Talk Schedule

General Talks allow freshmen to understand the Faculty better, while Department talks offer a glimpse into the subject matter of the respective majors that FASS offers. These talks will be held at LT11 and live-streamed in LT12 & 13

For recordings of the talks, please click on the following links:

FASS Orientation Talk 2017 (Day 1 Part 1) 
FASS Orientation Talk 2017 (Day 1 Part 2)

FASS Orientation Talk 2017 (Day 2 Part 1)
FASS Orientation Talk 2017 (Day 2 Part 2)

26 July 2017

Day 1, Wednesday, 26 July 2017
General Talks
9:00am - 9:10am Welcome & Introduction to FASS Club by FASS Club Vice-President
9:10am - 9:35am

Welcome by Prof Robbie Goh, Dean of FASS
Introduction of all Deanery and Department HODs

9:35am - 10:20am Tea Break
10:20am - 11:50am Introduction to the Modular System & Academic Culture / List of Important Events / General Education Curriculum by A/P Melvin Yap, A/P Valerie Wee & A/P Terence Lee (Undergraduate Studies Division)
11:50am - 12:00pm Fire Safety in NUS by Mr Eric Chee, Dean’s Office
Freshmen Welcome Lunch (12:10pm - 1:10pm)
1:10pm - 2:00pm Introduction to Centralised Online Registration System (CORS) by Assoc Prof Terence Lee, Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Department Talks
2:00pm - 2:20pm Sociology
2:20pm - 2:40pm Chinese Studies
2:40pm - 3:00pm Chinese Language
3:00pm - 3:20pm Global Studies
3:20pm - 3:40pm Malay Studies
3:40pm - 4:00pm Philosophy
4:00pm - 4:20pm South Asian Studies
4:20pm - 4:40pm Economics
4:40pm - 5:00pm Political Science


27 July 2017

Day 2, Thursday, 27 July 2017
General Talks
9:00 am - 9:15am Student Exchange Programmes (SEP) Opportunities by IRSD, Dean’s Office
9:15am - 9:30am

NUS Overseas Colleges – Start-Up Your Entrepreneurial Experience

9:30am - 9:45am Internships and Career Preparation by A/P Loy Hui Chieh (External Relations and Student Life Division)
9:45am - 10:05am Code of Student Conduct by Registrar’s Office
10:05am - 10:25am IT Care
10:25am - 10:45am Introduction to Counselling and Psychological Services
10:45am - 11:00am NUS Libraries: A Resource for All Seasons
Department Talks
11:00am – 11:15am Japanese Studies
11:15am - 11:35am English Literature
11:35am – 11:55am English Language
11:55am - 12:15pm Theatre Studies
Lunch Break (12:15pm - 1:15pm)
1:15pm – 1:35pm Communications and New Media
1:35pm – 1:55pm Southeast Asian Studies
1:55pm – 2:15pm Centre for Language Studies
2:15pm – 2:35pm Multidisciplinary Minors
2:35pm – 2:55pm Social Work
2:55pm – 3:15pm European Studies
3:15pm – 3:35pm History
3:35pm – 3:55pm Geography
3:55pm – 4:15pm Psychology

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences National University of Singapore

  • Add: The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
  • 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
  • Tel: +65 6516 6133
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