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Taiwan's NTTU Track and Field team visits BU for joint training activity

Another proof of Bicol University’s advancement towards becoming an internationally recognized institution was achieved this week as the university welcomes the coaches and student-athletes from the National Taitung University (NTTU) of Taiwan for a three-day BU-NTTU Track and Field Joint Training, hosted in the BU Main Campus in Legazpi City from July 15 to 17, 2019.

July 17,2019 Wednesday

Japanese engineering firm visits BU for waste-to-energy plant proposal

In line with their goal of proliferating the use of clean energy, five representatives of the Iwa Besu Corporation’s Magma Co. Ltd. from Japan visited Bicol University last June 26 to speak with the university heads and propose the installation of a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in the university.

June 28,2019 Friday

NUK visits BU to strengthen partnership and discuss collaboration

Taking their partnership a step further in the name of growth through collaboration, key officials of Taiwan’s National University of Kaohsiung (NUK) visited Bicol University this April 05 to meet up with key officials of the university and the local government.

April 25,2019 Thursday

University of Arizona visits Bicol University

Reinforcing Bicol University’s international linkages, BU International Relations Office (BUIRO) hosted the visit of seven representatives of the University of Arizona (UA) USA this 14 January 2019. The UA visitors met with the officials of BU and had ocular visits at the main and Daraga campuses for the possibility of creating fruitful partnerships with the university.

January 18,2019 Friday

BU-IRO mobilizes first batch of exchange students for 2019

In pursuant to the university’s internationalization program, six students of Bicol University underwent the BU International Relations Office’s (BUIRO) pre-departure orientation this 08 January 2019, as they will compose the first batch of exchange students to be sent abroad under BU-IRO’s Intercountry Mobility Program (ICMP).

January 14,2019 Monday

VIVES University of Applied Sciences Belgium signs agreement on international cooperation with BU

Forging strong linkages at an international level, Bicol University was visited by Belgium’s VIVES University of Applied Sciences’ International Office Head Prof. Johan Cottyn and Language Teacher Prof. Deitrich De Saffel last 29 and 30 October 2018, to sign a General Bilateral Agreement (GBA) on International Cooperation along education, research, and extension.

November 5,2018 Monday

NUK Taiwan visits BU to discuss collaborative projects

Reinforcing the international linkages of the university towards its vision of being a world-class institution, Bicol University, through its International Relations Office (IRO), hosted the officials of Taiwan’s National University of Kaohsiung (NUK) for their two-day visit last 26 and 27 September 2018.

October 1,2018 Monday

BU-TNE team launches new MS program under BU and University of Liverpool partnership

In a program held at the Bicol University College of Science (BUCS) Function Hall this September 24, the Transnational Education (TNE) team of BU Graduate School (BUGS) officially launched the new TNE program –the Master of Science (MS) in Sustainable Food Systems.

September 26,2018 Wednesday

Daffodil International University official visits BU

As a proof of the University's enhanced international linkages and network, Mr. Kazi Mesbah Ur Rahman of Daffodil International University (DIU) Bangladesh visited Bicol University last 10 September 2018 to instigate the partnership of the two universities embarking on academic and research collaborations.

September 14,2018 Friday

Returning students from Japan and Thailand visit BU Pres

Returning from their respective summer schools and conventions, the four Bicol University Medical students and one Geodetic Engineering student, who were sent to Japan and Thailand respectively for their international student mobility programs, paid a courtesy visit to BU President Arnulfo Mascariñas on September 04, 2018 at the University President’s Office.

September 4,2018 Tuesday

BU students travel to Thailand and Japan for International Summer Camps

One again proving the capabilities of Bicol University students in the global playing field, one Geodetic Engineering student from BU’s College of Engineering (BUCENG) was sent to Thailand and four students from the College of Medicine (BUCM) were sent to Japan to represent the university and the country in international summer schools, through the concerted efforts of BU’s International Relations Office (BU-IRO), Office of Student Affairs and Services (OSAS), and their respective colleges.

August 16,2018 Thursday

16 BU delegates return from 2-week international summer camp in Taipei

Fifteen students and one faculty member completed the two-week international Summer Camp program of ‘Learning Chinese Language and Experiencing Chinese Culture’ at Shih Chien University Taipei Campus in Taiwan.

July 31,2018 Tuesday

15 BU students and one faculty to visit Taiwan for learning camp

As part of Bicol University’s intensive internationalization drive, the university’s International Relations Office (BU-IRO) and the Shih Chien University’s (USC) Office of International Affairs had organized a joint-venture project wherein fifteen (15) students and one faculty would be traveling to for a two-week learning camp.

July 6,2018 Friday

Bicol University seals deal with Shenyang Normal University on International Cooperation

Cogitating the internationalization thrusts of Bicol University, Dr. Arnulfo M. Mascariñas pens another General Bilateral Agreement on International Cooperation along education, research, and extension with Shenyang Normal University after an hour inception meeting with Dr. Hao Deyong, the President of Shenyang Normal University, last May 15, 2018 at Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, China.

May 28,2018 Monday

CHED conducts Conference-Workshop for PHEI Internationalization Roadmap

Ensuring the university’s academic competitiveness in the international playing field, Bicol University’s International Relations Office (BUIRO) participated in the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) ‘Conference-Workshop on Building the Internationalization Roadmap of Philippine Higher Education Institutions’ last April 18 to 20, 2018.

May 18,2018 Friday

BUCM sends ten students for UKM Mobility Program

In pursuit of advanced knowledge at par with global standards, Bicol University’s College of Medicine has sent ten of its promising students to the National University of Malaysia Medical Center from April 13 to 23, 2018.

April 16,2018 Monday

BU explores off-shore collaboration with Shih Chen University

Going full swing with internationalization, Bicol University, through its International Relations Office, discuss possible off-shore collaboration between the two universities during Shih Chen University’s 60th founding anniversary in Taipei, Taiwan. 

April 16,2018 Monday

Bicol University signs MOU with National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences

Bicol University is now opening its doors to its Asian neighbors as part of its internationalization effort. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was recently inked with National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (NKUAS) in Kaohsiung City on October 22, 2017.

November 2,2017 Thursday

MOU between Bicol University and University of Liverpool inked

Bicol University (BU) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Liverpool (UoL), United Kingdom on October 25, 2017 at the BU Office of the President.

October 25,2017 Wednesday

Shih Chien University visits BU; inks Cross-Strait Engagement

The Shih Chien University (USC) in Taipei, Taiwan visited Bicol University and to sign a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Research and Academic Cooperation and a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Student Exchange on September 26-27, 2017.

October 19,2017 Thursday