Our students are equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge on speech and theatre, which allow them to excel in various creative pursuits and professional endeavors. They receive extensive training on speech- and theatre-related research and praxis which involve the technical know-hows of interpersonal communication, instructional communication, rhetoric, performance studies, and theatre studies.
University of the Philippines Speech Communication Association
The University of the Philippines Speech Communication Association (UP SPECA) is a socio-academic, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization founded in 2001 in the College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines Diliman.
Rooted in the desire to promote the significance and power of the discipline, UP SPECA remains the premier organization for Speech Communication majors and enthusiasts who aim to break barriers through communication with confidence, competence, and compassion.
UP SPECA’s flagship projects include the Speech Cup, a Speech Choir and Oral Interpretation competition for high school students, the Youth Speech Congress (YSC), an Extemporaneous Speaking and Idea Generation symposium, and SPECAroling, an annual outreach program. The organization is also the home to a wide roster of hosts and performers who appear in various events both inside and outside the university.
Pinakamahusay na Organisasyong Pang-estudyante sa Kolehiyo ng Arte at Literatura, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Best Public Service Project (CAL) nominee, 2016 and 2017
Parangal sa Samahang Mag-aaral nominee (OVCSA), 2020