IRO Information Session: Internship at Save the Children (Mongolia)

October 30, 2014

This is an announcement on behalf of the International Relations Office. If you have any query, please contact them directly. 

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization. Established in 1919, it operates in over 120 countries.  Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of education, child protection, child participation, child rights governance, and the humanitarian sector.

The Mongolian office of Save the Children is currently implementing the Business Education and Skills Training (BEST) programme in order to empower aspiring children and youth with the essential competencies necessary in business, entrepreneurship, and management areas. The intern will support the implementation of the BEST programme.

An information session on the internship will be held next week and you are warmly invited to attend the event. Please find the details below.

Day/Date: Thursday, 6 November 2014

Time: 11.00am – 12noon

Location: Cardamom Room, Level 3, Shaw Foundation Alumni House (location map here)

Please click here to register your attendance. For more information on the internship, please visit

Application deadline: 15 November 2014


IRO info sharing session – SEP Awards to China

October 23, 2014

IRO will be organizing a SEP Student Sharing Session on 13 November 2014, 11am to 1pm at Central Library Theatrette 1 to promote their new awards.  Incoming students and SEP returnees from Peking University and Tsinghua University will be invited to share about their home/host universities, information on Beijing and China.   IRO will also be highlighting about the opportunities in China and how students can benefit from the new SEP awards to China at the session.


Please refer to for more information.

2015 Summer Programmes at Pembroke College, Cambridge

October 15, 2014

Fancy spending an English Summer in Cambridge?

Applications for the 2015 summer programmes at Pembroke College, Cambridge is now open!

For more  information on the programmes, go to

Interested students can apply directly to the summer programme at Cambridge.


Showcase your entrepreneurial mindset and win a travel grant to Sweden!

October 14, 2014

Lund University invites students in Singapore to participate in Innovate @ Lund University Challenge.

What you have to do:

  • Sign up for the competition:
  • Complete the quizzes, solve a case question, complete your personal profile and write a motivational statement.
  • Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the October 31, 2014 deadline

What you can win:

  • Travel grant to Sweden in Spring 2015
  • 25% tuition waiver for an international Master’s program at Lund University

Find the competition, as well as its rules and eligibility here:

Do you have any questions?


2015 Intensive Japanese Language & Culture Summer Program – Kwansei Gakuin University

October 14, 2014

Thinking of spending a summer in Japan to learn the language and immerse yourself in its unique culture?

Check out the summer program from Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) from 16 July – 1 August 2015 !

2015 Summer short program

If you are interested in the above programme, please apply to KGU directly.

FASS Student Exchange Programme Round 1 Application Briefing – Exchange for AY2015/2016 only

September 19, 2014

Dear students

As promised, the presentation slides from yesterday’s SEP application briefing and FASStrack talk are made available here.

FASStrack SEPbriefinginformation180914


Best of luck!


FASS Student Exchange Programme Round 1 Application Briefing – Exchange for AY2015/2016 only

September 5, 2014

Dear Students

The opportunity for exchange beckons once again and prior to the start of the application, we will be talking to you on the processes and some of the things to expect. This will be relevant to all interested students applying for exchange in the next academic year (either for semester 1 or semester 2 of AY2015/2016).


Date: 18 September 2014 (Thursday)

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Venue: LT 11, FASS


This briefing will give you some ideas of what to do for the application:

  • Research for suitable SEP destinations
  • Type of information needed to better support your application
  • Selection processes at the Department/ Faculty levels
  • Potential pitfalls that can affect your chances

We look forward to seeing you at the briefing!

Local Exchange Application for AY 2014/2015 Sem 2 to SMU and NTU

September 5, 2014

Dear ARS 2 and 3 Students

Application period for local exchanges to SMU or NTU in Sem 2 AY2014/2015 is now open.

Please refer to your email for application details and processes.

Application forms can be download here

Application period ends: Monday, 15 Sept 2014 (Due to the tight timeline, we will not be able to entertain any extension. )


Winter Program “International & European Studies” at the University of Tuebingen, Germany

September 1, 2014

Dear Students,

This is a message from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. If you are interested in this programme, please apply to the partner university directly.


Warm greetings from the University of Tuebingen!

After a first fantastic summer program, it is our pleasure to introduce to you our Winter Program “International & European Studies” from 5 January to 14 February 2015 at the University of Tübingen.

The program offers your students a great insight into Europe and the EU from the unique vantage point of one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities.

Application Deadline: Friday, 14 November, 2014

Program Description:

 Study Europe and the EU from the unique vantage point of one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities.

This six-week, intensive program will provide you with a broad insight into European politics, business, history, law, and culture (seminars are conducted entirely in English, no previous knowledge of German required)

  • excursions to important centers of European decision-making: Berlin and Strasbourg and to relevant companies in the Baden-Württemberg area
  • a 3-day stay in the ski area Oberjoch
  • a German language course
  • a “Buddy”-program: International students will have the chance to team up with a German student who will serve as “Buddy” throughout the program
  • an intercultural workshop which focuses on the development of intercultural competence with a particular focus on German culture
  • up to 12 course credits

The program fee of 2,800 Euro includes course fees, course material, excursions and accommodation as well as social and cultural activities. A limited number of scholarships is available.

Attached please find a flyer outlining the programs. IES Flyer Winter Program

For full details, please visit our website

International Exchange Day 2014

August 28, 2014

Dear students,

You might have heard, International Exchange Day is happening on the 3rd of September (Wednesday) at UTown from 9am – 6pm.

Come join us at our very own FASS booth! Get your questions on studying abroad answered and learn more about the Partner University or Country you are interested in.

Here to answer your questions are of course the Study Abroad Team and your fellow school mates, those who had just returned from SEP and students from our Partner Universities currently studying at NUS. 

Listed below is the schedule of Partner Universities and the countries  represented throughout the day.

9.00 am to 10.00 am 

  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • Aarhus University (Denmark)
  • Australian National University (Australia)

10.00 am to 12.00 noon

  • University of Bristol (UK)
  • Loughborough University (UK)
  • University of Sheffield (UK)
  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn (Germany)
  • University of Gottingen (Germany)
  • Rupert Charles University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • University of Miami (USA)
  • Nanjing University (China)

12.00 noon to 2.00pm

  • University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
  • Université Paris-Sorbonne (France)
  • Sciences Po (France)
  • University of Leeds (UK)
  • University College London (UK)
  • University of Birmingham (UK)
  • University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (USA)
  • UC San Diego (USA)
  • University of Konstanz (Germany)
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • University of Ottawa (Canada)

2.00pm to 4.00pm

  • University of Guelph (Canada)
  • Newcastle University (UK)
  • University of Birmingham (UK)
  • Free University of Berlin (Germany)
  • University of Gottingen (Germany)
  • University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong-China)
  • Fudan University (China)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • The College of William & Mary (USA)
  • UC Berkeley (USA)
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands)
  • University of Zurich (Switzerland)

 4.00pm to 5.45 pm

  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • Kyushu University (Japan)
  • Fudan University (China)
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)
  • Korea University (Korea)
  • Monash University (Australia)
  • Simon Fraser University (USA)
  • Sciences Po (France)


Hope to see you there :)