UST Asia World Model United Nations
UST freshman Alodia Berzel A. Laguardia won the Best News Article award. Credits to UST.

University of Santo Tomas (UST) Journalism student Alodia Berzel A. Laguardia won a press award at the Asia World Model United Nations III (AWMUN) event held in Bali, Indonesia.

UST reports that the freshman student from the Faculty of Arts and Letters was awarded the Best News Article of International Press representing the Philippines under CNN during the AWMUN III held from November 13-16, 2019.

Laguardia was among the 1,221 delegates from all over the world selected to participate in AWMUN III, a simulation of an actual United Nations conference where participants are tasked with solving a global issue through research, drafting, lobbying and debate to pass a suitable resolution.

The participants were tasked to represent 21 councils from the General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, Regional Bodies and Crisis Committee, and the Specialized Agencies where the International press with 22 journalists of international News channels reside.

The Asia World Model United Nations delegates took on the roles of delegates and chairs, representing different countries and worked together with other participants from different backgrounds for discussions towards reaching a solution for the agenda they have been assigned.

Prior to the AWMUN III, Laguardia participated in the AWMUN II held in Thailand early this year when she was a Senior High School student of the University of Nueva Caceres in Naga City, Bicol Region.

UST is a a top-scoring educational institution listed in the QS World University Rankings.

UST students have recently excelled as topnotchers in the board exams for Electronics Engineers and for the Certified Public Accountants Licensure Exams.

SEND congratulations in the comments below to Alodia Berzel A. Laguardia and the UST Journalist program for performing excellently at the AWMUN III in Indonesia!

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