University Student Council and Philippine Collegian Editorial Board turn over ceremony

usc and philippine collegian UPD Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma swore into office 14 University Student Council (USC) members and 20 college representatives during the turnover ceremony held on April 29 at the Vinzons Hall. Read more at Diliman UPdate Online


Surviving UP life as told by an Iskolar ng Bayan

seraficaMahirap pumasok sa UP, pero mas mahirap lumabas,” a saying at the University of the Philippines (UP) goes. (Entering UP is a challenge, but graduating on time is more difficult.). Surviving both the academic rigor and life challenges at UP is a shared story of many state scholars or the "iskolar ng bayan."

An "iskolar ng bayan" can fail to graduate on time because of an incomplete grade in a Math subject; or, as in my case, because of financial constraints. Read more at

CSWCD gets 100% passing in 2013 Social Worker Licensure Examination

cswcdAll 13 graduates of the UPD College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) who took the June 2013 Licensure Examination passed giving UPD a 100 percent passing mark, data from the Professional Regulation Commision (PRC) shows... Read more at Diliman UPdate Online.


15 UP Diliman students received POSCO Scholarship

POSCOFifteen UPD students received scholarships from the Pohang Iron and Steel Company TJ Park Foundation (POSCO-TJPF) through its POSCO Asia Fellowship program, on July 18 at the Hall of Wisdom of the Asian Center/GT Toyota Asian Cultural Center. Read more at Diliman UPdate Online.


UPD garners 100% passing rate in the 2013 Nutritionist-Dietitian licensure exams

(August 8)—All 32 UPD graduates who took the 2013 Nutritionist-Dietitian Licensure Examinations passed, giving UPD a 100 percent passing rate.

The board passers are Food Science and Nutrition graduates of the College of Home Economics. Read more at Diliman UPDate Online.

Freshman Welcome Assembly 2013

freshiesAs early as 7 a.m. on June 10, hundreds of freshmen lined up in front of the University Theater, eagerly awaiting the Freshman Welcome Assembly (FWA). Read more at Diliman UPdate Online

Read the speeches of Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs Prof. Ma. Corazon J. Tan, USC Chairperson Ms. Ana Alexandra C. Castro, and student speakers, Mr. Peter Nicholas Onglao and Ms. Marie Gabrielle De Luna .

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University Job Fair 2013

job fair 2013New opportunities are once again open to jobseekers, particularly for UP students and graduates, with the week-long University Job Fair (UJF) 2013 that opened on January 29 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni…read more at Diliman UPdate Online