Year-end Party – 2 December

For catering purposes, please RSVP by 27 November via this link:

Philippine Alumni Extravaganza

Calling UP alumni in Australia!

Join us for the Alumni Extravaganza, a gathering of alumni from various Philippine schools and universities!

Tickets now available for the Grand Soiree to be held on the 21st of October (Saturday). There will be dinner, entertainment and lots of prizes to be won including return tickets to the Philippines courtesy of Philippine Airlines.

Proceeds from UP ticket sales will go the UPAAA-NSW Scholarship Grant which assists undergraduate UP students who are in financial hardship.


Time: 6:30 PM

Venue: Ambassador Auditorium in West HQ, 33 Railway Street, Rooty Hill NSW

Attire: Smart casual – wear UP colors

Cost: $80

Reserve your tickets now:

Please pay to UPAAA-NSW by 5 October via:

*PayID: ABN 96 855 472 323

*Bank deposit: Please send an email to [email protected] to request for our bank details.

Please put reference: SOIREE_yourname. Email proof of payment then we’ll contact you for your ticket(s).

For queries: [email protected]

National Tree Day – Tree Planting – 30 July

UPAAA-NSW once again joins Planet Ark in celebrating National Tree Day!
This year, we will participate in the City of Sydney Council’s Tree Planting activity at Prince Alfred Park aimed to “restore native meadow habitat to support local biodiversity including small birds, insect pollinators, lizards and frogs.”

Please click the link for details:

This is a family-friendly event. Bring the kids and let us all connect with nature! See you there!

Step UP Zumba! – 21 May

Visit our Eventbrite page for more information and to book.

43rd Annual General Meeting and Induction of New Members – 30 April

Visit the event page on Facebook.

Financial Planning For your Retirement” – 26 February


Christmas Party – 20 November

Visit the event page on Facebook.

Step UP Coastal Walk

Following our successful “Step UP for 40” fundraising in 2020, join us this time for a coastal walk through the breathtaking Malabar Headlands National Park, Malabar NSW. Proceeds will go to our Scholarship Grant for the benefit of deserving UP students in financial hardship.

For details and booking, please go to:…/upaaa-nsw-step-up…

Please book by 13 August 2022.

#UPAAANSW #UPAlumni #upaaanswscholarship #coastalwalk #StepUPcoastalwalk #UPAlumniSydney #fundraisingevent


Christmas Party

After months in lockdown, it’s time to celebrate with fellow UP alumni, family and friends! Join UPAAA-NSW for a summer picnic! Food, fun, games and prizes await!

~ For catering purposes, we would appreciate it if you can RSVP by 3 December via our pre-registration form ~

IMPORTANT: This event is subject to Covid restrictions. As per the rules effective 8 November 2021, only fully vaccinated people can join this outdoor gathering. Children under 16 yrs old are exempt from the full vaccination rule. On the day of the event, we will request you to present proof of vaccination (e.g. Covid digital certificate, Medicare immunisation history statement) or a signed medical exemption (e.g. medical clearance notice, medical exemption form) upon registration. We appreciate your cooperation.

If you are feeling unwell, please stay home (or see a doctor if necessary). In case this in-person gathering cannot push through, we will have a virtual party via Zoom.
Stay up to date with the evolving rules and restrictions: ~

Date: 11 December 2021

Time: 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM AEDT

Venue: Maroubra Beach – picnic shed beside the Life Saving Club (yellow building) and across the bus stop), 1-11R Marine Parade, Maroubra NSW.

Contribution: $15/adult or potluck dish. Kids – free
Donations for games and raffle prizes are most welcome!

Attire: UP/Christmas colours

How to get there: You can catch a bus from Central Station (e.g. 395, 376 from Stand C at Eddy Avenue or Stand E at Elizabeth Street). Check your transport app or for more info.
Parking: There are parking lots near the area.

For enquiries: Post a message on our Facebook event page, or send an email to [email protected].

 Stay tuned on Facebook for any updates.

2020: 40th Anniversary

Christmas and 40th Anniversary Party

Date:  19 December, Saturday

Time: 6-7 PM AEDT

Venue: Online via Zoom

The Step UP for 40 Team Challenge

This is a fundraising event to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of UPAAA-NSW.  Funds raised will be used solely for scholarship grants to academically deserving UP students who require financial assistance to complete their studies.

All the team members need to do is run, walk, dance, swim or do their preferred exercise activity in sets of 40 minutes per session. Team members will be posting photos of themselves in action or screenshots of their personal activity tracker app to show their progress. The team’s goal is to reach the target amount of $2,000 by the end of 2020.

Help us continue our Scholarship Grant by  supporting this project!  

Head to our GoFundMe page for more info.

See our FAQs_StepUP for 40


40th Annual General Meeting and Induction of New Officers & Members – 7 March


Christmas Picnic – 23 November

Please click the link for details and to register:

For catering purposes, we would appreciate it if you can RSVP by 16 November.

Spring BBQ28 September, Saturday

Hello fellow UP alumni! You’re invited to UPAAA-NSW’s BBQ event. Welcome the spring season by getting to know more people from the UP community in Sydney while sharing good food. Games and prizes await!

Time:  11 AM to 3PM

Venue:  Duruwan Picnic Shelter at The Picnic Ground (near Byrnes Ave.), Parramatta Park NSW (Westmead side) – highlighted on the map below
Fee: $5.00
Attire: UP shirt or red/maroon shirt

To help us prepare better for the event, please fill out the registration form on or before 16 September:

If you have any questions about this event, please contact [email protected] or mobile# 0404 398 072 (Cherry – Chairperson, Community Engagement Committee)

National Tree Day – Tree Planting28 July

Venue:  Lytton Street Park, Lytton St corner Haig St, Wentworthville NSW 2145

39th Annual General Meeting + Induction of New Members30 March


UPAAA-NSW Family and Friends’ Christmas Party

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Venue:  Collaroy NSW


Annual General Meeting

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

National Tree Day (Tree Planting)

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Venue:  Snowy Reserve, Tuross St., Seven Hills NSW

Election and Christmas Party

25 November 2017

Venue: Balasoto Residence, Blacktown, NSW


Annual General Meeting and Induction of Officers for the Term 2016-2018

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library

Public Forum and Workshop – In partnership with Philippine Australian Community Services, Inc.

Looking After Our Elderly
A free info session presented by UPAAA-NSW and the Philippine Australian Community Services Inc. (PACSI)

 Looking after our Elderly – Information Session

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library


Fruit Picking and Picnic

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Venue:  Watkins Farm, Hawkesbury


National Tree Day (Tree Planting)

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Venue: Chapel Lane, Baulkham Hill

36th Anniversary Celebration and Christmas Party

Date: November 2016

Venue: Balasoto Residence, Blacktown, NSW


Annual General Meeting 2015

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Venue: Max Webber Function Centre, Blacktown City Library,

Fundraising Event – Bamboo Live in Concert

Friday, 27 March 2015

Venue: Whitlam Centre, Liverpool

Oblation Cup Golf Tournament

Monday, 6 April 2015

Venue: Rosnay Golf Course, Auburn

National Tree Day

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Venue: The Hills Sydney’s Garden Shire

35th Anniversary Celebration and Christmas Party

Saturday: 28 November 2015

Venue: Blacktown