University of Cebu, Philippines

Full name in the national language University of Cebu
Acronym UC
Institutional project coordinator Christina Marie H. Gomos
Telephone (63) (32) 231-8617; (63)(32) 9176238552

UC is an educational institution in Cebu City, Philippines founded in 1964 by Atty. Augusto W. Go. With over 58,000 students from pre-school to post-graduate students in 5 campuses including the UC School of Medicine, UC is the country’s biggest private university. UC is consistently producing topnotchers in Board exams for Engineering, Maritime Studies, Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Nursing, Accounting, Criminology and Customs Administration. In 2012, 5 out of the top 10 places in Mechanical Engineering went to UC. While the university is one of the youngest Law Schools in the country, it has produced 2 of the top 10 places in the Bar Exams in successive years. In 2008, UC signed an agreement with the Norwegian Shipowner’s Association to educate approximately 900 maritime scholars. These scholars enjoy free tuition, board and lodging, books and uniforms. To date, UC has around 1,000 maritime scholars from local and international companies and most are assured of employment after graduation. The university is recognized as one of the top 10 universities nation-wide with the most number of accredited programs by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities – Commission on Accreditation (PACU-COA) in 2004. Awarded with ISO and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) accreditation in 1998, UC played an important role in allowing Filipino seafarers to continue working onboard international vessels and ensure the continuous flow of billions of pesos in overseas remittances.  UC was also named #9 Employers’ Most Preferred School in the country in the 2018 Jobstreet Fresh Graduates Report.

Dean Ofelia G. Maña, MST-CS is the Vice-Chancellor for Business Development and innovation of the University of Cebu, the University Linkage Director and Campus Director of the University of Cebu Banilad Campus. She finished an Executive Development Program at Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands, MS in Teaching major in Computer Science at De la Salle University, and BS in Business Administration (graduated CUM LAUDE) at Siliman University. Currently, she is a candidate Doctor in Organizational Development and Transformation at the Cebu Doctors’ University in Cebu City Philippines.

Dr. Anna Liza B. Son is the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in
Professional and Technical Education of the University of Cebu. She is also the Campus Director of the University of Cebu Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue Campus. She finished her Doctor of Education major in Institutional Planning
at the University of Cebu, Master of Science in Management Engineering at the
University of San Jose-Recoletos and Bachelor of Science in Computer
Engineering at Cebu Institute of Technology-University.

Dr. Ulysses B. Aparece is the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in
General Education of the University of Cebu, and the Dean of the College of
Arts. He is a graduate of Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology at the
University of San Carlos, Master of Arts in Language and Literature (with
distinction) at De la Salle University, and Bachelor of Arts in English in
Southwestern University. Dr. Aparece has won several national awards and
recognitions in English and Cebuano Poetry, research and literary works.

Ms. Christina Marie H. Gomos is the Marketing and Linkage coordinator at the University of Cebu. She is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Management at the University of the Philippines Cebu Campus.