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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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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UPAAS celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary, Christmas Party.

UPAAS celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary, Christmas Party.

Christmas came early to the UP Community in Singapore as the organization held its fifteenth anniversary and Christmas party celebrations at the NUSS Suntec Guild House, 3 Temasek Boulevard last December 1, 2018. The celebrations started with the singing of UP Naming Mahal. Ton Garcia, President of the UPAAS, then delivered his welcome remarks touching…

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Lay forum on Common Eye Conditions held

Lay forum on Common Eye Conditions held

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) sponsored a lay forum on common eye conditions at the Shelter for Domestic Helpers last November 17, 2018. Dr. Allan Larona, a diplomate of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology, discussed commonly seen eye conditions and shared tips on prevention and proper care of one’s eyes. He also…

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Players from 32 PHL universities join badminton competition for Singapore OFWs

Players from 32 PHL universities join badminton competition for Singapore OFWs

Originally published in the GMA News Website in an article by Dazzelyn Zapata. Link: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/pinoyabroad/news/671337/players-from-32-phl-universities-join-badminton-competition-for-singapore-ofws/story/ This year’s Oblation Cup in Singapore had 218 participants from 32 universities. Photo: Ralph Emerson Dacles The alumni of at least 32 Philippine universities last week participated in the biggest sporting event for Filipinos based in Singapore. The Oblation Cup…

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Padayon: UPAAS Scholar Kate Sta Rita graduates cum laude

Padayon: UPAAS Scholar Kate Sta Rita graduates cum laude

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) is beaming with pride as it celebrates the graduation of its scholar Kate Lyne Soleil Sta Rita from the degree of Bachelor of Elementary Education (Science and Health), cum laude at the University of the Philippines Diliman. She marched alongside 4,600 other students during the university’s 107th…

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