Hello there! The UP Diliman Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs’ #OpportunitiesCorner is an update on available scholarships, exchange programs, conferences, workshops, and other skill-enhancing initiatives for UP Diliman students. Here’s for the fourth week of June 2023!


The Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) in cooperation with Master’s Institute Development Academic and Seminary (MIDAS) will organize the 2nd AUAP Youth Development Programme (YDP) to be held in Phuket, Thailand, on August 6-11, 2023. This annual program targets students who are interested to see their personal growth in an inclusive environment. In addition, they will observe how student development can impact global issues.

Students will learn the principles of how to promote healthy development (youth mentoring, positive mindset, strength building, and self-confidence/ development). Lectures and discussions will be conducted in English and cover topics such as cultural diversity, astronomy, intercultural communication, key problems in the global communities and to prepare themselves to face the real world working.

This programme will also feature a variety of outdoor activities, to engage student leaders in student development projects, and provide the opportunity to experience the uniqueness of Thai culture. Activities will also include an introduction to nature preservation, group presentations, and field trips.

The registration deadline to participate in the 2nd AUAP-YDP is fast approaching, therefore, we encourage you to nominate students and faculty who are active, sincere, and responsible for this programme. Since the seats are limited, acceptance is based on first-come-first-served.

The deadline to register is on June 30, 2023

Please find the registration link below:

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat through email: <auapyouthdevelopmentprogramme@g.sut.ac.th>

We look forward to welcoming your students, faculty and representatives to Phuket, Thailand on August 6.




Greetings from Master of Health Research Ethics (MOHRE)!

Are you a medical practitioner working in the health research field? Do you wish to pursue a career in Health Research Ethics?

We are pleased to announce that Universiti Malaya, Malaysia is once again offering its Master of Health Research Ethics (MOHRE) Programme.

This Programme was jointly developed by the Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University (USA) and Universiti Malaya with the support of the Fogarty International Centre of the United States National Institutes of Health.

This exciting one-year programme provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn about research ethics issues in the field of health and medicine. It is particularly relevant to those who work in or with Institutional Review Boards/Research Ethics Committees, academicians who have an interest in research ethics, and healthcare researchers.

Universiti Malaya is the oldest and the top university in Malaysia, and it has a long history of achieving numerous accolades for delivering the best academic experience. Our partner, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is one of the top bioethics centres in the world.

Scholarships are offered to outstanding candidates from low and middle-income countries in South East Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam.

For more information regarding the program, please visit the MOHRE website at mohre.um.edu.my or email us at mohre@um.edu.my. The application deadline for the October 2023 intake is August 31, 2023, while the deadline for scholarship applications is July 31, 2023.

If you are not from low-middle-income countries in Southeast Asia, we are pleased to inform you that the MTCP Scholarship is now open for applications. Eligible candidates from developing countries can apply through the online application system, which will be available from May 23, 2023, until June 30, 2023.

To access the MTCP Online Application System, please click on the following link: https://biasiswa.mohe.gov.my/INTER/index.php?fbclid=IwAR1cGpn6B2q7bBYuVjKFEMdwn5erwUkBQgXbXQC4Za-THes3JqHDmcB1Ll0#



The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. It’s open to current and recent design engineering students, and is run by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s charitable trust, as part of its mission to get young people excited about design engineering.

The James Dyson Award provides the opportunity for engineering and design students to win up to £30,000 (₱2,000,000) to support the development of their invention, as well as global media exposure to really get their idea on the map.

The James Dyson Award is open to current university students of engineering, product design and industrial design – and those who have graduated in these subjects in the last four years. We’ll ask to see official documentation that proves it.

If you don’t want to work alone, or if you studied something else but have a brilliant idea you want to share, you can still enter as part of a team. Your team leader must have studied one of the qualifying subjects, and all team members must be (or have been within the last four years) enrolled for at least one semester in an undergraduate or graduate programme.

We are also open to those completing degree-level apprenticeships, or those who have completed one in the past four years, in the field of engineering or design.

You will find all the information you need about entering on the website: www.jamesdysonaward.org