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NUS Research Exchange

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In collaboration with the National University of Singapore, the College nominates two undergraduate students to undertake a research project at NUS for the Long Vacation.

Programme Details

Dates

The project will be for 8-12 weeks between 1 July and 21 September 2019. Students are encouraged to arrive in NUS no later than 1 week from 1 July 2019.

Project

Students can choose to work under any of the faculty members in the following departments:

 

If you are already in touch with a supervisor and there is a specific project that you would like to work on, then please include this information in your application. Otherwise, if your application is successful, NUS will assist you to secure a project suitable for you based on your research interests.

Programme Highlights

Conduct cutting-edge research in NUS under the supervision of a faculty member in a conducive environment with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

Immerse in the culture of Singapore through trips & tours. Students will experience the fascinating culture, cuisine and sights of Singapore, and immerse themselves into a multifaceted and multicultural city, together with students from the Biodiversity Summer Programme.

Costs covered

The tuition fees will be waived as part of the exchange agreement with NUS.

The College will cover:

  • the travel expenses to and from Singapore,
  • the travel insurance,
  • the accommodation costs at NUS,
  • the miscellaneous fees, which also include a compulsory health scheme, and
  • the Student Pass application fees.
 
Assessment

When you return to the College, you will be asked to submit a report about your project at NUS and this report may be used in future publications of the College. Your supervisor at NUS will also be asked to submit an assessment for your work.

 

Application Procedure

Application procedure

The application procedure starts on Friday 16th November 2018 and the deadline for applications will be on Sunday 9th December 2018.

Students who wish to apply will be asked to also attach: (i) a basic CV, and (ii) a personal statement of the reasons why they are interested in the Research Exchange Programme and how they feel that it would benefit their academic and personal development, as well as a short description of their research interest topics (if they have identified any supervisors, they should also include their names).

The successful candidates will be notified at the end of January.

Student Services would be happy to respond to informal enquiries and requests for information.