Top education and relaxing life in Asia
The Philippines is located in Southeast Asia, home to more than 7,000 islands. It has gained a reputation for having one of the best education systems in Asia. There are thousands of international students who enrol in different universities in this country yearly. Even students with educational backgrounds in places such as the UK, US, France or Australia have been known to come to study in the Philippines.
The education system in the Philippines follows the US education system. The most popular and outstanding fields in Filipino universities are medicine, sciences, business, politics and arts. It is home to a number of ISO-certified universities and 275 higher educational institutions identified as Centres of Excellence and Centres of Development. Foreign students also can choose to study in several international schools, which are on the American, British, German, Chinese, French, and Japanese educational tracks.
The universities in the Philippines that specialise in accounting and business have adopted the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Similarly, engineering and marine universities have gotten their names into the APEC Engineer Registry and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) white list. There are more than 115,000 teachers with master’s and doctorate degrees offering the best quality lectures for their students.
Besides studying, life in the Philippines can be really enjoyable. Recreation activities include swimming, diving, surfing and snorkeling via tropical beaches and visiting marine parks or underground rivers. Surprisingly, this high quality education and amazing lifestyle don’t cost its students very much. You can rent a dormitory or an apartment unit for a little more or a little less than $50 or Php 2,000 a month. Not to mention, the expenses for food, clothing and leisure activities are really affordable too!
Top 3 reasons to study in the Philippines:
- One of the best education systems in Asia.
- Relaxing day to day lifestyle.
- Affordable prices.
Did you know this about the Philippines?
- The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises the quality of medical education in the Philippines.
- It is the fifth largest English-speaking nation after the U.S., India, Pakistan and the U.K.
- It is the second largest archipelago in the world.