UP VINTA Program Sets Sail in Dubai, UAE

2024-06-14T17:21:25+08:00

With an initiative for borderless education, the University of the Philippines (UP) launched its flagship program, the University of the Philippines – Ventures for Innovative Transnational Academia (UP VINTA), and continued its voyage on 8 June 2024 in the vibrant city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UP VINTA program brings forth its principles which are centered around inclusivity, quality instruction, innovation, and public service to redefine the boundaries of education and approach to learning. As this pioneering program initiative extends its reach to various parts of Asia, it remains steadfast in its mission to break down barriers [...]

UP VINTA Program Sets Sail in Dubai, UAE2024-06-14T17:21:25+08:00

UP VINTA Launching in New Taipei City, Taiwan

2024-06-13T14:52:56+08:00

The University of the Philippines (UP) is delighted to announce the official launch of the University of the Philippines – Ventures for Innovative Transnational Academia (UP VINTA) program in Taiwan. The launch event is scheduled to take place on 16 June 2024, at Banqiao Gymnasium, New Taipei City. The UP VINTA Project, a collaborative effort between the University of the Philippines System and international partners, aims to universalize higher education by transcending geographical barriers. Through innovative approaches and partnerships, it seeks to make quality learning accessible to students worldwide, fostering inclusivity and commitment to advancing knowledge and societal progress. [...]

UP VINTA Launching in New Taipei City, Taiwan2024-06-13T14:52:56+08:00

UPOU Employees Attend Synchronized Flag Raising Ceremony to Open UP’s Linggo ng Unibersidad

2024-06-10T15:11:21+08:00

On 10 June 2024, the University of the Philippines (UP) opened the Linggo ng Unibersidad with a synchronized flag-raising ceremony across all UP Constituent Units (CUs). While the main program was held at the Quezon Hall in UP Diliman, all eight UP CUs, including the UP Open University (UPOU), participated in the event via Zoom. At UPOU, the ceremony was held simultaneously at the CCDL Auditorium at the UPOU Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna, and at the MC Theater of the DICT Building in Diliman, Quezon City. Linggo ng Unibersidad carried the theme “Hayag: Pagpupugay sa mga Lingkod Bayan [...]

UPOU Employees Attend Synchronized Flag Raising Ceremony to Open UP’s Linggo ng Unibersidad2024-06-10T15:11:21+08:00

Step UP, Speak OUt: UPOU kicks off 2024 Pride Month Celebration, Championing Gender Equality in line with SDG 5

2024-06-13T11:47:56+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) launched the UPOU Pride Month on 5 June 2024 at the UPOU Headquarters. To kick off the campaign, a Pride flag was put around our University’s oblation. This symbolic gesture not only marks the beginning of our celebration but also serves as a visible reminder of our university’s unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equality for all. Pride Month is part of UPOU’s advocacy and fight for gender equality and inclusivity through the  UPOU OGC and its Gender Focal Point System. This year’s theme f, “Step UP, Speak OUt: [...]

Step UP, Speak OUt: UPOU kicks off 2024 Pride Month Celebration, Championing Gender Equality in line with SDG 52024-06-13T11:47:56+08:00

UPOU Faculty Members Join UP Public Service Summit

2024-06-10T16:19:58+08:00

Eight faculty members of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) participated in the UP Public Service Summit, held from 30 to 31 May 2024 at the ITDC Conference Room, Vidal Tan Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.  The UPOU delegates representing different Faculty of Studies and unit offices include Dean of the Faculty of Education Dr. Charisse T. Reyes, University Registrar Luisa A. Gelisan, Office of Public Affairs (OPA) Director Dr. Myra C. Almodiel, Office of Gender Concerns (OGC) Director Dr. Finaflor F. Taylan, Ugnayan ng Pahinungod Office (OUP) Dr. Quennie R. Ridulme, Center for Open and Digital [...]

