Goals and Philosophy

Goals

Offer curricula which are relevant and responsive to the changing needs of the industry and society:

  1. Provide trainings to students that will match the need of the industry when they graduate.
  2. Apply research and scientific skills that will enable the students to cope adequately with the challenges of modern society;
  3. Demonstrate appropriate values that are necessary to build a humane, disciplined, nationalist, and independent society;
  4. Provide modern and upgraded physical facilities, equipment and other learning facilities to optimize students’ development;
  5. Partner with industry and other research and development institutions in order to strengthen and upgrade the knowledge and skills of faculty and students;
  6. Undertake outreach and extension programs while utilizing the expertise and competencies of existing human resources for the improvement of the community;
  7. Show the highest degree of commitment and professionalism in any undertaking; and
  8. Discuss measures that will enrich and develop the national cultural heritage which will make every Filipino proud of his identity.

Philosophy

As a state university, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines believes that:

  • Education is an instrument for the development of the citizenry and for the enhancement of nation building;
  • Meaningful growth and transformation of the country are best achieved in an atmosphere of brotherhood, peace, freedom, justice and a nationalist-oriented education imbued with the spirit of humanist internationalism.