In support of the University’s goal of Transforming UP into a Healthy and Nurturing Academic Environment, the Office of Student Affairs continuously advocates the promotion of the mental well-being of students. Mental health concerns of students are being dealt with through the different programs and activities of the Guidance and Counseling Services Unit of the Office of Student Affairs. These programs are already established even before the approval of the mental health law.
The Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT) of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), as the lead implementing institution, led the inception meeting of the Commission on Higher Education - National Agriculture and Fisheries Education System (CHED-NAFES) extension program entitled, “Technology Transfer of Improved Dried Products from Low Value Fish Species” at the Conference Room, Umali Hall, CFOS, UP Visayas (UPV), Miagao, Iloilo on September 24-25, 2018.
The UP Visayas Security Service Force conducted an orientation for the UPV personnel of the Miagao and Iloilo City campuses with UPV SSF Chief PI Raymund Germarino, (Ret.) as speaker on October 4, 2018. This was in response to the spate of bomb threats that have been happening in several schools in Iloilo City.
The Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Visayas together with Philippine Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PSBMB) hosted the 18th Review and Updates (RevUP) on biochemistry and molecular biology at GCE Building, UP Visayas Iloilo City on September 27-28, 2018. The activity was aimed at updating the participants with knowledge on current technology and techniques applied in biochemistry and molecular biology.