Top universities in the Philippines, including University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, and University of Santo Tomas is open to the idea of the new suggested school opening that is going to be August or September.
These universities, and others, are thinking about considering synchronization of school year cycle with Southeast Asia.
However, the Commission of Higher Education is somehow worried about the repercussions about this new school year cycle. It might affect educational system such as entrance and licensure examinations.
Meanwhile, the Adamson University is set to begin the school year 2014-2015 in August.