The government-funded University of the Philippines opened in 1908 and is today the country's largest university system. ... More
University of the Philippines
The government-funded University of the Philippines opened in 1908 and is today the country's largest university system. This main campus at Diliman, Quezon City, covers 493 hectares dotted with approximately 26 colleges, 30 research/training institutes, 57 libraries, 10 residence halls, several canteens, theaters, a chapel and an alumni center. Echoing classical Greek architecture with its tall columns and fluid symmetry, the main administration building is fronted by the Oblation (shown in the photo), a rendition into sculpture of National Hero Jose Rizal's poem My Last Farewell.
A distinctive feature of the Manila skyline, the green and white gothic spires of the churches of this powerful and
influential religious group are as familiar a sight to Filipinos as McDonald's golden arches. Iglesia ni Cristo (also known ...
The roster of past and present members of the Manila Polo Club reads like a Who's Who in Philippine society.
You may join this elite group, but be prepared to pay a hefty price; the market value of a ...
Asia's first university, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) was founded in 1611, antedating Harvard, America's oldest institution of higher
learning. UST was located inside Intramuros but moved to its present site in 1927 to accommodate the growing student ...