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1.6M students avail of free college education under Duterte admin

Article Banner Image FREE TERTIARY EDUCATION BENEFICIARY. As soon as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act or Republic Act 10931 took effect in 2017, Bico ...

by: PNA

MANILA – Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) or Republic Act 10931, over 1.6 million students who have benefited from it would be graduating in 2022, Commissioner on Higher Education chair J. Prospero de Vera III said. The UAQTEA promotes qualit ...

MANILA – Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) or Republic Act 10931, over 1.6 million students who ...

MANILA – Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) or Republic Act 10931, over 1.6 million students who have benefited from it would be graduating in 2022, Commissioner on Higher Education chair J. Prospero de Vera III said. The UAQTEA promotes quality college education by providing free tuition in state universities and colleges, local universities and colleges, and state-run technical-vocational institutions. It also establishes the tertiary ...

MANILA – Four years after President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) or Republic Act 10931, over 1.6 million students who have benefited from it would be graduating in 2022, Commissioner on Higher Education chair J. Prospero de Vera III said. The UAQTEA promotes quality college education by providing free tuition in state universities and colleges, local universities and colleges, and state-run technical-vocational institutions. It also establishes the tertiary education subsidy and student loan program and strengthens the unified student loan program and financial assistance system for tertiary education. As soon as the law took effect in 2017, college students automatically enjoyed the benefits of not paying tuition. One of them was Bicol University AB Journalism graduate Jomari Castigador, who was on his third year in college back then. Before the law took effect, his parents used to pay PHP4,000 to PHP5,000 for his tuition per semester. With the passage of the UAQTEA, Jomari's parents only paid the PHP700 to PHP1,000 per semester ...

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Article Banner Image FREE TERTIARY EDUCATION BENEFICIARY. As soon as the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act or Republic Act 10931 took effect in 2017, Bico...
Bong Go assists thousands of residents in Balangiga and Lawaan, Eastern Samar as he urges continued compliance with gov't health protocols to overcome COVID-19 crisis

Senator Christopher "Bong" Go's office continued its relief efforts for the residents of Eastern Samar, this time giving much-needed support to residents in Balangiga and Lawaan who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, October 19, Go, in a video message, reminded the public to follow the necessary health regulations in order to halt the spread of the virus while the government strives to reopen the economy and return to normalcy. “Sa aking mga kababayan, isapuso natin palagi na nakadepende sa tamang ...

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