UP students best in Asia-Pacific at Google competition

ASIA’S BEST. The team from UP Diliman tours the Google Singapore office as part of their competition prize. Photo from Julian Yao

Julian Yao (2nd from right in the photo), one of the members of the team, is an alumnus (Class of 2010). Xavier School is proud of you! Luceat lux!

MANILA, Philippines – A team of University of the Philippines (UP) students has shown how streetsmarts and resourcefulness can help Filipinos not only compete with, but also win against, the best in the Asia-Pacific.

Allen Calica, Hillary Joven, Telle Lao, Jade Teng, and Julian Yao – 4th year and 5th year students at the UP College of Business Administration – emerged as the Asia & Pacific champions at the 7th Google Online Marketing Challenge, beating other teams from around the region.

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  1. Christopher Garcia

    Finally! The Philippines is gradually embracing e-Commerce. Filipinos are now starting to make a name in digital marketing which is the right thing to do. Put our name in the modern banner of business and make the right shift to progress. Joining a competition like this will help us improve and gain more experience in the ventures of e-Commerce. And for students who want to be more inclined into this field, here’s what i can help http://www.lazada.com.ph/scholarship/. take a look at it, every student will love the benefits of this scholarship. Hope I helped! 🙂 Congratulations!


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