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2016 NUS GSS Recruitment Drive

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Dear Students,


The committee at NUS Graduate Students' Society welcomes you to school!

As we begin this new semester, it is now time to elect the 31st Executive committee to our society. And, this mail is to inform you that our formal recruitment drive has now started.

If you are interested in join us as a committee member, please fill in the form HERE and send your CV/resume and preferred position to Vanchinathan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Do tag your email to us with subject "31st EXCO Application". The information on detailed roles and responsibilities can be found at our website at nusgss.org under tab ABOUT.

Feeling unsure about what you can do in GSS? Don't worry, we have prepared a GSS Welcome Tea session, for which we invite all post-graduates, interested in knowing more about being an executive member in GSS to attend. It is a great opportunity for you to understand the functioning of our society and make new friends!

Event Details:

GSS Welcome Tea

Date: 27th August 2016 (Saturday)

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Venue: YIH Tokyo Room (Located at YIH level 3, opposite Starbucks)

*Refreshments will be served after, pre-registration is needed.

To register with us your interest in the event, please fill the form HERE to allow us to understand you better. Deadline for registration is 25th http://www.cialispharmaciefr24.com/prix-de-cialis-en-pharmacie/ August (Please note that all registration needs to be submitted before the deadline, you can send us your CV/resume later).

The second phase of our recruitment drive shall commence and conclude with the Annual General Meeting to be held on the 25th of September 2016. Details on the AGM and procedure for election will be discussed during the welcome tea!

We wish to see you there! It is your chance now!

Registration link: https://mysurvey.nus.edu.sg/EFM/se/54CCD14B6EF71202



The Graduate Students' Society hopes to provide much more meaning to your graduate life, be it providing you with new knowledge and https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/viagra-substitut-naturel/ perspectives on your career and personal development, or bringing you a whole network of graduate student friends in NUS through our many exciting events. Graduate student life is much more than just your books and lab, and we strive to make your graduate student life will be a colourful and fulfilling one! Every year we plan a whole series of events for you, do check your mailbox, our website and Facebook page regularly for more event updates!

(Website: www.nusgss.org; Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/nusgss)



GSS Height-O-Mania! (Part of NUS Day of Service Events)

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Hello fellow graduates,
NUS will be organizing an event known as the NUS Day of Service, which is held on 3rd September 2016. The NUS Day of Service is a day when the whole NUS community comes together to give back to the community through action and service. This year, GSS will be organizing a fun and interesting fund raising project for the graduate students known as Height-O-Mania
On this day, GSS urges graduate students like you to put your brains and brawn to the challenge in this exhilarating Vertical Marathon cum Amazing Race, all while doing your part for charity! All proceeds will go the SPD, a society for the physically disabled. 
To join Height-O-Mania, all you need to do is form a team of 3 and join us in this challenge. Graduate students are allowed to bring family/friends to participate in this event as well. Every participant will be awarded with a certificate of participation and top 3 winning teams will receive medals for their participation. Don't worry if you do not have a team right now, just come with an open mind to make new friends! We will help you form a team.
Here are the participation fees and all the proceeds from this event will go to SPD:

Members: S$15

Non-members: S$20

Staff, Alumni & families/friends: S$25

Register with us now HERE!

ALL NUS Students, Alumni, Staff and families are welcomed to join the event!

The deadline for registration will be on 26th August. We hope to see you all there to have a fun filled fund raising event for the physically disabled.

Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
should you have any queries regarding the event.

height o mania

2016 NUS GSS Freshmen Welcome Formal Dinner Update

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Dear Graduate Freshmen,

The registration for freshmen welcome dinner is now closed!

Due to overwhelming responses, the successful registrants will be decided through a balloting system. Only successful registrants will be notified via email from Thursday (21 July) onwards.

We appreciate all of you for being passionate about our event and we regret to have only limited seats for the welcome dinner. Do not worry if you are not able to join us this time, we have a series of events planned ahead in the upcoming semester especially for graduate students like you! Do check our facebook and website regularly for news and event updates!

We look forward to meeting you at the dinner and in the upcoming semester!



2016 NUS GSS Freshmen Welcome Formal Dinner

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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?

A formal dinner to properly welcome new graduate students to our NUS graduates’ family.  Come for a night of glitz and glamour. Dress in your best and enjoy a night of good food and wonderful entertainment. Do come early to mingle with new friends and take wacky photos at our photo booth. We promise you that it will be an unforgettable night!


Please register at: 



NUS 3MT Competition 2016 (2)

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The annual NUS Three Minute Thesis (NUS 3MT) Competition is back!
If you have the ability to showcase your research to a general audience in three minutes, then this competition is for you! 
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition is an academic competition developed by University of Queensland for research graduate students in 2008. It has a global participation with almost 200 universities in more than 18 countries. GSS will be organizing the NUS 3MT competition to select finalists to participate in the various regional and international 3MT competitions. 
This year NUS will be participating in three 3MT competitions:  
Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition
McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium
Universitas 21 3MT Competition 
The NUS 3MT Competition will be an online video competition. Interested participants will have to submit a self-recorded 3-minute video to GSS. The winner/finalists from each competition will be selected by the judging panel based on the same judging criteria as the international 3MT competition.  


1. Energy & Environment

2. Food, Water & Climate Change

3. Population Aging and Global Health

4. Others

How to Participate:  
  • You must be a PhD student who has passed your preliminary qualifying examination and have not passed your thesis defense on 23th September 2016.      

Register yourself HERE

  • Upload your three-minute video to your Google Drive and email the video link to our Director of Academic Affairs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Deadline for video submission: 30 May 2016      
Two winners will be selected from each theme. 
First Prize: S$500
First runner-up: S$300
(Results will be released on 15 June 2016) 
For more information on the prizes for individual competitions and to watch previous winning videos, do visit the official 3MT website: http://threeminutethesis.org 
Asia-Pacific 3MT Prizes
  • Winner: $5000 research travel grant + funding and entry into the 2016 Falling Walls Lab Final and Conference in Berlin
  • Runner Up: $2000 research travel grant
  • People’s Choice: $1000 research travel grant
 2016 McDonnell International Scholars Academy Symposium
  • Winner: $1000 USD
  • Finalists will receive up to $2000 USD to attend the Symposium. Stipend must be used for airfare and lodging only.
 Universitas 21 3MT Competition
  • Winner: $2500 USD to visit a U21 university of their choice to benefit their research or on-going career development.
Information Session 
  • The Information Session is provided by the GSS to provide interested participants with the rules and criteria of the competition. We will also be explaining the details of the competition and answer any of your questions. We highly advise you to sign up for this session! Date: 20 May 2016Time: 10 AM to 11 AMVenue: YIH Training Room 1Participation is FREE.
  • If you have any queries, please write to us at                                                                                            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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