Conducted by USP Creative Instructor Ms Koh Xin Tian, the workshop focuses on written lyric poetry and creative nonfiction. In this beginner-level workshop, participants will practice poetry as thoughtful craft, awareness, integrity, revision and admiration. This class uses the workshop model, which means working together as a community to strengthen each participant’s creative potential. All are welcome, do join Xin Tian for this workshop!
The Cinnamon Conversation team has organised a session for students to explore USP International Programmes including short-term programmes and long-term programmes as well as NUS Overseas College. Using the Human Library format, the aim is to provide informal, free-form sharing sessions where individuals can ‘hop in and out of conversations’.
USPolymath will be having its first session for the semester. The line-up ranges from dealing with uncertainty to analysing the addictive factors of your favourite go-to songs to sharing the history of RAG. 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).
Organised by USP Career Services, My Unique Resume Workshop will help students to prepare a resume for application of internship or full-time job, tailor their resume aligning to his or her career inclination and personalise their resume to reflect his or her uniqueness as a USP student.
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.
Join The Sessions as they invite Mr Tommaso Demarie, Co-founder and CEO at Entropica Labs, for a chat and lively debate with USP students on Quantum Computing – one of the popular fields in engineering now. Quantum Computing has a wide array of real-world applications from online security to climate change prediction, artificial intelligence, and even traffic optimatisation. In particular, they will discuss about what Quantum Computing is, how computing models have changed with our understanding of physics, and it’s many multidisciplinary applications. No background knowledge is needed as there will be an introductory lecture by Mr Demarie.
Organised by USP Career Services, this leadership mentoring programme is conducted by mentors from Compass@Campus – a group of experienced industry leaders, business executives, entrepreneurs and professionals. The programme is conducted in an interactive manner and includes in-depth group discussions with mentors featuring five modules addressing key topics.
The modules are:• Discovering Purpose, Redefining Success• Understanding Personality Differences and EQ: Knowing Self & Relating to Others More Effectively• Trust and Integrity: The Foundation for Relationships• Failing Forward: The Importance of Passion and Resilience• Keys to Leadership Effectiveness
In this interactive workshop, we will discuss strategies for deciding if postgraduate education is right for you, identifying the programmes that best suit your needs, and crafting effective application materials. We will also consider how networking with faculty mentors, potential supervisors, and current postgraduate students can help you to prepare for this next stage in your education. Organised by USP Career Services, this workshop is conducted by USP faculty Dr Bart Wassenhove.
The USP Ambassadors team will be sharing in detail what it means to be a USP Ambassador, including event timeline and its training sessions, mini projects, and application details. Application to be a USP Ambassador opens from 21 Aug to 28 Aug. Application details will be sent separately via email, so keep a lookout.
This year, USP will hold our Homecoming in conjunction with the NUS Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day. It promises to be an afternoon for USP alumni to meet up with professors and old friends, to reminisce the good old days and to reconnect. Details can be found here.
This annual dinner formally welcomes freshmen to USP and our residential college, marking the start of their USP experience. USP faculty members and admin staff are invited to join in this meaningful occasion.
USP Freshmen will get to meet with their academic advisors to talk about USP in general, and academic matters. The advisors would try to help freshmen as they chart their course through USP and NUS.