWLS launches 5 volumes of TOMAS on its 5th Anniversary
December 12, 2017 Nursing grads obtain perfect score in November 2017 boards, 12 in top 10
December 12, 2017 Bulanadi of Interior Design featured in November 2017 My Home magazine
December 12, 2017 Angeles of Senior High presents paper in Canada social science conference
December 12, 2017 BioSci receives DNA sequencer, Ion OneTouch 2 system for teaching, genomics research from Philab Industries
December 4, 2017 UST retains four-star QS rating, improves in research and internationalization
December 4, 2017 Bathan, Cation, Torres, Vargas of Biochemistry elected as directors of PSBMB
December 4, 2017 Physical therapy students defend championship in intercollegiate anatomy contest
December 2, 2017 UST reaps seven awards in PACUCOA assembly, recognized with highest number of accredited programs in the country
December 1, 2017 IICS programs granted PAASCU Level II re-accredited status
September 22, 2017 UST produces 468 new physicians; grads dominate top 10 list
September 20, 2017 VP Robredo talks about selflessness in service in Commerce founding anniversary forum
September 19, 2017 Master of the Order interacts with Thomasian community
September 19, 2017 Simbahayan opens Hindi na Muli sa Batas Militar forum, opens ML exhibit
September 19, 2017 Proteomics and Venomics group of Biochemistry, RCNAS joins City University of New York, MSI-IIT to work on spider venom research
September 14, 2017 US Ambassador Kim interacts with student leaders, discusses state of PH-US relations
September 14, 2017 UST is PHL’s top 2 university in QS employability rankings 2018
September 12, 2017 UST now officially found in Legazpi with Aquinas name change
September 8, 2017 Papa of Science, Tordesillas of Senior High present papers on invasive species in Singapore conference
September 7, 2017 UST tops Sept 2017 electrical engineering boards, Navarro is Top 6
September 5, 2017 UST is 2nd top performing school in August 2017 pharmacist boards, 4 in top 10
August 23, 2017 Dela Cruz, Roxas of Electronics Eng’g., Suarez of Medicine win DOST grant for first Filipino gait database
August 14, 2017 Prado, Rocamora of Electronics Eng’g bound abroad for PhD
August 1, 2017 Bulanadi of Interior Design elected into Council of Interior Design Educators
July 14, 2017 Lintao of English, Grad. School presents paper on syntactic structures of Philippine consumer-finance contracts in Portugal
July 14, 2017 Dean Dacanay of Pharmacy appointed to PRC Continuing Professional Development Council
July 13, 2017 Faculty members, students win awards in 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of NAST
July 10, 2017 Bance of Psychology wins Best Paper award for temperament scale for armed forces in Bulacan conference
July 6, 2017 UST is School of the Year once more in Philippine Student Quill Awards, brings home 41 plums
June 24, 2017 Fr. Pama, Jose, Alfonso present papers on Southeast Asia in 1850-1941 in HK conference
June 8, 2017 UST remains one of the world’s top 1000 universities, highest QS Stars-rated university in the country
June 2, 2017 VRRI Nonato receives Shimadzu Achievement Award for Chemical Research
May 26, 2017 Dacanay, Apostol of Pharmacy recognized by Philippine Pharmacists’ Association
May 25, 2017 UST Journalism School holds “Facebook Live, Creative Imagination, Alternative Facts: What’s Filipino Journalism For?”
May 11, 2017 HRM students win plums in Hong Kong culinary contest
April 4, 2017 BSc Bio, BS Chem Eng’g students win BPI-DOST awards
March 24, 2017 Sagut of Religion, Ecclesiastical Faculties speaks on Rerum Novarum at Commerce Pope Leo XIII Lecture
March 24, 2017 Edward Schillebeeckx Lecture 2017 speaker tackles challenges of digital age
March 22, 2017 Apostol receives NRCP achievement award for research in pharmacy
March 22, 2017 Binag is NRCP president, Dimaano elected corp secretary
March 21, 2017 5 BSc programs granted PACUCOA Level IV re-accredited status
March 17, 2017 Tangco of Pol Sci designated official WUCT delegate to UN operations
March 15, 2017 Higher Education in the Philippines: VRRA Carillo weighs in through QS Feature
March 14, 2017 UST produces 193 new pharmacists, Pavon clinches top spot
March 11, 2017 Rimando, Escuadra, M. Peralta of Physical Therapy elected to PPTA
March 9, 2017 Co of Philosophy conferred the title “Professor Emeritus”
