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Report of the UP Student Regent on the General Assembly of Student Councils (GASC)

January 12, 2012

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Report of the Student Regent on the General Assembly of Student Councils First GASC for Academic year 2011-2012 2 January 2012 The General Assembly of Student Councils (GASC) was held as scheduled on 20-21 December 2011 in UP Visayas. It was hosted by the local student councils, who did a commendable job of welcoming everyone […]

Statement of the Student Regent: On Public Information about the General Assembly of Student Councils 2011

January 2, 2012

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For the use of information technology that is productive, not divisive –  The Office of the Student Regent (OSR) successfully convened 45 out of 52 student councils of the University of the Philippines (UP) System in UP in the Visayas Miag-ao earlier this week. Only the colleges Architecture of UP Diliman; Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health […]

Letter from the UP Student Regent: Our delight, pride and thanks for day one of the UP strike

September 30, 2011

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It was amazing to be at the frontline yesterday with President Pascual, AVP Arao, Vice Chancellor Tan, Dean Mayo, Dean Mirano, Dean Ocampo, Dean Tolentino, at the UP Diliman strike declaration. Imagine our sheer delight and pride as we marched as one UP community, in defense of public education and health care. Chancellor Saloma’s message […]

It’s not about the money money money

September 26, 2011

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Hon. Krissy Conti UP Student Regent Students took to the streets last week to protest the education crisis, not merely the budget cuts. If money were the only factor necessary to ensure quality education, UP would outpace all other state colleges and universities ten times over. UP (inclusive of PGH budget P5.54 billion, with RLIP […]

Government withheld P6.19B from UP allocated funds over nine years

September 8, 2011

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Hon. Krissy Conti Student Regent University of the Philippines System The national government owes the University some P6.19 billion in unreleased annual appropriations from 2002 to 2010, new data made available to the UP administration today shows. A report prepared by the Center for National Budget Legislation this year tracked the UP budget as approved […]

UP’s General Assembly of Student Councils (GASC) declares 19 July 2011 as a System-wide Day of Protest

July 8, 2011

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A RESOLUTION TO REAFFIRM COMMITMENT OF THE GASC* OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SYSTEM TO FIGHT FOR GREATER STATE SUBSIDY AND END THE EDUCATION CRISES WHEREAS, quality and free education at all levels is an inherent right of every Filipino Citizen. WHEREAS, the education sector last year sustained substantial budget cuts, with the University […]

Statement of the UP Student Regent: On political repression and impunity

June 24, 2011

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by Hon. Krissy Conti, UP Student Regent June 23, 2011 The UP community this week has been steadily reminded of the perils of political repression. On Sunday, five UPLB students were detained for causing tumult and public disturbance in Calamba after they shouted “education is a right”, among other slogans. Today, we launched the campaign […]