Quacquarelli Symonds-Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education

November 16 to 18, 2011
UST Quadricentennial Pavilion

I was very lucky to be part of the very few people who have first entered and seen the inside of UST's newest sports complex, which was mandated to be called The Quadricentennial Pavilion. It hasn't been inaugurated yet but last week, an international event was held inside its four gigantic walls. I was part of the local working committee for the QS-APPLE event. No biggie, I was at the UST Interactive Exhibit for two days together with other EdTech staff. We met people from neighboring Asian countries (and some Europeans) who were manning their exhibits too. We enjoyed visiting the Thailand booth because the lady taught us (or Mam Arlene) their national dance. Hehe. I didn't get to attend the conference though. Plus I didn't take pictures of the venue's interior. Bummer!
I chose to blow up the UST Main Bldg replica picture because I really like it. It's so detailed! I can only imagine how much work and effort were put into creating this superb project!

About QS-APPLE (from their website):
QS was founded in 1990 and steadily became the world's leading network for top careers and education. Our mission is to enable motivated people around the world to fulfill their potential by fostering international mobility, educational achievement and career development. Our targeted approach embraces:
Focus on the best & most deserving candidates worldwide which includes motivated parents & school leavers, top university graduates, MBAs and alumni.
Methods which include trusted research, fairs, conferences, guides, web tools and online solutions. As producers of the QS World University Rankings, we are the only independent education organisation that is truly 'raising the bar' of global higher education standards.
QS Asia organises the Asian near-equivalent of the US NAFSA and European EAIE annual meetings, QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference (www.qsapple.org) which each year brings together approaching 1,000 international education leaders from over 40 countries. QS-APPLE has the declared mission of helping to build world-class universities for Asia Pacific communities through global partnership and collaboration.

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