I went back to ust saturday afternoon to reminisce my days in the grounds i did not appreciated that much before i entered the there is a myth that one must not pass through the arch of the century while he is still in the university studying unless he does so dapitan gate where rizal was exiled joke. Physics”shattering the myth about rizal and the pontifical ustthis can be very exhaustive as i deal with historical facts apropos of the relationship of jose rizal with the university ofsanto tomas i am indebted to fr fidel villaroel, op, the eminent historian and former archivist of the ust.
The pontifical and royal university of santo tomas, the catholic university of the philippines, or simply the university of santo tomas (ust), is a private, roman catholic research university in manila, philippines founded on 28 april 1611 by miguel de benavides, archbishop of manila, it has the oldest.
It is a myth that rizal was unahppy and shabbily treated in ust here, he was granted the rare permission of studying simultaneously the preparatory course to and the first year of medicine, which proves that the spanish dominicans did not racially discriminate against him rizal also attained the grade,.
Editor's note: below are excerpts from the 145th discurso de apertura (opening lecture) to welcome the new academic year of the 400-year-old university of santo tomas last june 6 at the ust santisimo rosario church the lecture, “ facebook flashback: the archives and the story of the university (of.