Philosophy, Vision,
Mission & Values


The University of Perpetual Help System was established in 1976 firmly believing that “Character Building is Nation Building”. UPHS’s institutional motto expresses the encompassing commitment of Perpetual Help education to national development and progress.

The University of Perpetual Help System believes and invokes Divine Guidance in the betterment of the quality of life through national development and transformation, which are predicated upon the quality education of its people. Towards this end, the Institution is committed to ideals of teaching, community service, and research, as it nurtures the value of “Helpers of God”, with “Character Building is Nation Building”, as its guiding principle.


The University of Perpetual Help System shall emerge as a premier University in the Philippines. It shall provide a venue for the pursuit of excellence in academics, technology, and research through community partnership, and industry linkages.

The University takes the lead role as a catalyst for human resource development, and continues to inculcate values as a way of strengthening the moral fiber of the Filipino individuals proud of their race and prepared for exemplary global participation in the realm of arts, sciences, humanities, and business.

It sees the Filipino people enjoying quality and abundant life, living in peace and building a nation that the next generations shall be nourishing, cherishing, and evaluating.


The University of Perpetual Help System is dedicated to the development of the Filipino as a leader. It aims to graduate dynamic students who are physically, intellectually, socially, and spiritually committed to the achievement of the highest quality of life.

As a system of service in health and education, it is dedicated to the formation of Christian service and research-oriented professionals, leaders and citizens with great social concern and commitment to the delivery of quality education and health care.

It shall produce Perpetualites as “Helpers of God” – a vital ingredient to nation building.


1. Love of God

2. Love of Self, Family, and Neighbors

3. Love of Country and Good Governance

4. Academic and Professional Excellence

5. Health and Ecological Consciousness

6. Peace and Global Solidarity

7. Filipino Christian Leadership

8. Value of Catholic Christian Doctrine