THE UNIVERSITY reaped 28 awards in the 9th Philippine Student Quill Awards, which recognizes sterling communication-related works by students from all over the country.

The Varsitarian, UST’s 94-year-old official student publication, won four awards, including one under the digital communication category for its website.

Three Varsitarian stories bagged awards in the writing category, namely: “After 15 years, gates of Heaven’s Touch to close,” “Breaking down fees for UST’s enriched virtual mode” and “UST, UP scientists call on gov’t to consult with scientists on development projects.

Eleven entries from the Tiger Media Network and four each from TomasinoWeb and TOMCAT collected awards. 

Several entries from the University’s journalism and communication arts students were also named winners.

UST Angelicum bagged seven awards for its 4th Media Congress, “Tanglaw sa Dilim,” “Litratotoo: Ang Pinakamahabang Lockdown sa Mundo,” “Unmasked: Pandemic spoken word poetries,” “Kapoy Na,” “Ang Daan at si Tatay Alan” and “Angel in Disguise.”

De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, which won 37 awards, was the school with the most awards. Trailing Benilde and UST were Far Eastern University with 19 awards and De La Salle University – Dasmariñas, Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas, and Holy Angel University with two awards each.

The Philippine Student Quill is the junior division of the prestigious Philippine Quill Awards, an annual awards program for business communication.

Organized by the Philippine chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, the Student Quill follows a rigid seven-point scoring system set by the International Gold Quill Awards, which are given to top corporations across the globe.

The awarding ceremony will be held virtually in July 2022.


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