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UST to honor athletes' scholarships until end of 2020

Jun 03, 2020 - 4:09 PM

The clarification comes after a report stated at least 30 athletes were told they would lose their scholarships in the first term of the academic year 2020-2021

SECURED. UST says no athlete will be released from scholarship for the first term of academic year 2020-21. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


UST to refund unused fees

May 07, 2020 - 3:45 PM

The University of Santo Tomas will also not impose a tuition fee hike for schoolyear 2020-2021, according to The Varsitarian

HERD IMMUNITY. A study group from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Faculty of Medicine and Surgery suggests herd immunity in a bid to address the coronavirus outbreak while ensuring economic growth. Image courtesy of WikiCommons

UST likely to win 4th straight double UAAP general championship

May 03, 2020 - 5:06 PM

UST stands on top of the UAAP general championship table before the abrupt end to Season 82

DOMINANCE. University of Santo Tomas continues to dominate the UAAP across all sports. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: UST Singers alumni sing for the world in '#HeartHealHope'

Apr 30, 2020 - 12:08 PM

The singers virtually come together from all over the world in a show of solidarity in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

SOLIDARITY. Alumni of the UST Singers come together from all over the world to perform a song dedicated to all those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Screenshot from Facebook.com/OfficialUSTS

Bar 2019: Provincial schools again emerge on top

Apr 29, 2020 - 5:31 PM

The University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi in Albay produces the 2019 Bar examinations' 1st and 3rd placers

TOP 10. Provincial schools emerge at the top of the 2019 Bar Examinations. Photo from Supreme Court


Despite resumption of classes, UST students appeal for shorter semester

Apr 20, 2020 - 7:03 PM

Through a petition, students and members of the UST community continue to call on the administration to show compassion for Thomasians by suspending online classes while the coronavirus outbreak is ongoing

Images courtesy of WikiCommons and League of Filipino Students-UST

WATCH: Alumni of UST Pharmacy Glee Club sing ‘Paraiso’ for coronavirus frontliners

Apr 15, 2020 - 6:33 PM

Members of the virtual choirantine say the song seems fitting as it highlights the simple things in life that we may have taken for granted

FOR FRONTLINERS. Several alumni of the UST Pharmacy Glee Club do a virtual choirantine to celebrate frontliners. Screenshot from Gabriel Cortez' video

UST engineering faculty designs robot to lessen contact between frontliners, patients

Apr 13, 2020 - 7:34 PM

The telepresence robot allows frontliners to deliver medicine and communicate with patients remotely

Photos from University of Santo Tomas Hospital Department of Medical Education and Research

Aric del Rosario: Philippine basketball's underrated overachiever

Mar 30, 2020 - 4:00 PM

In a world where over-the-top is the order of the day, Aric del Rosario stayed in the shadows despite his achievements, which include 4 straight UAAP crowns

ARIC MAGIC. Legendary basketball coach Aric del Rosario dies at 80. Photo from Perpetual


Students of top 4 PH schools urge CHED to suspend online classes

Mar 25, 2020 - 5:15 PM

'While we understand the need for learning to continue, the different circumstances of students across universities are not ideal and conducive for such,' the student governments of ADMU, UP Diliman, DLSU Manila, and UST say in their petition to the Commission on Higher Education

SUSPEND ONLINE CLASSES. Students from UP, ADMU, DLSU, and UST submit a petition to CHED to suspend online classes. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

University of Santo Tomas releases USTET 2020 results

Jan 28, 2020 - 1:20 PM

Did you take the UST Entrance Test for school year 2020-2021?

Harvard, UST, KBP to award best student-produced content on disaster resilience

Jan 25, 2020 - 7:02 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The competition, called 'PMAC Student Awards,' welcomes entries in the form of short video documentary, public service announcement, and radio jockeying, with 'Filipinos’ resilience to hazards' as the theme

UST's Varsitarian to hold 21st Inkblots journalism fellowship

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:57 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Inkblots will feature veteran writers, reporters, and photojournalists to discuss trends and issues in the media landscape. It will run from December 3 to 5.

UST sweeps UAAP Season 82 beach volleyball crowns

Oct 06, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Putting on another dominant show, UST completes a perfect campaign in the beach volleyball men and women's divisions

HEIR. Season MVP Babylove Barbon ably fills the void left by former UST star Sisi Rondina. Photo release

UAAP beach volleyball: UST on track in double title defense

Oct 02, 2019 - 4:35 PM

The UST beach volleyball teams remain undefeated in the UAAP Season 82 beach volleyball tournament

TITLE DEFENSE. UST's Babylove Barbon powers the Golden Tigresses to a perfect 7-0 record at the end of the eliminations. Photo from release

