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More than surviving: How can I thrive in my online college life?

College is a different world from senior high school with a bigger set of demands and rewards. For students who have just started their freshman year, now faced with more challenging academic requirements on top of the challenges of online learning, getting through their first year might seem daunting. Three of Mapúa University’s top faculty share some useful tips to help students navigate the online learning space this academic year.

Perk Up Coffee & Tea: A success story amid a pandemic

A business administration graduate of Mapúa University, Pam Jacobe always dreamed of having her own coffee farm and shop.

Mapúa graduate student’s invention has positive impact on global aviation, local farming

Mapúa University graduate student Mark Kennedy Bantugon has invented a game changer for global aviation as well as the local agricultural sector. The Pili Seal, a two-component sealant made from the waste material of pili tree resin, or spent or de-oiled resin, stole the show at the Philippine leg of the James Dyson Awards 2021, where Bantugon was hailed the national winner.

Mapúa graduates 24 junior high students under DepEd’s alternative learning system program

Twenty-four students of Mapúa University’s Alternative Learning Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ALEAP) successfully completed the Junior High School level.

iPeople Schools to hold voter education caravan in communities

The iPeople schools will launch a network-wide voter education caravan to raise awareness of the importance of exercising the right of suffrage among the youth and to encourage them and those within their immediate communities to actively participate in the national elections in 2022.

Mapúa student theater group takes spotlight in Teatro Europa

Aside from earning a degree and preparing for a certain profession, college has always been synonymous with the exciting period of exploration of hobbies and interests, sports, the Arts, and other activities that can develop and expand the potential of students.

Mapúa study on risks in green building projects in the Philippines recognized in the 2021 World Congress on Engineering

Dr. Dante L. Silva, Program Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management (BSCEM) of Mapúa University’s School of Civil, Environmental, and Geological Engineering (SCEGE), and BSCEM students Ronissa Ann Gallardo, Jayrald Misiera, and Clarissa May Camposano were awarded with “Certificate of Merit” in the 28th World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2021)

iPeople Schools encourage youth to register and vote through “E-Leksyon” campaign

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is expecting around 60 million voters this coming 2022 national elections. While the COMELEC already exceeded the target of newly registered voters at about 5.3 million, the real challenge is having the same number of people go to precincts on May 9, 2022, to vote.

Mapúa Biological Engineering program contributes to the supply of strong medical workforce in the Philippines

As a leading Philippine educational institution, Mapúa University sees its reputable engineering education as contributor to increasing the number of health professionals who have been identified as invaluable during the COVID-19 crisis, particularly its Biological Engineering program, which contributes to the production of biological engineers.

Mapúa offers Arts and Design track for senior high

Equipping more young learners with strong foundational skills to prepare them for college and future careers, Mapúa University’s Senior High School expands its academic offering with the Arts and Design track.

Mapúa film and multimedia students collaborate with creators from OCAD University Canada for a showcase of experimental short films

Ten students from Mapúa University’s Digital Film and Multimedia Arts programs have collaborated with 10 creators from the Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCAD U) for the Narratives Through Global Space 2021

Mapúa to produce business engineers with Management Engineering program

Mapúa University introduces its Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering program, which combines business management, industrial engineering, and decision sciences education to produce graduates who can be business engineers ready to take decision-maker and leadership roles across a myriad of industries.

Mapúa lauded by Cengage as university with highest digital course activation in Asia

Mapúa University was lauded by its learning delivery partner Cengage for having the highest digital course activation in Asia.

Mapúa on COCOPEA statement on BIR RR 5-2021

Mapúa University stands in solidarity with the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (COCOPEA), an umbrella organization of five leading private education associations, in its call for the immediate rectification of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) Revenue Regulation 5-2021 (RR 5-2021), which increases the tax rate for proprietary educational institutions from 1% to 25%.

Mapúa to offer world-class ISO courses through partnership with UK’s BSI

Mapúa University will start offering International Organization Standardization (ISO) short certificate training courses, as it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom’s (UK) national standards body British Standards Institution (BSI).

Award-winning Mapúan filmmaker aims to create uplifting movies

Fresh from winning an international award, this Mapúa student now aims to create more heartwarming films during times of tragedy and hardships.

Mapúa celebrates young innovators for community development and social change in Cardinal Challenge 2021

In celebration of its fourth year of being a university, Mapúa held the University Day last May 4 with the theme “Catalyzing Social Change Through Service and Innovation”, underscoring its role in providing education that shapes communities and contributes to nation building.

