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Celebrating MLQU’s Achievement: NAASCU Certification and Junior Division Basketball Triumph

In a momentous stride towards sporting excellence, MLQU has recently been issued a certification for the Junior Division Category of the National Athletic Association of School Colleges and Universities (NAASCU). This significant recognition opens a new chapter for MLQU, marking its commitment to fostering a culture of athletic prowess within its academic community.

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Strengthening Community Ties: MLQU’s Extension Services Office Partners with Barangay South Triangle

In a recent collaborative effort to foster community development, the Extension Services Office of MLQU, under the capable leadership of Ms. Sofia Caccam, met with Brangay Captain Beverly Gaw of Barangay South Triangle, Quezon City. The purpose of the meeting was to explore potential support services that MLQU, through its Extension Services Office, could provide or assist in for the betterment of Barangay South Triangle.

MLQU Celebrates the Success of Alumnus Don Dave Bondoc: A Trailblazer in Legal Management and Youth Leadership

MLQU takes great pride in celebrating the remarkable achievements of its recent alumnus, Don Dave Bondoc. Graduating with honors under Batch 2023, Don Dave earned his Bachelor of Science in Legal Management with flying colors, achieving the prestigious distinction of Magna Cum Laude. He was also the recipient of the Dr. Jose Rizalino L. Acuzar Academic Excellence Award for his batch. His journey at MLQU was not only marked by academic excellence but also by his dynamic leadership as the President of the MLQU Central Student Government for the Academic Year 2022-2023.

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Time really does fly, doesn’t it?

Time really does fly, doesn’t it? It feels like just yesterday we were immersed in the hustle and bustle of …

A Spooktacular Celebration: MLQU’s Halloween Extravaganza

As October rolled around, students and staff at Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) eagerly prepared for a ghoulishly good time. The campus was soon abuzz with excitement, as various departments and offices went head-to-head in a spirited competition to transform their areas into the spookiest, most enchanting Halloween havens. This annual tradition at MLQU not only brought out the creativity among the staff but also served as a means to commemorate the Halloween spirit.

Exploring Art and Mindfulness: Kim Cruz’s Second Art Therapy Class

Art has long been recognized as a therapeutic outlet for the human soul. It can provide a sanctuary for personal expression and healing, fostering mindfulness and mental well-being. Ms. Kim Cruz, a renowned young Filipino artist, has been a passionate advocate of this philosophy. Her Art Therapy class, dubbed “Creative Continuum: Exploring Artistic Growth and Innovation,” recently embarked on its second session, creating an intimate, transformative, and enlightening experience for its 30 participants.

Celebrating Mental Awareness Day with MLQU: A Day of Taylor Swift and Resilience

Mental health awareness is a critical issue that deserves utmost attention. In this fast-paced and often overwhelming world, it is crucial to take a break, connect with others, and prioritize our emotional well-being. For this reason, Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) places a premium on promoting mental awareness among its students, faculty and employees. Activities are regularly organized aimed at providing the members of the academic community, especially the students, much-needed mental health breaks, fostering a sense of camaraderie, belongingness and the assurance that help is always at hand. This Mental Awareness Day, MLQU students decided to celebrate in a unique way, by hosting a Taylor Swift Listening Party. The event was not only a celebration of the pop icon but also a recognition of her global Eras Tour, and it turned out to an unforgettable day.


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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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