Category: Projects

Current and previous projects

Humans of UPAAS Scholarship Programme

Humans of UPAAS Scholarship Programme

As a pioneer member of UPAAS and current Mancom, I appreciated the opportunity to volunteer for the Scholarship Committee. Supporting scholars has been a long-standing project of the organisation. It has not changed or wavered in that commitment. Meeting the scholars brought back memories of university days. I was one of the fortunate students with…

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UPAAS Participate in BAYANIHAN (Virtual) WALK 2021

UPAAS Participate in BAYANIHAN (Virtual) WALK 2021

On Life’s advice, there’s “one step at a time”. On character, there’s “walk the talk”.  In song, there’s “walk like an Egyptian”.  And in film, there’s “come, let’s take a walk.”   The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Singapore (UPAAS) took part in a 2-month virtual walk of the Philippine Bayanihan Society Singapore (PBSS) and…

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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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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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Pamaskong Pambata 2016

Pamaskong Pambata 2016

UPAAS in it’s annual tradition of bringing the spirit of Christmas to a target group of kids will proceed with “Pamaskong Pambata 2016” in partnership with the Philippine General Hospital – Children’s Ward, happening on Dec. 27 2-4pm We invite everyone to participate/contribute in any of the following ways: 1) pledge of any amount/items to…

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UPAAS Participates in Pongal Celebration

UPAAS Participates in Pongal Celebration

UPAAS in partnership with Tampines GRC and People’s Association participated in celebration of Pongal Festival, an Indian festival of the harvest in Febuary 8, 2015. Our volunteer members packed 50 goodie bags and setup a charity drive booth to distribute to needy families, some even delivered right to their doorsteps.

Pamaskong Pambata 2014 – Labney Elementary School, Tarlac

Pamaskong Pambata 2014 – Labney Elementary School, Tarlac

Last December, the UPAAS Pamaskong Pambata was held at Labney Elementary School in Western Tarlac. Labney is a mountainous community of 276 households. With the help of our friends from the Tarlac Mountaineering Club (TMC), our partner organization, UPAAS has brought happiness not just to the children of Labney, but to the whole community. UPAAS…

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“Pakiusap” (Plea) An exclusive one-night performance by Ms Adolovni Acosta

“Pakiusap” (Plea) An exclusive one-night performance by Ms Adolovni Acosta

“Pakiusap” (Plea) An exclusive one-night performance by Ms Adolovni Acosta Date:   Monday, 27th January 2014 Time:   7:30PM (registration starts at 6:30PM) Place:  Play Den @ The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane Singapore 179429 Attire: Semi-Formal   Lovni, as she is fondly called, is a UP alumna herself and a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School of Music in…

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