4 UPLB students to represent PH in Airlangga Summer Camp 2015

Written by Merc Emil Matienzo (Riboswitch)

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Glen Aldrix Anarna (BS Biology ’13), John Carlo Motas (BS Applied Mathematics ’13), Isabel Kristine Valdez (BS Biology ’12), Alyssa Louise Uy (BS Biology ‘12), all from the College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Banos, are among the 20 student participants chosen worldwide for the Airlangga Summer Camp 2015 to be held in Surabaya, Indonesia on July 26 to August 1, 2015.

A total of five Filipinos actually made it through the selection process who will then receive a fully-waived program fee inclusive of free accommodation, meals, and transportation with cultural and field trips.

Melissa Claire I. Barrera of University of the Philippines Mindanao completed the country’s representatives to the Airlangga Summer Camp 2015.

This year’s theme for the said program “Creative Industry in Facing Global Challenges” aims to promote the creative industry of Indonesia with emphasis on Batik home industry, hand crafting of recycled goods, and knitted ware industry. It will also focus on the utilization of human creativity in producing widely acceptable products globally with less consumption of natural resources as well as increasing the benefits of recyclable goods.

Interactive classes, workshop visits and field trips to some Small Medium Enterprise (SME) workshops around the city of Surabaya, and a cultural trip await the participants of the Airlangga Summer Camp 2015.

Meanwhile, the countries whose delegates will be joining with the Philippines are Malaysia (6), Cambodia (5), Singapore (2), Vietnam (1), and United Kingdom (1).

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