RTU Forges Partnership with Xiamen Effie Overseas Education Co. Ltd.

RND Blue Room, RTU Main Campus, April 2, 2024 – In a significant step towards global collaboration and educational excellence, Rizal Technological University (RTU) and Xiamen Effie Overseas Education Co. Ltd. officially sealed cooperation through a partnership signing ceremony, symbolizing the beginning of a promising collaboration between the two institutions.

The partnership was solidified in the presence of esteemed individuals, including Mr. Yongcong Xie, President and CEO of Xiamen Effie, and Dr. Ma. Eugenia M. Yangco, President of RTU, presided over the signing event.

The collaboration is also supported by the Philippines-Zhangzhou General Chamber of Commerce, led by Mr. Jiangfeng Luo, its esteemed president. This collaboration highlights the importance of bridging educational institutions with industry partners for holistic development and mutual growth.

Among the distinguished attendees were the Vice Presidents, and Deans of RTU, underscoring the university’s dedication to fostering partnerships that enhance academic excellence and global perspectives. Mr. Donato Z. Estocada, from the International Affairs and Linkages Office (IALO), formally inaugurated the proceedings, setting the stage for the exchange of ideas and commitments.

Dr. Rodolfo L. Ducut, the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA), conveyed a message of unwavering support for the partnership, emphasizing the potential for transformative change that such collaborations bring. His words echoed the sentiments of many, highlighting the significance of international partnerships in enriching the educational landscape and preparing students for the challenges of the globalized world.

The partnership between RTU and Xiamen Effie holds immense promise, not only in terms of academic collaboration but also in fostering cultural understanding and mutual respect.