Philippines’ very own “The Crew,” from the country’s flagship university UP bested more than 2,000 of the world’s best street dancers and emerged as the 2012 World Hip Hop Dance champions!
To have an idea why “The Crew” won the title, check out their performance in last year’s competition:
UP Street Dance Club – 3rd Place winner in the Megacrew category:
The Crew – 2012 World Hip Hop Championships Promo Video:
The University of the Philippines made it to the Top 400 of the World’s Best Universities list for 2011.
U.S. News & World Report has released the new ranking of the Top 400 best colleges in the world based on Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty-Student Ratio, International Faculty, International Students, and Citations per Faculty.
Two Philippine schools made it to the Top 400.
With a score of 34.4, the University of the Philippines ranks 332nd in the world and 62nd in Asia.
The second of only two Philippine schools in the list is Ateneo de Manila University which ranks 360th in the world and 65th in Asia. Ateneo received a total score of 32.
The highest ranking Asian school is Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) which garnered a perfect score of 100.
The world’s no.1 university, on the other hand, is University of Cambridge of the United Kingdom. The British school bested USA’s Harvard University which settled for no. 2.