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Year in Review Industry Sharing Series The Industry Sharing Series is organised for students and staf to dialogue with industry practitioners, who share their insights on trends, challenges and opportunities in their respective sectors. This initiative develops students professionally, to prepare them for the workplace. It also serves as a networking platform to seed high-value partnerships. The inaugural session ThinkTank Series on 23 March 2015 featured talks by clean technology This new initiative enables faculty experts from GE Singapore, DNV GL, the Solar Energy members to get to know students Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) and Veolia Water better. Students from various levels Technologies. and majors are invited to discuss topics such as the curriculum, Science Careers Handbook exchange programmes, internships A new Science Careers Handbook was launched in and student support, with their peers July 2015. It aims to increase understanding and faculty members. Three sessions of the value of a science education amongst were organised in the last semester, prospective students and to inspire them to on coping in university, preparing for consider undergraduate studies in Science at the workforce and how scholarship NUS. The handbook profles the diversity of recipients can inspire others. science careers as well as the success stories of young and established Science alumni. It also New Science Alumni includes testimonials from industry leaders, which Groups validate the calibre of NUS Science graduates in the workplace. This year, two new Science alumni groups were ofcially registered with the Ofce of Alumni Relations. On 12 February 2015, more than 100 alumni, faculty members and students celebrated the inauguration of the Inaugural Science Sports Games 2015 Food Science & Technology (FST) The Science Sports Games by the NUS Students’ Science Club Sports Committee ofers Alumni Group, an important milestone students more avenues to participate in sports and fosters bonds between students, staf for the FST programme that started and alumni. It also builds up anticipation to the Inter-Faculty Games (IFG). Held in February in 1999. The NUS Forensic Science 2015, 111 students and 22 alumni participated in sports events like futsal and tchoukball. Alumni Group was launched on 28 The Games ended on a high note with two matches between Team Alumni IFG and Team February 2015 at a Lunar New Year IFG in basketball and football. The alumni basketballers pushed their younger counterparts gathering for more than 40 alumni. all the way to the fourth and fnal quarter only for Team IFG to nick the win by a mere six These groups organise professional points. The alumni footballers defed all odds and snatched a dramatic win in the dying and social activities, leveraging on minutes, winning the game 1-0. their alumni’s expertise and experience to beneft members and students. MORE THAN 130 PARTICIPANTS
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