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Exploring Governance and Advocacy: MLQU Senior High School’s Trip to the Senate

On March 19, the corridors of power opened their doors to a group of eager minds from MLQU Senior High School as they embarked on an educational journey to the Senate of the Philippines. Led by their principal and teachers, the students embarked on a day filled with insights, interactions, and invaluable experiences.

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President's Message
Easter greetings to all

As we enter the month of April, I would like to extend warm Easter greetings to all. May this season …

Digital Marketing Crash Course at MLQU: A Dynamic Learning Experience Led by Mr. Dominic Roque

March 8th, Friday, saw the Victoria Tower Cinema come alive with vibrant energy as Senior High School, undergraduate students and staff gathered for the MLQU Digital Marketing Crash Course. This collaborative effort between Manuel L. Quezon University and Black Peak Hypermedia promised to equip the next generation with the essential skills to conquer the digital marketing landscape.

“Indakan at Pasiklaban sa Unibersidad”: Manuel L. Quezon University’s Vibrant Four-Day Inter-School Sports Intramurals

A spirited atmosphere of competition filled the air as Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) held its highly anticipate four-day Inter-School Sports Intramurals which started on February 26 until March 1, 2024. Themed “Indakan at Pasiklaban sa Universidad,” the event promised not only exhilarating sports competitions but also a celebration of unity, camaraderie, and school spirit.

Manuel L. Quezon University and Shandong Vocational and Technical University of International Studies Forge Strategic Partnership

In a significant step towards global academic collaboration, Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) and Shandong Vocational and Technical University of International Studies (SWUT) officially sealed a partnership through the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) on February 27, 2024. The event marked the beginning of a promising alliance that seeks to enhance educational experiences, foster cultural exchange, and promote mutual understanding between the two institutions.

President's Message
Dear Members of the MLQU Community

Dear Members of the MLQU Community, I trust this message finds you well and filled with enthusiasm as we delve …

Senior High School
Manuel L. Quezon University Chairman and President Atty. Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr. Collaborates with Bar Operations Committee for Bar Exam Success

In a pivotal meeting held at the Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) Main Campus, Chairman and President Atty. Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr. engaged in a productive dialogue with the members of the Bar Operations Committee, a team instrumental in preparing law graduates for the upcoming Bar examinations in September 2024.


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.


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.


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

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.

The Art and Science of Things: Schools of Architecture and Engineering Orientation Talks

Continuing with the series of MLQU Orientation Talks, in the session for Architecture Freshmen entitled ArchiTalks, the new students got to meet the school’s teaching and non-teaching personnel led by Architect John Joseph T. Fernandez. During his talk, Ar. Fernandez highlighted that: “Architecture is the hardest undergraduate program, but the most enjoyable program.”

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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List of Schedules

Accepting Students 1st SEM AY 2021-2020

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