Astig na PUPian Millionaire July 10, 2007Posted by Aimei in Alumni.
By Ms. Abby Balendo
“Poorman’s University of the Philippines” is one of the common stereotypes for PUP. The university accommodates students who are not belonging from a well-off family, a household that earns adequate income only for simple living. Rightfully so, PUP has the lowest tuition fee in Metro Manila; a student may enroll paying only P300 to P500 per semester, very affordable.
However, what make student’s life complicated are other expenses aside from tuition fee; transportation fare, everyday allowance, lodging, and school projects.Though technically living in difficulties, many of PUP students excelled in their fields after graduation; became rich and prominent individual of the society. Lloyd Abria Luna is one of them – a successful PUP alumnus, a millionaire at the age of twenty-five (25).Lloyd Luna took his Bachelor of Science in Electronics & Communications Engineering at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines from 1999 – 2004. During his stay at the university, he was the President of the College Editor’s Guild of the Philippines and was cited as an Outstanding Student in 2002. At the age of 22, Lloyd gained experiences a professional journalist could have. He works for “The Manila Times”, one of the major broadsheet newspapers in the country, and he also ventured website engineering. Read on