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Industrial Talks Insight

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Industrial Talk is a bridge for a Postgraduate student who are passionate to work in a corporate or industrial sector to get a good insight for their respective field. Keeping this in mind, GSS is organizing the Industrial Sharing talk which is jointly organised by BestTop career consulting. The main motive is to expose students into the industrial environment and creating a connection between students and successful industry leaders. This has a added benefit where post graduates can know about many other fields like Industry Overview, job and internship opportunities.

Program Schedule

14:30 – 15:00 Registration 

15:00 – 15:05 Opening Address 

15:05 – 15:20 Speech by Bert Grobben, Director, Open Innovation APAC, Corporate R&D, P&G 

15:20 – 15:35 Speech by Joe Eades, Co-founder & Managing Director, Ispahan Group 

15:35 – 15:50 Speech by Raymond Kwok, Chairman & Managing Director, Kwok Group LLP 

15:50 – 16:20 Panel Discussion 

16:20 – 16:50 Career Preparation Coaching by BestTop Career Consulting 

16:50 – 17:00 Closing Speech 


Time : 2 30 PM to 5 PM

Venue : LT 50, Stephen Riady Center

Date: October 12 2013.

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Industry talk


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Hi, graduates,

The inaugural InnoVenture challenge for aspiring technopreneurs is here! Gather friends from any NUS faculty and learn together as you build ideas to solve real problems faced by companies around the world. The most creative, disruptive and feasible solutions will be awarded a Prototyping Grant to realize their prototype.

Whether you plan to work for a company or start your own venture, InnoVenture is for you to learn how to use your skills to solve problems and create exciting innovative solutions

InnoVenture encourages you to look beyond your closest social circles to meet other people with the relevant skill-sets. Teams with cross-disciplinary and cross-seniority members are encouraged. 

Real life problems can only be solved by action.

Join InnoVenture by registering your team of 3-4 now!

To learn more about InnoVenture, do come down for our Information Session: 

Date – Tuesday, 17th September

Time – 6:30-8pm

Venue – LT7, Faculty of Engineering

Refreshments provided!

RSVP now to take the first step and meet aspiring technopreneurs like yourself! 

For more information and enquiries: 

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GSS Annual General Meeting

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Dear Fellow Postgrad,

The new academic year has begun! We hope that you all are doing well with your studies! Times flies and a year has gone by since the 27th Executive Committee (ExCo) of GSS took office, last September. Thank you for all the contribution in helping us to make life of NUS postgraduate students a pleasant and enjoyable one. Over the past year, we have been trying to fulfill GSS’s mission, which is to serve all the postgraduate students, to connect between all the postgraduate students and university, and to enrich all the postgraduate students’ life. We have catered to the needs of postgraduate students by organizing fun events, workshops and also by working as the voice of the graduate community of NUS. You may refer to our Annual Report to see what GSS has done for the past year! We hope all our efforts have created a memorable experience for you and made your graduate life more colorful.

We are now approaching the end of our term in office. We sincerely thank you all for your continuous support and invite you to our Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is a chance to give recognition to the leaving 27th ExCo and to form the 28th ExCo. We will hold the elections for 9 senior director positions and recruit project managers in each committee. Please have a look at the roles and responsibilities by clicking Here.

Annual General Meeting – Join GSS, make your life colorful!

Date: 14th September 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Venue: Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, Level 2, ERC, Utown (Map is attached) 

Free Tea Break and Dinner will be provided.

Online registration is required!

If you wish to join GSS ExCo, please click Here.

If you wish to attend AGM as audience, please click Here.The candidates for senior director positions will be required to present a 3 minutes election speech following by a 2 minutes Q&A. The votes of the audience (NUS postgrads only) will weigh 80% of the final result. The rest of 20% will be decided by the 27th ExCo members.

Project managers will be recruited during AGM after the senior directors have been elected. Candidates for project managers are not required to be elected. They will be interviewed by elected senior directors and core ExCo members. Project Managers who perform well will be promoted to directors of each committee after one semester.

The formal business attire (suit and tie) are required for ALL candidates.

Please bring your friends to vote for you! Hope to see you there!

Warmest regards,

27th Executive Committee

NUS Graduate Students' Society

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Public Speaking-The Practical Way 3

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Dear Fellow Postgrads,

The NUS Alumni Toastmasters Club ( ) will be conducting a Workshop for everyone .This 5 sessions intensive workshop on public speaking. In these 5 sessions you will improve your public speaking skills in voice and body language, words and ideas, content and structure, confident and engagement. Here are the details of this workshop.

Date and Time:  13th Sep, 20th Sep, 27th Sep, 04th Oct, 11th Oct

Time: 7:30pm to 10pm.

Venue: Singapore Management University (School of Economics & Social Science)

Cost: S$399 per participant (Registration before 20th Aug 2013)

         S$499 per participant (Registration before 6th Sep 2013)

Registration closing date : 6th Sep 2013

Registration link:


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Postgraduate Welcome Tea

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Dear fellow postgrad,

Ever wondered what your life would look like beyond academic studies and research? What should our mind-set and aims be before starting out on our postgraduate journey?

Well, this year GSS is proud to have invited 2 highly successful industry leaders and distinguished NUS alumni- Professor Freddy Boey and Dr. Tan Lai Yong to share their valuable experiences and advise graduate students. Our own professors, other alumni and professionals will also be there to interact with you to advice you on making the most of graduate studies.

The details of the event is as follows,

Date: 1st August 2013 (Thurs)
Registration Time: 5:45pm – 6:00pm
Event Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Centre for Translational Medicine MD6 LT35 (Level 1)
Free admission and free dinner for NUS PG students
To join this welcome event, please register here. Hurry up! Registration is on first come first serve basis.



Do not miss out on this golden opportunity! Please do join us for this enlightening event!
For the venue of the event, please see the map attached. GSS volunteers will be present at both Science bus stop and Kent ridge MRT station from 5:00pm to 6:00pm to guide you to the venue. Please approach our volunteers on the day if you are in doubt for the location of the venue.

More questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact our PG student welcome event’s secretary Miss Lu Ning This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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