UPOU’s Commitment in Supporting the Cyber Iskolar ng Bayan

by Jaime P. Guimbao Being a teacher had always been my dream since I started going to school and I was just waiting for the right time to pursue it.  As such, I felt that 2019 was the perfect time to turn my childhood dream into a reality so I dropped everything and decided to... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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