Distinguished by its emphasis on academic excellence and unique corporate identity, the University of Batangas has gained prominence. From humble beginnings as a small educational institution, this organization has flourished into a thriving corporation spanning multiple areas of study and service. Highlighting its structure, advancements, and contributions to the community, this examines the University of Batangas as a business.
As a private educational corporation, the University of Batangas operates distinctly from traditional public universities. The institution is managed by a board of regents comprised of people with varied skills and knowledge. With a focus on maintaining the school’s adaptability and competitiveness, the council manages the school’s strategic direction, finances, and policies.
Evolution and Growth
Significant growth and transformation have occurred over the decades at the University of Batangas. Small beginnings have led to the development of a multidisciplinary institution that offers various programs, including basic education and graduate studies. The growth of the university has enabled it to respond to the changing requirements of both local and global labor markets, thereby benefiting the economic prosperity of the area.
Pivotal to its expansion, the university’s status as a corporation remains significant. Having this flexibility allows it to pursue different business ventures. Revenues generated by these efforts enable the reinvestment in educational programs, infrastructure development, and scholarships, thereby augmenting the institution’s capacity to deliver excellent education.
Contributions to the Community
Through its service, the University of Batangas leaves a significant mark on the community. Empowering people from different socioeconomic statuses through accessible education helps them fulfill their goals and desires. Community outreach programs are just one area where the university demonstrates its commitment to social responsibility and civic involvement among its student body and faculty.
Economic development benefits from the university’s corporate identity. Through its business operations, job chances arise and regional economic growth is stimulated. The advancement of local innovation is also supported by its research and development initiatives.
Challenges and Considerations
The University of Batangas has accomplished remarkable success as a corporate entity. However, it also confronts various challenges in its journey. These challenges encompass the delicate task of balancing its educational mission with the demands of operating profitable businesses, upholding ethical practices and transparency within its corporate operations, and ensuring that tuition fees remain affordable for students.
The university continuously adapt to the rapidly changing landscape of education, including technological advancements, internationalization of curricula, and evolving pedagogical approaches. Maintaining relevance and staying competitive is a perpetual challenge.
We envision the University of Batangas to be a center of educational excellence committed to serve the broader community.
The University of Batangas provides quality education by promoting personal and professional growth, thus enabling the person to participate in a global, technology and research-driven environment.
The University of Batangas, a stock non-sectarian, private educational institution, believes in the pursuit of knowledge, values and skills necessary for the preservation and improvement of the Philippine society. It has faith in the dignity of the human person, in the democratic process, in the reward for individual excellence, and in the freedom of a person to worship God according to his conscience. Thus, the institution believes that the development of the individual as a person and worker is an effective means in building a better family, community and nation, and a better world.
1. Pursue educational excellence in traditional and other modes of instructional delivery
2. Promote well-being through an integrated process that will enhance human character and dignity
3. Engage in community services through varied educational, health, economic and environmental projects
4. Ensure institutional improvement through dynamic programs for human, physical, financial and technology resources
5. Adopt global perspective to achieve international competitiveness
6. Commit to productivity and innovation in research, scholarly and creative activities relevant to national development
7. Maintain student leadership in academic and co-curricular activities in South Luzon
UB Attributes (BEST)
Efficient professional and effective communicator
Social, moral and global-minded citizen
Transformed lifelong learner
University of Batangas is a private institution and there are certain policies in place for visitors and students alike. The University opens its gates from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m, Mondays to Sundays to facilitate the needs of its students from pre – school to post – graduates and even law students. Students must always wear their identification while inside the campus. Visitors are welcome, but must register with our security personnel and leave valid identification before being granted entry into the campus. Regular office hours start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. during Mondays to Fridays; and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturdays.
Since its establishment in 1946, the University of Batangas has grown from 48 students of the former Western Philippine Colleges, to an enrolment of almost 14,000 students housed in modern edifices equipped with technologically advanced facilities geared to support quality education. UB now has three (3) major campuses in the Batangas Province found at the following locations: Hilltop, MH del Pilar, and Lipa. The pre-elementary and elementary departments are in the Downtown campus along M.H.del Pilar Street, beside the City Library and almost across the Batangas Basilica. The university also has the Lipa City Campus, which is located in Marawoy,Lipa City,Batangas. In addition to this is an ongoing construction of additional building located at Sitio Lawas which will home the Junior High School students by the year 2018.
The main site, which houses the High School Department, Colleges, Graduate School, College of Law and Administrative offices of the University is located at the Hilltop Campus. UB Hilltop also known as the Main Campus and is strategically placed near the Capitolio (Provincial Capitol of Batangas) and commercial areas of the city concentrated at the heart or poblacion of Batangas City.
The University of Batangas Lipa City (UBLC) broke ground on July 7, 2010 and formally inaugurated exactly one year later on July 7, 2011. This begins a new dawn for University of Batangas in Lipa City. It is located at Gov. Felliciano Leviste Road (formerly Marawoy – Balete Road) in Lipa City. Its strategic location intends to provide the youth of Lipa and its neighboring towns and cities the opportunity to enjoy quality education that is not only globally competitive but also technology and research-driven as welll. The 3.5 hectare campus is committed to intensely cater to the holistic needs of students in business, education, technology, engineering, tourism and hospitality, criminal justice, liberal arts and other areas of learning to assure that its graduates will serve as competitive individuals in the crest of competitive globalization.
The Elementary campus along M.H.del Pilar Street, beside the City Library and almost across the Batangas Basilica; former site of the Western Philippine Colleges, and is now the home of the Pre – School and Elementary Department of the University of Batangas.
As the home to the university’s Senior High School students, the Millennium Campus plays a pivotal role in shaping the future leaders of the nation. The institution places great emphasis on providing quality education, and the facilities at this campus reflect that commitment. It is a testament to the institution’s commitment to providing a holistic and enriching educational experience for its students. With its modern design, cutting-edge facilities, and focus on both academic excellence and holistic well-being, this campus stands as a shining example of how educational institutions can prepare students for success in the 21st century. It is a place where young minds thrive, and where the values of knowledge and skills are upheld with pride.