FASS AY17/18 SEM 2 (Briefing Slides)

Hi students

Thank you for coming down to the SEP briefing.

You can download the slides used today here.

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FASStrack slides can be found here http://blog.nus.edu.sg/fassinternational/2017/02/14/fasstrack-asia-the-summer-school-2017/





14th Sino-Singapore Undergraduate Exchange Programme 2017

Dear students

This is a message broadcast on behalf of the Sino-Singapore Undergraduate Exchange Programme (SSUE).

SSUE is running again this year and it will be in is 14th cycle.

SSUE is a 4 weeks study trip (2 weeks in China and 2 weeks in Singapore) which aims to help NUS students gain a global perspective and a better understanding of China and its potential and also exposes Chinese students to aspects of Singapore life, education and culture.

For  more information: http://www.nus.edu.sg/iro/prog/others/sinosg.html

Programme Details

Date: 1 – 15 June 2017 (China)

17- 31 July 2017 (Singapore)

Location: Nanjing (Jiangsu Province) and Kunming (Yunnan Province)

Thank you.



FASStrack Asia: The Summer School 2017

Dear Students

It’s only a month’s away before the FASStrack 2017 application closes on 15 March 2017! Refer to the pdf file to find out more about FASStrack 2017!


To summarise for NUS students: Enjoy all the memorable fun and lifetime international friendship at

a) Zero CORS bidding points

b) Tuition fee rebate applies for 2014/2015 cohort onward, and

c) Bell curve is not applicable for classes with less than 40 students

To summarise for international students: Singapore is the gateway to Asia! Explore and enjoy the multi-cultural experience within Singapore and our neighbouring Southeast Asian countries on top of all the unforgettable fun memories and friends made from all over the world including NUS friends!

Hope to see you this summer! 🙂

Kwansei Gakuin University Intensive Japanese Culture Program

Dear Students, message from Kwansei Gakuin University.

Kwansei Gakuin University Intensive Japanese Culture Program offers students a 5 week program focused on learning/improving Japanese language skills, and discovering Japanese culture, will be open for application from students between 1 March to 31 March.

The program will be aimed at those with Upper-Elementary Japanese language skills, and will include language courses and culture courses through workshops conducted in Japanese. Therefore we require applicants to be at the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) N4-N5 level, details of which you will find more information on the following website: https://www.jlpt.jp/e/about/levelsummary.html

This program is open to students on a fee-paying basis at JPY290,000. It is an ideal program for those students who want to study in Japan, but are unable to come for a semester/year-long program, or would like to experience living in Japan, or aim to improve their Japanese language skills.

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Thank you.

SEP Briefing AY2017/2018 Sem 2 only.

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 AY2017/2018 Sem 2 only.


Date: 20 Feb 2017

Time: 10am

Venue: LT 8, 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!


P.S Briefing slides will be uploaded onto our blog. We will share the URL once it is done.




Ewha Summer 2017 Information Session

Dear All

Thank you for attending the Ewha information session earlier. For more information, please refer to the pdf files:


2017 Ewha ISC Brochure_EN-1dhxbeo

If you have any enquiries on the programme, please contact Ms Mimi via email at gosummer@ewha.ac.kr or leave a message on www.facebook.com/ewhasummer.

Thank you.

Hokkaido University Summer Institute 2017

Dear Students

Please see a message from Hokkaido University regarding Summer Programme.

Greetings from Hokkaido University’s Faculty of Letters. We are please to announce that the updated information about Hokkaido University Summer Institute 2017 is ready.


The application period is from February 1-28, 2017. The web site link is



The tuition for these courses will be waived for students of our partner schools, so we hope to see some of you during the Summer Institute.

If you have any questions, please mail us at iau@let.hokudai.ac.jp

Thank you.

Call for application: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill- NUS Joint Degree Programme (2016 cohort)

Dear students

Hope you are having a good year end break and hope all went well for your exams.

Starting from 1 January till the 21 January 2017, we are conducting an application exercise for admission for the 2016 cohort to the above JDP. The students that are eligible for this call are those that enrolled at NUS in August 2016. This link will give you more details about the programme. The application details are located here. We also highly recommend that you read through the FAQs as they have the answers to your queries.

The criteria for application is as follows:

  1. A demonstrated CAP of at least 4.0 and above (strict criteria)
  2. Must be majoring in one of these disciplines ( You must have read and pass the exposure module)
    1. Economics
    2. English Literature
    3. Geography
    4. History
    5. Political Science
  3. There must be a recent and official referee letter as part of your application. It can be written by a tutor as well as a professor.
  4. You must pursue Honours
  5. You must stay a minimum of 1 year at UNC for the JDP

There will be an interview process if you are shortlisted. This is likely to be in early February. You will need to be in Singapore to attend this interview to be eligible for consideration.

Good luck!

Ewha International Co-ed Summer College 2017 Information Session

Dear Students

We are pleased to inform you that Ewha Summer team will be having an information session on their 2017 summer college.

It’s a rare opportunity for you to clarify all your doubts and queries you have about the summer programme with the Ewha coordinator in person.

Come join us to find out more about this popular summer programme among FASS students:

Date: 20th January 2017 (Friday)

Time: 2.30pm

Venue: Block AS7, Level 6, Graduate Studies Division Meeting Room   

Thank you.