|President||Dr-Ing. Adolfo Jesus R. Gopez|
|Location||Santa Cruz, Manila|
|Colors||Blue and Yellow|
FEATI University (Far Eastern Air Transport Incorporated) is a private non-sectarian co-educational higher education institution with a Catholic orientation established in 1946 in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines. FEATI was formerly known as the Far Eastern Aeronautics School.
Dr. Salvador Araneta with his wife Dr. Victoria Lopez de Araneta
founded the Far Eastern Air Transport Incorporated (FEATI), the
first airline in the Philippines flying the Iloilo-Manila-Hongkong
The couple’s shared vision to take people to life-changing
destinations paved way for a more critical approach in aeronautics,
technology, and the sciences.
The couple decided to close the airline company, but kept its
name when they founded the FEATI Institute of Technology on March
6, 1946 as a school particularly focused on engineering and
Thirteen years later, the school earned university status as
granted by the Department of Education with Dr. Victoria Lopez de
Araneta as the first president of FEATI University.
It currently occupies a 5-hectare campus. FEATI University has
successfully produced outstanding alumni who have served in the
government, military, diplomatic corps and private sector in the
field of engineering, science, technology and commerce.
Today, FEATI University is a non-sectarian co-educational institution with a Catholic orientation. It continues to adhere on the very vision Dr. Salvador and Dr. Victoria Araneta believed in. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs.
The University's Graduate School offers post-graduate degrees
that includes Master of Arts major in College Teaching, Master of
Arts major in Educational Administration and Supervision and Master
of Science in Management Engineering.
There are six colleges that has varied course offerings like
engineering, maritime education, architecture, fine arts, business
and arts and sciences. The school also offers short-term or
ladderized courses such as Diploma in Electrical Technology,
Certificate in Electronics Computer Technician, Associate in
Computer Technology, Certificate in Computer Technology, Computer
Secretarial and Fitter Machinist (Basic Machine Shop Course). Two
other short-term courses, Welding Technology and Refrigeration and
Airconditioning Technology, will soon be open.
Student Assistance Services Office (SASO). The
Student Assistance Services Office is committed in assisting
students and graduates of FEATI in their search for the most
meaningful opportunities in their field of study. SASO support
students to develop and fulfill their career employment goals by
providing career programs, workshops and information necessary for
making career decisions in meeting the demands of the corporate
world with regular notices of job openings and internship programs
from different possible employers posted in the SASO Bulletin Board
via website www.featiu.edu.ph. These
openings are in variety of fields requiring different skill
Office of Research, Development and Extension Services
(ORDE) ORDE works with the faculty in identifying projects
to be conducted by the students under their supervision. This will
hone the students’ ability to think critically as they prepare
project proposals, identify funding resources and possible
collaborators. ORDE maintains its goal in promoting and sustaining
research and development and providing opportunities for continuing
education and training of the university’s faculty and
The University adheres to student rights and privileges. The different school organizations help the students not only practice their rights but also enjoy life at the university as well.
The Athletics Department is not just an avenue for improving the
student’s physical well-being but an outlet for recreation. The
University supports a healthy lifestyle for both students and
non-students. Moreover, students enrolled in this program can enjoy
academic scholarships plus the role of representing the university
in all of its Athletic activities. * All Varsity Players are
pre-screened and must attain a specific academic quota to retain
In the '07 Nike Summer League, the Seahawks Men's Basketball team succeeded in making it into the quarter finals. After facing the much-experienced De La Salle University- Manila on June 4, 2007, the Seahawks humbly bowed to the Archers. In September 2009, FEATI co-founded the Interscholastic Athletic Association (ISAA) along with other member-schools Manila Adventist Medical Center and Colleges, FEU-East Asia College, Manila Doctors College, La Consolacion College Manila, Philippine Women’s University, Lyceum of the Philippines University and Southville International School and College.
Partnerships, Membership, and Alliances
Notable alumni of FEATI University include:
Biazon, former Philippine senator
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