UPOU Faculty Members Join UP Public Service Summit2024-06-10T16:19:58+08:00

UPOU and EDC Collaborates Towards the Development of a Native Forest Arboretum and Restoration under the BINHI Program

2024-06-10T16:46:20+08:00

“This is a privileged day for us as we mark a significant milestone in our academe’s journey towards a more sustainable future.” This was stated by University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Dr. Jean A. Saludadez, as she highlighted the major role of the University in leveraging its unique capabilities in education, research, community engagement, and policy advocacy, and how these functions significantly contribute to environmental efforts. The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between UPOU and Energy Development Corporation (EDC), was signed on 05 June 2024 at the Teaching and Learning Hub (TLH) Conference [...]

UPOU and EDC Collaborates Towards the Development of a Native Forest Arboretum and Restoration under the BINHI Program2024-06-10T16:46:20+08:00

UPOU Hosts Benchmarking Activity for De La Salle University

2024-06-10T15:57:47+08:00

The UP Open University (UPOU) hosted officials from De La Salle University (DLSU) for a benchmarking activity at the UPOU Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna on 28 May 2024. The event was facilitated by Dr. Myra Almodiel, Director of UPOU Office of Public Affairs (OPA), Dr. Ricardo Bagarinao, Director of the Center for Open and Digital Teaching and Learning (CODTL), Mr. Lexter Mangubat, Deputy Director of CODTL Educational Media Production (EMP), and Asst. Prof. Mari Anjeli Crisanto, Director of Quality Assurance Office (QAO). The delegates from DLSU Online Distance Education Office (ODEO) was headed by Director, Dr. Jasper Vincent [...]

UPOU Hosts Benchmarking Activity for De La Salle University2024-06-10T15:57:47+08:00

UPOU Faculty Speaks at Workshop for De La Salle Lipa Administrators

2024-06-10T16:14:31+08:00

Assistant Professor Blancaflor P. Arada, UP Open University (UPOU) faculty member under the Faculty of Information and Communication Studies (FICS) and Program Chair for the Master of Information Systems, served as the resource person for a professional development training organized by De La Salle Lipa for its academic administrators. This was held on 23 May 2024 at De La Salle Lipa in Lipa City, Batangas.  In the workshop titled "Introduction to AI Framework, Using AI, and Writing AI Guides and Policies for Education," Asst. Prof. Arada gave an overview of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) transforms education, illustrating its potential [...]

UPOU Faculty Speaks at Workshop for De La Salle Lipa Administrators2024-06-10T16:14:31+08:00

Building Resilience: UP Institutions Collaborate on Graduate Programs

2024-06-05T14:51:42+08:00

From right to left, Ms Agra, Asst Professor Depante, Mr Ybañez, Dean Rabajante, Dean Serrano, Director Gamala, Asst Professor Jarabe, Mr Tan, and Ms. Ebron. Education is key to building stronger communities that can withstand disasters and the climate emergency. Universities are stepping up to prepare the next generation of experts with the knowledge and skills needed to anticipate, adapt to, and recover from these threats. Investing in education, research, and training programs is crucial for tackling these growing challenges. In a move that underscores this crucial task, representatives from the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute [...]

Building Resilience: UP Institutions Collaborate on Graduate Programs2024-06-05T14:51:42+08:00

Obtaining Excellence in the Quest to Find Oneself

2024-05-31T11:54:31+08:00

Finding oneself can be a long process, but excelling in the process gives a different kind of fulfillment. For Krizia Anne Estrella, it took an exploration of different courses from several  University of the Philippines (UP) campuses until she found the right one at the UP Open University (UPOU). When she took the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Studies (BAMS) at UPOU, Krizia realized that Arts is much closer to her heart, given her background in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This became more evident when she graduated with flying colors and attained her Summa cum laude award. [...]

Obtaining Excellence in the Quest to Find Oneself2024-05-31T11:54:31+08:00
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