Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education - updates

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P16B allotted for tertiary education subsidy to cover only 300,000 students

Jun 19, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (Unifast) officer-in-charge Carmelita Yadao Sison says 'the poorest of the poor' will be prioritized for the subsidy, which differs from the free tuition scheme

SUPPORT. Unifast officer-in-charge Carmelita Yadao-Sison says only about 300,000 students will be able to avail of the tertiary education subsidy, which aims to support the cost of tertiary education and differs from free tuition scheme.

Licuanan proud of leveling opportunities in public, private education

Jan 27, 2018 - 8:09 PM

Many of the first batch of scholars in state universities and colleges graduated with honors. It shows that 'talent and intelligence is normally distributed, but opportunity is not,' former CHED Patricia Licuanan says.

LICUANAN's LEGACY. Former chairperson Patricia Licuanan talks to Rappler about what she believes is her legacy in CHED. File by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Expect higher fees in 304 private colleges in 2016

Jun 10, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Metro Manila has the most number of private colleges that will increase tuition and other school fees for academic year 2016 to 2017

Will higher education reforms continue under Duterte presidency?

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says Duterte s support for federalism is very compatible with the commission s efforts at strengthening regional institutions

CONTINUITY? Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan believes 'we will continue all the main things we have been doing' in higher education.   we will continue all the main things we have been doing

Top high school grads priority under college scholarship bill

Jun 24, 2015 - 9:07 PM

An existing law gives top high school graduates scholarships in their first year in college The proposed unified education assistance law seeks to extend the scholarships in succeeding years

HELPING STUDENTS. Students of the Batasan Hills National High School line up during the opening of classes in Quezon City on June 1. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate OKs proposed scholarships, loans for college students

May 25, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Once the student graduates from college and finds a job he can start repaying the loan in installment basis says Senator Ralph Recto a co author of the bill