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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Humans of UPAAS Scholarship Programme

Humans of UPAAS Scholarship Programme

As a pioneer member of UPAAS and current Mancom, I appreciated the opportunity to volunteer for the Scholarship Committee. Supporting scholars has been a long-standing project of the organisation. It has not changed or wavered in that commitment. Meeting the scholars brought back memories of university days. I was one of the fortunate students with…

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UPAAS Participate in BAYANIHAN (Virtual) WALK 2021

UPAAS Participate in BAYANIHAN (Virtual) WALK 2021

On Life’s advice, there’s “one step at a time”. On character, there’s “walk the talk”.  In song, there’s “walk like an Egyptian”.  And in film, there’s “come, let’s take a walk.”   The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Singapore (UPAAS) took part in a 2-month virtual walk of the Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS) and…

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Nurturing Dreams, Transforming Lives

Nurturing Dreams, Transforming Lives

The UPAAS Scholarship Programme, a flagship initiative of the society, supports Filipino students with limited financial means to obtain quality education from the University of the Philippines, the country’s premier university.  Scholarship programme recipients are vetted by the UP Office of Scholarships and Student Services, which also administers the scholarship grant on behalf of UPAAS.…

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UPAAS Elects New Management Committee for 2021-2022

UPAAS Elects New Management Committee for 2021-2022

UPAAS held its second virtual annual general meeting and election of candidates for the Management Committee on April 10, 2021. Subsequently, on April 17, the candidates elected amongst themselves the office-bearers for the term 2021-2022.  The following are the elected members: President: John Rosado III Vice President: Ermon Jae Magno Secretary: Jennel Saludades Asst. Secretary:…

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Paskong UPAAS 2020 – The Carols

Paskong UPAAS 2020 – The Carols

Time to be serenaded by your favourite carols the UPAAS way! Check the following links below and join us in singing as well! https://fb.watch/2Eurmm0qMK/ https://fb.watch/2EuCcdq1l3/ https://fb.watch/2EuEiriW2B/ Our Carolling Project also hopes to raise some funds to support our UPAAS scholars for the coming years. Do check our link below on how you can donate. DONATE…

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(Regenesis on 5 December 2020) Welcome, UAP Singapore Chapter!

(Regenesis on 5 December 2020) Welcome, UAP Singapore Chapter!

We welcome the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP Singapore Chapter) in this collaboration. With their support, our goal to amplify the conversation on the restoration of built heritage through this event is made possible! Kahit sa Singapura, UPAAS at UAPS puedeng magkasama-sama! REGENESIS Breathing New Life to Old Buildings Featuring Heritage Architect and Professor…

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(Event) “Regenesis – Breathing New Life to Old Buildings”, 5 December 2020

(Event) “Regenesis – Breathing New Life to Old Buildings”, 5 December 2020

We’ve finally brewed! REGENESIS brings us to an important conversation about restoration and preservation of heritage buildings. Open to all architects, design and planning professionals, cultural scholars and enthusiasts of Philippine heritage and culture, the talk will be delivered by renowned Architect and UP Professor Gerard Lico. Come and take part in the movement to…

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Something’s brewing…..

Something’s brewing…..

Did you know that the average life span of a residential building is about 75 – 100 years and commercial building, 50 years? Look around your neighbourhood. Can you identify buildings that are 50 years or older? What makes them special? Amid the current pandemic, addressing climate change through building sustainable and thriving communities has…

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Bayanihan spirit lives on: UPAAS raises PhP163K for ‘Pantawid Covid 2020’

Bayanihan spirit lives on: UPAAS raises PhP163K for ‘Pantawid Covid 2020’

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Singapore (UPAAS) celebrates yet another story of ‘bayanihan’ and kindness amid the pandemic. Thanks to its members and supporters, the Society raised a sum of PhP163,677 ($4,676) for Pantawid COVID 2020 over a period of four weeks from September to October. The fundraising drive was organised to support…

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