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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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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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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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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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UPAAS presents OFW talks at Pagdiriwang 2018

UPAAS presents OFW talks at Pagdiriwang 2018

SINGAPORE – The University of the Philippines Alumni Association in Singapore (UPAAS) successfully organized a series of talks on personal development with the theme “OFW are you LDR ready?” on June 24, 2018 at the Kallang Theatre. These were held during the breakout session of Pagdiriwang 2018, a celebration of the 120th Independence Day Anniversary…

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UPAAS organizes PAGDIRIWANG 2018 Breakout Session

UPAAS organizes PAGDIRIWANG 2018 Breakout Session

OFW: Are You LDR Ready? Living and working overseas, amidst the promise of good opportunities and better life, has created a significant impact in the way Overseas Filipino Workers are managing the relationships they left back home. The Breakout committee organized by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association will be presenting talks that will…

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JOIN UPAAS! 15th Anniversary Special

JOIN UPAAS! 15th Anniversary Special

TERMS AND CONDITIONS Summary. This promotion will be referred to as “15th Anniversary Special Promotion”. As we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of UPAAS, we are offering a discount on the Annual Membership Fee for this year 2018 for a limited period. Eligibility. Subject to existing Membership guidelines of UPAAS, the following are entitled to avail…

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UPAAS elects new ManCom for 2018

UPAAS elects new ManCom for 2018

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (Singapore) welcomes its new set of Management Committee Members for 2018 who were elected during the UPAAS Annual General Assembly at the Bayanihan Centre in Pasir Panjang last March 17. After which, an election amongst them was held last March 23 at the Capitol Piazza on Stamford Road. Leading this…

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