Thursday, October 9, 2014

Scholarship / Career / Further studies Talks for Year 3 Graduating students

Dear DBIT students, especially Year 3s, do take note!

SP's Department of Student Services (DSS) is organising a series of events to help you plan what to do after graduation. Do check them out if you are free!

Event Date Remarks
Overseas Education Fair 4 Oct (Sat) Open to public; organised by OverseasEducation.sg Pte Ltd
Venue:Suntec Hall 310-311
Time: 1pm – 6pm
Details: http://www.overseaseducation.sg/fair.php
My Next Move – Further Education (local universities) 9 Oct (Thur) Open to all year 3 students who wish to find out more about:
*  Local University Admissions & Timelines
*  Indicative Grade Profiles
*  Early Admissions & Scholarship Exercise (EASE)
*  Preparing for Admissions and Scholarship Interviews
Venue:iCaFE (inside the SSC)
Time: 2:30pm – 5pm
Speaker:Regina Lim, Snr Manager (Student Services)
Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
Study in Australia, New Zealand & UK Open Day 11 Oct (Sat) - 12 Oct (Sun) * Open to public; organised by IDP Education Pty Ltd
* Venue:Orchard Hotel, Grand Ballroom
* Time: 11am – 4:30pm
* Details: http://www.idp.com/singapore/studyabroad/events/2014/10/oct-od
MOHH will be giving a seminar about their scholarships at 12noon on both days.
UK institutions will only be present on Saturday, 11 Oct, 11am - 4pm.
SPRING Singapore Executive Development Scholarship 13 Oct (Mon) Open only to Singaporean students with expected cumulative GPA of 3.8 and better. 
This Scholarship is suitable for students from Business, Engineering and Chemical & Life Sciences  (except Optometry, Perfumery & Cosmetic Science)
Venue: iCaFE
Time:11am - 12:30pm
Registration Link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
Understanding the Application Process for PSC and Ministry Scholarships  13 Oct (Mon) Open to all year 2 and 3 students who wish to find out more about the Application Process for PSC and Ministry Scholarships. 
This is a precursor to the “PSC Scholarships Talk” scheduled on 25 Oct (see below for details).
Venue:iCaFE (inside the SSC)
Time: 2:30pm – 5pm
Speaker:Regina Lim, Snr Manager (Student Services)
Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
Interviews LIVE! (Part 1) 15 Oct (Wed) Open to all year 3 students who wish to find out how to prepare for job/ scholarship/ university admissions interviews. 
This workshop is a precursor to Interviews LIVE! (Part 2),  scheduled on 5 Nov, where you will get a chance to put your knowledge to practice at a live, mock interview session.
Venue:iCaFE (inside the SSC)
Time: 10am – 12noon
Speaker:Glenn Ee, Education & Career Counsellor
Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
Interviews LIVE! (Part 1) 16 Oct (Thur) Open to all year 3 students who wish to find out how to prepare for job/ scholarship/ university admissions interviews. 
This workshop is a precursor to Interviews LIVE! (Part 2),  scheduled on 5 Nov, where you will get a chance to put your knowledge to practice at a live, mock interview session.
Venue:iCaFE (inside the SSC)
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Speaker:Glenn Ee, Education & Career Counsellor
Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
University of Melbourne -
Virtual Fair for International Students
16 Oct (Thur) -
17 Oct (Fri)
Open to all students who are interested to study at the University of Melbourne.
Step 1: Interested students to go on-line to register at http://go.unimelb.edu.au/925n
Step 2: Registered participants can access the Virtual Fair from 7:00 pm on 16 October until 11:00 am on 17 October (AEDST) at http://go.unimelb.edu.au/k25n
Bachelor of Arts / Science (Education) @ NIE
NTU-NIE Teaching Scholars Programme
18 Oct (Sat) Open to all students who are keen to pursue a Bachelor of Arts / Science (Education) programme.
The BA/BSc in short, is a 4-year degree programme offered by National Institute of Education (NIE) for A-Level, IB or Diploma holders who are interested to pursue a teaching degree. This is the ideal route that gives students a well-rounded education in content and pedagogy so that they can be well-prepared for a career in teaching. Tuition fees will be fully funded by the Ministry of Education if the students are found suitable for the programme. Students can also be considered for the NTU-NIE Teaching Scholars Programme which offers scholars additional opportunities in electives, leadership programmes and overseas exchange/ practicum.  Participants can look forward to a series of presentations by teachers and NIE professors, and a campus tour conducted by NIE student ambassadors. There will also be a networking session where NIE and MOE officers will be available to answer the students’ queries. The details of the tea session as follows:
Venue: National Institute of Education
Time: 10am – 12noon
Register at: www.moe.gov.sg/babsc
Enquiries: Email MOE_HSCD_RMU@moe.gov.sg
NTU Day cum Early Admissions and Scholarship Exercise (EASE) Briefing for Singapore Polytechnic students 23 Oct
(Thur)
Open only to selected students who have received e-invitation via i-chat email on 26 Sep. 
(Criteria stipulated by NTU).
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic Auditorium
Time:5pm - 7pm  (Registration starts at 4.30pm)
Objective: To introduce NTU’s wide range of degree programmes,  NTU’s Premier Scholars’ Programmes and scholarships for high calibre students who look forward to a challenging multi-disciplinary curriculum on top of their major.
Register at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
PSC Scholarships Talk 25 Oct
(Sat)
Open only to top Year 2 and Year 3 students from the 5 polytechnics (Singaporeans and PRs only)
Students must be interested in considering a career in the Public Service and/ or who have been nominated by their School (Criteria stipulated by the PSC Secretariat). 
Also open to SP staff
Venue:  Singapore Polytechnic Auditorium
Time:1.30pm - 3.30pm (Registration starts at 12.45pm)
Attire: Smart Casual

