A Closer Look At WASC

In 1996, a group of accreditors from WASC first stepped foot in what is now Southville International Schools and Colleges. Since then, the two institutions have had a relationship filled with growth and improvement.

WASC, or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, is an association that is responsible for the accreditation of schools across the world with the goal to advance the quality of education and to encourage student growth. Since the year 2000, Southville has been accredited by WASC three times in 6 year intervals, signifying that the school does indeed deliver international quality education.

Throughout the years, … [Read more]

SGEN Faculty and Students Win in Stock Trading Challenge

Committed to promote, develop and advance awareness and knowledge of capital market and entrepreneurship and their role in the development of the national economy, Southville Global Education Network hosted the 2017 SGEN Stock Market Challenge through Investagrams last October 16 to February 9, 2018. More than 70 teams of students, faculty, and staff joined the challenge to learn about the stock market and grow their own portfolio.

Below is the final ranking of the top 10 participating groups for the whole of the trading period:

The winners will be recognized on a formal event on March 9, 2018 at Southville … [Read more]

Creativity in the Media Center: COMMA Students Pitch Short Film Ideas to Industry Professionals

3rd year students from the Colleges of Communication and Multimedia Arts recently had the opportunity to showcase their creativity in front of respected film industry professionals last February 6, 2018 at SISC’s Media Center.

Indeed, as part of a final project for Sir Mike Manansala’s Video Production class, the 3rd year students were asked to pitch three different short film proposal in the following categories: Horror, RomanceComedy
and Drama.

The pressure was quite high as they were judged by 4 prominent film industry practitioners. Two of them were notable Alumni who both have successful careers in the film industry: Nicolo … [Read more]

Southville Delegation Wins Major Awards in Model United Nations Assembly

Southville International School and Colleges students John David S. Villariño of International Baccalaureate 2 won the Best Delegate of World Health Organization award and Park Ye Eun of Grade 10-Leadership won Best Delegate of Historical Security Council, while Alexandra Therese Derpo of International Baccalaureate 1 was chosen as Assistant President of United Nations Environment Program in the recently concluded 20th Model United Nations Assembly organized by Rotary Club of Makati Jose P. Rizal last February 10-11, 2018.

With 28 participants, Southville has the largest delegation in the conference. The Southville delegation was composed of Miguel Dominico Alzona, Raine Meara Burgos, … [Read more]

Ten Southville Students To Compete in Asian English Olympics

Argela-Vi Malanao, Dale Pons Gregorio, Daniel Nikolai Dacanay, Lester Joseph Buitizon, Park Soo Hyun, Yoo Chaeyun, Kim Hyun, Song Seungmin, Park Jun Hee, Kwon Jiwon with Teacher Garry Gonzalo of Southville International School and Colleges flew this morning to Indonesia to compete at Asian English Olympics (AEO). The Olympics aims to provide an ideal opportunity for Asian youth to flex their competitive muscle in the fields of Debate, Speech, Spelling Bee, Short Story Writing, Newscasting, Radio Drama, Scrabble, and Storytelling.

The event attracted more than 500 students from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong, Macao, India, Bangladesh, Laos, … [Read more]

COL Financial Chairman Edward Kho Lee Visits Southville

As an institution that is strongly inclined towards the international curriculum, Southville International School and Colleges strives to equip its students with experiences that will enable them to grow and learn as future leaders and achievers. The Business Lecture – CEO Forum was established to provide an avenue for students to gain insights on critical concerns and issues of the corporate world through a dialogue with experts, business practitioners and managers.

For its 4th year, the CEO Forum invited Mr. Edward Lee, the Founder and Chairman of the Board of COL since 1999, COL Securities (HK) Limited since 2001, Citisecurities, … [Read more]

Looking for opportunities

In line with the 2018 Global Summit and International Nursing Conference held last January 25 & 26, 2018 here in Manila, the Philippine Nurses Association of America officers and key delegates took time last January 24, Wednesday to meet up with local nurses and students at the PNA headquarters for their 2018 PNAA Balik-Turo initiative. It was a very inspiring and information-packed session for the College of Nursing’s seniors who seemed to be the only nursing students in attendance.

The Balik-Turo team spent the entire morning, despite ‘jet-lag’, to selflessly share their stories and experiences in professional practice and academe. … [Read more]

Unseen: An Internal Exhibit on Mental Health Awareness

Unseen: An Internal Exhibit on Mental Health Awareness

JANUARY 24 and 25—the 4th year students of Multimedia Arts showcased works spreading mental health awareness in an art exhibit that graced the Luxembourg Hall for two days. This exhibit, titled Unseen, opened for viewing at 10 AM. There was a total of 21 participating artists displaying 84 artworks, making it one of the biggest internal exhibits Southville has ever seen.

Unseen is the internal exhibit of this year’s graduating class of Multimedia Arts under Mr. Mike Manansala. Artworks included photos, illustrations, paintings, videos, animations, and a sculpture.

“The different mediums used represent the many dimensions of mental health and … [Read more]

Southville Nursing Students Enjoy a Day of Wholistic Wellness

Southville Nursing Students Enjoy a Day of Wholistic Wellness

Partnership with Asian Hospital & Medical Center for faculty and student enhancement initiatives has been kept active and current. With the shifting healthcare priorities, now focusing on health promotion and disease prevention, last July 15, 2017 Level II BSN students were given the opportunity to experience an interactive forum with experts on wellness at the AHMC during a lay forum entitled “Breathe: A Wholistic Wellness Event”.
The concept of ‘wholism’ which nursing students know as the bio-psycho-socio-spiritual perspective of care has moved to a broader dimension in highlight of promotive health & wellness. Popular and interesting topics on probiotics by … [Read more]

Southville Math Wizards Bagged Awards in ICAS-Math 2017

Southville Math Wizards Bagged Awards in ICAS-Math 2017

Southville International School and Colleges math wizards received awards in the 2017 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) – Mathematics conducted last August 2017 that drew over one million student entries from more than twenty countries.

Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Grade 8 – Integrity was awarded the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Medal and a medal winner’s certificate as one of the top scorers in ICAS-Math 2017. Gwyneth also won the High Distinction Award for being in the top one percent of all the participants.

Other awardees are Ervin Joshua Bautista, Raven Breanna Maat, Antwone Ong, Miguel Dominico … [Read more]