March 3, 2017 Kritike now indexed in Thomson Reuters
March 1, 2017 Occupational therapy, speech-language pathology interns join Seton Hall University Global Internship Experience Program
February 18, 2017 Electrical Engineering students win championship in nat’l quiz show
February 16, 2017 Istituto Marangoni – Italy officials visit UST, deliver lecture on fashion marketing
February 16, 2017 EHS welcomes Samroiyod Wittayakom School, Thailand delegates, highlights culture and English proficiency
February 15, 2017 Attwell, Espino, Nava of Rehab. Sciences present papers in CHRMS forum
February 13, 2017 Mandaluyong City recognizes Rehab Sciences for service through internship
February 11, 2017 Senior BSEd English students present papers on language education in ICALLE
February 11, 2017 Tarrayo of English presents stylistic analysis of Gemino Abad’s Bettina in ICALLE
February 8, 2017 UST is 2nd top performing school in Feb. 2017 occupational therapy boards, grads in top 10
February 3, 2017 BSc Chem. Eng’g. students present papers, win award in Thai confab
February 3, 2017 UST is only top performing school in January 2017 Architecture boards; 3 in top 10
January 20, 2017 Senior BS Electronics Engg students win championship in nat’l computer research symposium
January 31, 2017 Nursing welcomes inbound exchange students from Deakin University
January 31, 2017 Pharmacy, BioChem students win pre-med quiz bee
January 26, 2017 Fr. Factora lectures on Innovations of Mitis Iudex Dominis Iesus 2015 in CBCP
January 24, 2017 Vouching Tigers of Accountancy win championship in audit case tournament
January 23, 2017 Medicine Awareness Week opens
January 21, 2017 Alejandro, et al. discover new plant in Agusan del Norte, name it in honor of Fr. Rector
January 21, 2017 Fr. Aligan talks about social conscience of the youth in ACUP nat’l conference
January 20, 2017 Senior BS Electronics Engg students win championship in nat’l computer research symposium
January 20, 2017 EdTech appointed Philippine Blackboard Users’ Champion, holds inaugural planning workshop
January 18, 2017 UST, ABS-CBN University ink Memorandum of Agreement
January 16, 2017 UST welcomes largest first batch of EU-SHARE fellows for student exchange
January 15, 2017 Vouching Tigers of Accountancy win championship in audit case tournament
January 13, 2017 Data Privacy Act, protocol in academic settings discussed in administrators’ seminar
January 12, 2017 Philippiniana Sacra welcomes second half-century with index of first fifty years
January 11, 2017 Pailma of Lady Fencers bags gold medal in Brunei Open Fencing Championship
January 11, 2017 3 industrial eng’g grads make it to top 20 of certified IE exams, UST logs 93.42% passing rate
January 10, 2017 Abenir of Sociology, Simbahayan presents paper on rights and capabilities of OFW children
January 8, 2017 Dasas of Senior High presents paper on STEM teachers’ pedagogical practices
December 14, 2016 UST is top performing school in 2016 Nursing Licensure Exams; 18 in top 10
December 11, 2016 Batulan of Junior High, Registrar presents paper on teacher burnout in Boracay confab
December 9, 2016 Martin of Pol Sci is ASPAP president
December 9, 2016 Bahrami-Hessari of Special Ed, RCCESI presents poster on crying pre-schoolers in Louisiana confab
December 6, 2016 CCCPET, MA-CHS program craft infra and activity guidelines for PPS Underground River
November 17, 2016 UST is 4th top performing school, produces most new civil engineers in November 2016 boards
November 14, 2016 Dean Madrunio of Grad. School elected President of oldest professional organization of language teachers
November 14, 2016 Espiritu, Patron, BLIS seniors, hailed as 25th LIS Wizard Champions in UP tilt
November 11, 2016 Fr. Dagohoy receives Fellow of the Int’l Centre of Excellence Award in Switzerland
November 10, 2016 Ramos, Iguid of EdTech present in EduTech Asia 2016
November 8, 2016 Library launches Gadget Corner, Leisure Reading Area
November 7, 2016 UST confers honorary professor title upon Nobel Laureate
November 5, 2016 Lintao of English presents paper on plain writing in New Zealand conference
October 27, 2016 Dean Marcelo of Engineering elected President of Philippine Association of Engineering Schools
October 22, 2016 Senior High group wins 2nd place in choral recitation contest, awarded for most creative costume
