West Visayas State University

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Established in 1902, West Visayas State University (WVSU) started out as Iloilo Normal School.

It was a tributary normal school providing basic and secondary education as well as a training department for teachers.

By virtue of Republic Act No. 4189 in 1965, Iloilo Normal School became West Visayas State College. Courses aside from the earlier established teacher training programs were added. By the year 1986, through Presidential Decree 2019, it became West Visayas  State University.

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College of Medicine

The College of Education - Graduate School and Institute of Information and Communications Technology undergo survey visits from the AACCUP Accreditors for their respective courses. The visit starts from September 3 and the closing program will be held on September 5.

List of College of Medicine Applicants Qualified for Interview


CRISMEd to co-host 2015 NOSTE International Research Conference-Workshop, Convention

The Center for Research and Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education (CRISMEd) at West Visayas State University will collaborate with the National Organization of Science Teachers and Educators (NOSTE) to host the 2015 NOSTE  International Research Conference-Workshop and Biennial Convention on September 18-21, 2015 @ Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City and Boracay, Aklan. The theme of the conference is Expanding Science Education Horizon through Research and Application. The conference will include Key Note, outdoor science, plenary sessions, parallel session, workshops, and outdoor science exploration. Participants of the conference include science teachers and science educators in all academic levels (elementary, secondary, tertiary), researchers in science and science related fields, and all advocates and champions of expanding Science Education horizon. This event is in celebration of the science month in the Philippines.


WVSU Inaugurates Green Technology Business Incubation Building

Leading on its way in the promotion of green technology, West Visayas State University set the bar yet again with the establishment of the Green Technology Business Incubation Facility inside its campus.
Inaugurated last January 21, 2015, Green Technology Business Incubation Facility aims to provide an enterprising service through scientific and technology innovations that will assist Small and Medium Enterprises, start- up businesses as well as individuals who has creative and innovative business ideas to start, develop, cultivate and improve their businesses and ideas and ensure their place at the forefront of the business community in Iloilo and of Western Visayas as a whole.
The said event was attended by different personas led by the DOST-PCIEERD Executive Director Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevarra, DOST R06 Regional Director Engr. Rowen R. Gelonga, WVSU President Dr. Luis M. Sorolla Jr, LGU representatives such as former Cabatuan Mayor Ramon Yee who represented Governor Arthur Defensor, and Jay Victor Mabilog who represented his brother, Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog, several President and representatives of State University and Colleges and other distinguished guests from media and private sector.


College of Medicine Application Form Now Available

The WVSU College of Medicine Application Form for school year 2015-2016 is now available. You may download the revised form on the link below. Application fee is PhP400.00. You may send the amount through Postal Money Order payable to the West Visayas State University. Make sure that there are no erasures in the postal money order. You may also send the amount through LBC payable to the Registrar, College of Medicine. Please note that the requirements for application is on the second page. The Admissions Committee has not set the deadline for application and schedule for interview yet.

Download Application form here


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