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Rappler Talk: UP History's 1st female summa cum laude on tips for studying, success

Apr 14, 2018 - 4:03 PM

On Rappler Talk, Chiqui Agoncillo talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her UP education, studying history, and the importance of liberal arts education

VIRAL: UP student studying biology while in rally

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:18 AM

'We uphold honor and excellence in both our academics and our love for our nation,' says Dani Ting, the 3rd year UP psychology student in the viral photo

#InspireCourage: UP grad from Marawi dreams of building PH biotech industry

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM

You have to have many scientists – Filipino scientists – who are passionate about the country and those who do not forget their country says Arman Ali Ghodsinia

On Rappler Talk on Thursday, 3:30 pm, June 29, UP honors students Arman Ali Ghodsinia and his sister, Farah, talk about the plight and aspirations of their fellow Maranaos as the fight rages in their hometown

Rappler Talk: UP summa cum laude from Marawi on breaking barriers, pushing for peace

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:39 PM

On Rappler Talk on Thursday 3:30 pm June 29 Ghodsinia talks to MovePH s Voltaire Tupaz about the Maranao people – their plight and aspirations – from the point of view of the youth Bookmark this page

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Dec 01, 2016 - 12:08 AM

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Former UP student leaders: Make Duterte pay for Marcos burial

Nov 30, 2016 - 4:18 PM

We former student leaders of the UPD University Student Council express our strongest condemnation for the burial of the dictator in the resting place of heroes

UP Diliman students hold a protest rally at the Pama Hall on Friday, November 25, against the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by Joel Liporda

What do we do with UP's registration problems?

Aug 06, 2016 - 5:40 PM

A UP teacher talks about the problems in the registration procedures and proposes solutions

LONG QUEUE. Students line up before sunrise to enlist GE classes at the University of the Philippines - Diliman. Photo by Kevin Brandon Saure

What can Grace Poe's senatorial bets offer?

Oct 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The 12 persons on Grace Poe s Senate slate vow to fight for lower taxes and more jobs in the Philippines among other advocacies

THE FINAL LINEUP. Independent candidates Francis Escudero and Grace Poe announce their senatorial slate for the 2016 elections at Club Filipino in San Juan on Thursday, October 29. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Can you help 'displaced' UP Diliman students?

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:21 AM

The University Student Council in coordination with MovePH provides a mechanism to receive these donations that will help address the short term needs of the affected students

Gusto kong mag-sponsor ng UP boarder

Aug 08, 2015 - 8:49 PM

UPDATED May kakilala ba kayong taga Diliman na may dormitory slots nga pero hindi kaya ang bayad?

Students demand for more affordable student accommodations in UP. Photo by Chester Higuit/Philippine Collegian

UP Diliman chancellor: No more 'homeless' Iskolar ng Bayan

Aug 07, 2015 - 9:39 PM

Managing dorm applications is a yearly problem at the state university: 6 500 students would prefer to stay in dormitories but only 3 725 can be accommodated

Students demand for more affordable student accommodations in UP. Photo by Chester Higuit/Philippine Collegian

UP Visayas valedictorian: Gamitin ang talino para magsilbi sa bayan

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:24 AM

Ibinabahagi ni Raoul Manuel unang summa cum laude na nagtapos sa University of the Philippines Visayas ang kwento at karanasan niya bilang aktibista at Iskolar ng Bayan

UP summa cum laude: 'Make your dream mean something to others'

Jun 28, 2015 - 5:37 PM

What does it mean to be an Iskolar ng Bayan?

Top high school grads priority under college scholarship bill

Jun 24, 2015 - 9:07 PM

An existing law gives top high school graduates scholarships in their first year in college The proposed unified education assistance law seeks to extend the scholarships in succeeding years

HELPING STUDENTS. Students of the Batasan Hills National High School line up during the opening of classes in Quezon City on June 1. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

In UP Diliman, the sky is cloudy with a chance of sunflowers

Jun 24, 2015 - 4:17 PM

For the first time after half a century University Avenue is decorated with sunflowers during the rainy season But with a downpour expected in the next few days can the flowers last until graduation day?

TRADITION. Sunflowers bloom in UP Diliman despite the rainy weather. Photo by Soeui Lee/ Rappler

Iskolar law: 'Top high school grads should still take UPCAT'

Jun 20, 2015 - 3:00 PM

We support Iskolar ng Bayan We support affirmative action but we re having a problem how to do it says University of the Philippines vice president for public affairs Prospero de Vera

ISKOLAR NG BAYAN. This file photo shows the Oblation statue, an iconic symbol of the University of the Philippines. File photo from Wikimedia commons

Sendong survivor is incoming freshman of UP Diliman

May 04, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Rene Jr vows to not let challenges get in the way of his dreams

Rene Jr (left) together with high school friends. He is happy to have passed the UP College Admission Test. Photo by Oliver Inodeo

New law gives SUC scholarships to top high school grads

Dec 02, 2014 - 7:44 PM

The law mandates SUCs to admit and provide scholarship to the top 10 students in the graduating class of public high schools

Breach of contract? One Pisay mother’s thoughts

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:00 PM

A mother s pride at having her son enter the prestigious Philippine Science High School turns to anxiety – his son is now leaning toward non science interests and this may pose a problem with a contract they signed

Proposed Iskolar ng Bayan Act excludes UP

Sep 09, 2014 - 2:43 PM

The act seeks to give automatic admission and scholarship to deserving public school students in State Universities and Colleges except UP

UPCAT. Highschool students with their parents queue for the first day of the University of the Philippines College Admission Test (UPCAT) in front of the Palma Hall inside the UP Diliman Campus in Quezon City on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Noche buena with Tacloban Iskos: The blessing was on us

Jan 01, 2014 - 7:23 PM

One of the UP Tacloban students told us: Thank you for spending your time with us for sacrificing for making us feel that we are not alone

I survived UP

Jun 03, 2013 - 8:15 PM

My 5 years in UP seemed like a perpetual cycle of survival Many students next in line are still trapped in the same financial merry go round

The UP way: Remembering my UPCAT

Aug 04, 2012 - 8:54 AM

The proctor briefed us I carefully swallowed the lump in my throat and clung to the thin thread of hope that I would be part of the select few who would make it