The University of the Philippines further climbed international rankings, appearing in the top 33 percent of the 2020 QS World University Rankings. It placed 356th, up by 28 notches from last year, in the top 1,000 institutions from around the world.

This is UP’s fourth climb in the QS world rankings and its highest standing since it moved into the rankings in 2014.

Congratulations to the 71 UP Scientists for 2018-2020!

Faculty members and researchers from across the UP System earned the rank of UP Scientist in an awarding ceremony on May 28 at the UP Diliman School of Statistics Auditorium. Forty-four were named UP Scientist I, 11 received the rank of UP Scientist II, and 16 were awarded UP Scientist III.

When a delegation from the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society in America visited UP Diliman early this year, proposals of assistance for the improvement of facilities in the UP Los Baños Health Service or Infirmary, and support for the planned establishment of the Philippine General Hospital in UP Diliman were discussed.

A new and more beautiful walkway linking UP Diliman’s Quezon Hall and the Main Library will rise very soon. In a historic agreement with the UP System, the Tau Alpha Fraternity have agreed to fund the construction of the path, together with the necessary benches and artworks, as their legacy project to commemorate their 90th anniversary.

At “Gender Mainstreaming Program for Students and Student Organizations: A Consultative Workshop,” UP offices which provide student services drafted resolutions for adoption by the UP System Technical Working Group on Gender Sensitivity and Equality.

The UP Cebu team, employing LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method using light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure variable distances to the Earth, was able to pinpoint the location of structures buried under the Naga City, Cebu landslide debris. It is one of the expertise of CENVI or the Central Visayas Center for Environmental Informatics of UP Cebu.

  The Football Field at the Davao City-University of the Philippines (UP) Sports Complex was issued a Field Certificate by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for having passed the test that was conducted on 5 February 2019 according to their quality program for Football Turf.