THE GUIDANCE SERVICES AND TESTING CENTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN AGUSTIN
The Guidance Services and Testing Center of the University of San Agustin are concerned with the students’ welfare, helping them develop themselves as persons. GSTC stresses the idea of guidance as developmental service for all the students of the University, by assisting them to know and to actualize their potentialities for becoming mature individuals and responsible members of the human society.
The University of San Agustin believes that today’s students’ have needs which may not be adequately met by the instructional program alone. In consonance with the philosophy and objectives of the University, the following governs the guidance services by the institution:
1. Every human being has a right to optimum development and to seek his own identity. 2. Developmental education is something more than just instructional mastery: it demands an integrated growth of the person.
The following are the objectives of the Guidance Services and Testing Center:
1. To help students discover and develop their potentials: 2. To facilitate opportunities for self-understanding, acceptance of self and others, acquisition of true values, and learning to make mature choices: and 3. To train the students to develop skills in interpersonal communication and social interaction.
To fulfill its objectives, the GSTC provides assistance to students, faculty, personnel and administrators in the following areas: Counselling, Information, Individual Inventory, Consultation, Referral, Placement (Personal, Social, Educational or Academic), Research and Evaluation, Follow-up, and Special Programs (Testing and Peer Facilitating).