UP, ADMU shifting schoolyear to August


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The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and the University of the Philippines (UP) will both be shifting the start of their scholl years to August. ADMU’s undergraduate and graduate schools will begin the school year in August and end it in May, effective 2015. The school calendar of its grade school and high school units will remain unchanged. Meanwhile, the Board of Regents of the UP System approved the shift of their academic calendar, moving the start of the school year from June to August. All constituent universities except for UP Diliman are covered by the decision, according to a report from Tinig ng Plaridel, the official student publication of the UP Diliman’s College of Mass Communication.

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