Every year, we invite the parents of all USP students to our premises for an evening together. It is an opportunity for parents and the USP community to share information and ideas about USP’s development. The programme this year includes a tour around USP, dinner at our dining hall, mini showcases, and conversation with our directors, professors, residential fellows and staff.
We welcome everyone in the USP community to come together to enjoy this evening, and celebrate our community ties.
USPolymath will be having its second session for the semester. The line-up ranges from bringing awareness about a niche industry, providing fitness inspiration pro-tips, and re-examining your deepest heartfelt convictions. USPolymath is a platform for speakers to present about any topic they are passionate about using the Pecha Kucha format (20 slides x 20 seconds each).
Learn to take the lead in creating a community movement and make informed decisions to collectively solve issues on the ground. Join CTPCLC info session to find out more about its programmes and admissions process.
CTPCLC is supported by USP.
Global organisations use Assessment Centre as a critical component in their recruitment process to recruit the best talents to meet their business objectives. Organised by USP Career Services, the workshop will equip participants with first-hand knowledge about “standard” formats in a typical assessment centre setting. At the end of the workshop, participants will have an increased awareness of the components of and the competencies required to be successful at an assessment centre.
The QR Centre is organising two workshops for those in the USP community interested in programming. These workshops are run by USP students who are computing enthusiasts.
The 2nd workshop is Data Analysis with Python. Participants will learn the basics of handling and analysing publicly available real life data with Python and the Pandas Library. If time permits, the student instructors will also share how the processed data can be used to predict HDB resale prices.
Organised by USP alum Alexius Yeo (Geography + USP, Class of 2010), Permaculture@USP is into its third round this semester. This unique programme in USP explores environmental issues through evening workshops, dumpster diving, forest school and even an overseas trip. If you have an insatiable curiosity for sustainable living, bio-mimicry, systems thinking, urban farming and anything green, drop by this info night to find out more about the programme. No pre-requisites for the programme except being (or have been) a USP student and a curious mind for nature.
Organised by The Cinnamon Conversation and initiated by students, this is a series of informal and relaxed conversations over dinner, between a professor and four to six students on a topic that the professor is interested in. This week, we will have Prof Lim Chwee Teck with us. Prof Lim is a NUSS Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute as well as a Faculty Fellow of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology – learn more about him and his works here.
The 1st workshop is Introduction to Python with Telegram Bots. Python is a general purpose programming language with wide applications such as game development, data processing and machine learning. It is easy to pick up and many of its concepts are transferable to other programming languages as well. No experience is required for this workshop as they will cover the basics of programming in Python, followed by a hands-on development of your own Telegram bot.
In our fast changing world, today's jobs require us to be agile and adaptable. Hence, it is important to learn skills that will help you to develop career resilience – the ability to adapt to changes, deal with stress and move forward, so that you can ace the interviews and excel in your career. Organised by USP Career Services, you will learn how to project your desired image, how to handle challenging situations during an interview or at work, how to manage workplace conflict and how to build positive relationships with colleagues.
Organised by Cinnamon Conversation and initiated by students, this is a series of informal and relaxed conversations over dinner, between a prof and 4 to 6 students on a topic that the prof is interested in.
Two USP students have organised a poetry reading session in which ten migrant poets will share their poetry. The migrant poets (including migrant worker poets) will be joined by NUS students who will also share their poetry. The event is held in collaboration with the Migrant Writers of Singapore. All are welcome! Refreshments will be provided and no registration is required.