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APRU (Virtual) Undergraduate Leaders’ Programme (ULP) 2021

The (virtual) Undergraduate Leaders’ Programme (ULP) nurtures emerging undergraduate leaders to become real-world change makers by driving awareness, action and change on topics of global concerns. By joining the ULP 2021, youth leaders will gain a multifaceted perspective on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Asia-Pacific region and be equipped with the necessary skills in producing video blog or vlog and knowledge in critical digital literacy, transforming them into active and engaged thinkers and creators in digital environments.

The ULP 2021 will be hosted by the University of the Philippines on October 18-29, 2021. The programme will enable youth leaders to collaborate and resolve challenges faced by a developing country in the Asia-Pacific through a 12-day programme of virtual lectures and workshops with interactive sessions on creativity, innovation and empowerment.
This year’s APRU ULP will be conducted via Zoom platform. The tentative schedule of activities is as follows:

  • Monday, October 18: Opening Ceremony for APRU ULP 2021
  • Tuesday, October 19 – Sunday, October 24: Workshops and Lectures
  • Sunday, October 24: Global Cultural Activity
  • Monday, October 25: Integration
  • Tuesday, October 26 – Thursday, October 28: Group Work
  • Friday, October 29: Plenary Presentation, Closing Ceremony, and Philippine Cultural Activity

A total of 5 students from HKU will be selected to join the ULP. Applicants should download and complete the application form and submit it to the Horizons Office by email ( on or before noon, 10 August.  A programme fee of USD100 will be charged by the University of Philippines. Selection interviews will be conducted in mid-August. 



Horizons Office