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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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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UPAAS visits NEWater

UPAAS visits NEWater

Article by Gmeleen Tomboc Singapore has one of the world’s highest quality drinking water sources, and on a field trip last 20 April 2019, UPAAS members learned how wastewater is purified to become clean, potable water known as NEWater. The group listened to lectures on concepts such as filtration and ultraviolet technologies, and tried out…

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Saludades, Banderlipe lead UPAAS Mancom 2019

Saludades, Banderlipe lead UPAAS Mancom 2019

Article by: Laura Kelly The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) welcomes its new set of Management Committee (ManCom) Members for 2019. They were elected during the UPAAS Annual General Assembly (AGM) at the TMC Academy in Middle Road last March 23. On March 25, the elected ManCom Members voted for the key positions…

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UPAAS Annual General Meeting 2019

UPAAS Annual General Meeting 2019

MABUHAY! ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: It’s that time of the year again, and we’re nearing the date of our Annual General Meeting which is going to be on the 23rd of March, 2019 from 1:30 to 5:30 pm at #01-01B Lecture Theatre TMC Academy 250 Middle Road, Singapore 188983. Please take this opportunity to meet and…

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