Tag Archives: ASEAN

Asian Center is NACAI founding member

The University of the Philippines’ Asian Center (AC) along with nine leading academic institutes in Southeast Asia and China, have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish officially the Network of ASEAN-China Academic Institutes (NACAI) on 28 May 2017 at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Aside from AC, the other members of the network include the Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam; Institute of Humanity and Social Sciences, Royal Academy of Cambodia; Center for China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries, Fudan University; ASEAN Studies Center, University of Indonesia; Asia Research Center, National University of Laos; Institute of China Studies, University …

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ASEAN student leaders hold Philippine congress

Student leaders and student affairs administrators from the ASEAN University Network with UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan at the National Institute of Physics, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, October 26, 2016. Photo by Bong Arboleda.
The University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University–all members of the ASEAN University Network (AUN)–hosted more than a hundred student leaders from the region for the 5th annual ASEAN Student Leaders Forum (ASLF) from October 24 to 26, 2016.
With the theme, “ASEAN, Our Home: Youth Engagement Toward a Shared Future,” students from the 30 AUN members discussed the …

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ASEAN youth volunteers finish DRRM program in Manila

Photo by Misael Bacani.
The month-long 2016 ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program (AYVP) closed on August 26, 2016 at the NISMED Auditorium of UP Diliman, with speeches delivered by top officials of: the host universities, UP, the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU), and De La Salle University (DLSU); the program administrator, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM); and the funding agency, USAID.
Selected youth volunteers and barangay and NGO personalities from sites chosen for the immersion activities shared their stories on the program, which focused this year on disaster risk reduction. The volunteers also performed a cultural dance number.
Fifty young men and women from the …

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Call for Papers and Participation to the 3rd AsiaEngage Regional Conference 2016

The University of the Philippines in collaboration with the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University will host the 3rd AsiaEngage Regional Conference 2016. The conference theme for this year is “Universities in an Integrating Regional Community: Engagement with Government, Communities, Industries, and Civil Society.” It will be held on 21-23 November 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.
The conference aims to foster an exposition of experiences and learnings in four identified sub-themes, from which best, innovative and significantly-impactful practices in the furthering community engagement by higher education can be culled, given due …

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program 2016

The ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme (AYVP) 2016 is in its fourth year and 2016 will see it being held in the Philippines from 1st to 26th August 2016 focusing on the thematic area of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).
This programme, developed and implemented by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia – UKM), under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be working closely with the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University.
The Call …

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UP inks deals to co-host int’l events

UP President Alfredo Pascual and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. Noor Azlan Ghazali make the institutions’ partnership official. Joining them are (from left to right) UKM University Community Transformation Centre Director Associate Prof. Datuk Dr. Rokiahh Omar; Embassy of Malaysia to the Philippines Charge d’Affaires Akmal Che Mustafa; UKM Deputy Vice Chancellor for Industry and Community Partnerships Prof. Dr. Imran Ho Abdullah; UKM Board of Management Chair Dato’ Seri Dr. Ibrahim Saad; Commission on Higher Education Chair Patricia Licuanan; Ambassador Maria Hellen B. Dela Vega, Assistant Secretary, Office of ASEAN Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs; UP …

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UP to sign MOU and MOA with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

The University of the Philippines will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia) on 26 January 2015, Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. at the Board of Regents Room, Quezon Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.
UP, Ateneo De Manila University, De La Salle University and UKM will be signing a MOA for the conduct of the ASEAN Youth Volunteers Programme Philippines (AYVP) 2016. The AYVP is a volunteer program hosted by UKM which would allow students of these institutions to have knowledge-driven volunteer work on community issues found …

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: AYVP Philippines 2016

The University of the Philippines, in partnership with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University will host the ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program in UP Diliman.
Facilitators will assist youth volunteers from all over Southeast Asia throughout the four week programme. Apply now!

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Call for Application for 2016-2017 Student Exchange Programs

The Office of International Linkages is now accepting applications for the Academic Year 2016-2017 UP Student Exchange Programs with various international universities. Tuition is free at the host university and selected students are also recommended by UP to the respective scholarship program offered by the host university. Selected students can avail of the University’s Mobility for Vigor and Excellence (MOVE UP) opportunity.
Students who meet the following qualifications are eligible to apply:
(1) enrolled in UP at the time of application;
(2) sophomore to senior standing with very good scholastic record minimum of 2.0 GWA; and
(3) great interest to learn cultural diversity of …

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UP and ParSU to host conference on ASEAN Integration

The University of the Philippines and the Partido State University will host Philippine Higher Education in an Integrating ASEAN: Seizing Opportunities, Confronting Challenges on 17 September at the the Partido State University campus, Goa, Camarines Sur.
Among the topics which will be discussed in the conference are the ASEAN Integration, Mutual Recognition Agreements among ASEAN member nations, particularly on highly skilled labor mobility, the relationship between higher education and globalization as wellas the challenges ASEAN Integration will pose for Philippine higher education instutitions.
The conference is organized with the cooperation of the Foreign Service Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs and …

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