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Architect Marinelle E. Torcelino Shines in Special Licensure Examination for Architects conducted by the Professional Regulation Commissions (PRC)

Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) proudly celebrates the outstanding achievement of its alumna, Architect Marinelle E. Torcelino, who secured the second spot in the June 2024 Special Licensure Examination for Architects conducted by the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) for examinees based abroad. Her remarkable accomplishment has brought immense pride to her alma mater and the Filipino architectural community.

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President's Message
As we conclude

As we conclude the second semester, I wish everyone a fun-filled summer break, especially those who are not taking summer …

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MLQU Celebrates its 77th Graduation and Commencement Exercises: A Milestone of Excellence and Inspiration

The Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) celebrated its 77th graduation and commencement exercises with grandeur and pride, marking a significant milestone for the institution and its 293 graduates. Held at the prestigious Victoria Sports Towers in Edsa, Quezon City, the events spanned across two memorable days, June 22 and June 25, 2024, each imbued with moments of inspiration and celebration.

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77th Graduation Ceremony of the School of Law: “Elevate, Innovate, Accelerate: Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Age.”

On June 22, 2024, the School of Law proudly celebrates its 77th graduation ceremony, honoring the distinguished graduates of the Juris Doctor program. To be held at the elegant Victoria Towers Hotel Ballroom, Victoria Towers, EDSA, Quezon City, this year’s ceremony is centered around the theme “Elevate, Innovate, Accelerate: Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Age,” underscoring the evolving landscape of legal practice in the 21st century.

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Atty. Michael G. Aguinaldo: A Pillar of Public Service and Governance in the Philippines is the Guest of Honor at Manuel L. Quezon University’s 77th Commencement

Guest of Honor at Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) Atty. Michael G. Aguinaldo has been invited as the Guest of Honor for the 77th Commencement Exercises and Graduation of MLQU, encompassing both undergraduate and graduate studies programs. The ceremony will take place on 22 June 2024 at the Upper Ground Lounge of the Victoria Sports Tower. His presence and words of wisdom are anticipated to inspire and motivate the new graduates as they embark on their professional journeys.

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Manuel L. Quezon University Welcomes Maybelle Sta. Maria Pontiveros as Commencement Speaker for Senior High School Graduating Class of 2023-2024

Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) is proud to announce that Maybelle Sta. Maria Pontiveros, an esteemed alumna and accomplished professional, will be the commencement speaker for the Senior High School Graduating Class of 2023-2024. The ceremony will take place on June 22, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Upper Ground Lounge of the Victoria Sports Tower in EDSA, Quezon City.

President's Message
As we embark on the month of May,

As we embark on the month of May, I extend my warmest wishes to each and every one of you …

Vision

The Manuel L. Quezon University – School of Architecture aspires to be in the forefront of the country’s architecture schools, which produce professionals honed by education relevant to the times, steeped in ethical conduct, and oriented to service to fellowmen within the realm of their area or expertise as their contribution to society.

Mission

The Manuel L. Quezon University – School of Architecture obliges itself to produce architects who are competent, ethical, cognizant of the rights of others as well as their own, and constantly aware of their role in protecting their environment as professionals and as worthy citizens.

Objectives

To develop the following outcomes:

  • Perform standard competencies in accordance with the scope of global and local practice of architecture;
  • Show traits of professionalism, sense of responsibility, equality, and patriotism;
  • Receptiveness to new ideas and knowledge through scientific research;
  • Direct and focus the thrust of architecture education to the needs and demands of society and its integration into the social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of nation-building; and
  • Instill understanding of the basic philosophy and fundamental principles of the multi-dimensional aspects of architecture, and the direct relationship between man and his environment.

