San Sebastián University

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St. Sebastian University
Universidad San Sebastián
Universidad San Sebastian.jpg
MottoCreer, crear, emprender
Motto in English
Believe, create, undertake
TypePrivate
Established1989
PresidentAlejandro Pérez Rodríguez
Location,
Websitewww.uss.cl (in Spanish)

Universidad San Sebastián (USS, St. Sebastian University) is a private autonomous Chilean university with its headquarters situated in Santiago de Chile. It is also located in Concepción (its previous headquarters), Valdivia, Osorno and Puerto Montt.

It was founded on 1989, and later on 2001, USS gets a formal state recognition as University.[1] By 2011, it counted with 21.572 students.

In 2013 the school of medicine of this university was the second biggest in Chile by number of students.[2]

Values[edit]

The USS stands by seven values instilled in its students, these are:[3]

  • Búsqueda de la verdad "The search of truth"
  • Vocación por el trabajo bien hecho "Vocation for well-done work"
  • Honestidad "Honesty"
  • Responsabilidad "Responsibility"
  • Solidaridad "Solidarity"
  • Alegría "Happiness"
  • Superación "Improvement"

Careers[edit]

By 2009, Santiago counted with 32 careers, Concepción 39, Valdivia 16, Osorno 14 and Puerto Montt 17.[4] Some of these are:

Sede Osorno[edit]

On June 2013, it was announced that the Osorno campus would not be accepting new students on 2014, generating diverse reaction in the student body.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2013-09-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Fundación por una carrera. "Escuela de Medicina USS es la segunda más grande del país". Archived from the original on April 2, 2015.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2013-09-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.uss.cl/carreras/
  5. ^ http://www.soychile.cl/Osorno/Sociedad/2013/06/03/178025/USS-informo-que-suspendera-la-admision-de-estudiantes-para-el-2014-en-la-sede-de-Osorno.aspx

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