CamSur to get new university soon, says Rep. Villafuerte

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Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund “LRay” Villafuerte said that a measure converting the Bicol State College on Applied Science and Technology into a university has been approved by the Senate in final reading.

The CamSur lawmaker said that the educational institution will now be called South East Asian University of Technology.

Villafuerte thanked the proponents of the bill in the Senate.

“Maraming salamat ki Sen Joel Villanueva , chair of the senate commitee on higher education , for sponsoring , defending and more importantly ensuring swift passage of this measure that will benefit thousands of Bicolanos now and in the future,” said Villafuerte.

“Next step is to ensure adequate funding for this new university that will be according to international standards of quality education,” he added.

Villafuerte also bared his plans for the students from other districts.

“Also we plan to establish a libmanan campus annex para ang mga taga 1st and 2nd district will have access to quality education instead of travelling / enrolling all the way to naga city,” he said.