Program Outcome

The Bachelor of Science in Architecture program is expressed in the following minimum set of learning outcomes:

  • To keep abreast with developments in the field of architecture practice;
  • The ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino;
  • The ability to work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
  • Recognition of professional, social, and ethical responsibility;
  • Creation of architectural solutions by applying knowledge in history, theory, planning, building technology and utilities, structural concepts, and professional practice;
  • Use of concepts and principles from specialized fields and allied disciplines into various architectural problems;
  • Preparation of contract documents, technical reports, and other legal documents used in architectural practice adhering to applicable laws, standards and regulations;  
  • Interpretation and application of relevant laws, codes, charters and standards for architecture and the built environment;
  • Application of research methods to address architectural problems;
  • Use of various Information and Communication Technology (ICT) media for architectural solutions, presentation, and techniques in design and construction;
  • Acquisition of entrepreneurial and business acumen relevant to architecture practice; and
  • Involvement in the management of the construction works and building administration.

 

News and Update

Architect Marinelle E. Torcelino Shines in Special Licensure Examination for Architects conducted by the Professional Regulation Commissions (PRC)

Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) proudly celebrates the outstanding achievement of its alumna, Architect Marinelle E. Torcelino, who secured the second spot in the June 2024 Special Licensure Examination for Architects conducted by the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) for examinees based abroad. Her remarkable accomplishment has brought immense pride to her alma mater and the Filipino architectural community.

Celebrating Excellence: Ar. Rey Gabitan and Ar. Alfred Geoffrey Carandang Elevated to UAP College of Fellows

In a remarkable testament to their dedication and contributions to the field of architecture, Ar. Rey Gabitan, FUAP and Ar. Alfred Geoffrey Carandang, FUAP, faculty members of the Manuel L. Quezon University School of Architecture (SOA), have been honored with induction into the esteemed United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) College of Fellows.

The School of Architecture (SOA) Celebrates World Architecture Day: Fostering Creativity and Design Thinking

Manuel L. Quezon University’s (MLQU) School of Architecture recently commemorated and celebrated World Architecture Day with a captivating program and a stunning exhibition showcasing the artistic talents and innovative minds of its students. The event highlighted the importance of design thinking, a critical skill for budding architects, and offered a glimpse into the future of architectural innovation.

Architect John Joseph T. Fernandez’s vision for MLQU’s School of Engineering (SOE) and School of Architecture (SOA)

Ms. Cassandra Lopez had the opportunity to sit down with Architect John Joseph Fernandez, the Dean of the School of Architecture (SOA) and the Acting Dean of the School of Engineering (SOE) at MLQU. The interview delves into his plans for both schools as the School Year 2023-2024 approaches. Dean Fernandez shares his immediate, short-term and long-term goals emphasizing initiatives to improve further the licensure examination performance of SOA and SOE graduates, enhance faculty profiles, develop enriched curricula, further upgrade facilities, and provide faculty enhancement programs.

Experiencing the Rich Tapestry of Heritage Conservation: A Memorable Exposure Trip

Immersing oneself in the rich history and cultural significance of architectural heritage is an essential component of understanding the value of heritage conservation. The School of Architecture (SOA), recognizing the importance of such exposure, recently organized an extraordinary exposure trip for its students.

A Quezonian’s Artwork goes global

Let Sakura Bloom
If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere, the famous song goes. The MLQU community will be elated to learn that Bootz M. Plata, an MLQU School of Architecture graduate, has made it in New York City.

School of Architecture E- Magazine

The School of Architecture will soon launch its e-Magazine! This e-magazine will feature all of the best plates, esquisses, and projects from the various studio laboratories.

School of Architecture Research Colloquium

The School of Architecture will be conducting its 1st Research Colloquium by the Second Semester, AY 2021-2022. The event will feature all of the Best Architectural Thesis for Graduating Students and Thesis Proposals for Research Methods in Architecture courses.

 

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Accepting Students 1st SEM AY 2021-2020

DetailsDate
Advanced Enrollment up to July 4
Pre-EnrollmentJuly 5 to 17
Enrollment ProperJuly 18 to August 1
Late EnrollmentAugust 2 to 14
Adding of SubjectsJuly 18 to August 14
Petition Class EnrollmentJuly 18 to August 14