The University of the Philippines online admissions portal failed to go online as scheduled on Thursday, dealing another setback for freshman aspirants.
The admissions portal is still being "finalized" owing to challenges from COVID-19. Incoming students were told to stand by for further announcements.
Screening of applicants was moved online after the annual UPCAT entrance exam was scrapped due to long-running virus quarantines. Applicants will be assessed based on their high school records.
Read about the new process in this story.