The semester that was, the semester ahead: UP reports on academic roadmap for AY 2020-2021

UP reports on how it dealt with the unprecedented challenges posed by COVID-19 on teaching and learning in the first semester; and how it will move on to the second semester armed with lessons learned and insights gained.

Ugnayan ng Pahinungod opens national volunteerism celebrations

A webinar by the UP System Ugnayan ng Pahinungod shows how a higher educational institution institutionalizes volunteerism.

UP is participating as a collaborating organization in the 18th MAP International CEO WebCon 2020, which will focus on “A Whole New World: Reigniting the Stalled Global Economy”. This will be held on September 15, 2020, Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. via ZOOM.

Photo from the screenshot of UP Diliman’s “109th Pangkalahatang Pagtatapos”.

In this challenging time of a pandemic, the University of the Philippine continues to fulfill its mandate as the country’s national university to serve the people by opening its educational and informational resources not just to members of the UP Community but to the general public as well. Here is a list of UP resources that can be accessed online.

“No personal and technical data breach happened.” This is the finding of the University of the Philippines Cebu Data Privacy Officer following an investigation in response to reports of an alleged data breach in the local student evaluation on teaching (SET) system, which led to a list of names and login credentials of UP Cebu students being posted online.

For people with neurological conditions such as dementia and cerebral palsy, VR technology represents a new, innovative tool for treatment—a tool that also protects them from the risks of COVID-19 transmission. A team of UP scientists is developing an immersive technological system to help keep this vulnerable group of patients safe from COVID-19 and improve their overall quality of life.