Choosing the Right Home for College with Vista Recto

Jul 25, 2022

As face-to-face classes are slowly happening, the search for the best condo in Manila starts. One of the best locations to enroll in college is within the University Belt(U-Belt). University Belt became the generic term to refer to an area where a cluster of universities is located, and you can find it at the center of Manila, surrounded by the district of Quiapo, San Miguel, and Sta. Sampaloc and Cruz.


University of Santo Tomas

One of the oldest schools here in the Philippines and Asia is the University of Santo Tomas. It is one of the top universities in the Philippines, and it boasts its quality education by having several first in the different fields of education. 

Besides its quality education, you will also get to enjoy the beautiful campus and the welcoming Thomasian community. Some events would add to your college highlights like the freshman welcome walk and paskuhan. Since the University is a catholic school and its culture strongly values religion, several celebrations celebrate faith. The University's goal is to provide the students with a holistic formation, which is why students are also immersed in community development activities where they will meet people from all walks of life.

The following courses are available to you if you choose UST:

  • BS Biochemistry 
  • BS Medical Technology 
  • BS Pharmacy 
  • BS Biology 
  • BS Psychology 
  • BS Chemistry 
  • BS Microbiology 
  • BS Nursing 
  • BS Occupational Therapy 
  • BS Physical Therapy 
  • BS Food Technology 
  • BS Nutrition and Dietetics 
  • BS Mathematics Major in Actuarial Science 
  • BS Applied Physics Major in Instrumentation 
  • BS Business Administration
  • BS Commerce Major in Entrepreneurship 
  • BS Chemical Engineering 
  • BS Civil Engineering 
  • BS Electronics and Communications Engineering 
  • BS Electrical Engineering 
  • BS Industrial Engineering 
  • BS Mechanical Engineering 
  • BS Computer Science 
  • BS Information Technology 
  • BS Information Systems 
  • BS Architecture 
  • BS Interior Design 
  • BS Accountancy 
  • BS major in Management Accounting 
  • BS Hotel and Restaurant Management 
  • BS Tourism
  • Bachelor in Secondary Education 
  • Bachelor in Elementary Education Major in Pre-School Education 
  • Bachelor in Elementary Education Major in Special Education 
  • Bachelor in Library and Information Science 
  • Bachelor in Sports Science 
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech Therapy 
  • BFA Major in Industrial Design 
  • BFA Major in Painting 
  • BFA Major in Advertising Arts 
  • BA Major in Asian Studies 
  • BA Major in Behavioral Science
  • BA Major in Communication Arts 
  • BA Major in Economics
  • BA Major in Journalism 
  • BA Major in Legal Management
  • BA Major in Literature 
  • BA Major in Philosophy 
  • BA Major in Political Science 
  • BA Major in Sociology
  • BM Music Theory 
  • BM Music Education 
  • BM Music Literature 
  • BM Musical Theatre 
  • BM Music Technology
  • BM Piano 
  • BM Voice 
  • BM Guitar 
  • BM Violin 
  • BM Viola 
  • BM Cello 
  • BM Contrabass 
  • BM Flute 
  • BM Oboe
  • BM Clarinet
  • BM Bassoon
  • BM Harp
  • BM Saxophone
  • BM Trumpet
  • BM Trombone
  • BM French Horn
  • BM Tuba
  • BM Percussion
  • BM Conducting (Choral/Orchestral/Band) 
  • BM Composition 
  • BM Jazz Studies 

Far Eastern University

Far Eastern University strives to be a top university in Asia and has long been regarded as one of the best in the Philippines. The core values of fortitude, excellence, and uprightness are displayed by FEU graduates, who are globally competitive.

Here are some programs to take in FEU: 

  • Accounting, business, and finance
  • Arts and sciences
  • Architecture
  • Fine Arts
  • Tourism
  • Hotel Management
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Law
  • Engineering

University of the East

As of September 2021, UE has produced more than a million alumni who have made their mark as leaders and achievers in a variety of fields of endeavor, both domestically and internationally.

Here are some programs to take in UE: 

  • Dentistry
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Studies and Systems
  • Education
  • Engineering


College is the first stepping stone that will give you access to the real world. That is why it's essential to do your research first before deciding on your chosen school and course. Another thing you have to make a decision about is your home. Although college is fun, you should also take note that college is also rigid and exhausting. After a hard day of attending your classes, it is vital to have a place where you can study and relax. 

Fortunately, Vista Residences has a condo located in Recto and in some of the best universities in the University Belt. Vista Recto is a 36-storey high raise tower that is located at 1896 C.M. Recto Ave., Quiapo, Manila. Each apartment on the tower's Garden Units floor has a balcony that doubles as a garden. While the ground floor is home to a guarded reception and commercial space, three floors are set aside for covered parking. There is a living and dining area, kitchen, and bathroom in every studio apartment.


  • Study Hall
  • Fitness Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Function Hall

Looking for a condo to invest in? Vista Residences is the best investment! 

Unit owners at Vista Residences can benefit from the projects's location. The Vista Residences' properties are well-positioned near the nation's top colleges and business districts, making them a desirable investment for both domestic and international investors.

Living in Vista Residences gives you access to three benefits: convenience (everything is essentially within walking distance of the property or is only a few minutes away); comfort (the project's features and amenities are made to provide comfort at all times, making condo living a worthwhile investment); and security (there is 24/7 CCTV monitoring, making residents feel safe and secure inside the property).

To continue its mission to provide convenience and comfort to all their investors especially working individuals, Vista Residences has condos for sale in major Central Business Districts in Makati, Mandaluyong, and Ortigas Pasig. If you're looking for a condo where you can quickly move in or a property where you can make an investment, Vista Residences provides condo developments that are ready for occupancy and condo developments that are now in the pre-selling phase. The Currency and The Spectrum in Ortigas Central Business District Pasig City; Salcedo Square in Salcedo Village Makati; Laureano Di Trevi in Chino Roads Makati; and Vista Shaw in Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

For more information on Vista Residences, email [email protected], follow @VistaResidencesOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, or call the Marketing Office at 0999 886 4262 / 0917 582 5167.  

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