University of the Philippines

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The University of the Philippines (UP; Filipino: Pamantasan ng Pilipinas or Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) is a state university system in the Philippines, and is the country's national university.wikipedia
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University of the Philippines Los Baños College of Agriculture and Food Science

College of AgricultureUP College of AgricultureUniversity of the Philippines College of Agriculture
The first UP opened in Manila in 1909 with the Colleges of Fine Arts, and Medicine and Surgery; UP Los Baños was also initiated as the College of Agriculture in the same year.
Founded in 1909 as the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture, it is the oldest constituent of UPLB, and is one of the four founding units of the university upon its establishment in 1972.

University of the Philippines College of Medicine

UP College of MedicineUP College of Medicine and SurgeryCollege of Medicine
The first UP opened in Manila in 1909 with the Colleges of Fine Arts, and Medicine and Surgery; UP Los Baños was also initiated as the College of Agriculture in the same year. Together with the College of Fine Arts and the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Medicine occupied buildings distributed along Padre Faura Street (Ermita district) and R. Hidalgo Street (Quiapo district) in Manila, while the School of Agriculture was in Los Baños, Laguna.
The University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine (CM) is the medical school of the University of the Philippines Manila, the oldest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System.

University of the Philippines College of Engineering

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A few years later, the university opened the College of Law and the College of Engineering in Manila, as well as academic units under the College of Agriculture and Forestry in Los Baños, Laguna.
The College of Engineering of the University of the Philippines Diliman is the largest degree-granting unit in the U.P. System in terms of student population.

University of the Philippines College of Law

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A few years later, the university opened the College of Law and the College of Engineering in Manila, as well as academic units under the College of Agriculture and Forestry in Los Baños, Laguna.
Since 1948, it has been located in UP Diliman in Quezon City, the flagship of the University of the Philippines System's eight constituent universities.

Los Baños, Laguna

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A few years later, the university opened the College of Law and the College of Engineering in Manila, as well as academic units under the College of Agriculture and Forestry in Los Baños, Laguna. Together with the College of Fine Arts and the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Medicine occupied buildings distributed along Padre Faura Street (Ermita district) and R. Hidalgo Street (Quiapo district) in Manila, while the School of Agriculture was in Los Baños, Laguna.
Los Baños also hosts two constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System: the University of the Philippines Los Baños and University of the Philippines Open University, along with other foreign and local and international research centers, such as the International Rice Research Institute, the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Philippine Carabao Center at UPLB, and SEAMEO-SEARCA, making the town a temporary home for tens of thousands of both local and foreign undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and support staff.

University of the Philippines Los Baños

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The first UP opened in Manila in 1909 with the Colleges of Fine Arts, and Medicine and Surgery; UP Los Baños was also initiated as the College of Agriculture in the same year.
UPLB was formally established in 1972 following the union of UPCA with four other Los Baños and Diliman-based University of the Philippines (UP) units.

University of the Philippines Manila

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The first UP opened in Manila in 1909 with the Colleges of Fine Arts, and Medicine and Surgery; UP Los Baños was also initiated as the College of Agriculture in the same year. U.P. President Onofre D. Corpuz declared U.P. Manila, then known as the Health Sciences Center, and U.P. Visayas as autonomous units.
It is the oldest of the seven constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System, even predating the founding of UP by three years.

Onofre Corpuz

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U.P. President Onofre D. Corpuz declared U.P. Manila, then known as the Health Sciences Center, and U.P. Visayas as autonomous units.
He served as the Secretary of Education of the Philippines from 1968 to 1971 and was the 13th president of the University of the Philippines System from 1975 to 1979.

Salvador P. Lopez

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At the height of activism in the university, U.P. President Salvador P. Lopez established a system of democratic consultation in which decisions such as promotions and appointments were made through greater participation by the faculty and administrative personnel.
He studied at the University of the Philippines and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1931 and a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy in 1933.

