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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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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UPAAS mini tambay (Episode 1)

UPAAS mini tambay (Episode 1)

Not just ice cream, it is artisan ice cream. And it’s a very Filipino product. Luscious ice cream is made from fresh milk of musically fed cows in a farm in Laguna. Several UPAAS members enjoyed light moments on a mini-tambay organised at Carmen’s Best shop here in Singapore. So sarap, not so sweet, just…

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UPAAS Mancom for 2020-21!

UPAAS Mancom for 2020-21!

Congratulations to UPAAS as we will be led by another highly driven and motivated team of members comprising this year’s Management Committee! COVID lang yan! UPAAS tayo! UPAAS Management Committee 2020-21 President: Jennel Santillan-Saludades Vice President: Krisanto Mossegeld Bibal Secretary: Precious Nakpil Asst. Secretary: Lucille Simbol Treasurer: Ermon Jae Magno Asst. Treasurer: Janelle Lim-Kanna Committee…

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UPAAS Scholar places 7th in PH Geologist Licensure Exam

UPAAS Scholar places 7th in PH Geologist Licensure Exam

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) is proud to announce that its scholar Christian Pangilinan Jimenez placed 7th at the November 2019 Geologist Licensure Examinations. He garnered a score of 83.8%. Seven other successful examinees from the UP National Institute of Geological Sciences made it to the top 10 including topnotcher Dwayne Joshua…

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UPAAS Joins Bayanihan Walk 2019

UPAAS Joins Bayanihan Walk 2019

The 5th Bayanihan Walk was held on Sunday, June 9 2019 where a number of UPAAS members participated. This year’s walk was also part of the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Singapore. Ms Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Manpower was…

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UPAAS paddles for inclusivity at IBM 2019

UPAAS paddles for inclusivity at IBM 2019

by: McRhon Banderlipe I After a one-year absence, UPAAS Bakunawa, an informal recreation group formed by dragon boat enthusiasts and professionals, participated again this year at “Isang Bangkang Malaya 2019” (IBM). IBM is an annual dragon boat tournament organized by the Filipino Dragons Singapore (FDS) as part of the activities for the Philippine Independence Day…

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Ka-Peyups, Umarangkada sa UPAAS Alumnite 2019!

Ka-Peyups, Umarangkada sa UPAAS Alumnite 2019!

by Laura Kelly It is that time of the year again. “AlumNITE”, a membership drive celebrating the lifeblood of the UPAAS was held last 6th of June 2019 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. at the El Mesa by Octapas, located at one of Singapore’s central spots in Clarke Quay. This year’s theme highlighted the 50 years of…

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