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UP Association of Computer Science Majors

UP CURSOR Logo (2017)
Established August 16, 1983
Type Socio-Academic
Location 3/F Lobby, Melchor Hall, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
Department Department of Computer Science
Affiliations CS Network
Contact us execomm.upcursor@gmail.com

The University of the Philippines Association of Computer Science Majors (UP CURSOR) is a nonprofit, non-stock, nonsectarian socio-civic-academic student organization based in the University of the Philippines - Diliman Campus, Quezon City, Philippines.

Founded in 1983, the organization is the oldest Computer Science student organization in the university. Its home is in the UP Department of Computer Science in the UP College of Engineering, and caters specifically to students taking up the BS Computer Science degree in the university. Non-CS majors are also accepted as honorary members.

About the Organization

UP CURSOR has the following objectives:

1. To extend the training of its members beyond the formal limits of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science curriculum of the university;
2. To integrate the efforts of its members in pursuit of academic growth and excellence;
3. To foster goodwill, friendship, cooperation, and dedication among its members;
4. To cultivate and maintain cordial, fraternal, and professional relations with other organizations inside and outside the University; and
5. To provide a channel for the promotion of general interests in the field of computer science.

These are achieved by utilizing the talents and skills of its members to hold different events where different topics in computer science are discussed. The organization also provides different services for its members and the Department of Computer Science – UP Diliman. This way it can can develop its members holistically while promoting computer science and what it can offer to the society.


To be an institution where the next generation of professionals can find a home that will enable them to refine their skills and talents in using technology for building a better country.


To promote Computer Science through the holistic growth of its members by training them in leadership, management, teamwork, social responsibility, and other skills that are beneficial to their growth as students and, eventually, as leaders in nation building.

Core Values


The Executive Committee

President: Neal Bryan V. Velasco
Vice President for Internals/Membership Committee Head: Shara Mae P. Maling
Vice President for Externals/External Affairs Committee Head: Cyan Erick B. Pascual
Secretary and Records Committee Head: Erika R. Ureta
Treasurer and Finance Committee Head: Kami Andre M. De Asis
Academic Affairs Committee Head: Christine Angelica T. Felizardo
Activities Committee Head: Justin B. Balderas
Information and Public Relations Committee Head: Michelle Paulina I. Alandy

Projects and Events

Computer Science Summit

HagKan Series

CS++ / #

Java Cup


Alumni Homecoming


Engineering Week

GeeCS and CS Week

Past Events

Awards and Recognition

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