Ermita

Ermita, ManilaErmita DistrictErmita (Manila)
Together with the College of Fine Arts and the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Medicine occupied buildings distributed along Padre Faura Street (Ermita district) and R. Hidalgo Street (Quiapo district) in Manila, while the School of Agriculture was in Los Baños, Laguna.
It also became known as the university district, containing the campuses and dormitories of the Philippine Normal University, University of the Philippines, the Ateneo de Manila, Adamson University, the Assumption College and St. Paul College.

Commission on Higher Education (Philippines)

Commission on Higher EducationCHEDCommission on Higher Education (CHED)
UP has the most National Centers of Excellence and Development among higher education institutions in the country, and is one of the only three schools in Asia that have received institutional recognition in the Ramon Magsaysay Awards.
The Chairman of CHED is also the Chairperson of the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines System.

National university

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UP has institutional autonomy as the country's national university as mandated by Republic Act No.
* University of the Philippines System, composed of eight (8) autonomous universities

Oblation (statue)

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During U.P.'s 40th anniversary in February 1949, central administrative offices of U.P. were moved from Manila to Diliman together with the transfer of the U.P. Oblation.
The Oblation (Filipino: Pahinungod, Oblasyon) is a concrete statue by Filipino artist Guillermo E. Tolentino which serves as the iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines.

University of the Philippines Diliman

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UP Diliman, the fourth CU which was established in 1949, is the flagship campus and seat of administration of the University of the Philippines. U.P. Baguio was then placed under the supervision of U.P. Diliman.
It was established on February 12, 1949 as the flagship campus and seat of administration of the University of the Philippines System, the national university of the Philippines.

List of Philippine laws

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UP has institutional autonomy as the country's national university as mandated by Republic Act No.

University of the Philippines Baguio

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U.P. Baguio was then placed under the supervision of U.P. Diliman.
UP Baguio is one of the fastest growing constituent universities of the University of the Philippines system in terms of curricular and infrastructure development.

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology-Diliman
The National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, also known as NIMBB, is a research institute of the University of the Philippines.

University of the Philippines Visayas

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U.P. President Onofre D. Corpuz declared U.P. Manila, then known as the Health Sciences Center, and U.P. Visayas as autonomous units.
A constituent university of the University of the Philippines system, it teaches management, accountancy, marketing, economics, chemistry, applied mathematics and physics, marine science education and research, fisheries, and aquaculture.

University of the Philippines Rural High School

UP Rural High School
The University of the Philippines Rural High School was established as a subsidiary of the Department of Agricultural Education (DAE, now Department of Agricultural Education and Rural Studies or DAERS) of the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture, pursuant to Sec.4 of Act 3377 of the Philippine Legislature which was approved on December 3, 1927.

University of the Philippines Mindanao

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U.P. President Emil Javier established the creation of U.P. Mindanao at Silicon Gulf, Southern Mindanao, and the U.P. Open University in 1995.
The University of the Philippines Mindanao (also referred to as UPMin or UP Mindanao) is a public research university, serving as the sixth constituent unit of the University of the Philippines System.

University of the Philippines Cebu

University of the Philippines Cebu CollegeUniversity of the PhilippinesUP Cebu
The University of the Philippines Cebu (Unibersidad sa Pilipinas sa Sugbo; ; also referred to as UPC or UP Cebu) is a public research university and the youngest constituent university of the University of the Philippines System located in Cebu City, the capital city of Cebu province in the Philippines.

José Abueva

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U.P. President Jose Abueva introduced the Socialized Tuition Fee Assistance Program (STFAP) in 1987.
José Veloso Abueva is a Filipino political scientist and public administration scholar who served as the 16th president of the University of the Philippines.

Edgardo Angara

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Edgardo Angara's Diamond Jubilee project raised ₱ 80 million which was earmarked for the creation of new professorial chairs and faculty grants.
He also previously served as the President of the University of the Philippines, and was succeeded by political scientist Dr. Jose Abueva.

University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo

U.P. High School in Iloilo
The University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo, also known as UP High School in Iloilo or simply UPHSI, is one of the four high school departments under the University of the Philippines System.

Emanuel V. Soriano

Emanuel V. Soriano was the 14th president of the University of the Philippines.