October 20, 2016 UST is 2nd top performing school in Oct. 2016 CPA boards; 5 in top 10
October 13, 2016 Nursing hosts disaster management seminar
October 7, 2016 UST produces 115 new mechanical engineers; lands as 3rd top performing school in Oct. 2016 boards
October 7, 2016 UST produces 30 new chemists; Gervacio, Yee in top 10
October 5, 2016 Education hosts national conference on teacher quality
October 3, 2016 Sakurai of Osaka University lectures on nanoscience
October 3, 2016 Peralta of ITSO, OVRRI, PT complete KTTO program
October 2, 2016 Arias of Electrical Eng’g. co-publishes forecasting model for electric vehicle charge demand
September 23, 2016 Odegard of Notre Dame, USAID-STRIDE lectures on semiconductor industry
September 22, 2016 OVRRI, ITSO participate in USAID-STRIDE Synergy forum
September 16, 2016 CCCPET partners with PH Natcom for World Heritage Sites Nomination of Philippine Sites
September 15, 2016 BS MedTech students best 54 other schools in PASMETH quiz bee
September 14, 2016 Educ. High Class ’67 donates new projectors
September 10, 2016 Asa, G11-Health Allied of Senior High, wins gold medal in Karate in national open
September 7, 2016 Archdiocese of Nagasaki taps Fr. Coronel of Sacred Theo. as consultant for history of Christianity
September 7, 2016 UST tops Sept. 2016 Electrical Engineering boards, Vivo lands in Top 10
September 6, 2016 Patton, world-renowned scholar on Jacques Derrida, delivers lecture in UST
September 6, 2016 UST is 2nd top performing school in Aug. 2016 psychometrician boards; 6 in top 10
September 2, 2016 Agulto, MA CHS student, CCCPET conduct cultural heritage mapping project of Biñan City Public Market
September 2, 2016 5 BS Nursing seniors attend 2-week course in Duke University, USA
September 1, 2016 Science hosts 5-day course on health management of fishes, crustaceans, and mollusks
August 29, 2016 Engineering welcomes Visiting Professor from Cornell
August 25, 2016 Torres of Nursing benchmarks in Duke University to strengthen research capability
August 23, 2016 Abuan, Tejuco of Architecture present papers at research confab on Architectural Research and Education
August 9, 2016 De Viana, Dery of History present papers at Kuala Lumpur Conference; De Viana visits University of Malaya
August 8, 2016 Mandigma of Financial Mngt., RCCESI delivers plenary speech on Sustainable Global Research at Beijing int’l. confab
August 6, 2016 Architecture students, alumni explore London, Scotland in annual architectural trip
August 6, 2016 Arrevillaga of Interdisciplinary Studies, RCCESI presents paper on Basic Ecclesial Communities in Durham University, UK
July 31, 2016 Four BS ECE students undergo Research Internship Programs in Thailand
July 30, 2016 Equipaje of Architecture attends European Summer School in Classic Architecture in Sweden
July 29, 2016 CTHM admin, faculty, staff Certified Guest Service Professional titles
July 27, 2016 Eight engineering students participate in int’l. summer program in Taiwan’s NTUST
July 17, 2016 IPEA conducts Korfball Seminar-Workshop in Zamboanga
July 14, 2016 16th Forensic Linguistics Summer School feature world-renowned experts
July 13, 2016 Montero of Architecture completes post-graduate course on climate change in Netherlands
July 13, 2016 Archi. faculty members attend USAID conference on Urban Development
July 9, 2016 Justice Carpio delivers keynote at 2nd Asian regional conference on forensic linguistics
July 6, 2016 Visiting Professor Lowinger teaches Advanced Psych Statistics at Grad School, lectures to Psychology faculty
July 1, 2016 BSA program gets Level III PACUCOA accreditation
June 30, 2016 Mobile app that monitors patients under cancer care wins 2016 International Innovation Grant from ASCO Int’l. for UST
June 30, 2016 14 Thomasian researchers join top Philippine scientists in June 2016 Webometrics citation ranking
June 17, 2016 8 Thomasians attend June-July summer program of University of British Columbia
June 14, 2016 Dean Divina of Civil Law presents paper on anti-money laundering in int’l. legal congress
June 10, 2016 CTHM admin, faculty become Certified Hospitality Educators by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
June 10, 2016 Bance, de Leon, Bonifacio of CCC attend NACE conference through USAID grant
June 10, 2016 UST, US – NAS, USAID PEER project host pioneering symposium on Philippine freshwater biodiversity and Lake Taal’s first Biomuseum
