CUAC International Service-Learning

On behalf of CUAC-Asia, Trinity University of Asia, Philippines welcomes the Service-Learning participants to a wonderful and rewarding two-week Service-Learning activities that will provide experiences in:

– Connecting theoretical concepts with real-life situations as strategy of learning;
– Learning through serving and interacting with diverse groups of individuals in dealing with various sectors of the community;
– Developing leadership skills and empowering sense of responsibility and commitment; and

Bringing new insights and understanding to own stereotypes, biases, and prejudices with expanded appreciation of differences of others.

Program and Activities

Parade of Nations. Parade of participants in their traditional dress withing the University campus as a prelude to Welcome Program. Participants are required to bring their traditional dress.

Welcome Program. Trinity University of Asia will formally introduce and welcome the S-L participants and guest faculty members and staff with a festive program of Filipino songs and dances.

Community Work. Participants are required to complete a total of at least 20 hours of community work throughout the two-week program in TUA partner communities.

Workshops and Reflection Sessions. Daily journals are necessary requirements to be accomplished by participants. Guided reflection writing will be tackled during the workshop sessions.

Special Lectures. Selected speakers will deliver lectures in relation to the experiences of participants in partner communities and the Five Marks of Mission of the Anglican Church.

Group Dynamics. A friendly competition among participants to foster bonding and socialization.

City Tour. A whole day tour of historical and interesting places withing the Metropolitan Manila area, and the chance to shop and dine out as a big group.

Closing Program. Participants take part in presenting cultural and special production numbers representing their teams. Certificate of participation will be awarded to each participant.