FASS Orientation Talks


Students' Questions during Orientation Talks
Cohort 2017
Cohort 2016

Sample study plans

FASS Class of 2017

Orientation - How to get here

Venue: Lecture Theatre 11, and live webcast in Lecture Theatre 12, 
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

LT11 map

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
  • Email: fashelp@nus.edu.sg
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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