According to Wikipedia,
The University of the Philippines is a state university system in the Philippines. It is the country's national university, as mandated by Republic Act No. 9500 , giving it institutional autonomy. Originally founded by the American colonial government on June 18, 1908, it was established through the ratification of Act No. 1870 of the 1st Philippine Legislature to serve as an "advanced instruction in literature, philosophy, the sciences and arts, and to give professional and technical training" to eligible students regardless of "age, sex, nationality, religious belief and political affiliation."
University of the Philippines is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of the Philippines's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Education, and Political Science. Here are some of University of the Philippines's most famous alumni: