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INTRODUCTION

The Philippines officially the Republic of the Philippines is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both within the urban area of Metro Manila.

The Philippine economy has produced an estimated gross domestic product (nominal) of $356.8 billion.Primary exports include semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, and fruits. Major trading partners include the United States, Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Germany, Taiwan, and Thailand.[5] Its unit of currency is the Philippine peso (₱).

A newly industrialized country,the Philippine economy has been transitioning from one based upon agriculture to an economy with more emphasis upon services and manufacturing. Of the country’s 2018 labor force of around 43.46 million, the agricultural sector employed 24.3% and accounted for 8.1% of 2018 GDP. The industrial sector employed around 19% of the workforce and accounted for 34.1% of GDP, while 57% of the workers involved in the services sector were responsible for 57.8% of GDP.

 

 
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INTRODUCTION

The Philippines officially the Republic of the Philippines is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both within the urban area of Metro Manila.

The Philippine economy has produced an estimated gross domestic product (nominal) of $356.8 billion.Primary exports include semiconductors and electronic products, transport equipment, garments, copper products, petroleum products, coconut oil, and fruits. Major trading partners include the United States, Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Germany, Taiwan, and Thailand.[5] Its unit of currency is the Philippine peso (₱).

A newly industrialized country,the Philippine economy has been transitioning from one based upon agriculture to an economy with more emphasis upon services and manufacturing. Of the country’s 2018 labor force of around 43.46 million, the agricultural sector employed 24.3% and accounted for 8.1% of 2018 GDP. The industrial sector employed around 19% of the workforce and accounted for 34.1% of GDP, while 57% of the workers involved in the services sector were responsible for 57.8% of GDP.

 

 

Detailed Information On Education Study in Philippines

Not only are universities in the Philippines ranked reasonably in the world. The experience and association with top students from a wide range of interests is definitely a huge reason. Especially, in a top university like the University of the Philippines.

They are internationally accredited and recognized by world institutions and employers and with English, as an official language. The cost of living and tuition is also low compared to universities in neighboring countries, most especially, your home country.

Education is a right of every human being and deserves to have a high-quality education. Nowadays, people who really want to study and learn, they always want the highest quality of education for them to be better and successful in the future.

The Philippines has been competitive in terms of education, Filipinos will never back down to whatever competitions they will face. According to the latest QS Asia University Rankings for 2018, the Philippines has six universities included in the rankings. These universities are University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, University of San Carlos, and lastly the Silliman University.

The cost and living in Philippines varies from person to person and their selected courses which the students have decided to pursue further. Though Philippines is an average and affordable country in terms of expenditure and cost of living. Privately run higher education institutions course fees  vary somewhere between P4500-P8000 (US $ 1=43.36 pesos) depending upon the selected course of study.

The country is also a popular destination for pursuing medical branches of study. The fee also varies from institution to institution. The average course fees for study start from USD 3,000. Apart from that  the cost of living for international students is between USD 1200 to USD 1500 per year. The low fee combined with the lower costs of living is one factor that appeals to  international students. The other expenses are as follows
•Accommodation- The cost of accommodation in terms of sharing an apartment or a dormitory starts anywhere between P2000
•Food and meals- The average expenses for food can be estimated at P2000
•Miscellaneous Expenses- These expenses include transportation, laundry, health expenses, supply and any other personal expenses can estimated at P1000


These cost that are stated are just estimates and the actual cost of living depends on factors like standard of living and the place of stay.

Advantages of Studying in Philippines

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1. International Accredited Universities

Philippines is home of top universities that has produced worlds caliber in different fields from medicine, science, business, politics and arts. University of the Philippines, University of the Cordilleras, Saint Louis University, San Beda College, University of Sto. Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and De La Salle University are few top universities that offer foreign studies and have hundreds of foreign enrollees and studies every year.

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1. International Accredited Universities

Philippines is home of top universities that has produced worlds caliber in different fields from medicine, science, business, politics and arts. University of the Philippines, University of the Cordilleras, Saint Louis University, San Beda College, University of Sto. Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and De La Salle University are few top universities that offer foreign studies and have hundreds of foreign enrollees and studies every year.

2. English as Official Language

Philippines is considered as one of the top English speaking countries and top English speaking country in Asia. English is its second official language and that schools use English as theory teaching command.

3. Low cost of living

Foreign students can enjoy balancing their lifestyle while spending less money. In the Philippines, you can rent a dormitory or an apartment unit in just less than $50 or Php2,000 a month. Not to mention the less expense in food, clothing and leisure.

4. Western-based Pattern of education

Education pattern and curriculum in the Philippines is westernize and modern. Since Filipinos are widely recognized in the medical field, more foreign students in the Philippines and taking Medicine, Nursing and other medical courses.

5. Friendly Filipinos!

The Filipinos are natural born hospitable and friendly. That’s what Filipinos are loved for. You can meet a lot of new friends easily and they will tour you around without hearing complaints or aloofness. Filipinos treat you as part of the family, will invite you to come over their house to know you better. That way, you will not miss your country so much because you know you are loved in your new community.

6. Education Programs

To attract more foreign students, the government created different education programs and university programs that aims to provide better education for foreign workers. One of these programs is the ‘Philippine ESL (English as a Second Language) Tour Program,’ in which the study of English forms part of a structured tour package. Studying English becomes more exciting and fun through dynamic and creative ways of learning where participants get to interact, practice, and use English more often in real-life settings thru games, outdoor activities, excursions, and immersions. Aside from learning the English language, participants get to see the beautiful sceneries of the Philippine countryside and immerse with the local culture.

7. Protection, guaranteed!

Colleges and universities that has foreign students has more stricter protection for their foreign nationals students. 24 hour security and schools with CCTV cameras are installed around the campuses.

8. Leisure, Culture, and Fun!

Filipinos are known for always being happy and fun loving. The Filipinos has adapted western culture over the years due to the presence of different nationals in the country. International-owned companies are in the country like restaurants, boutiques, resorts and private companies.

9. Faster and Easy Visa Application

Unlike any other countries, the Philippines is much loose in terms of accepting foreign students since its aim is to provide better education and promote the education system of the country.

10. Climate and Great Environment

Philippines is a paradise. Noted as one of the best tourist destination in world, the country is the best place to study. You can go to the beach anytime you want to relax after a long week of being at school. The climate is also endearing as Philippines only has wet and dry seasons.

11. Tourist sites

 Philippines is considered a tourist country due to the historic and beautiful sites in the country. Ofcourse what do you expect from a country that has about 7,107 islands? As a foreign student in the country you have the liberty and most times a school requirement to visit and document certain things about these sites. This is not only educating but also interesting. You actually have fun while studying.