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UPOU Ugnayan ng Pahinungod releases survey to track UPOU Students’ involvement in volunteer work amid COVID-19 pandemic

2020-03-27T16:09:51+08:00

UPOU Ugnayan ng Pahinungod releases survey to track UPOU Students’ involvement in volunteer work amid COVID-19 pandemic The University of the Philippines Open University Office of Ugnayan ng Pahinungod (OUPahinungod) calls on UPOU students who are involved in any kind of volunteer work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On 25 March 2020, the survey was released through the official Facebook page of the office, Ugnayan ng Pahinungód UPOU.  It is aimed to simply document the volunteer activities of UPOU students, especially since UPOU has a number of students in the healthcare industry, and many are connected with different government and [...]

UPOU Ugnayan ng Pahinungod releases survey to track UPOU Students’ involvement in volunteer work amid COVID-19 pandemic2020-03-27T16:09:51+08:00

O.S.A. Helpdesk to aid UPOU students in time of COVID-19 outbreak

2020-03-27T15:23:41+08:00

O.S.A. Helpdesk to aid UPOU students in time of COVID-19 outbreak The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Office of Student Affairs (OSA) launched an online tool to respond to the concerns of UPOU students amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This is the Offering Sincere Advocacy (O.S.A.) Helpdesk.  O.S.A. Helpdesk is part of UPOU’s response to COVID-19 safety and awareness. OSA Helpdesk urges UPOU  students to report their needs and concerns not just in relation to academic matters but also concerns related to their mental health.  UPOU OSA, mandated to provide information, advice, and guidance regarding the students’ [...]

O.S.A. Helpdesk to aid UPOU students in time of COVID-19 outbreak2020-03-27T15:23:41+08:00

Message from UP President Danilo L. Concepcion

2020-03-24T10:12:23+08:00

Message from UP President Danilo L. Concepcion Dear members of the UP community: I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to you all for your amazing response to this crisis—a global situation the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetimes. We have been forced to suspend classes, work and all other campus activities, and to stay inside our homes and practice social distancing, all to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to keep our healthcare system from being dangerously overwhelmed. For some of us, the effects of these measures on [...]

Message from UP President Danilo L. Concepcion2020-03-24T10:12:23+08:00

UPOU Advisory-2 for the Community on COVID-19

2020-03-24T10:09:22+08:00

UPOU Advisory-2 for the Community on COVID-19 To our Community, In the spirit of openness and flexibility, the 2nd Trimester AY 2019-2020 and 2nd Semester AY 2019-2020 have been extended to 25 April 2020 and 9 May 2020, respectively. This will allow our students to complete their studies and course requirements in a more flexible manner given the current circumstances that everyone is in.  Everyone in the UPOU Community is advised not to go out of their homes, and to wait for the Enhanced Community Quarantine to end. Going to the UPOU Building and Offices is [...]

UPOU Advisory-2 for the Community on COVID-192020-03-24T10:09:22+08:00

UPOU Hosted the Third Part of its Webinar Series on “How to Convert Your Classes Online” via UPOU Networks

2020-03-24T10:26:22+08:00

The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) hosted the third part of its webinar series on “How to Convert your Classes Online” on 18 and 19 March 2020.  Due to the recent developments regarding the public health challenges that the country is experiencing and as precautionary measures, UPOU released its third part of the webinar series as recorded video lectures instead of livestream viewing. These presentations were uploaded in the UPOU Networks site (https://networks.upou.edu.ph/), and at the UPOU MODeL (https://model.upou.edu.ph/) for the question and answer (Q&A) session and activities for the issuance of the digital certificates. Further announcements will [...]

UPOU Hosted the Third Part of its Webinar Series on “How to Convert Your Classes Online” via UPOU Networks2020-03-24T10:26:22+08:00

Guidelines Regarding Entry and Exit Through UPOU Gate

2020-03-24T10:32:22+08:00

In line with the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine, the following guidelines will be enforced regarding the entry and exit through the UPOU Gate: Only UPOU, UPLB and IRRI personnel who are authorized by their respective administrators will be allowed to enter and exit through the UPOU Gate; Only emergency life and death situations are exempted from this restriction. These guidelines will remain in effect from 18 March 2020 until further notice.

Guidelines Regarding Entry and Exit Through UPOU Gate2020-03-24T10:32:22+08:00

Extension of Admission Deadlines and Rescheduling of UgAT for the 3rd term AY 2019-2020 and 1st term AY 2020-2021

2020-03-24T10:36:36+08:00

Admission deadlines for the submission of application to Associate, Bachelor, and Master of Public Management programs have been extended to 24 April 2020. The schedule of the Undergraduate Assessment Test (UgAT) for the 3rd Trimester 2019-2020 admission originally scheduled on 14 March 2020 and the 1st Trimester 2020-2021 admission originally scheduled on 6 June 2020 will be both moved to 20 June 2020, Saturday. Additional information and detailed instructions will be provided by the UPOU Office of the University Registrar to the examinees.

Extension of Admission Deadlines and Rescheduling of UgAT for the 3rd term AY 2019-2020 and 1st term AY 2020-20212020-03-24T10:36:36+08:00

Four lectures covered during Part 2 of UPOU’s Series of Webinars on “How to Convert your Classes Online”

2020-03-24T10:51:22+08:00

The second part of the series of webinars on “How to Convert your Classes Online” organized by the UP Open University (UPOU) was held last 16 March 2020. The second part covered four lectures and was made available to 673 participants via live streaming. The first lecture was on the “Basics of Synchronous Online Lectures: Tools and Tips” and was presented by Dr. Ria Mae H. Borromeo on behalf of Dr. Joane Serrano. Her first lecture was on the advantages, considerations, and tools for synchronous learning. Dr. Borromeo also demonstrated how to use the Google Meet as an example of [...]

Four lectures covered during Part 2 of UPOU’s Series of Webinars on “How to Convert your Classes Online”2020-03-24T10:51:22+08:00

UPOU Advisory-1 for the Community on COVID-19

2020-03-19T13:42:29+08:00

UPOU Advisory-1 for the Community on COVID-19 To our Community, Starting today, 17 March 2020,  in its effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Philippine government has placed the entire Luzon under Enhanced Community Quarantine. Following this, work from home arrangement (WFHA)has been put in place for all University of the Philippines (UP) Constituent Units (CUs) including the UP Open University (UPOU). Starting 18 March 2020, only authorized UPOU personnel will be allowed to enter and exit through the UPOU gate. These guidelines will remain in effect until further notice Phone calls and walk-in visitors [...]

UPOU Advisory-1 for the Community on COVID-192020-03-19T13:42:29+08:00

UPOU Conducts the First of a Series of Webinars on “How to Convert your Classes Online”

2020-03-16T08:46:21+08:00

To minimize the threats and risks of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), most academic institutions including the University of the Philippines (UP) System have implemented a special academic contingency arrangement to shift to blended and online learning. In line with this, the UP Open University (UPOU), the UP System’s cyber university and the Philippines’ pioneer and leader of open and distance eLearning (ODeL), organized and conducted the first of a series of webinars on “How to Convert your Courses Online” on 13 March 2020.  The webinar is part of UPOU’s thrust as a public service university and [...]

UPOU Conducts the First of a Series of Webinars on “How to Convert your Classes Online”2020-03-16T08:46:21+08:00