*Light refreshments will be provided
Objective: To provide more information on career opportunities in the Public Service through PSC Scholarships. At the session, a PSC officer will first share with poly students about PSC scholarships. Then 2 PSC scholarship holders who graduated from the Polytechnics will share their experiences  – one of them is currently pursuing her undergraduate studies while the other is a Public Service Leadership Programme (PSLP) officer who can share about her work in the different postings in the Service.  They will be sharing with students  the considerations they had when they took up the PSC Scholarship. This will be followed by a Q&A session as well as an informal mingling session where students can ask PSC Secretariat staff and guest speakers more questions.
Registration Link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link  (Deadline for registration: 1 Oct)
IDA Talk on the National Infocomm Scholarship 29 Oct
(Wed)
Open to Singaporean and Singapore PR students interested in studying infocomm-related courses, economics and law. (Criteria stipulated by IDA).
Venue: LT12B
Time:3:15pm - 4:15pm
Registration Link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
JTC Scholarships Talk
(JTC: JTC Corporation)
Two SP graduates clinched JTC Scholarship this year!
Drop by the iCaFE to pick up a JTC Scholarship booklet and sweets – while stocks last!
29 Oct
(Wed)
Open only to selected students.  (Criteria stipulated by JTC).
For Year 3 students with cumulative GPA of at least 3.7 from:
- Architecture & Built Env
- Business
- Media and Communication
- IT, Info Security
- Engineering
Venue: LT12B
Time:4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration Link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
Interviews LIVE!  (Part 2) 5 Nov (Wed) Open to all year 3 students who wish to have some hands-on practice (in a safe environment) on what it feels like to go for a live interview. 
This workshop is a follow-up to Interviews LIVE! (Part 1). 

Venue:To be Confirmed 
Time: Session 1:3.15pm - 4:00pm;  Session 2:4:00pm – 5:00pm
Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link
This mock interview session requires participants to be properly attired, with resume and portfolio prepared.
Career as a PE Teacher 26 Nov
(Wed)
Open to students who are interested to find out more about a career as a PE teacher.
Venue: iCaFE (inside the SSC)
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OiKCOVsDWUUHG3NfGpC7pIl9QRI7Acw9Tf-rRvsUKi8/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link

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