Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme (CTPCLP) is organising its introductory workshops to build up the capabilities of student fellows and any interested students in carrying out their research on social issues in Singapore. The workshops will be conducted by CTPCLP Director, A/P Albert Teo.CTPCLP is based in and supported by USP.
Two USP students will travel to Tufts University to participate in the Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) International Symposium hosted by the Institute for Global Leadership. The theme for this year’s symposium is “Order and Chaos: Diplomacy and Force in a Changing World” and students will present an issue related to the theme, attend panel discussions and participate in informal gatherings and workshops.
Five USP students, together with NUS students from other faculties, will travel to Jakarta on a programme led by USP faculty A/P Syed Farid Alatas. The programme aims to acquaint participants with various aspects of Islamic thought in Indonesia, with particular emphasis on the challenges presented to modern Muslims.
Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme (CTPCLP) is organising its introductory workshops to build up the capabilities of student fellows and any interested students in carrying out their research on social issues in Singapore. The workshops will be conducted by CTPCLP Director, A/P Albert Teo.
CTPCLP is based in and supported by USP.
Two USP students will travel to Tempe, Arizona to attend the “Desert Nights, Rising Stars” Writers Conference hosted by the Virginia G. Piper Centre for Creative Writing at Arizona State University (ASU). The conference provides an opportunity for participants to exchange ideas and share an appreciation for literature and writing.
Let’s RediscoverED is a food market cum awareness fair on eating disorders, jointly organised by Mental Health Wing (a hub supported by Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme) and RediscoverED (a budding online support platform for eating disorder sufferers). Come, join in the fun-filled fair and learn more about eating disorders!
In this session, A/P Roger Foo will discuss the advances in heart failure treatment and potential areas of contention for these available treatments. Endogenous progenitor-derived cardio myocytes (CMs) in the adult mammalian heart poses a few issues. Together with knockdown of noncoding RNAs, studies reveal targeted inhibition may hold the potential for therapeutic development in cardiac regeneration. A/P Foo is currently Associate Professor and Senior Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, NUS and NUH. He is also the Senior Investigator of Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS).
Last August, six members of the USP community contributed to "The Birthday Book", a collection of 51 essays presented as a gift from young and passionate Singaporeans to the nation on its 51st birthday. In this session, they will be sharing their thoughts on their essays with the USP community. Copies of the book will also be on sale. The session will be moderated by USP faculty A/P Barbara Ryan.
USP Career Services introduces a new workshop called “Emotional Intelligence @ Work” for USP students. This workshop will help students to create self-awareness on emotional intelligence and understand its importance in working life, to gain keys to improve emotional intelligence (and empathy) to have a balance of IQ and EQ for career-readiness, and to understand the contextual difference between socialisation in USP and the working world.
USP alums from the various cohorts will get together at this event to reconnect and get USP updates. Jointly organised by the USP Alumni Society and USP, the event will also include participation by USP student leaders, class ambassadors, faculty members and admin staff.
Four of the world's leading universities (Imperial College London, King's College London, SOAS University of London and University College London) will be giving a presentation on graduate study opportunities in London.
Following the presentation, representatives will be happy to speak with students individually, offering guidance and advice regarding their graduate study options.
This informal sharing session is for students interested in pursuing the NUS-Waseda Double Degree Programme (DDP). It is an opportunity for the current Year 4 DDP students to share their experiences and for the Year 1 students to ask questions and gain a better understanding of the programme.