Mapúa University has received 30 pocket wifi modems and load cards from its partner telecommunications company Smart Communications, Inc. to further support its students in the online learning setup. The university will be giving the pocket wifi modems to select scholars through its Center for Scholarships and Financial Assistance.
Mapúa University is now a 4-Star institution under the QS Intelligence Unit’s (QSIU) QS Stars Rating System.
The QSIU is an independent organization providing global intelligence in line with the higher education sectors around the world.
Coming from 3 Stars in 2017, the Yuchengco-led university managed to attain an overall rating of 4 Stars this 2020, garnering high scores under eight performance categories.
US-based education and technology company Cengage has tagged Mapúa University as among the most digital-ready universities in Asia. In 2019, Mapúa activated a total of 1,943 digital courses created by Cengage for the University, spanning 73 subjects with 45,894 digital student enrollments. This was the highest for any single university based on Cengage’s records of universities in the Philippines and in Asia.
The ETYSC, together with the ETYSBM, has recently conducted a financial literacy seminar with renowned speaker, radio host and financial literacy guru, Ms. May Villa. The seminar saw students asking questions about income types, saving up for the future and picking the right investment instrument to ensure their financial security.
With an attendance of almost 60 students, the seminar became a joyful and educational affair as students were very eager and interested to learn. This was held last November 27, in the Cardinal Hall.