Category Archives: Announcements

A category for announcements coming from officials and offices of the University of the Philippines System, the constituent universities, administrative units, student groups and alumni organizations. The announcements are posted via materials submitted to the UP System Information Office.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: UP Korea Research Center Essay Contest

Win a Scholarship for Korean Language Class!
The UP Korea Research Center is organizing its 1st Korea Essay Contest in promoting better understanding of Korea among Filipino youths. It aims to inspire young Filipinos to showcase how two countries and people continue friendship in various social domains.
THEME: “What is the significance of Korean community in the Philippines to you?”
GUIDELINES
1. The contest is open to any Filipino college students who are currently enrolled
2. Entries must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be automatically disqualified.
3. Entries must be 1,000 – 1,250 words in English.
-They must be in MS Word (NOT PDF).
-They must …

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UP Profs Named Hokkaido U Ambassadors

Professors from the University of the Philippines and De La Salle University received their official appointments as Hokkaido University Ambassadors on 15 March 2017, 4:00 p.m. at the Executive House, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Former Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary and Retired UP Diliman Professor of Chemistry Amelia Peralta Guevara, DOST Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) Acting Director and UP Diliman Electrical and Electronic Engineering Professor Joel S. Marciano, Jr., and De La Salle University Professor and Vice Dean of Science  Derrick Ethelbhert Yu were named Ambassadors of Hokkaido University. Meanwhile, UP Diliman Professor of Chemistry and former …

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2nd and Last Call for Nominations: UP Gawad Plaridel 2017

Deadline for Submission of Nominations is on March 22
The UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) is still accepting nominations for the annual UP Gawad Plaridel which recognizes Filipino media practitioners who have excelled in any of the media (print, radio, film, television, and new media) and have performed with the highest level of professional integrity in the interest of public service. 
For 2017, the thirteenth UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding Television Practitioner. 
The award is named after Marcelo H. del Pilar (nom de plume, Plaridel), the selfless propagandist whose stewardship of the reformist newspaper La Solidaridad helped …

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UP Visual Identity Guidebook 2017 now available online

This is a digital copy of the University of the Philippines Visual Identity Guidebook 2017. This guide serves to define the elements found in official trademarks of the university, such as the seal, university colors, logo type and The Oblation.
The VIG also prescribes how these symbols should be used in official communications, websites, social media accounts and other materials of the university’s units, offices, organizations, faculty, students and staff.
The adoption of the UP VIG was approved by the Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting held last 26 January 2017, at the Board Room, Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

To …

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UP Anti-Sexual Harassment Code

Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting, 26 January 2017
To download a copy of the UP Anti-Sexual Harassment Code, please click here.

Pursuant to its powers vested by law, the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines System hereby promulgates this Anti-Sexual Harassment Code within the jurisdiction of the University of the Philippines.
Section 1. Declaration of Policy. – The University values and upholds the dignity of every individual, and guarantees the full respect for human rights of all members of the UP community.
All forms of sexual harassment are unacceptable.
To this end, the University shall maintain …

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UP Gender Guidelines

Guidelines on Promoting Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in the University of the Philippines

Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1309th Meeting, 22 July 2015
To download a copy of these Guidelines, please click here.

PREAMBLE
WHEREAS, the University of the Philippines, hereinafter referred to as “the University”, upholds the principles of human rights and gender equality;
WHEREAS, the University upholds the 1987 Constitution which explicitly recognizes the role of women in nation building and the fundamental equality before the law of women and men, as well as the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and its implementing rules and …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 17-09: Additional Assignment of Research and Extension Fellows of the Resilience Institute

I. Background/Purpose
As you are aware through Memorandum No. PAEP 16-67 of 20 December 2016, the Board of Regents at its 1319th Meeting on 28 July 2016 established the new System-wide Resilience Institute at UP or Resilience lnstitute at the University of the Philippines for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.
The Resilience Institute shall have the following functions and programs concerning multi-hazard, multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, comprehensive DRRM:
1) Research and Creative Work: undertake policy research, action research, and interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research or creative work;
2) Knowledge Sharing: disseminate research findings, creative works and innovations;
3) Education: establish non-degree educational programs and support degree programs within …

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1st Gawad Oblation Awarding Ceremony to be held on 7 February

The University of the Philippines, through the Office of the President, the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs and the Office of Alumni Relations will hold the 1st Gawad Oblation Awarding Ceremony on 7 Febuary 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the UP Bonifacio Global City Auditorium, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Among the awardees for this year’s Gawad Oblation are: former Budget Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad, Representative and former UP Regent Pilar Juliana ‘Pia’ Cayetano, Senator Francis Joseph ‘Chiz’ Escudero, Senator Lorna Regina ‘Loren’ Legarda, former Senator Manuel ‘Manny’ Villar, Jr., former Public Works Secretary Rogelio ‘Babes’ Singson, Davao City …

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Ceremony for the Turnover of the University of the Philippines Presidency

The Office of the Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents invites the public to the Ceremony for the Turnover of the University of the Philippines Presidency from Alfredo E. Pascual, 20th President, to Danilo L. Concepcion, 21st President, on 10 February 2017, 8:00 a.m., at the Quezon Hall Lobby, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The attire for the occasion will be smart casual, with invited guests expected to be seated by 7:30 a.m.
For more information on the event, please contact Candy of the OSU at telephone number (632)433-1873. You can also send her a message via email address …

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5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat ni Pangulong Alfredo E. Pascual

University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual will deliver his end of term report and express his gratitude to the members of the academic community at the 5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat, on 9 February 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the Institute of Biology Auditorum, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
As the venue has limited seating capacity, accommodation of guests will be on a first come, first served basis. It would be best to confirm your attendance ahead by calling the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs at 981-8500 loc. 2507 or the UP Center for …

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