The Healing Village that is UPOU: A Lived Experience

“5 years, 3 LOAs, and 2 majors later, I can say that there is healing in learning. My healing journey happened in a supportive learning environment. My therapeutic milieu— a healing village— that is, UPOU, the University of the Future.” In one of the webinars that I attended last year, UP Open University (UPOU) Chancellor... Continue Reading →

Fully Digital ICODeL 2021: A Student’s Explications and Expectations

by Wilzen D. Bermoy The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) will once again hold its well-acclaimed International Conference on Open and Distance e-Learning (ICODeL) on 13-15 October 2021, with the theme “The University of the Future: Sustainability and Agility Amidst Disruption” that deftly encapsulates the conference rationale in as much as it inimitably... Continue Reading →

The UPOU Oblation

Oblation or popularly known as “Oble” is an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines (UP). The original sculpture is a masterpiece by National Artist Guillermo Tolentino, which depicts a man facing upward with arms outstretched, symbolizing selfless offering of oneself to the country. Every UP Campus across the country has an oblation statue... Continue Reading →

Ugnayan ng Pahinungód Volunteerism Now Easier!

by Moireen Espinosa and Wilzen Bermoy  “Ugnayan'' is a Tagalog word for linkage, while “pahinungód” is a Cebuano term that is the closest translation of the Oblation, or the giving of oneself for the service of the nation.  As a bona fide iskolar ng bayan, the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) students can... Continue Reading →

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