Mapúa continues to create virtual avenues for students to acquire global career practices and perspectives

Mapúa University has forged a number of strong international partnerships and linkages that enable its students to acquire and be exposed to global knowledge and best practices of their future careers.

Mapúa celebrates milestone of student-inventor Carvey Maigue, provides avenue for innovation to flourish

As part of its University Day, which was held last May 4, Mapúa held a thanksgiving luncheon to celebrate the feat of its Electrical Engineering student, Carvey Ehren R. Maigue, who is the first-ever Sustainability Winner of the James Dyson Award last year for his invention, the Aurora Renewable Energy and UV Sequestration (AuREUS). He bested 1,800 entries from design engineers all over the world and was personally chosen by James Dyson himself, the British inventor who developed the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner.

Mapúa’s civil, environmental, and geological engineering dean among Asia’s outstanding scientists

Mapúa University’s dean of the School of Civil, Environmental, and Geological Engineering (CEGE) Dr. Francis Aldrine A. Uy has been recognized as among the most outstanding scientists in Asia.

Mapúa joins global impact rankings for second year straight

Mapúa University has entered once again the global Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Mapúa celebrates innovation for community in University Day 2021

Mapúa University highlights the importance of innovation, research, and community service as it celebrates its University Day on May 4.

Mapúa is one in upskilling educators in areas of digital transformation and data analytics

Philippine educators now have the opportunity to upskill through a world-class program in digital transformation and data analytics.

Occupational trends in 2021

The Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought about changes in the employment space, pointing to an urgent demand for more digital-focused skills, a cue for students to zero in on digital-related programs.

Mapúa alumni experts to share experiences in the frontlines of cyberattacks in a free webinar

Mapúa University's cybersecurity experts will lead a free webinar entitled Career Path 101: Learn from the Cybersecurity Practitioners in the Frontlines on March 25, 2021. They will be sharing their experiences in the frontlines of cyberattacks, their daily life, and the essential practices that they have learned while serving top global companies and clients.

Maya-2 and more: Up close with the Mapúan developer of PH’s new nanosatellite recently deployed in space

The Philippines can expect more great things from the Mapúan who was part of the development and deployment of the country’s second nanosatellite, Maya-2. Maya-2 cube satellite (CubeSat) was just launched into space last month, but Engr. Marloun Pelayo Sejera, a Mapúa University Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) alumnus, is already involved in building two more nanosatellites.

Student Support Services in Online Programs

When planning to take a fully online program, prospective students should explore the program’s quality and the support services it features. It will be helpful to find out what resources are available to help address your academic as well as your administrative concerns. Find out the resources and student support services available when you decide to enroll in a fully online program in Mapúa University.

Mapúa promotes safe virtual space, opens conversations through Online Kapihan

Mapúa University has initiated an online kapihan that encourages informal healthy conversations within its community to help students and professors manage their stress and anxiety amid the ongoing pandemic.

Tips on how to balance work and online learning

Balancing work and academic life is not easy. This is why some working professionals opt to do it online in order for them to properly balance their time for work and academic life.

Evolving. Flourishing. Rising.
Mapúa University celebrates growth, resilience in 96th founding anniversary

Mapúa University remains one of the leading higher education institutions in the Philippines. For decades, it has established its integrity as one of the country’s prominent education institutions that effectively equip students to become drivers of social development.

Renaissance Mapúa: Evolving. Flourishing. Rising.

Mapúa University’s forward-looking perspective for its education has brought many successes to the institution. Attesting to this are the programs and innovations it has continuously offered and delivered for its stakeholders around the world despite challenges, and the global recognitions it has received in the years leading to its 96th founding anniversary. From transforming itself into a Digital, Research-Driven, Outcomes-Based, International Domain (DROID) in 2017, to moving up as a 4 Stars-rated University by London’s Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2020, the University has evolved, flourished, and risen into an academic institution of a very high caliber in Asia. As it marks a new milestone in its illustrious history of excellence, the University will start a celebration called Renaissance Mapúa.

Mapúa to launch training academies, to offer specialization programs in project management, cybersecurity, and design for manufacturing and assembly

Mapúa University’s training arm Center for Continuing Education and Special Competencies (CCESC) offers new sets of training programs to support students and professionals in pursuit of expertise and career growth.