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Welcome to UPAAS!

Welcome to UPAAS!

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) is a non-stock, non-profit association organized in 2003 to bring together UP Alumni based across Singapore. The organization devotes its efforts to the advancement of the UP cause and ideals as well as to pioneer in the identification, conceptualization and implementation of projects for the benefit of…

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Galilee Repainting Project

Galilee Repainting Project

by Gilbert Bejo What could be the main thing that impelled these groups of people to meet one beautiful, sunny day of June 18? As early as 8:30am, volunteers were already at the Galilee Centre, an HDB void-deck-turned-school for less privileged children located at Ang Mo Kio Ave. 4. They came with excitement etched on…

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Night At The Museum

Night At The Museum

Can’t recall what you have learned in your humanities class? UPAAS invites you to our museum tour at Singapore Arts Museum. WHAT: Exhibit: “Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two decades of contemporary art in Southeast Asia 1991 – 2011” WHERE: Singapore Art Museum WHEN: May 20, 2011 @ 6:30PM ( admission is free every Friday…

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Kuleh! Newsletter First Edition Released

Kuleh! Newsletter First Edition Released

Welcome to the first edition of “Kuleh!”, the official newsletter of UPAAS. The aim of this quarterly newsletter is to inform UPAAS members about the activities the organization is involved with and to serve as a platform for all members to express their views, opinions and talents. Download the newsletter here.

Exclusive Baldemor Paintings for a Cause

Exclusive Baldemor Paintings for a Cause

The Ondoy calamity last year hit so many people including our very own major supporter – the famous Manny Baldemor. His residence in Pasig was not spared. A significant 80% of his belongings were destroyed, including some of his art works.   It is fortunate however that Professor Bobby Mariano has with him some of…

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UPAAS Annual General Meeting 2010

UPAAS Annual General Meeting 2010

  The UPAAS Management Committee would like to invite you to     The UPAAS Annual General Meeting 2010     Venue: 7107 Flavours, #02-02 Marina Square Date: March 21 2010, Sunday, 2pm – 5pm   Food and drinks will be served.   Please RSVP on or before Wednesday, 17 March, 2010.     Meeting…

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Relief for Ondoy Victims – Results

Relief for Ondoy Victims – Results

Dearest Friends, Last saturday – October 10, 2009, we had completed packing your donations-in-kind. To-date, we have filled 36 boxes of food and clothing, twenty nine (29) of which are on the way to the Philippines. Also, we have gathered  a net amount of S$4,322.00 cash to be donated to the victims of Typhoon Ondoy thru…

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Metro Cuisine Featured on the Philippine Star

Metro Cuisine Featured on the Philippine Star

Many thanks to Dr. Ricardo Soler for writing the article entitled “A delicious Filipino-Singaporean connection” which was published in the Sunday Lifestyle section of the Philippine Star last 20 Sep, 2009. MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino community in Singapore is once again excited and proud – this time with the publication of a cookbook, Metro…

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Volunteer Work at the Philippine Embassy

Volunteer Work at the Philippine Embassy

We will be visiting the Philippine Embassy again on 26 July, the last Sunday of this month to help out. Volunteer work will be in the following areas: taking care of the queues, directing people to correct counters, assisting applicants to fill up forms, assisting counters in conveying basic information to queries, assisting in OAV…

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The UPAAS EZ Link Card Design Challenge

The UPAAS EZ Link Card Design Challenge

Year 2009 so far has been a very active year for UPAAS! We had our grandest tambayan in years, the successful 1st Mutya ng Pilipinas Singapore pageant, our involvement in two Independence day celebrations, and of course, the upcoming launch of one of our most ambitious projects to date (drum roll please) — the Metro…

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