iACADEMY Makati opens Campus in Cebu IT Park

By Miong - Sunday, January 22, 2023

iACADEMY, a top tech and design school from Makati opens a campus in Cebu IT Park. Bringing with them non-traditional and specialized education on Software Engineering, Game Development, Real Estate Management, Animation, and Multimedia Arts for aspiring tech and creatives. iACADEMY Cebu is the schools first campus outside Makati.

Filinvest Cebu Cyberzone Tower 2 (Filinvest Photo)

iACADEMY, a college in Makati known for its strong industry partnership that delivers 96% job placement rate  unveils its newest campus in Cebu.

“We’ve started the inevitable. To expand is the only way to bring non-traditional, specialized education closer to every aspiring tech and creative, and we couldn’t think of a better place for the first campus outside Makati but Cebu - it is rapidly progressing and we join them in their pursuit to make it the next tech and creative hub,” said Raquel Perez Wong, COO of iACADEMY.

“We have grown exponentially from the mere 1 floor in Ayala Ave building to the 11-floor iACADEMY Plaza building, and now to our very own iACADEMY Nexus Campus that houses 2,500 students or as what we call them, Game Changers. This is the kind of success that we intend to bring to Cebu,” she adds.

iACADEMY Cebu is located at the 5th Floor of Filinvest Cebu Cyberzone Tower 2, Salinas Drive corner W. Geonzon St., Brgy. Apas, Lahug, Cebu City. It currently has 4 classrooms, a multi-purpose hall, a Cintiq lab, MMA lab, a Green Room, and student lounge. It has announced that the following will be its initial offering for Cebu Campus; Software Engineering, Game Development, Real Estate Management, Animation, and Multimedia Arts.

“I am thrilled to share the programs that we have prepared for our Cebu campus and to be working with industry professionals who are willing to share their time and talent as professors to mold future Game Changers,” said Mitch Andaya, Vice President for Academic Affairs for Cebu Campus.

iACADEMY is known for its industry-aligned curriculum and professors who are rockstars in their own chosen fields. Some of their notable alumni are Mikey Sevilla, Joshua Villena, Emman Rinoza. Their students are always engaged in projects that contribute solution and positive change - they developed the first physical distancing app called Maze, the Experience Philippines App of the Department of Tourism that has the Augmented Reality feature, OCDrone – a solar powered water waste collecting tool control simply with a mobile phone, to name a few.

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