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UPAAS Elects New Set of MANCOM for 2022

UPAAS Elects New Set of MANCOM for 2022

Dear UPAAS members, We would like to sincerely thank you ALL for continuously believing in UPAAS, without which it would not have been possible to successfully close year 2021. The triumph of this Organization will always rely on its members who have the passion and the capacity to serve and give. As we start year…

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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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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 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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