The University of the Philippines Diliman, through the Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts (OICA), College of Arts and Letters (CAL) and the Asian Center (AC), is hosting the Joint 2018 International Federation for Theatre Research Conference and Asian Theatre Working Group Colloquium 2018 (IFTR-Asia 2018) with the theme Bodies in/and Asian Theaters from 20 to 23 February 2018.

The UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS), UP College of Music (UPCMu) and Sentro ng Wikang Filipino celebrate Buwan ng Wika with the restaging of Putri Anak, Isang Bagong Komedya on August 23-25 at 3p.m. and 7p.m. at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium inside the UP Diliman campus.

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) decided to push back its annual general homecoming two months later than usual in view of the academic calendar shift of the UP System which transferred the start of classes from June to August. The 2017 UP General Homecoming is set to take place on August 19 at the Bahay ng Alumni in University of the Philippines Diliman.

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) has recently named the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees for 2017. The list is headlined by prominent names honored as 2017 UPAA Most Distinguished Alumni—Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, and Senator Cynthia A. Villar.

The Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs, through the Padayon Public Service Office has launched the first Public Service Writing Fellowship. As a public service university, University of the Philippines aims to promote and develop public service initiatives and projects across all UP constituent universities. As a research university, the university also aims to promote the production and development of knowledge for the improvement of the lives of Filipinos.

Ang 2017 Salínan Pandaigdigang Kumperensiya ay isang tatlong araw na kumperensiya sa Filipinas na itinataguyod ng Filipinas Institute of Translation, Inc. (FIT), sa pakikipagtulungan ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), ng Pambansang Komisyon para sa Kultura at mga Sining (NCCA), at ng Kagawaran ng Filipino ng Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila. Ang pandaigdigang kumperensiyang ito ay para sa mga dalubhasa at praktisyoner sa pagsasalin, lingguwista, mga guro (sa sekundarya at tersiyaryo), sosyologo, at iskolar sa wika, gayundin sa mga mag-aaral at iba pang propesyonal na interesado sa diskurso sa wika at pagsasalin.