June 8, 2016 Abes of Medicine talks on otitis media at Edinburgh Cholesteatoma forum
June 4, 2016 Prado of Electronics Eng’g. presents paper on signal-based hand movement recognition in Dubai
June 3, 2016 Matienzo of Philo, CRSE talks in Romania conferences, radio show
May 28, 2016 Yu, MA CHS student, CCCPET conduct cultural heritage mapping project in San Rafael, Bulacan
May 31, 2016 BS Physical, Occupational Therapy programs receive highest accreditation level
May 17, 2016 UST named School of the Year in Philippine Quill Awards, bags 19 other awards
May 17, 2016 UST honors 29 faculty retirees
April 15, 2016 CCCPET, UNESCO PH Natcom hold workshop series for Philippines World Heritage Sites
April 15, 2016 Sandoval, Felipe of CS, Gica of IT top Philippine IP Score passers for April 2015
April 8, 2016 Lacsamana, Victorio of IT attend Asia-Pacific NETACAD Partner Summit
March 19, 2016 Maningas of BioSci, RCNAS wins 2016 Newton Fund fellowship
March 16, 2016 CCCPET co-organizes seminar on heritage conservation, contemporary architecture, urbanism
March 5, 2016 ITSO conducts intellectual property fora as part of Research Fortnight
February 26, 2016 De Veyra, Sabayton discuss use of political satire in raising awareness
February 11, 2016 Delos Reyes of Chem. Eng’g. wins Best Oral Presentation award in Bangkok conference
February 11, 2016 UST hosts three-day conference on Dominican contributions to the Church
February 5, 2016 CCCPET hosts delegates from ICOMOS Korea
February 1, 2016 Mahidol University, Thailand sends MedTech students for exchange program
January 30, 2016 Engineering students win 2nd and 3rd places in Electrical & Electronics Engineering quiz show
January 27, 2016 De Guzman of Commerce presents paper in Oregon
January 26, 2016 RCNAS hosts lecture on copepods by Karanovic
January 26, 2016 Pharmacy student leaders raise awareness on various issues through info. campaign
January 22, 2016 Engineering officials visit NTUST and CYCU in Taiwan to establish partnership
January 22, 2016 Psychology students place 2nd in inter-school quiz bee
January 18, 2016 UST and Curtin University launch joint MS in Chem. Eng’g. Program; Curtin professor gives inaugural lecture
January 16, 2016 10 BS Computer Science seniors win at the Philippine Programming Challenge
January 14, 2016 Jose of Archives, GS speaks in symposium on Philippine heritage churches
January 13, 2016 UST joins ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance group
January 13, 2016 Naguit of Medicine elected president of student election management group
January 13, 2016 Fr. de la Rosa appointed to Spem Miram Internationalis
January 13, 2016 UST becomes first Philippine university to be a full member of EUHOFA International
January 13, 2016 American Medical Technologists recognizes UST program
December 31, 2016 UST programs declared CHEd CoEs, CoDs
December 20, 2015 Dasas of Teacher Education presents paper in Bangkok
December 18, 2015 All Engineering programs receive Philippine Technological Council accreditation
December 15, 2015 Accountancy students bag championship in 1st KPMG Tax Case Competition
December 10, 2015 Argao of Psychology, Baybado of IR attends Asia-Pacific Interfaith Youth Camp in Cambodia
December 10, 2015 Eñano, BSHRM, wins international virtual business hotel competition
December 6, 2015 50 Industrial Eng’g. grads now certified; 2 in Top 10
December 6, 2015 Dean Divina of Civil Law elected Chairman of PALS
December 2, 2015 Nursing obtains 100% passing rate in Nov. 2015 exams; ranked top performing school; 24 in Top 10
November 30, 2015 Agnes of Psychology appointed Member of the PRC’s Continuing Professional Development Council for psychologists
November 24, 2015 Tan of Chemistry selected as 2016 Novartis Next Generation Scientist Program Fellow
November 16, 2015 Fr. Aparicio, Majuelo, Lobo of Library, Romero of Senior High benchmark in Japan
November 15, 2015 Library provides catechesis to Aeta youth
November 3, 2015 Zerrudo of GS, CCCPET represents UST in the Regional Symposium on Intangible cultural heritage
October 30, 2015 UST posts 95.29% passing rate in CPA boards, ranks 2nd top performing school; two grads in Top 10
October 28, 2015 UNESCO partners with CCCPET on sustainable tourism in Ifugao
October 27, 2015 Dean de Guzman of Education appointed CHEd technical expert for research, dev’t., and extension grants
