The UST College of Nursing joins the First Nursing Education Fair
organized by the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Jakarta,
Indonesia held at the Grand Aston City Hall Hotel, Medan City, North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 30 and 31, 2018.
The UST College of Nursing was one of the five participating institutions from the Philippines and was represented by Nursing faculty member Asst. Prof. Beryl P. Battad and UST Office for Admission Marketing Officer Mr. Steve Michael M. Moore.
During the education fair, Battad discussed the institution’s profile, administration and faculty profiles, the B.S. Nursing program, learning facilities, and the college’s programs on research, community extension services and international relations and programs.
Information on fee schedules, estimates of living costs for students, statistics of the performance in the nurse licensure examination and employment statistics of the graduates were also discussed.
The two-day fair was attended by senior high school and undergraduate
students, faculty, and administrators of various schools of nursing in the city
of Medan. The education system in the Philippines, particularly nursing education, was thoroughly discussed. Several students showed interest in enrolling in both the undergraduate and graduate programs of nursing.
Likewise, the faculty and administrators from selected nursing schools expressed their desire to establish linkage with the UST College of Nursing
for student and faculty mobility programs and research collaborations.
The Nursing Education Fair aims to help Indonesian students who consider
studying in the Philippines to be aware of the excellent and world-class educational institutions and facilities that the Philippines offers, at a competitive cost.