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UST welcomes 16,827 freshmen in annual Welcome Walk

THE UNIVERSITY welcomed 16,827 first-year students for Academic Year 2018-2019 with the annual Thomasian Welcome Walk or the passing through the historic Arch of...

UST welcomes more than 13,000 freshmen

11 July 2014, 8:06 p.m. - FRESHMEN marched through the historic Arch of the Centuries today, marking the beginning of their academic lives in the Pontifical University.

This year’s Thomasian Welcome Walk for the 13,049 freshmen enrolled for the first term of Academic Year 2014-2015 was scheduled a week before the official start of classes, to avoid heavy rains.

The traditional rite of passage was divided into two batches to accommodate the large number of first-year students.

Sofiya Salim, an Accountancy freshman, said she officially became a Thomasian after the traditional walk.

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