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Why Studying in the Philippines is a Great Choice

Updated: Mar 10, 2020

The Philippines is one of the best destinations for foreign students. Low cost of living, friendly and welcoming locals, diverse cultures and its beautiful scenery are only a few reasons of what makes the Philippines a great choice.

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Offering the opportunity to study in English at an affordable cost, the Philippines is the best destination for foreign students. There are almost 2300 higher education institutions in the country which are ISO certified universities and also identified as centers of excellence.

Apart from high quality education with English language medium of instruction, inexpensive tuition fee, safe, beautiful and conducive environment for learning, affordable cost of living, a degree from the Philippines will let you explore job opportunities around the world.

But then... "What about now?"

As to the current condition of the world because of the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or COVID19), the Philippines still holds its stead as one of the top choices for study abroad destinations. The Philippines has a streak of two (2) weeks with no new positive cases, according to an article by

Despite of this good news, one must not let his/her guard down. In this season of flu and viruses, one must always stay alert and watch out for anything that concerns his/her own and his/her family's health.

Going back to the main topic, here are some highlights that makes the Philippines a great study destination:

1) Education in the Philippines is relatively cheap and globally competitive.

2) English is one of the official languages in the country.

3) The Philippines is a culturally diverse country.

4) Living in the Philippines is relatively cheap.

5) The Philippines has a lot of beautiful sceneries.

6) Friendly and enthusiastic locals

Experiences may vary between people who have visited the Philippines, but if you open your mind and your heart, you'll get to see the Philippines of what it truly is. :)

We hope you enjoyed reading this blog post!

Stay tuned for our next blog post featuring one of the best universities in the Philippines for Medicine program.

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