Family of topnotchers: Youngest ranks 1st in physician licensure exam

Sep 27, 2019 - 7:17 PM

Acing the physician licensure exam isn't new to the Peralta family as Federico’s sisters, Ana Bianca Eloise and Ana Eryka Elaine, were also among the top passers of the same exams in past years

Rhenz Abando claims 1st UAAP Season 82 Player of the Week honor

Sep 10, 2019 - 3:03 PM

The prize find from La Union is a major reason why University of Santo Tomas jumpstarted Season 82 with back-to-back wins

STAR ROOKIE. Rhenz Abando leads the UST Growling Tigers to back-to-back wins. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

UST captain Marvin Lee to skip final UAAP season for MPBL

Jun 07, 2019 - 8:04 PM

Tigers coach Aldin Ayo admits that he advised veteran point guard Marvin Lee to just hone his craft in the MPBL

SWAN SONG. The Tigers lose a steadfast leader in Marvin Lee. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

VIRAL: Muslim graduates from Catholic school, shares inspiring view on faith

Jun 06, 2019 - 10:31 AM

'To be of a certain faith, may it be Christianity or Islam, is to be human,' says 21-year-old Jomana Lomangco

WATCH: UST sweeps 3rd straight UAAP general championship

Jun 05, 2019 - 6:25 PM

University of Santo Tomas rules the seniors and juniors divisions of UAAP Season 81

GRAND EXIT. Sisi Rondina graduates from the UAAP with two MVP titles, a beach volleyball championship and an indoor volleyball finals berth in Season 81. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Groups ask Comelec to junk Duterte Youth Cardema's substitution bid

May 20, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement

COMELEC EN BANC. In this photo, 4 of the 7 Comelec commissioners observe the canvassing of the certificates of canvass in the 2019 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Eya Laure leaves behind old juniors rivalry vs NU

Mar 09, 2019 - 10:01 PM

UST's rookie sensation Eya Laure sees no need to reopen old wounds from her UAAP juniors days

NO REVENGE. Eya Laure clarifies everything is a clean slate after she took a win against the talented rookie core of National University. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

D-League: Rookie Mark Nonoy drops 23 as UST blasts Ateneo

Mar 07, 2019 - 9:28 PM

'Our mindset in this game is to gauge where we are,' says UST coach Aldin Ayo as his Tigers stun UAAP champion Ateneo Blue Eagles

PROMISING. UST rookie Mark Nonoy impresses in UST’s preseason campaign. Photo from PBA Images

UST overcomes late Adamson challenge

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses blow a two-set lead but manage to arrest the Adamson Lady Falcons' late surge

FULL CONTROL. Sisi Rondina takes charge in the UST Tigresses' opening-day campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: It's the UST Golden Tigresses' turn to shine

Feb 07, 2019 - 6:44 PM

The UST Golden Tigresses may just stun the UAAP field with their hunger to go all the way this season

FINAL FLIGHT. High-flying Sisi Rondina hopes to leave UST with an indoor championship in her UAAP career. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo discharged from hospital, back in jail

Feb 04, 2019 - 11:27 PM

(UPDATED) The mayor is transferred back to his detention cell in Legazpi City, Albay

DISCHARGED. Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo is discharged from the University of Santo Tomas Hospital in Legazpi City on Monday night, February 4. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

UAAP juniors: NU clinches twice-to-beat, UST stuns FEU

Feb 03, 2019 - 6:38 PM

The NU Bullpups maul the UPIS Junior Maroons by 51 points to secure the top spot in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

STREAKY. Terrence Fortea drains 18 of his 23 points from beyond the arc. Contributed photo

UAAP juniors: Ateneo vents ire on UE, NU blasts UST

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

The Blue Eaglets snap a two-game skid as the league-leading Bullpups remain as the top dogs in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

LEAGUE’S BEST. Gerry Abadiano and the NU Bullpups strengthen their hold of the solo top spot. Contributed photo

UST men's football rules 2018 Pinas Cup

Nov 20, 2018 - 2:21 PM

Conrado Dimacali leads the UST Golden Booters to title in the preseason

CHAMPIONS. The University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers take home the 2018 Pinas Cup silverware. Photo from release

No regrets for Cansino after stellar UAAP season ended by injury

Nov 19, 2018 - 3:11 PM

The rookie gives himself a 10 out of 10 grade for his performance for the Growling Tigers

BIG GAME. CJ Cansino finishes his rookie season in the UAAP with a double-double average. Photo by Josh Albelda


Ateneo rips UST by 40 points, sweeps 2nd round

Nov 14, 2018 - 3:57 PM

The Blue Eagles complete a 7-0 sweep of the UAAP second round

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Ateneo vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 14, 2018 - 1:45 PM

Ateneo shoots for a sweep of the second round against a UST side hoping to close out the season with a major upset

SCORING MACHINE. Renzo Subido looks to cap off UST's season on a high note after going through a redshirt year last season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Aldin Ayo: UST to start Season 82 practice early

