January 2018

UM gears up for UMFF 2018

One of the University of Mindanao’s most awaited student events is gearing up to showcase the prowess of students in videography, cinematography, and acting as UM Film Festival set the final submission date on Feb. 15. Dubbed “Sinugdanan” (Beginnings); the storylines chosen will revolve around the theme of beginnings, and as filmmaking is also...

Your chance at an Australian education is possible with Australia Awards

Home to six of the world’s top universities, Australian education is every scholar’s dream. But those dreams can become reality, as Australia Awards once again opens its doors for those aspiring to seek post-graduate degrees. Australia Awards Scholarhips are international awards offered by the Australian government for the “next generation of global leaders for...

UMians shine in APSCUR events

Contestants from the University of Mindanao showed their skills and talents in the recent cluster elimination of the APSCUR (Association of Private and State Colleges and Universities in Region XI) Culture and Arts Competition last Jan. 17 and 18. With the theme “One Vision, One APSCUR: Revitalizing Culture and Arts towards Holistic Formation,” the...

Professional Schools Day on January 20

Students of the University of Mindanao’s Professional Schools graduate programs are in for a day of healthy competition and camaraderie as they stage PS Day on January 20, Saturday. PS Day opens at 6:30am with a parade showcasing the colors of the different teams assembled across all the masteral and doctorate levels. There are...

UMians cinch fifth spot in Dec. 2017 Criminologist Board Exam results

Two University of Mindanao graduates shared the fifth spot in the December  2017 Criminologist Licensure Examination, with results posted earlier in the week. Ariel Camote Olnagan from the UM Main campus and Maria Rosalie Maglana from UM Tagum campus both got a score of 88.80%, securing for UM an overall passing rate of 65.54%,...

Final interview & screening for 5th batch Outbound Exchange students on Jan. 17

The final screening for outbound exchange program hopefuls is set Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the International Affairs Office, second floor, Embassy area from 9am to 3pm. The outbound exchange program for students interested in pursuing a semester with partner schools of the University of Mindanao in different Asian countries like Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, and...

UMAEA stages successful blood drive

The University of Mindanao Administrative Employees Association (UMAEA) staged its annual blood donation drive last Wednesday, January 10 yielding 173 units collected. Partnering with the Department of Health XI, the blood drive is an annual initiative of the organization and this year was held at the Professional Schools Building in UM Matina. The UMAEA...

UM contestants prep for APSCUR Arts and Culture events

Contestants from various programs of the University of Mindanao are prepping for the APSCUR (Association of Private and State Colleges and Universities in Region XI) Culture and Arts Competition cluster elimination on Jan. 17- 18, with the theme “One Vision, One APSCUR: Revitalizing Culture and Arts towards Holistic Formation.” Now on its ninth year,...

UM receives PACUCOA special citations

Special citations relating to the various achievements of students from the University of Mindanao in the past year were awarded by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA). Foremost in the citations received was PACUCOA’s recognition of the university’s being granted the ISO 9001: 2015 certification, which is a testament...