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President Correa’s invitation to believe in the transforming power of education

  • Before an audience of over 800 people at the Aula Magna, Universidad de Santiago de Chile bestowed an honorary doctorate on Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador, for his academic merits, his strong commitment to universities’ development, for favoring links between Chile and his country, and for contributing to South American integration. Dr.

Researcher at Universidad de Santiago was awarded a prize by the International Society of Electrochemistry

  • Dr. Federico Tasca, of the Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, won one of the ISE Travel Awards for Young Electrochemists, together with other young scientists around the world who are significantly contributing to this field. At present, Dr. Tasca is focused on studying biofuel cells to generate electricity.

University confirms its commitment to equity and social inclusion

  • In a ceremony held on December 21st, at the Aula Magna, young students from 14 low-income schools of the Metropolitan Region were awarded diplomas after successfully completing the Propedéutico-Unesco Program “New Hope, Better Future”. This educational inclusion initiative is offered since 2007 by our University, what makes it a pioneer in this field. A total of 66 students were granted scholarships to enter the Bachelor’s Program in Science and Humanities.