San Fernando, Philippines (June 27, 2019) – Committing itself to the integral development of Catholic leaders through academic excellence, Christian formation, and community service, the University of the Assumption (UA) from San Fernando, Philippines announced a collaboration with Wyith Institute from Hong Kong that will bring quality education to students from around Asia, starting with the Greater China region, Vietnam, as well as India. Initially, six undergraduate degree programmes will be launched and offered in the first stage of the collaboration, which include the following:

  • BS in Business Administration with majors in Operations Management and in Marketing Management,
  • BS in Psychology,
  • Bachelor in Human Services,
  • Bachelor in Elementary Education,
  • Bachelor in Secondary Education, and
  • AB in Communication.

The collaboration, bounded in the form of a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), was signed Rev Fr Joselito C Henson, SThD, University President of UA and Dr Raymond Cheng, CEO of Wyith Institute.

The MoA signing was simple but solemn and was witnessed by officials from both UA and Wyith Institute, including from UA: Dr Dexter Balajadia (Director for Linkages and International Relations), Dr Mediatriz D Martin (Vice-President for Academic Affairs), Mrs Belina S Katigbak (Vice-President for Finance), Mrs Leila Luz Caballa (Director of Guidance and Admissions), Mrs Precious Bernadette Estrada (Director of Student Affairs Office), Dr Arnel Sicat (Director of Research and Planning), and Ms Khriselle Castillo (Quality Management Officer); and from Wyith Institute: Ms. Irene Macapagal (Head of Research Support), see photo above.

Founded in 1963 as the Assumption College, the University of the Assumption (UA) is a private archdiocesan Catholic university in the City of San Fernando, Philippines. The college was granted University status by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and was named University of the Assumption on March 29, 1980. For further details about UA, please visit www.ua.edu.ph


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