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UMFF 2018 Highlights

Creativity is unleashed and proudly showcased every year as Umians gather for the University of Mindanao Film Fest, a celebration of storytelling, cinematography, and artistry. This year is extra special as entries are also open to UM branch campuses outside of Davao, as well as the senior high school division. The UMFF 2018 filmmakers...

UM stages fifth successful Mobility Day

The External Relations and International Affairs Office had its fifth successful run of the Mobility Day last March 9-10, wherein outbound and inbound exchange students share their experiences in their host country; and encourage other students to take part in the exchange programs of the university. Doubly special this year is the fact that...

UM study finds younger workers favor TRAIN law

A study conducted by the University Of Mindanao Institute Of Popular Opinion found that working individuals between the ages of 18 – 29 years were strongly in favor of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law. Out of a population of 1, 200 Dabawenyos surveyed  across the three Congressional districts,  the mentioned...

UM Research team headed to Europe

A team of researchers from the University of Mindanao’s Research and Publication Center (RPC) is set to leave for Europe by June through a grant for research exchange with Erasmus. The Erasmus Program supported by the European Union and partners with different countries to promote intercultural education, student and faculty, as well as exchange...


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The University of Mindanao was established in 1946 and is one of the oldest universities in Southern Philippines. It is a non-sectarian school offering the most number of academic programs in this part of the country.