Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Hon. Elvin Uy (Carnegie Mellon University in Australia)
“…from a background in engineering doing business development and product management for mobile telecommunications to going into public policy as a research interest and now actually doing public service in this country… none of that would have been possible if not for this scholarship program and if not for my Australian experience.”
Elvin was awarded the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships and has a masters in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University – Australia, graduating with Highest Distinction and top of his class. He serves as Assistant Secretary of the Philippines Department of Education (DepEd) working on curriculum and instruction, assessment, learning resources, teacher training, non-formal education, special and inclusive education programs, and ICT in education. Prior to joining the public sector, Elvin spent four and a half years in the local telecommunications industry doing product management and business development work.