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PBBM orders PUP Parañaque to convert into regular campus

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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has signed into law Republic Act No. 11979, which converted the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Parañaque City into a regular campus.

“The campus of the PUP located in the City of Parañaque, National Capital Region (NCR) is hereby converted into a regular campus of the PUP to be known as the PUP-Parañaque City Campus,” Section 2 of RA 11979 stated.

President Marcos signed the law on February 15, 2024. It will take effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette, or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Under the law, the PUP-Parañaque City Campus will offer short-term, technical-vocational, undergraduate, and graduate courses within its areas of competency and specialization.

It is also mandated to undertake research and extension services, and production activities in support of the socioeconomic development and to provide progressive leadership in these areas.

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