October 24, 2015 EdTech Center featured in Blackboard Learning case study
October 16, 2015 Liba of HRM awarded Best National Master Trainer
October 5, 2015 Dean de Guzman of Education participates in UNESCO, Paris panel discussion regarding education
September 28, 2015 Library representatives attend Digital Forensics forum
September 17, 2015 Cabantog, Contreras, Obciana, Pua of BS MedTech rank 2nd in 2015 PAMET-PASMETH quiz bee
September 11, 2015 Alejandro of BioSci, RCNAS receives Gregorio Zara Award for research
September 9, 2015 UST confers doctorate in humanities, honoris causa, upon Mercury Drug Corporation founder
September 5, 2015 Metrobank Foundation, DepEd, UST launch 2015 National Teachers Month Celebration
September 4, 2015 CCCPET, Ars Progetti SPA hold workshop on vulnerability assessment of heritage structures
September 3, 2015 Dela Cruz of BioSci, RCNAS recognized as 2015 Metrobank Outstanding Teacher
September 3, 2015 UST confers the title Professor Emeritus upon Sevilla of Chemistry
August 31, 2015 Vicario of Math & Physics awarded Erasmus Mundus Scholarship
August 24, 2015 UST recognized as the only top performing school in Occupational Therapy board exams; 2 grads enter top 5
August 18, 2015 UST posts 98.77% passing rate in August 2015 nutritionist-dietitian licensure exams; grad ranks 7th
August 7, 2015 Seven (7) UST scholars attend 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Hong Kong
July 26, 2015 Calimag of Medicine, RCCESI delivers lecture; Ramos of AMV, EdTech conducts workshop during APAME 2015 Convention
July 25, 2015 Science sends BS Applied Physics OJT students partner universities abroad
July 23, 2015 Co delivers plenary lecture, Fr. Miranda, faculty, alumni of Philosophy present papers in ACU conference
July 19, 2015 UST posts 93.56% passing rate in Pharmacy boards; 4 in top 10
July 9, 2015 Macabeo of Chemistry hailed as 2015 Outstanding Young Scientist in Chemistry, receives 2015 The World Academy of Science Award in Chemistry
July 9, 2015 Sevilla of Chemistry becomes UST’s first faculty Academician of the National Academy of Science and Technology
July 9, 2015 Alejandro, Maningas of BioSci receive 2015 Outstanding Scientific Paper Award from NAST
July 7, 2015 Dean Divina of Civil Law heads Philippine Association of Law Schools; Atty. Festin heads IBP – Manila 1 Chapter
July 1, 2015 Pharmacy students participate in mobility program to Bangkok, Thailand
June 29, 2015 Nursing receives Level IV PACUCOA accreditation
June 29, 2015 BS Education, nutrition programs granted Level IV status
June 3, 2015 CCCPET co-organizes 9th Biennial Convention of Church Heritage Workers
May 28, 2015 Philippiniana Sacra, Acta Manilana, Kritike awarded Category A-2 status by CHEd
May 18, 2015 All Engineering programs receive PAASCU Level III re-accredited status
April 23, 2015 Jose of Archives, GS speaks on historical dimension of Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade route’s nomination for world heritage
March 27, 2015 UST is first Philippine University with Four Stars QS Rating
May 12, 2014 BS Pharmacy program granted Level IV status
October 27, 2011 CCCPET co-publishes Pintacasi journal on church cultural heritage with CBCP

Institutional Recognitions

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Granted by the Commission on Higher Education (since 2001)


Granted by the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines (since 2012)


Recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (since 2011)


Recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (since 2010)


Recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (2015)


Recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (2011-2015)


Recognized by the Commission on Higher Education for Graduate Education Scholarships (2016)


Philippine Quill Awards (2014 – 2016)

13 CHEd Centers of Excellence

4 ASEAN University Network Certified Programs

BS Accountancy (2017-2022)

BSc Biology (2017-2022)

BSc Chemistry (2017-2022)

BSc Psychology (2017-2022)

11 CHEd Centers of Development

PACUCOA Level IV Programs

PACUCOA Level III Accreditation

PAASCU Level III Accreditation

Honorary Professors

Prof. Geoffrey A. Cordell, PhD

February 27, 2017

Prof. Takashi Okamoto, MD, PhD

February 27, 2017

Prof. John Holdsworth, PhD

February 27, 2017

Prof. Mario Vargas Llosa

November 2016