Sr. Carmel Rita
Education is a life long process. The main aim of education is to mould the
character of individuals and to develop the latent talents such as critical
thinking, creativity, team work, life skills, leadership and capability for
a life long learning. Through education we impart values of truthfulness,
firmness, patience, kindness, compassion, dignity, diligence and many other
When God created us he has given us a vocation, a call to render service to
human race. The call could be, to be a teacher, a healer or a builder. If
your call is to be a healer then you can acquire a medical degree in any
medical institution. Among many institutions you are welcome to choose St.
Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines as your study centre. This
University offers you the best and the cheapest education compared to many
Medical education in the Philippines is offered by accredited and government
recognized medical schools in the country. They offer a four-year
professional degree programme called MD (Doctor of Medicine). This being the
primary degree in medicine of the Philippines is acceptable in all the
countries of the world.
Before applying to any medical school in Philippines a candidate must earn a
bachelor's degree or equivalent with credits in certain required subjects.
The most common pre-medical degrees include Biology, Psychology, Medical
Technology, Pharmacy, Nursing and Physical Therapy. In addition a candidate
must pass the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT), the national entrance
exam for all medical schools in the Philippines.
St. Louis University (SLU) was founded in 1911 by CICM missionaries, to
further the Christianizing of the northern Philippines. Its six hectare
campus is located 250 kilometers north of Manila in Baguio, a resort city
known as the "Summer Capital of the Philippines". SLU is the largest
University in the Northern Philippines with 22000 student strength coming
from all regions of the Philippines as well as overseas. Today it is
regarded as one of the Philippines' respected and leading educational
institutions. It is one of the 10 top Universities nationwide and the only
University in Cordillera region whose status was renewed for the next five
years as Autonomous in November 2007.
The students who have completed 10+2 or equivalent studies in any part of
the globe are eligible to take up a special BS Biology Course of one year
four months at St. Louis University and acquire a graduation degree. After
this you could apply for the medical course in the same University. The
students who have completed graduation are eligible to join the medical
In April, 2007 St. Louis University established a linkage with Sudhir Gopi
Holdings Inc a company based at Dubai, UAE to start a separate wing for
medical programme for the international students. This wing is called St.
Louis University International College of Medicine (SLUICM). The first batch
of students started their Special BS Biology programme in November, 2007.
Sudhir Gopi Holdings also established MOU with the Congregation of the
Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel, Karnataka Province to administer the SLUICM
and the Hostel.
The students who are desirous of pursuing their studies must first send
their credentials to the University through Sudhir Gopi Holdings'
representatives and after receiving green signal they could red ribbon the
three documents namely true copy of the marks card, police clearance
certificate and parent's affidavit of support and bring along with them when
they come to Philippines for admission. If you require any further
information regarding the study at SLU you could communicate with Sr. Carmel
Rita A.C. (firstname.lastname@example.org) who has been appointed as the Principal
(Administration) by the MOU established by Sudhir Gopi Holdings and the
Congregation of the Apostolic Carmel Sisters.
The students who will pursue their studies in SLU through Sudir Gopi
Holdings are provided with residence a home away from home where every
student can grow in age and wisdom before God and people as mature human
beings imbued with human and spiritual values. The hostel is under the
management of Sudhir Gopi Holdings and run by the Sisters of the Apostolic
Carmel. At present Sr. Maria Jyothi A.C. has been appointed as the Hostel
Administrator. The hostel has 24 hour Wi-Fi internet connection, laundry
services, facilities for indoor and outdoor sports, round the clock security
and are served with Indian and continental cuisine.
I am happy to inform you that the first batch of students is happy and proud
to study at SLU. The students feel that they have chosen the right place
for their higher studies. The parents always keep in touch with the staff of
SLUICM and the performance of their daughter/ son is send to them regularly.
The parents feel happy and satisfied that their children are taken care of,
here in this foreign country by the staff of SLUICM.
The study at SLU will surely transform your life and help you to commit
yourself to the service of human race. Thus fulfilling your vocation for
which you have been created and called by God. I wish you all the best in
your search of finding a suitable career through your studies in St. Louis