SCURP: A BASIC COURSE IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING SET IN NOVEMBER 2015
September 18, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the UP-SURP, through its Training and Extension Services Division, will conduct the third “Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning 2015: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP 2015: ABC in URP)” for 2015. The training program serves as an orientation-cum-introductory course on the basic concepts, processes and methodologies of urban and regional planning. Furthermore, the program also provides updates on the latest approaches, tools and techniques in the profession. The five-day training program is designed to enhance capabilities of the functionaries of national agencies, local government units and professionals who are involved in planning-related activities. This course also caters to individuals who wish to pursue graduate education and/or career in planning.

The “SCURP 2015: ABC in URP” will be held on 23-27 November 2015 at the Cariño Multipurpose Hall, SURP Bldg., UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tuition fee for the entire program is Php12,000.00 only. Limited slots available.

Registrants are required to provide a downpayment of Php2,000.00 upon submission of accomplished registration form. You may deposit your payment at UP Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) Landbank Account #: 0702-1026-00. Kindly email/fax the scanned deposit slip to us once transaction is completed.

Interested participants are welcome to contact the Training Division would there be any queries on this course. Kindly reach us at telephone numbers (02)981-8500 local 4082 or (02) 926-2120; or email surptraining@gmail.com. Ms. Arlene Santiago will be happy to assist you.

APPLICATION FORM_SCURP Nov2015

COUNTDOWN TO SURP'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
VISION
The SURP’s twin Vision in the next decade shall be:

SURP will be a globally competitive learning, research and training institution in the fields of urban, rural, and regional planning within an archipelagic and tropical environment comprised of landscapes and seascapes in a developing economy; and

SURP will be a center of excellence for learning and research in the development of innovative theories, tools, and sustainable practices in urban, rural, and regional planning adapted to developing countries.
MISSION
The SURP’s Mission for the next three years (2012-2015) shall be to continue and further enhance its contribution to socioeconomic development and nation building:

Improving the quality of education in the school and producing highly competent planners.

Extending technical assistance to government, non-government organizations (NGOs), peoples' organizations (POs), the private sector, and other academic and research institutions on policy formulation and plan preparation for the development of localities, regions, and the nation.

Disseminating new knowledge on urban and regional planning theories, tools, and practices through the School’s publications and training programs.

Protecting and advocating for the welfare of society -particularly the poor- and promoting social justice and equity in the formulation of development plans and programs.