At the Baliuag University Center for Career and Counseling, services and programs are provided to students as individuals and groups, consultations to faculty, non-teaching personnel, and concerned family and friends as needed. Counselors are trained to help students with educational planning, career decisions, existential difficulties, and personal concerns.
Services are offered to facilitate academic adjustment, self and relationship enhancement, life-career planning and decision-making, school-to-work adjustment and total well-being. The Center for Career and Counseling is committed to maintaining an open and accepting environment in which all clients feel welcomed and valued.
CENTER FOR CAREER AND COUNSELING SERVICES
Services are offered to help students:
- discover and establish his/her unique identity
- identify and develop his/her potentials, skills and abilities
- adapt and initiate changes to his/her environment
- decide and pursue his/her career, dreams and profession
- plan his/her present and future life
The University would like to make the new students feel comfortable and important on the first day of their classes. They are provided with information which would help them become aware of the academic policies and various student support services that they need during their stay in the university. Parents are also invited for a separate orientation program.
Individual Student Inventory
The Center determines the personal, psychological and social data of students thru the cumulative forms and utilizes the data to guide the counselors in developing related student programs and services. The cumulative record is kept during the duration of the student’s studies in the university until after his/her graduation.
The Center for Career and Counseling facilitates pupil/student development by providing social/personal or educational/vocational / occupational information. Activities and seminars which may be relevant to the students’ adjustment to school and academic life, and in understanding and dealing with life and career issues are provided.
The Center for Career and Counseling provides counseling service to assist the student in exploring his feelings, values, perceptions, interpersonal relationships, fears, and life choices. In doing so, he will be able to understand himself better to become a self-directed individual.
- The service is offered to students who are experiencing difficulty as reflected in their cumulative records.
- Individual counseling is also rendered to referred students who have unsatisfactory performance in their subjects.
- It is extended to students who seek personal help or enlightenment regarding family issues, academic difficulties and relationship concerns.
- It is designed to assist the student understands himself and his opportunities; to make appropriate and effective adjustments to his environment; and to accept personal responsibility for his choice.
Referral and Follow-Up Service
Counselors link students to other school personnel/office who can further assist them with their concerns. The same assistance is given when students or parents/guardians can be best helped by outside professional or agencies. The Referral System provides teachers/professors an opportunity to find partners through the guidance counselors in managing the students who need help.
Follow up sessions are conducted among students who are counseled and are referred by faculty, administrators and other university staff. It ensures that the student has learned appropriate behavior and decisions regarding his/her issues and needs.
The Center for Career and Counseling uses a range of tests for a variety of purposes such as prediction of academic performance, categorization of occupational interests, assessment of behavior, educational and career planning, and personal and social development.
The Testing Service is designed to conduct standardized tests which are necessary in the process of helping and assisting the individual student in assessing his personality, potentials, ability and skills.
Testing services are also extended to the Human Resource Department. Tests are administered to applicants for employment and to students applying for scholarship through the Student Assistance program.
Career and Placement Service
The Center assists the students in selecting and utilizing opportunities within the school and the labor market that will enhance his development. All the more, it provides information of possible job employment to students in collaboration with Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
The Center also conducts Career Orientation, Job Fair; Labor Education for graduating students, Oe-Stop-Shop Program including BIR, Pag-ibig, Philhealth, PSA and SSS to give them a head-start in the world of work.
Linkages with DOLE, PESO, POEA, TESDA, and NGOs like PMAP and as well as with BU Alumni Affairs Office are facilitated by the GCC to provide the students with relevant information about the present labor market scenario and the employability of BU graduates.
Consultation and Coordination Service
This component involves activities and services provided by the counselors to support other educational programs of the school. Counselors participate in the realization of the BU Vision-Mission by making available services and programs for the students and significant others involved in the students’ development. These are aimed at facilitating psycho-emotional development, academic and career adjustments, promoting social skills and leadership competencies, generating data relevant to instruction and learning.
Research and Evaluation
This service is designed to provide adequate and significant information and data for the continual development of the program and services of the CCC Unit. It also provides assistance to various departments in measuring the programs and activities it offers. Data that are available at the Center are utilized for research purposes in collaboration with the Center for Research and the Center for Academic Development and Assessment.
The primary goal of the service is for the students to seen life in a bigger picture which involves the connection between human aspect, psychological aspect and the spiritual aspect. This is to support the individual, not just with the psychological aspect, but also the spiritual life. The service is compose of three (3) programs: 1. Personality Development 2. Human and Spiritual Enhancement Program (HASEP) and 3. Campus Ministry Activities.
CENTER FOR CAREER AND COUNSELING OFFICE
Second Flr., Baliuag University Information Technology Building, BU Annex II
F. Vergel de Dios Street, Baliwag, Bulacan
Direct Line: +63(44) 766 0393
College: +63(44) 766 2045 local 401
Basic Education: +63(44) 766 2045 local 402
8:00 am – 5:00 pm