Our Lady of Fatima University was established in 1979 a prominent university successfully developed to its heights dedicated to providing quality education. The College of Medicine is one of the flagship colleges under the Our Lady of Fatima branching in other prominent cities. Though the University is originally in Valenzuela most of the foreign medical students are admitted to its other campus. College of Medicine of Our Lady of Fatima provides the highest learning platforms to its medical aspirants through successfully equipped state-of-art facilities and laboratories training its best to the medical aspirants gaining extraordinary medical skills. Our Lady of Fatima is one of the premier educational institutions offering a wide range of healthcare courses recognized by local and foreign certification.
Official Website: https://www.fatima.edu.ph/
|Year of Establishment||1967|
|Name of the University||OUR LADY FATIMA UNIVERSITY|
|Type of the University||Private|
|Location of the University||Yerevan, Armenia|
|Recognitions / Accreditations||NMC, WHO, CHED|
|Medium of Teaching||ENGLISH|
|Eligibility to enroll in MBBS||10+ 2 WITH PCB 50% IN 12TH / +2|
|Faculty||General Medicine, Stomatology, Nursing, Pharmacy|
|The population of Indian Students||500|
|Indian Food facility||Available in University canteen/restaurants|
|Total course duration||6 years|
Our Lady of Fatima is one of the most aspired educational institutions of the Philippines dedicated solely to promoting higher education disseminating excellent standards of education to the deserved students. University’s every department occupied with proficient and experienced faculty members joined from various specialties. The faculty of Our Lady of Fatima plays a very effective and efficient role in shaping the future of its students, especially the medical school holds expert surgeons, professors, assistants, and associate professors expertly handling careers of future doctors of the world.
Infrastructure And Other Facilities
Our Lady of Fatima truly amazes its students with stupendous infrastructural facilities at all its six campuses. All the campuses are equally established with modern technological tools, distinct teaching aids, full-fledged laboratories, vast auditoriums, sports arenas, canteens, and other amenities required for best comfort and students’ pursuit of learning.
More than 2000 international students are studying various courses at Our Lady of Fatima particularly in the college of medicine. Our Lady of Fatima’s time-honored and deeply committed to solely serve in facilitating its international students. University envisions “Improving Man as Man” by infusing academic excellence administering an excellent atmosphere with holistic healthcare practitioners and medical professionals.
More than 500 Indian students are studying at present Our Lady of Fatima’s various campuses greatly experiencing the highest standards prevailing medical education. Modern methods instilling best medical practices and knowledge successfully guiding students to their excellence greatly charms students to join this paramount institution. Most of the Indian students studying here are completely satisfied with all the facilities and affiliated hospitals providing boundless practical training and skill development.
Indian Food And Accommodation
Indian food is never a problem in the Philippines due to the fact that rice is major food consumption over there. We can find Indian restaurants in every city in the Philippines. Indian food available at Our Lady of Fatima has considered too moderate costs and plenty of students have monthly meals at the canteens at fixed prices on a monthly basis for two to three meals of the day. Accommodation for Indian students at Our Lady of Fatima campus colleges gets quite good accommodation facilities. Students can opt to reside at the dormitories or reside in rented apartments near the college in the Makati region on sharing basis.
About Valenzuela city: City Valenzuela highly urbanized city of the Philippines consisting of 620,422 population located just 14 kilometers away from Manila city categorized under the Metro Manila region. A total land area of 45.75 square kilometers is composed of multiple cultural metropolitan regions. The history of Manila goes back to 3000 BC and is a great business hub with many dynasties including Song, Ming, and Yuan at most. Later Spanish and American from 15th to 18th centuries is notable with great struggles and wars later after the Battle of Manila Spain ceded Manila to the US. Manila city is the planned city designed under American Architects designed to make it a City of Beauty. The city is one of the most populated capitals of the world with 1,780,148 residents one of the densest cities.
Culture and heritage: World war-II annihilated plenty of cities ancient architectural monuments by Japanese forces still the city holds great monuments depicting its culture and heritage preserved and some restored. Now modern Manila city is a diverse mix of ancient and modern cultural legacy reflecting architectural styles of American, Spanish, Chinese, and Malay regions. Manila Metropolitan Theatre, Jones Bridge, Luneta Hotel, Manila Cathedral, Minor Basilica of San Sebastian, San Agustin Church (UNESCO heritage), Binondo Church, Quiapo Church, Seng Guan Temple, Ocean Sky Chan Monastery, Masjid Al Dahab are major cultural heritage monuments that one should visit at Manila city. Manila ocean park, the cultural center of Philippine’s historic walled city, Rizal park, Binondo, Emita, Malate, Manila Zoo, and National Museum are few new erections that could strongly quench the satisfaction of most of 1 million tourists visiting every year.
Transportation: jeepneys are the most famed and widely used transportation within the city which are in use since World war-II. The UV express, taxis, Tri’C’s are other most popular vehicles of transport that are very economical to travel. The LRT and the Metro lines are other major sources of transportation of the locals daily to their destinations traveling hundreds of kilometers serving thousands of travelers. Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Clark International Airports serve best to the international travels every day with tens of planes departing on daily basis connecting to the world.
Climate: Philippines the island country consists of a tropical monsoon climate classified under Koppen climate. Cebu city has short summer seasons during the months of March and April all other months contain wet season. Average daily temperatures range from 27oC to 29oC with humid temperatures most similar to southern regions of India. Similar climatic conditions are one of the major attracting factors for medical students to choose the Philippines as the top priority among all the countries offering MBBS education abroad which is very easy to adapt to.
Safety: Manila city is the second highest crime-prone city of Philippines, though not the dangerous areas city one of the safest cities of the world of Philippines despite being low economic city crime rate relatively moderate. No violent crimes on foreign nationals or students have been recorded in the past decade in spite caution is advisable during late-night roaming or wandering at the idle places with low population. Students can safely reside here and study without any fear for their entire course duration.
Communication: Tagalog is the local language that is widely spoken by 80% of locals together with other local languages like Cebuano, Ilocano, Bicol, Hiligaynon and so. But English is a widely speaking language in the Philippines aside from their local language as it is their second language in schools and the language to transcribe. Philippino languages are “unwritten languages” considering this fact they have adopted English as their writing language. Every sign, billboard, or any other form of writing in various Philippino languages is used to write in English letters only. The major advantage for any foreign nationals is that 95% of Filipinos can communicate well in English makes it very comfortable to reside and study for years there.