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2016 NUSGSS Sports Carnival

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Dear Graduate Students,

The annual flagship event of GSS is back! The Graduate Student Sports Carnival 2016 is happening on 26th of March, next Saturday!!!

All NUS graduate students, research staff and alumni are welcome to participate in competitive and fun games: badminton, basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, rock climbing, laser tag and bubble soccer! There are attractive prizes for badminton, basketball, soccer and Ultimate Frisbee winners and there will be a lucky drawat the end of the event as well!

Time: Saturday, 11am-6pm, 26th April

Registration time: 11:00am

Venue: UTown (Registration, Opening ceremony and  warm-up at UTown Edu Sports Hall 2)

Prelims (Badminton, Soccer, Frisbee): Friday, 1pm-6pm, 25th March

Register online HERE. Registration for competitive sports will end on Wednesday (23 March).

Note: All sports games in this event are FREE for all NUS graduate students research staff and alumni. All you need to do is just to register online here.

Free Goodies for the first 100 registrations are going to be given away.

Apart from rock climbing, all other games are team games. You may sign up either as a team or an individual for the team games. Individuals or incomplete teams will be randomly assigned members to form a complete team. On-site registration is allowed for laser tag and bubble soccer, but participants slots are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Important note:

You will need to sign an Indemnity Form in order to participate in this event. The form is attached in this email.

Game details:

For rock climbing, there are three sessions. Number of participants are limited. 24 participants are allowed for each session. The registration is on first-come-first-served basis. The three sessions are:

Session 1: 11:30 am to 12:30 am

Session 2: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Session 3: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

For badminton, there are three categories: mixed doubles, male doubles and individual (both male and female compete together). The Prelims for the badminton event shall happen on Friday(25/03/2016) from 2:00pm to 6:00pm  at UTown EduSPorts Hall 1.

For basketball, there will be a male 3vs3 match (3 players + 2 substitutes per team).

For Soccer, there will be five per team(5 players + 2 Substitutes). The prelims shall happen on 25/03/2016 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

For Ultimate Frisbee , there will be five per team(5 players + 2 Substitutes) . The prelims shall happen on 26/03/2016 from 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Laser tag and bubble soccer consist of 5 players per team.

For more information, please contact Karthik at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to seeing you at our Sports Carnival!

If you want to join us as an helper, please register with us through this link.

 

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2016 NUSGSS Postgraduate Movie Night

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Dear postgraduate student,

Enjoy a thrilling movie night with us – The Jurassic World (2015)!!!

Jurassic World – a fun blockbuster, that will get you excited to see dinosaurs on the big screen again!!!

Time: 23 March, 6:00 pm

Venue: Auditorium, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, 2nd floor.

Free admission, a buffet will be provided.

Registered ASAP at:  http://nusgss.org/index.php?option=com_content&;view=article&id=308:2016-nusgss-postgraduate-movie-night&catid=14&Itemid=228

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GSS "Good Food & Nutrition Habits" Seminar

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Dear Graduate Friends,

Mid-terms have just finished and we know, the exam time has been stressful to you. Given the highly demanding nature of our studies, we tend to neglect proper nutrition and fail to practice healthy nutrition habits. It is also partly because we aren't aware of how to cope up with our studies and lab work along with maintaining a healthy diet. This has negative effects on our bodies and the effects range from affecting our internal metabolism to our external beauty!

But, Don't worry!

Gradaute Students' Society (GSS) brings up for you a seminar, "GOOD FOOD & NUTRITION HABITS", by a well-known expert in the field of human diet and nutrition. This seminar will give us an opportunity to learn some of the effective healthy food habits and how we can practice them along with the highly demanding and stressful graduate studies.

So, come and join us in learning the simple techniques of maintaining a healthy diet and keeping ourselves healthier!

In order for this seminar to be more fruitful, we would highly appreciate if you could help us understand your nutrition concerns. For this, please click on the link below and complete a short survey. This will help us in addressing all your issues during the limited time we have.

http://nusgss.org/index.php?option=com_content&;view=category&layout=blog&id=10&Itemid=104

Please note that we have also arranged for a healthy, sumptuous lunch for all the attendees!!!

Looking forward to see you there.

DATE: 22nd March 2016

TIME: 10 am till lunch

VENUE: YIH Training Room

Thanking you!!!!!

 

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2016 NUS Graduate Freshmen Welcome Party

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Want to know more about school campus?

Want to make friends from your home faculty?

Want to get useful information from seniors?

Join us on the 7th of January at the YIH Students' Lounge for our 2016 NUS Graduate Freshmen Welcome Party! You may be a better understanding of NUS environment, and interact with your seniors and immerse in the NUS culture! Tickets are 5SGD only and the place is limited! Registered as soon as possible! 

Please registered at: 

http://nusgss.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=14&Itemid=228


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2015 NUSGSS Graduate Leaders' Dialogue

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Dear Graduate Students,

NUS Graduate Students' Society is pleased to inform you that we are organizing our first Graduate Leaders' Dialogue for session 2015/16 on 7th December, 2015 from 5:30pm at UTown Auditorium-1. Dinner will be provided. 

Join us as a student representative, an audience or voice out through the 1-min survey below!

 The NUS Graduate Students’ Society, invites nominations from graduate student representatives from different faculties and departments within NUS to voice out the concerns of current graduate students. This Dialogue, now in its fourth semester running, began as small a sharing session among representatives from various faculties and over the years, it has seen an increasing involvement of faculty staff. This time, we propose to expand the scale of the event and involve a panel of esteemed university administrators. The Dean of Students, A/Prof Tan Teck Koon, will also be among the panel at the dialogue. We believe that together, we can make a difference to the lives of graduate students in NUS.

This dialogue aims to provide a platform for new connections and collaborations to be built among the departments, and for brainstorming new ideas about improving graduate student life. This is an effort by Graduate Students' Society to recognize issues faced by the graduate student community and ensure all graduate students be heard through their respective faculty or department representatives to the officiating management at top.

For this year, we call out for student opinions and representations for the concerns involving  Accommodation & Accessibility, Student Welfare, and Academic & Non-academic Activities and any other issue that our graduate leaders think are important to be discussed with a panel of esteemed university administrators. Graduate Student Leaders nomination open to Graduate Students at NUS include:

                -- Students pursuing Doctoral Degree Programmes

                -- Students pursuing Master's Degree Programmes by Coursework and by Research

                -- Student pursuing Graduate Diploma             

We strongly encourage you to nominate yourself to attend the NUS Graduate Student Leaders' Dialogue.  Submit your nomination via email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

 

Please note that registration closes on 3rd December, 2015.

Student in attendance of at least two dialogue sessions in a year, will be awarded Certificate of Appreciation for participating in increasing the graduate student life value at NUS.

 

We are also conducting a small pre-event survey regarding the issues faced by the graduate students so that they can be raised to the relevant authorities during the dialogue. Here, is the the link for the same. Please fill it so that your voice can be heard. https://mysurvey.nus.edu.sg/EFM/se/54CCD14B5098467E 

For enquirers about the nomination process, please contact Ms Gurleen at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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