‘Give-It-Forward’ Volunteer (GIFT) Programme

Offer the GIFT of education through helping students who need support by taking part in the ‘Give-It-Forward’ Volunteer (GIFT) Programme. The ‘GIFT’ volunteers will be involved in the planning and organisation of both school-based and outdoor learning activities for primary / secondary school students over a 3- to 6-month period.

So pay it forward, and join as a volunteer in the ‘GIFT’ Programme.

For more details and to apply, please refer to the attached poster, as well as visit www.moe.gov.sg/gift-programme.

Deadline for application has been extended till 17 Feb 2013.

NUS-MDA SHAPE Internship

This is an amazing, unique, and exciting opportunity offer to go on a rewarding 3 to 6 months internship in a vibrant American city with most expenses sponsored by NUS and MDA under our internship program, NUS-MDA Singapore Hollywood Attachment Program (NUS-MDA SHAPE). We accept applications all year round.

Internship opportunities include animation and CGI, computer games, film and television, Internet and web design, mobile entertainment, software engineering, marketing, public relation, and information technology. We are actively looking for students and graduates (Singaporean and Singapore PR) to work on exciting internship projects.

 To find out more and read about the past/current student intern experiences at various companies in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles Area, New York City, Palo Alto, Pittsburg, San Francisco Area, Seattle, and other vibrant American cities, visit http://hollywood.nus.edu.sg/interns.html.

Applications & enquiries should be sent to Ms Jeene New (NUS Enterprise) at jeenenew@nus.edu.sg.

Graduate Studies Info-Sharing Session

For all NUS undergraduates keen on checking out overseas graduate study options, remember to mark down these 2 dates and register your early interest to attend the events!

1) London School of Economics Postgraduate Information Session

Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Venue: Masters Commons, Level 3, Cinnamon College
Click here to register by Thursday 31 January. Enquiries can be directed to caijosephine@nus.edu.sg

Would you like to find out about postgraduate study opportunities at the London School of Economics (LSE)? We have invited Ms Angela Heywood, Student Recruitment Officer, to conduct an information session for all prospective LSE students. This will include a presentation on applying to and studying at LSE followed by a question and answer session and the opportunity to speak to Angela on an individual basis.

2) Graduate Studies Fair

We have invited representatives from US Education Information Center, British Council, University College London, Imperial College London, King’s College London and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) to join us in Singapore to conduct an information session for all prospective graduate students keen to further their studies in the US and UK. 

Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Venue: Chua Thian Poh Multi-Purpose Hall, Cinnamon College, UTown
Please register here by 13 February, Wednesday.

3.30pm – 4.00pm: Overview of postgraduate studies in the US by Ms. Karen Kaylor, US Education Information Center
4.15pm – 4.45pm: Overview of postgraduate studies in the UK by Ms. Susan Tan, British Council
5.00pm – 5.30pm: University presentation by London Universities – Reps from University College London, Imperial College London, King’s College London and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)                                                                                     
5.45pm – 6.30pm: London Universities fair

The event is expected to end by 7pm.

Please indicate in the “Remarks” column if you are attending only a specific talk. The talks are open to ALL NUS undergraduates. Enquiries can be directed to caijosephine@nus.edu.sg


The ROI of a Postgraduate Degree – Graduate Studies Forum

Dear FASS Students,

Are you planning to further your studies after getting your Bachelor degree?
What kind of considerations or concerns do you have in regards to the value of a postgraduate degree?

Come join us for “The ROI of a Postgraduate Degree – Graduate Studies Forum” to gain insights into the value of a Postgraduate qualification in relation to career prospects.

Date: 24th January 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 12pm – 1.30pm
* Registration starts at 11.45am.
Venue: Block AS7, Level 1, Seminar Room B

Please register for this talk: http://www.tinyurl.com/GraduateStudiesForum

Find out who will be speaking: http://nus.edu.sg/osa/images/career/downloads/students/roi-speakersprofile.pdf

NUS Office of Admissions Talk for Polytechnic Students

NUS Office of Admissions held a series of Faculty talks for invited final year Polytechnic students on 9 January 2013 at the Faculty of Engineering Auditorium and LT7. Students were warmly welcomed by the various booths set up by the individual faculties that include the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS Business School, Faculty of Science and many others. The talk schedule allowed the students to explore the different possibilities for furthering their education at NUS, and post queries to staff and students present regarding curriculum and student life matters.