In a landmark development in the field of education, Iloilo Science and Technology University – Miagao Campus and University of the Philippines Visayas have officially inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to provide students of ISAT U with invaluable on-the-job training experiences. This significant partnership was formalized during a momentous signing ceremony held at the UPV New Admin Building, Miagao Campus on September 21, 2023.

Under the terms of the agreement, ISAT U MC will send a selected group of its students to UPV to undergo internships in various departments and disciplines. This initiative aims to provide students with practical exposure and hands-on experience in their respective fields of study, thereby enhancing their knowledge and skills beyond the traditional classroom setting.

During the MOA signing ceremony, Chancellor Clement C. Camposano, representing UPV expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating, “This collaboration represents a significant step forward in our commitment to providing a holistic education to the students. I believe that hands-on experience is invaluable in today’s competitive job market, and this partnership will help students stand out.”

Similarly, Dr. Ramon N. Emmanuel, Jr., on behalf of ISAT U MC, noted, “Our University has always prioritized practical education, and this collaboration with UPV aligns perfectly with our mission. Together, we will empower our students to become industry-ready professionals, capable of contributing meaningfully to their chosen fields.”

As the implementation of the internship program gets underway, students from ISAT U MC can look forward to gain valuable insights, expanding their networks, and acquiring practical skills that will enhance their competitiveness in the global job market. The MOA signifies a significant milestone in the journey towards fostering excellence in education and preparing future leaders who are equipped to address the challenges of a rapidly evolving world.

Nino M. Legaspi
Coordinator, PICO
ISAT U Miagao Campus