UPLB events, initiatives to look forward to this week

This week, continue to be informed on current events by engaging in different webinars with topics focusing on career development, leadership, photography, and literature, supporting different art forms that mirror the realities of life, and signing a petition against an oppressive system.

TransAction : The Start-Up of your Career 

Publication material from The Rhetoricians/Facebook

Don’t know how to best present yourself be it in person or on paper? Worry no more as The Rhetoricians: The UPLB Speech Communication Organization brings you TransAction 2021: The Start-Up of Your Career! This one-day webinar will be held on May 8, 2021 from 3:00 PM & 4:30 PM via Zoom and Facebook Live. 

Learn about how to write an effective and appealing resume with Prof. Anna Victoria Dolores and learn some tips and tricks in acing job interviews with Dr. Jea Agnes Buera. 

Invite your friends and register now through this link: 


Publication material from DLSU TUKLAS/Facebook

The Student Council of Student Organizations of De La Salle University is back this week for the second day of their three-day webinar series known as Towards Uplifting Knowledge and Leadership Advancement Series (TUKLAS) which aims to educate their audience about leadership, information, and inclusivity in context to present times. On May 8 at 2 PM via Zoom and Facebook Livestream, prepare to learn more about inclusivity in the industry and how effective leaders fight against discrimination. 

The event is free and open to all. If you are interested in participating, you may register through this link:

Check out DLSU TUKLAS’s Facebook page for more details. 

A mobile product photography seminar and a photo exhibit 

Publication material from UP Photographers’ Society/Facebook

Think only professional cameras can do the trick? Think twice as the UP Photographers’ Society brings you Chasing Lights: A Mobile Product Photography Seminar to be held on May 8, 3 PM. 

Professional photographer Jan Karlo Cadang will give you tips and tricks on how to get the best shots even just through the lenses of your mobile phone. 

Admission is free but slots are limited so register now through this link:!

Publication material from UP Photographers’ Society/Facebook

The UP Photographers’ Society will also hold a photography exhibit entitled: ARAW-ARAW. This exhibit aims to showcase the stories of ordinary Filipinos in their everyday lives. 

Head on to from May 8-22 and see lives through different perspectives. 

TAWAG: A Series of Online Radio Plays

Publication material from UP Broadway Company/Facebook

Have you ever heard of an online radio drama festival? Prepare yourself to engage in one as the UP Broadway Company presents TAWAG: A Series of Online Radio Plays. The plays will tackle timely and relevant topics focusing on today’s societal issues amid the pandemic such as mental health, sex work, and LGBTQ+ rights. 

TAWAG begins on May 14 and will run a duo of plays each weekend until May 30. Listen to six new original radio plays such as Thereputa and Among our Bubble on May 14-16; Kiss and A Half Of It and Unica Hija on May 21-23; and Pamamaalam and Late Na Late Na on May 28-30. 

Tickets start at P150 and may be purchased online through Festival passes are also available to those who wish to listen to all six plays. 

Proceeds from the play will benefit UPLB Connectivity Assistance for Remote Students (UPLB CARES) and UPLB Office for Scholarships and Grants. 

Visit UP Broadway Company’s Facebook page for more information on the said event. 

PANDIWA: Paglilimbag sa Panahon ng Ligalig

Publication material from UPLB Writers’ Club/Facebook

The UPLB Writers’ Club presents this year’s Panitikan at Diwa (PANDIWA) with the theme: Paglilimbag sa Panahon ng Ligalig. This year’s PANDIWA will be a two-day event filled with educational discussions and workshops aimed at showcasing the role of literature in today’s time. 

On its first day on May 15, listen to Makò Micro-Press as it discusses Literature as Weapon and join Prof. Liberty Balanquit of the Department of Humanities, UPLB in a Creative Non-Fiction Workshop. 

Activities the next day include a discussion on the Role of Youth in Nation Building with members from Youth UNBOUND-ST as speakers and a workshop on Protest Poetry to be led by Prof. Emmanuel Dumlao of the Department of Humanities, UPLB.

Clear your calendars on May 15-16, 7:00PM and register now through this link:

Defund and Abolish NTF-ELCAC

Publication material from YAPJUST – Youth Advocates for Peace with Justice/Facebook

Through the years, the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) has proved itself to be an ineffective agency for the Filipino people as it continues to be active in red-tagging progressive individuals and groups and violating the human rights of many activists. 

Join the Youth Advocates for Peace with Justice (YAPJUST-UPLB) in campaigning for the defunding and abolishing of NTF-ELCAC by signing the petition in this link:

Orgwatch is an initiative by UPLB Perspective that aims to strengthen its efforts in promoting a pro-student and well-informed community. Each week we curate a list of events, webinars, activities, donation drives, and campaigns led by student organizations that we think you need to know.

For interested parties who wish to have to have their relief efforts included in this list, they may contact the Perspective through their official Facebook page.

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