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Welcome Events

We have several Welcome Events lined up just for you. These events will help you familiarise yourself with NUS and its surroundings, including how locals live, work and play.

Don't Miss Out On These Events!

Harmony Street Livestream
A Trip Down Harmony Street

Join us for an interactive lunchtime livestream tour as we journey through the street of harmony @ Waterloo in real time! You will get the chance to learn about various architectures, cultures and religions by ‘visiting’ the different temples, church and synagogue.

10 October 2021, 12-2pm       
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CQ Workshop
Gearing Up for Graduation

A free Individual Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Assessment, interactive discussions and case studies will be deployed for this workshop to help students understand how to navigate and adapt to challenges, as well as improve personal effectiveness.  

16 October 2021, 9am-1pm    
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NUS iCARE organises exciting events for local and international students to interact through cross cultural appreciation events and social activities. 

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Past Events

Around the World in 80 Minutes
Around the World in 80 Minutes

This 2-hour online programme promoted intercultural understanding amongst local and international students. Through station games and facilitated conversations, participants shared and learnt from one another's cultures.

4 September 8-10pm
5 September 8-10pm

EnginBuddies Poster

Organised by the NUS Students' Engineering Club for their freshmen, EnginBuddies is a 3-week programme designed to facilitate intercultural exchange and forging of meaningful friendships. Participants from different backgrounds shared their experiences organically in a small group setting, over 3 themes: food, culture, public transport and languages.

9 - 29 August

iCARE Week 2021
iCARE Week 2021

International students bonded with fellow locals through this 3-day online welcome event which consisted of various themes ranging from icebreakers and competitive games to an interactive virtual 'get-a-clue' mystery. While they made new friends and memories, they also learnt more about Singapore and its cultures. 

12 August, 8-10pm
13 August, 8-10pm
14 August, 1-4pm

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Get Acquainted with Singapore

This 2-day information session helped incoming international freshmen immerse themselves in Singapore, ranging from the attraction sites to the culture in general, in the comfort of their own homes.

11 August 6-7pm
12 August 6-7pm

Do'n't Say Bo Jio - Singlish Workshop Updated
Don't Say Never Jio - Singlish Workshop

Participants learnt Singlish and Singapore's culture through fun games, while making new friends in the process.

31 July 10-11.30am
1 August 10-11.30am

OSA Live Show For International Graduate Freshmen

Speakers from NUS Library, Peer Student Supporters (PSS) and Office of Student Affairs (OSA) gave tips as well as useful resources to help graduate freshmen acclimatise to NUS. Student leaders from NUS Graduate Students’ Society (GSS) also demonstrated how they can enrich their time as a graduate student in NUS.

27 July, 11am-12pm

 OSA Live Show For International Undergraduate Freshmen & Exchange Students

As part of welcoming freshers to the university, NUS Students' Union (NUSSU), iCARE, Peer Student Supporters (PSS) and Office of Student Affairs (OSA) give useful tips and resources to international students at the "OSA live show". Two senior students also shared their personal experience of how they adapted to a new environment.  

19 July, 3-4pm