United Architects of the Philippines Students Auxillary (UAPSA)
United Architects of the Philippines Student Auxiliary (UAPSA) was established in 1989 as an arm and junior partner of United Architects of the Philippines (UAP - IAPOA), the integrated and accredited professional organization of architects in the Philippines. Its purpose is to motivate and install discipline among architectural students and to propagate the goals and aspirations of all architects.
Jesus M. Reyes, then Vice Dean of College of Architecture and 1989 President of UAP-SC, Silangan Chapter, organized the first official UAPSA with 24 students at the Central Colleges of the Philippines (CCP) with a UAP Certificate of recognition dated November 18, 1989. It was before a sub-committee under the membership committee of UAP, until in 1990 when the organization's policy on student's auxiliary was fully implemented, more UAPSA was organized in various colleges and universities and today it is recognized nationwide.
Today, UAPSA is an organization known to cater Architecture students, organize seminars, events and activities to empower them. With members from up to 70 different schools all over the Philippines, it is affiliated with over six thousand six hundred members.