Nov 13, 2018 - 7:42 PM

This early, UST head coach Aldin Ayo is planning for the Growling Tigers' Season 82 campaign

STARTING EARLY. The UST Growling Tigers are already set to gear up for Season 82 as early as December. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP eliminates UST as star rookie Cansino suffers injury

Nov 10, 2018 - 6:40 PM

The Maroons stay in the Final Four hunt as UP takes advantage of the absence of young UST sensation CJ Cansino

STAT-STUFFER. UP's Bright Akhuetie drops another huge double-double. Photo by Joaquin Flores

IN NUMBERS: UP vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 10, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Fighting to keep their Final Four bids alive, the UP Maroons and the UST Tigers clash in a must-win match

CRUNCH TIME. UST’s star rookie CJ Cansino and UP veteran Paul Desiderio try to keep their teams in the playoff hunt. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs UE – UAAP Season 81

Nov 10, 2018 - 11:36 AM

Will the UE Red Warriors play spoiler in the Adamson Falcons' bid for the twice-to-beat semis bonus?

CRUCIAL STAGES. Sean Manganti (left) and Alvin Pasaol will be battling it out in a very important game on Saturday, November 10. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

CJ Cansino fights through pain for Final Four hopeful UST

Nov 09, 2018 - 10:56 PM

Whether or not UST reaches the UAAP semis, the Tigers can rest easy knowing that Cansino’s heart is in the right place

FIGHTER. UST rookie CJ Cansino puts his injury concerns aside. Photo by Josh Albelda

Adamson clinches Final Four berth in sweep of UST

Nov 07, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The Falcons advance to the UAAP semifinals for the third straight season

ON TARGET. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons nail their 9th victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

IN NUMBERS: Adamson vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:29 AM

The Adamson Falcons target the second Final Four spot versus the UST Tigers

FOCUSED. Jerrick Ahanmisi and the Adamson Falcons go for a crucial 9th win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle shreds UST by 41 points

Nov 03, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Showing no mercy from the get-go, the Green Archers dominate the Tigers all the way to keep hold of solo 3rd place

NO CONTEST. Justine Baltazar and the Green Archers were just head and shoulders above the UST Tigers all game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs UST – UAAP Season 81

Nov 03, 2018 - 11:03 AM

Embarrassed by his former team in their first meeting, UST coach Aldin Ayo looks to get even as his Tigers battle the La Salle Green Archers

TARGET. Aljun Melecio and the La Salle Green Archers try to keep hold of solo 3rd against the UST Tigers. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

What do trip-dub studs Juan GDL, CJ Cansino have in common?

Oct 31, 2018 - 8:11 PM

UP's Juan Gomez de Liaño and UST's CJ Cansino share more than just record triple-double feats

Rookie record: Triple-double party for birthday boy Cansino

Oct 28, 2018 - 8:27 PM

Young sensation CJ Cansino celebrates but also dedicates his record numbers to the UST community and coaches who sacrifice for the team

SUPER ROOKIE. UST's future certainly looks bright with CJ Cansino at the helm. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Marvin Lee, Tigers step up for injured Renzo Subido

Oct 28, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The veteran playmaker takes charge as leading UST scorer Renzo Subido gets sidelined due to a foot injury

HARD WORK. Marvin Lee pours in a lot of sweat in practice to erupt for 30 points in the absence of Renzo Subido. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lee fires 8 threes, rookie Cansino drops triple-double in UST win

Oct 28, 2018 - 4:17 PM

Marvin Lee sizzles from beyond the arc and rookie CJ Cansino makes history as the UST Tigers drub the UE Red Warriors

ON TARGET. UST veteran Marvin Lee sizzles from beyond the arc against the UE Red Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Only U.P. makes it to top 100 of QS Asian university rankings for 2019

Oct 24, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Mapúa University and MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology round up the list of 8 Philippine universities in the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings

Aldin Ayo fires back at Troy Rike: 'That's unfair'

Oct 21, 2018 - 9:16 PM

The UST coach takes exception to the NU rookie's comments on the Tigers' rough play and 'sneaky' physicality

IN DEFENSE. UST coach Aldin Ayo says he recruits players who show on-court resiliency.  Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU snaps UST's 3-win streak in season sweep

Oct 21, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The Bulldogs survive the the Growling Tigers' late charge to get back on the winning track

ELIMS SWEEP. Joshua Sinclair and the NU Bulldogs ward off Marvin Lee and the UST Tigers for the second time this season. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: UST vs NU – UAAP Season 81

Oct 21, 2018 - 10:47 AM

It's a battle between two rookie sensations as UST's CJ Cansino faces NU's Dave Ildefonso

FIERY FRESHMEN. UST'S CJ Cansino and NU's Dave Ildefonso go at it again. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler