The University recognizes the tremendous impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the community, particularly our students and their families. While we have planned for the implementation of the PWU Flexible Learning modality for this school year to ensure that education continues for our learners, we understand that many are reeling from the financial impact this crisis has brought.
Among the major challenges faced by our community last school year as we transitioned to flexible learning were internet connectivity and the availability of suitable devices to access our learning management platform for both synchronous and asynchronous activities.
With the announcement of the extension of the General Community Quarantine in Metro Manila, the PWU and PWU-JASMS Campuses will continue to operate under PHASE 2: SKELETAL WORKFORCE of our transition plan.
In response to urgent requests from the members of the community and with the approval of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, the University is extending the deadline for Tertiary enrollment payments for the 3rd trimester of SY 2019-2020...
In keeping with the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, and as a response to these difficult times due to the pandemic, the University is reducing the installment charges for school fees...
With the announcement of the extension of the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila until June 30, 2020, all PWU and JASMS Campuses will remain under Phase 2: Skeletal Workforce for the duration of the GCQ.
Now two months into the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and nearby provinces, the psychological and emotional toll on our entire community has been quite significant. I deeply appreciate the efforts of all sectors of the community who continue to work hard to deliver the standard of education expected of us by our students and support other members of the community in their own little way. I would like to commend in particular our students who, despite the situation, have continued to work hard on their learning journey with the school.
It has been more than a month since the Government declared the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon. Last April 24, the ECQ was further extended for Metro Manila and nearby provinces until May 15, 2020. The University understands the tremendous impact this has had on our learning and work experience, and our lives in general.
COVID-19 caught the entire global community by surprise and as a result, the Philippine Government declared the Enhanced Community Quarantine last March 15, 2020. As a University that is bound and faithful to its educational commitment, Philippine Women’s University adopted flexible alternative learning approaches to scale to the challenge.
With the re-opening of online enrollment last March 18 under the government mandated Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) intended to stop the spread of COVID-19, the various units of the University have worked tirelessly to allow our students to enlist online for their classes as easily as possible. Admittedly, there are still issues which we are continually addressing.
On March 16, 2020, President Duterte announced the implementation of an enhanced community quarantine in the entire Luzon. Enhanced community quarantine means strict home quarantine implemented in all households, the suspension of transportation, the regulation of food and essential health services, and the heightened presence of uniformed personnel.
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PWU Main Library – Ramona S. Tirona Memorial Library is pleased to inform the PWU Community on the FREE ACCESS TO COVID-19 RESEARCH RESOURCES.
“As a partner of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a publisher of trusted health science, Wiley Online Liibrary made the relevant research articles, book chapters and entries in its major references freely available below, in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research in this disease and similar viral respiratory infections.”
COVID-19 SUBJECTS AVAILABLE