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UST postpones start of college classes anew

UST postpones start of college classes anew

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by KRISTINE ERIKA AGUSTIN THE UNIVERSITY moved the opening of classes in the college level for the second term to Jan. 26 after the Manila city government declared a weeklong health break for schools. “Regular classes in basic education (EHS and JHS) shall resume on January 24, 2022 (Monday) while classes in the SHS and tertiary programs for the second term, AY 2021-2022 shall commence on January 26, 2022 (Wednesday),” UST Secretary General Fr. Louie Coronel, O.P. said in a memorandum issued Thursday. ADVISORY: The suspension of work and classes in UST has been extended until Jan. 21 in compliance with the declared weeklong health break in Manila, the Office of the Secretary General announced. Classes in the tertiary programs for the second term will start on Jan. 26. pic.t
UST moves opening of classes for the 2nd term as COVID cases surge

UST moves opening of classes for the 2nd term as COVID cases surge

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by MATTHEW DAVE JUCOM THE UNIVERSITY moved the opening of classes for the second term from Jan. 18 to Jan. 25 after the country saw a resurgence of COVID-19 infections. Office work and classes were also suspended from Jan. 10 to 15 to allow the staff and students "to focus on their health, wellness, and other personal needs and those of their families," UST Secretary General Fr. Louie Coronel, O.P. said in a memorandum issued Saturday. Special term classes were also moved from June 6 to June 13. The revised schedule for the remaining term, including the schedule of major examinations, would be released “shortly," Coronel added. The University administrator reminded the Thomasian community to frequently update their health declaration form in the Thomasian Online Medical
UST moves opening of classes due to ECQ in NCR

UST moves opening of classes due to ECQ in NCR

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by ARTHUR N. APOSTOL The University announced last Sunday that the opening of classes for the academic year 2021-2022 was moved to Aug. 12 from Aug. 9 due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine that will be imposed in Metro Manila. “The University of Santo Tomas will move the first day of regular classes to August 12, 2021 (Thursday), to allow our stakeholders additional time to adjust to the new restrictions,” the advisory said. Last July 30, President Duterte approved the proposal to put Metro Manila under ECQ for two weeks, Aug. 6 to 20, due to the increasing COVID-19 Delta Variant infections in the country. Independent monitoring group OCTA Research has reported Metro Manila as being in "serious surge" after recording 1,740 new COVID-19 cases on July 31, the highest since