At NUS, we empower students to dedicate your efforts to the following social topics: 

Children & Youth DevelopmentChildren and Youth Development
Health and wellbeingHealth and Wellbeing     
Social Cohesion
Social Cohesion
Active AgeingActive aging 
Environment and BiodiversityEnvironment and Biodiversity  

At NUS, we champion the principles of Service-Learning.

Obtain a sense of civic mindedness and social responsibility when you collaborate with a community partner and promote greater integration and appreciation between communities.

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Let us empower communities by looking at what's strong.

Under Asset-Based Community Development, we recognise that everyone is an asset and has gifts. Take the opportunity to learn from the community for the community this year!

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Resources (Community Engagement)

CE Resource #1 
 

Follow this Checklist to prepare and plan for a meaningful project to benefit the community.

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CE Resource #2 
 

Are you taking on or handing over a legacy community engagement project? Refer to this guide to ensure sustainability of the project!

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CE Resource 3 

Looking for opportunities to contribute the community? Join these initiatives around campus!

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Engaging Communities - CE Resource 4 Thumbnail 

Ever wondered how migrant workers live and work in Singapore? Let's hear from their experiences.

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Resource 5 - Guide to Partnerships 

Find out how you can build and sustain a meaningful partnership to benefit the community!

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Resource 6 - External Funding for CE 

Refer to this list for external funding schemes and grants to support your initiative(s) that benefit the community!

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Resources (Inclusive Series) 

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Student leaders can adopt these tips in event planning to the meet the diverse and holistic needs of our dynamic NUS Community!

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Image 2 - Engaging Communities - Guide to Facilitating Conversations 

The guide will introduce the concept of brave space and walk you through the faciliation process from pre-facilitation to post-facilitation.

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Find out what unconscious biases are and what you can do to be a Supporter of Inclusion in our Questionnaire!

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CE Resources - Inclusive Series Seniors' Month 

In October 2022, students from CAPT partnered with OSA to celebrate International Seniors' Month. Read now to find out about the lives of the seniors around us and debunk stereotypes surrounding this community.

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Volunteering and Internship Opportunities

VC@Boon Lay Tutoring 

Tutor with SG Cares Volunteer Centre @ Boon Lay

Join SG Cares Volunteer Centre @ Boon Lay in supporting children and youth in their education journey at Nanyang Community Club.

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Seniors Digital Literacy 

Befriend the Pioneer Generation

Befriend the seniors of Singapore with house visitations and improve their digital readiness with the Heartware Network.

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Open Home Network 

Support the Open Home Network 2.0

Join Solve n+1 in empowering the members of the community to host and support persons-in-crisis as a befriender, content creator and more!

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HWN Digital Learning Workshop 

Digital Learning Workshops

Plan and host Digital Learning Workshops with the Heartware Network to improve seniors' digital readiness and bridge the digital gap.

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CE Page Icon - Yong-en Dementia Volunteering Opportunities 

Buddy Up with Seniors at Yong-en Care Centre

Join Yong-en Care Services as a Chopsticks Buddy or a Centre volunteer to support and empower persons with Dementia and their caregivers.

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Smart Guppy 

The Heartware-Tanoto Foundation Learning Together Programme

Join as a volunteer tutor or volunteer leader to provide learning support for lower primary school students, whose literacy levels are below average, and come from less-privileged backgrounds.

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Seniors Befriending 

Lend a Listening Ear

Volunteer with Fei Yue Active Ageing Centre at Buangkok Green to befriend seniors!

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Roving Guides 

Support Patients at Geylang Polyclinic

Bridge the digital gap by being a Roaming guide to assist patients at Geylang Polyclinic.

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Roving Guides 

Be a Silver Ambassador!

Be part of the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) to engage seniors through Preventive Health visits!

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Riverlife Tutoring 

Tutor with Heartware Network Tuition Programme

Volunteer your time to provide academic support to upper primary school students whose parents are incarcerated and/or from low-income backgrounds, and impart them with various life skills.

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National Day Media Volunteering Opportunity 

Media Volunteer for NDP 2023 

Volunteer to capture stories and create lasting memories for social media publicity.

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Macpherson 

Be a Mentor to Youths

Join d'Klub as a mentor to provide support and engage children and youths from less-privileged backgrounds through fun games and character building activities.

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Virtual Briefing (Filos) 

Join a Volunteer Briefing

Uncertain of what volunteering with seniors will be like? Join Filos Community Services in their volunteer recruitment talk to find out what to expect in the experience!

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Volunteer 

Ad-Hoc or Regular Volunteer with Xin Yuan Community Care

Interested to work with seniors, children, or work on communications? Join Xin Yuan Community Care and support them based on preferred commitment level!

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imPAct Social Changemaker 4-Day Hackathon 

Join imPAct Community Changemaker (ICC) Programme

Join imPAct@Hong Lim Green's 4-Day Hackathon to find out more about social innovation and entrepreneurship, and graduate after implementing a project of your own to address a "How-to" statement in the community.

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Stories

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PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Partnered with Persons with Disabilities, Project We Care @ SDSC aimed to bring the art of Boccia to staff of other social services agencies! This allows for more staff to be equipped to engage and promote sports and exercise amongst other seniors and youths with disabilities.

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ACTIVE AGEING

Project Tinker Thing embraced remote engagements by combining letter writing and their engineering skills! With a pen pal programme and games that promote physical and cognitive exercises, the team aims to promote active ageing amongst seniors.

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ENVIRONMENT AND BIODIVERSITY

Equipped with knowledge from a general education module, a team of students adopted a sustainable approach to showcase the marine biodiversity in Singapore and guide interested organisers on how to conduct a coastal cleanup.

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SOCIAL COHESION

Join Irving and team to know how they continued to support the Social Services Office @ Ang Mo Kio who work with families with young children living in rental flats during the pandemic!.

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To me, community engagement is about doing what I can to make someone’s day! It can be things as simple as helping them with household chores or befriending them! Join me in my community engagement journey!

Chua Yan Jie Atricia

Project Director of Project CAN XIII