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Published on March 14, 2008

Author: Gabrielle


Slide1:  International Relations Office Your Keys to the World Student Exchange Programme Global Pursuits for NUS Students Overseas - what can NUS nomads do when abroad?:  Global Pursuits for NUS Students Overseas - what can NUS nomads do when abroad? Student Exchange – academic term/study abroad, extensive range of taught courses & fresh curricula Industrial Attachments – internships with MNCs Research Attachments – project work at associated labs Summer programs, field trips, community service, other service learning projects Joint / Double Degree Programmes NUS Overseas Colleges - internships, entrepreneurship classes, project work NUS Globalisation Slide3:  Student Exchange Programme (SEP) 1 in 5 students to go abroad on SEP (20% of each cohort) by 2008 More than 200 SEP agreements with overseas partner universities in 40 countries – over 1,800 places to choose In AY 2005/06, 675 students or 12% of NUS students went on the SEP French, German, Japanese language preparation @CLS, and other language immersion overseas Student Exchange Programme Slide4:  Spend 1 or 2 semesters at an overseas partner university Pursue full-time study with credit transfer Pay NUS tuition fees Partner university gives tuition fee waiver Cover your own airfare, personal expenses, health insurance, books and accommodation What SEP entails Student Exchange Programme Slide5:  Unparalleled opportunities for personal development, growth and travel Proficiency in a second or third language Inter-cultural understanding and immersion Enhanced resume for potential job opportunities overseas and with MNCs Support networks and friendship across the miles Exposure to teaching and learning in some of the best-known universities in the world – but pay NUS tuition fees! Student Exchange Programme What are some pluses of SEP? Slide6:  1 USA 2 Canada 3 UK 4 Sweden 5 Germany 6 Australia 7 China 8 France 9 New Zealand Hong Kong ALL OVER THE WORLD! Our Top 20 SEP destinations are: Student Exchange Programme 11 Japan 12 The Netherlands 13 South Korea 14 Italy 15 Denmark 16 Norway 17 Finland 18 Belgium 19 Singapore Switzerland Where do NUS students go on SEP? Slide7:  Partner Universities Partners in Asia/Australasia Australian National University Fudan University National Law School of India University, Bangalore Kyoto University Peking University Seoul National University Tsinghua University University of Auckland University of Melbourne Waseda University Slide8:  Partner Universities Technical University of Munich École Centrale Paris Imperial College London University Paris - Sorbonne St Petersburg State Polytechnic University Warsaw University of Technology Uppsala University University of Edinburgh University of Copenhagen University of Freiburg Partners in Europe Slide9:  Partner Universities Partners in the Americas Carnegie Mellon University Cornell University (CALS) Georgia Institute of Technology McGill University Rice University Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) University of British Columbia University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign University of Pennsylvania University of Texas, Austin University of Toronto University of Washington, Seattle Slide10:  Language Preparation Chinese - for SEP to China Chinese for Science and Technology Chinese for Business and Social Sciences French * - for SEP to Belgium, France, Switzerland German * - for SEP to Austria, Germany, Switzerland, * Selected students can go for language immersion in France/Germany/Switzerland, sponsored by relevant international organisations or universities Language preparation for SEP Slide11:  Awards/Sponsorships NUS-UBC Lee Foundation Student Exchange Awards - Up to 40 awards for SEP & research attachments at University of British Columbia, Canada IE Singapore NUS-China SEP Awards – S$2,000 per award IE Singapore NUS-China Internship Awards – S$150 per week, up to a maximum of 24 weeks JASSO Scholarship - ¥80,000 per month (S$1,168) for stints in Japan up to a maximum of 12 months, and one time settling expense of ¥125,000 Dr Lee Shiu Scholarships – 1-2 awards of HKD15,000 each for 1 semester of study in Hong Kong Awards/Sponsorship for SEP & other programs are available for a host of destinations: Slide12:  Awards/Sponsorships Awards from Korea University - Regular semesters exchange, one time amount of US$250 - International Summer Campus Programme, one time amount of US$200 Seoul National University Scholarship - Accommodation & 400,000 won per month for up to 12 months EDB Academic Exchange Award (AEA) – Support for 1 year SEP to France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Sweden or Switzerland DSTA Academic Exchange (ACE) Award - Support for 1 year in Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Sweden or The Netherlands University of Amsterdam SEP Awards - 2 awards of €600 per month, up to a maximum of 10 months Slide13:  Awards/Sponsorships Aarhus University Travel Grant – Up to €1,000 on travel expenses may be reimbursed Baden-Wurttemberg Awards – Awards of €400 - €500 per month from German universities in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg Hungarian MOE Scholarship – Awards of HUF 39,000 (S$375) European University Awards – From universities in Belgium, Denmark, Hungary, Switzerland and The Netherlands Italian Scholarship - €700 per month, with return airfare and health insurance DUO Awards - Supports SEP to EU destinations at €4,000 per award University of Zurich SEP Award – 2 awards of CHF4,000 for one semester Slide14:  Awards/Sponsorships Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne SEP Award – 2 awards of CHF500 per month University of Geneva SEP Award – CHF1,000 per month, to a maximum of 5 months … And many others, because awards for new destinations will come our way every year! Slide15:  Awards/Sponsorships OAR-SEP Awards - 16 awards of SGD 2,500 each NUS Global Merit Scholarships - full annual tuition fee, living and accommodation allowance and additional allowances for participating in special programmes. Undergraduate scholarships that cover SEP - e.g. FireFly, MOE, PSC, SAF, SLA etc Awards for non-destination-specific SEP Financial Aid for SEP Overseas Student Exchange Programme [OSEP] Loan Fund – Capped at SGD 3,000 per semester and subject to family’s monthly per capita income Slide16:  NUS Overseas Programmes Check out the IRO website at: Email us at:

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