Ms. Sofia Louise C. Zaballa, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 1 student of the College of Veterinary Medicine of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, was awarded as the 1st Best Participant based on general evaluation during the closing program of the Virtual International Student Exchange(VISE) Program of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia last November 25, 2022 via Zoom.
Being one of the best participants, Ms. Zaballa was chosen to share her testimonial speech during the closing program. She has also been invited for an inbound internship in Indonesia in 2023.
On the other hand, Ms. Zaballa, together with other delegates of CVM-CBSUA namely: Dwight I. Belza Jr.; Diana Carmela N. Catimbang; Kristle Marie B. Nolasco; and Judrey D. Olbes won 3rd place in the Multicultural Gathering Video Competition announced during the Multicultural Gathering Program on November 12, 2022.
The VISE Program is one of the activities of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Universitas Brawijaya in celebration of their 14th anniversary. The program consisted of lectures from professors and veterinary practitioners across Asia and Europe from September 2022 to November 2022. Other than participants from the Philippines and Indonesia, veterinary students from Pakistan, Nigeria and Bangladesh also participated in the said program. This is the second time that CBSUA participated in the VISE activity.