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International Students

Resources during COVID-19

What are Circuit Breaker (CB) protocols? Confused about travel declaration? Want to go back home and don't know where to start?  Be informed about the latest updates/FAQs and how it will affect your student life and NUS journey.

An FAQ on Entry Approval for Student’s Pass (STP) and Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval (STP-IPA) Holders is available here for your reading.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are five project/research scopes that are seeking volunteers during the circuit breaker period and after.  If you are interested, please contact the person listed to find out more and share specifically on how you can contribute.   

Dental

Project #1

Under the module of “Community/Global Health Study”, Year 2 dental students learn the global trends and sustainable developmental goals, primary care, social determinants, and sustainability/ethics. Currently, there are two projects listed as follows:

1. Providing Oral Health Education to Migrant Workers during the Circuit Breaker Period and Beyond
Contact: Chan Qing Sheng, e0308915@u.nus.edu

2. Oral Screening and Oral Health Instructions to Ex-Inmates Undergoing Reintegration and Rehabilitation in Halfway Houses in Singapore.
Contact: Chung Ee Yen, ianchung@u.nus.edu

Mentor: A/P Stephen Hsu, denhsus@nus.edu.sg

Project Scope:
Open invite to non-dental NUS students to contribute ideas, formulate questions, design methods, pilot, and implement the projects. The project period is three weeks (up to early June) but extendable if there is a strong desire from the group/team members.
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SmartNation

Project #2

With the COVID-19 pandemic, ASEAN countries face many challenges ranging from virus containment, contact tracking, stress on healthcare systems, job losses, business survival and so forth. 


Project Scope:

Conduct a research and propose innovative solutions in selected smart cities in ASEAN to tackle these challenges.

Contact:
Tay Kok Chin, Chairman, SMART Cities Network
kc.tay@smartcitiescouncil.com
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Partnership

Project #3

In Nov 2019, Brands for Food and ASEAN Corporate Social Responsibility Network signed a MOU to collaborate on creating an ASEAN community of responsible and inclusive business to exchange ideas, best practices and collaborate on initiatives to promote sustainable, inclusive and responsible business practices.  

Project Scope: 
Conduct research on the topic, reach out to subject experts and raise awareness via social media platforms and so forth.

Contact: 
Alan Ng, Chairman, Brands for Good
alan_ng@abbaconsulting.com
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iCARE

Project #4

OSA together with NUS iCARE student organisation organises Welcome Events and programmes for new international students every semester.  

Project Scope:
To develop and design a learning info kit in different mediums (e.g. webinar, videos) to share with students the richness of the cultural diversity on campus.  Project starts from June till mid-July 2020.

Contact:
Josephine Liardon, josephineliardon@nus.edu.sg
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Library2

Project #5

Every semester, NUS Libraries welcomes international students from both the undergraduate and graduate cohort and orientates them to essential services in NUS Libraries.

Project Scope:
To help enhance the information to be shared with new international students, preferably those with skills in animation and/or html.

Contact:
Jamila Osman, jam@nus.edu.sg
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Hey Freshman!

Explore a wide range of services and programs to ease you into Singapore and being an NUS student in making the best out of your NUS experience.

Briefing for International Students 
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NUS iCARE Welcome Events & Singlish Workshop
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SG Kaki Buddy Programme 
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O-Week Faculty Camps 
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Host Programme 

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Survival Kit 
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SG Kaki Buddy Programme 
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International Student Freshman Experience 
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My Life in NUS: International Perspectives 
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