FASS Orientation Talks 2014

Venue: Lecture Theatre 11, and live webcast in Lecture Theatre 13, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore.

Day 1, Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Click on the links to view the recordings. [part 1] [part 2] [part 3]

General Talks
9.00am - 9.10am Welcome & Introduction to Arts Club
9.10am - 9.25am Welcome by Professor Brenda Yeoh, Dean , FASS (Introduction of all Deanery & Department HODs) (slides)
9.25am - 9.50am

Idea of a University by Dr Susan Ang, Outstanding Educator Award 2014 recipient

9.50am -10.40am - Tea Break

10.40 am – 12pm Introduction to the Modular System & Academic Culture/ List of Important Events by Prof Robbie Goh, Vice Dean, Undergraduate Studies (slides)
12pm - 12.10pm Fire Safety in NUS by Mr Jagan Sinnasamy, Dean's Office (slides)

12.10pm to 1.10pm - Freshmen Welcome Lunch

1.10pm – 2.00pm

Introduction to Centralised Online Registration System (CORS) by Prof Robbie Goh, Vice Dean, Undergraduate Studies (slides)

Departmental Talks

2.00pm - 2.20pm

Geography by A/P Pow Choon Piew (slides)

2.20pm - 2.40pm Global Studies by A/P Janice Bially Mattern (slides)

2.40pm - 3.00pm

English Language by A/P Joseph Park (slides)

3.00pm - 3.20pm

Literature by Prof Philip Holden (slides)

3.20pm - 3.40pm

Theatre Studies by Dr Edna Lim (slides)

3.40pm - 4.00pm

Malay Studies by A/P Noor Aisha (slides unavailable)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

Southeast Asian Studies by A/P irving Johnson (slides)

4.20pm - 4.40pm

Social Work by A/P Irene Ng (slides)


Day 2, Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Click on the links to view the recordings. [part 1] [part 2] [part 3]

General Talks

9.00 am - 9.15am

Student Exchange Programmes (SEP) and Summer School Programmes Opportunities by Ms Shirley Koh, FASS Dean's Office (slides)

9.15 am - 9.30am

IT Care – One Stop Solution for NUS IT Resources by Mr Henry Chiew (slides)

9.30 am - 9.50am

NUS Libraries ~ A Resource for All Season by Ms Umarani Jayapal (slides)

9.50am - 10.05am

An NOC Experience Unlike Any by Ms Juliana Hartono, NUS Overseas Colleges (slides unavailable)

10.05am - 10.20am

NUS Career Centre by Ms Xie Jia Ying (slides)

10.20am - 10.45am

Scholarships and Bursaries by Ms Autumn Ong (slides unavailable)

10.45am - 11.00am

Introduction to Counselling and Psychological Services by Ms Joy Chew (slides)

Department Talks
11.00am - 11.40am

Chinese Studies by A/P Koh Khee Heong (slides)

11.40am - 12.00pm

Economics by Dr Eric Fesselmeyer (slides)

12.00pm to 1.00pm - Lunch Break

1.00pm – 1.20pm

Political Science by Dr Chong Ja Ian (slides unavailable)

1.20pm – 1.40pm

Communications and New Media by A/P Lonce Wyse (slides)

1.40pm – 2.00pm

Japanese Studies by Christopher Michael McMorran (slides)

2.00pm – 2.20pm

History by A/P Maitrii Aung-Thwin (slides)

2.20pm - 2.40pm

South Asia Studies by Dr Rajesh Rai (slides unavailable)

2.40pm - 3.00pm

Philosophy by A/P John Holbo (slides unavailable)

3.00pm to 3.20pm - Ice Cream Break

3.20pm - 3.40pm

Sociology by Dr Vincent Chua (slides)

3.40pm - 4.00pm

European Studies by Dr Mia Lee (slides)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

Multidisciplinary Minor Programmes by Dr Julius Bautista (slides)

4.00pm - 4.20pm

Introduction to Psychology by A/P Sim Tick Ngee

4.40pm - 5.00pm

Centre for Langugage Studies by A/P Titima Suthiwan (slides)

Information for New Students