(1877-78)- Rizal finishing the first
year of a course in Philosophy and
- He transferred to the
MOTHER’S OPPOSITION TO
- Rizal had to go the University of
Santo Tomas for higher studies.
- The Bachelor of Arts course.
Don Francisco and Paciano – who
wanted Jose pursue higher learning
in the university
RIZAL ENTERS THE UNIVERSITY
April 1877- Rizal who was then nearly
16 years old, matriculated in the
University of Santo Tomas, taking the
course on Philosophy and Letters.
Rizal enrolled in this course for 2
1. His father liked it
2. He was “still uncertain as to what
career to pursue”.
Fr. Pablo Ramon- Rector o the Ateneo
,who have been good to him during his
student days in that college, asking for
advice on the choice f a career.
(1877-78)- Rizal studied Cosmology,
Metaphysics, Theodicy, and History of
Philosophy in the University of Santo
Tomas during his first- year term.
(1878-79)- Rizal took up the medical
FINISHES SURVEYING COURSE IN
(1877-78) – Rizal took he vocational
course leading to the title of perito
agrimensor (expert surveyor).
November 25, 1881- At the age of 17
Rizal passed the final examination in
the surveying course.
Dominicans- who loves and
inspires Rizal to ascend to greater
heights of knowledge
Leonor Valenzuela- Rizal’s met her
when he was a sophomore student at
the University of Santo Tomas.
- she was a charming
Manila girl who was living next door to
Rizal’s boarding house.
- Romances lasted one
Leonor Rivera- The beautiful daughter
of his landlord Antonio Rivera.
- Rizal’s fell in love with
- Sweetheart of Rizal
- Tender romances lasted
11 years (1879-1890)
Juventud Filipina (To the Filipino
Youth)- Poem entitled by Rizal
- The price winning poem
1879 – Liceo Artistic- Literario
(Artistic- Literary Lyceum) of
Manila- held the literary contest.
VICTIMS OF SPANISH OFFICER’S
Rizal was a freshman medical student at
the University of Santo Tomas when he
experience Spanish brutality.
General Primo de Rivera- Spanish
governor general of the Philippines
March 21, 1887- a letter to Blumentritt.
Literary contest to commemorate the 4th
centennial of the death of Cervantes.
Don Quixote- Spain’s glorified man-of-
letters and famous author
El consejo de los Dioses (the council of
OTHER LITERARY WORKS
-Poems and Zarzuela (December
-Junto al Pasig
-Sonnet entitled A Filipinas (1880)
- Poem entitled Abd-el-Azis y
-Poem entitled Al M.R.P. Pablo
RIZAL’S VISIT TO PAKIL AND
Rizal still study in University of Santo
Vicenta Ybardolaza- who skillfully
played the harp at the Regalado home
Noli Me Tangere
UNHAPPY AT THE UST
1.The Dominican professors were
2. The Filipino students racially
3. The Filipino students against by
4.Th method of instruction.
DECISION TO STUDY ABROAD
Rizal decided to study in Spain