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2011 UP STUDENT REGENT SELECTION

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*This Certificate of Acceptance must be accompanied with a Vision Statement, Curriculum Vitae and biodata as stated in the Codified Rules for StudentRegent Selection

10 March 2011

To: The Law Student Government Central Board, College of Law, University of the Philippines Diliman

Good day!

In accordance with the Codified Rules for Student Regent Selection (CRSRS), I hereby respectfully nominate M3. Ma. Kristina "Krissy" Conti, an incumbent 3 rd year student of the UP College of Law, for the position of Student Regent of UP Diliman.

Thank you very much.

3rd Year, UP College of Law

The Role of the Student Regent in Defining the University of the People

Maria Kristina C. Conti

Program of action

To maximize participation

in the

1) . Conduct periodic policy

Board of Regents reviews and author necessary policy reforms

  • a) on system academic policies such as on admissions, financial

aid and loans, curriculum reforms, faculty

diversity

  • b) on the

University's land use plan, for the site permanency of severO'1campuses, arrangements for

masjid in campuses, assessment of demoliticns of UP communities

  • c) on University tie-ups with private

entities and other private-public partnerships, as well as land leases

  • d) on academic policies which affect the overall atmosphere

of learning in the

University

e)

on more gender-responsive policies in the university

 
 

2) Establish effective relations wide on pressing University

with the constituencies issues

and enhance the

level of awareness system-

  • a) Conduct regular unit hops

  • b) Designate an official OSR liaison per campus

  • c) Convene the local organizations

  • d) Conduct Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao Students' Conventions

3) Participate in sectoral regents' caucuses

To strengthen the Institution

1)

Release regular BaR reports and quarterly summing-up papers

2)

Set up a website, web portal or other new media channels for faster information

dissemination

3)

and communications across the system Review and reassess the flexibility of the Codified Rules of Student Regent Seiection

2)

Follow up the prosecution of former student regent Hannah Serana

3)

Highlight the history of the Office of the Student Regent via a regent's reunion, an ex.hibit

To prepare the students for their role in the people's struggle

1) Open the OSR and its resources as a mechanism for students to campaign on pertinent national issues and concerns, such as but not limited to • Accountability for human rights violations, especially of the previous adrninlstration Adequate government allocations in social services, especially education

Accountability

for corruption

Accountability

for worsening economic conditions

Education for all Filipinos that is free and emancipating

• Science and technology geared towards national industrialization

Mass-oriented culture 2) Expand capacity-building

efforts with student leaders' trainings, discussions on operating a

student council, and the like 3) Link up with external sectors and organizations in advancing causes a) Convene the Multi-sectoral Assembly

MARIA KRISTINA C. CONTI

krissy.conti@gmail.com $ 09165435216

Juris doctor (third year), UP College of Law, UP Diliman BA Journalism, UP College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman

University Activities

Law School Law student representative and assistant secretary-general for campaigns and international solidarity work, National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) 2010-2013 Founding president, UP National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) 2009-2010

Law Student Government

Public relations officer 2010-2011 Member, National Affairs Committee 2008 Member, Public Affairs Committee 2009 Editor, Malcolm Digest, LSGnewsletter published by the Public Relations Committee 2009

Undergraduate

University Committees and Organizations

Student Representative, Search for UP Diliman Chancellor Committee February 2005" Student Juror, Student Disciplinary Tribunal

Student Councils and Organizations Chairperson/deputy secretary-general, Student AI!iance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND-UP) 2002-2003/2004

Secretary

General, Katipunan ng mga Sangguniang Mcig-aaral (KASAMA) sa UP 2001-2002

Councilor and Students Rights and Welfare Comrnittee Head, University Student Council UP

Diliman 2002-2003 Organizing committee (booths head), UP Fair 2003 Councilor, College of Science Student Council UP Diliman 2001-2002

Student Publications Associate Editor, Tinig ng Plaridel, official student publication of the UP College of Mass Communication 2005-2006 Editor-in-chief, SCIENTIA, official student publication of the UP College of Science 2004-2005 Editor and contributor, OBLATION, official publication of the UP University StudentCouncil

Advocacies Law School Campaign coordinator, Stop Impunity! Prosecute Human Rights Violators!; Free the Morong 43 Convenor, Law Students Against Charter Change (LSAC) Member, Junk VFA Movement; Youth for JudiciaiIntegritv: Defend the OSR; Youth Act Now [national youth coalition against corruption]; SAVE RIPADA Advocate for UP Manininda, UP drivers groups

Undergraduate Convenor, TXTPower [mobile phone consumers' group], POWER-UP (People Opposed to Warrantless Electricity Rates-UP), Solidarity 125 [pro-wage increase across the board and salary increase for government employees], Ugnayan ng Mag-aaral Laban sa Komersyalisyasyon (UMAKSYON) [anti-tuition and other fee increases], Kilusan Laban sa Budget Cut, STOP WARS [interschool alliance against the US wars of aggression] Member, UP SIGAO (Students Initiative for Gloria Arroyo's Ouster); UP CURE (Coalition for the Urgent Resignation of Erap); UP GEM (General Education Movement); UP Wide Democratization Movement" (WIDEM)

Recognitions Haydee Yorac Leadership Awardee, presented by the UP Portia Sorority for Outstanding Young Female Law Student of the Philippines March 2010

Other Activities Organizing committee (documentation head), Conference of Asia-Pacific Lawyers V (COLAPV), SMX Convention Hall, September 2010 Media delegate, Philippine Energy Summit, February 2008 Media delegate, Asia Clean Air Conference, Asian Development Bank, Manila, June 2007 Philippine Delegate, United Nations-International Telecommunications Union (lTU) World Telecom Youth Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, October 2003 Paralegal/NAMFREL volunteer 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 elections

Work Experience Research associate, UP Law Center Institute of Human Rights (IHR) 2009-2010 Reporter, BusinessWorld 2007-2008 Member, Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines Media and international liaison volunteer staff, Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (COUR.AGE)2G04-2007