Goodbye Singapore 2017

✈🇸🇬 Goodbye SG 2017 🇦🇺🌏


Happy and excited that you got an offer for the course that you’ve always dreamt of getting? Yet, unsure what you should be feeling as you leave your family for a daunting environment? Confused? Experiencing mixed feelings?

Well say no more fam, because we’ve got your back!

Goodbye Singapore (GBSG) is an 2D1N orientation camp specially for freshies from the University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia, and aims to connect new students and allow you to find your footing – even before you step off the plane!
Get to know your fellow Singaporean students, and bond over a exciting 2 days of games,

This is also an excellent chance for you to interact with seniors who will show you the ropes, and help make your experience in Adelaide a smooth and fulfilling one!

This event is open to all students from UoA, Flinders Uni and UniSA who wish to join!

📆Date: 19th-20th Jan 2016 (Thu-Fri)
🏡Venue: National Service Resort and Country Club
⏰Time: Registration at 1PM
💰Cost: $15 per person (Food provided)

To register, please RSVP at this link:

Look forward to seeing you guys there! 🙂

July Updates 2015

1.  SG50 in Adelaide: TICKET PRICES NOW FROM $30! Grab them now before tickets close on Sunday 2nd August at 2359!

We are happy to let you know that we have received funding for SG50 in Adelaide on the 8th of August 2015! And guess what that means? Ticket prices significantly reduced! Get them quick so that we can ensure there is sufficient food for everyone! (See below for more details.)

Click here for map and directions. 

Each ticket is inclusive of a 3 course dinner, a lucky draw token, and all the other fun stuff!

For secure payment, create an account at AU Union. For non-students and students from Flinders University and University of South Australia, please use the instructions in the attached file to guide you through creating an account.
Additionally, if you have bought the tickets before the price reduction, please contact us for a partial refund!

 Make Your Purchase

Do remember to save the date and get excited, because we sure are!

Also, check out our ongoing Instagram contest going on in the days leading up to 8th August for a chance to win a mystery prize!

Hash tag your preparations (I.e: outfit shopping shoe shopping, hair, make up) with ‪#‎SG50inADL‬ and the instagram account with the most happening preparation will stand to win a prize!!Remember, our dress code is Glitz and Glamour! So bring your shiniest shoe forward and upload it!

Like our Facebook page at to receive updates! Additionally, feel free to hit us with an email at if you have any questions. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

With regards,
Executive committee
SG50 in Adelaide, SNDC 2015

2.  Hello 2 Adelaide 2015!

Hello 2 Adelaide is back again!

Date: 1 August 2015 (It’s this Saturday!)
Time: 2.30pm-5pm
Venue: Harry Medlin Function Room at the Union House
Cost: Absolutely free!

For all of you who are beginning your freshman year this semester, come down this Saturday to meet fellow Singaporeans like you. And to those freshmen who have just begun your second semester, come along too to meet and welcome the new Year Ones!

There’ll be a simple game or two, just to get you guys all warmed up of course. Then you all can carry on socialising with one another over some free (Yes, FREE!) cupcakes, KRISPY KREME doughnuts, other sweet treats and some nice hot afternoon tea (perfect for winter!).

Seniors are more than welcome to join in the fun and get free food! I’m sure the freshmen will be very eager to meet you guys and have plenty of questions for you!

RSVP on this event page to confirm your attendance!

3.  Opportunities@SG 2015 Webseminars organised by The Contact Singapore Team

The annual signature career roadshow – Opportunities@SG 2015 – is around the corner, from 24 – 29 Aug 2015. This year, the following employers will be traveling to Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for the roadshow. For TTSH and NCSS, they are looking for health sciences students, LTA for engineering students, while the other employers are interested in students of all disciplines.

Asian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA)
Community Psychology Hub
CPA Australia (CPAA)
Land Transport Authority (LTA)
Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
National Council of Social Services (NCSS), including the Social Service Institute (SSI)
National Environment Agency (NEA)
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

For the benefit and convenience of the Singaporean students in South Australia who are unable to attend the career roadshow, there will be 2 webinar sessions (highlighted below) where students can log in to listen to the employers’ presentation. They can register for the webinars here – (

Do take note that the timing is in GMT+10 AEST which is not reflected in the registration link above.

Webinar Session 1
Date: 27 August 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Participating Organisations: AWWA, CPH, LTA, MFA, NCSS, NEA, TTSH
Click here to register
for Webinar Session 1!
Webinar Session 2
Date: 29 August 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Participating Organisations: AWWA, CPH, LTA, MFA, NCSS, NEA, TTSH
Click here to register
for Webinar Session 2!
After registering, you will receive an email confirmation with the webinar link and details on the system requirements your computer will need for a smooth webinar experience. See you online!
Participating Organisations for Opportunities@Singapore 2015      


4.  Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore

For those who wish to become practising medical doctors in Singapore or wish to to pursue a career in biomedical research, Duke-NUS currently offers 2 programmes, the Doctor of Medicine (MD), and the PhD in Integrated Biology and Medicin respectively.

The MD is jointly awarded by Duke University and the National University of Singapore (NUS) while the PhD is awarded by NUS.  If you are keen on pursuing the MD, you should first have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (except the MBBS).  For those interested in pursuing the PhD, you would need a bachelor’s degree in Science.  For more information, please visit our website:

Duke-NUS is closely affiliated with Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), Singapore’s largest healthcare group, to meet the country’s growing healthcare needs.  This affiliation extends to residency opportunities for our MD graduates and research opportunities for our PhD graduates.  A recent report has highlighted growing demand for skilled researchers to help make Singapore the innovation capital of Asia.

For those who need help with tuition fees, financial assistance is available.  More information can be found here:

1.  (MD Programme)

2.  (PhD Programme)

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because this is what you’ll come back to…

And for those joining us for the first time, WELCOME to

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Our mailing address is:

Singapore Association

University of Adelaide Union Clubs Pigeon Hole 76
Level 1, Lady Symon Building, University of Adelaide

AdelaideSouth Australia 5006


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May Updates 2015

1.  Careers @ S’pore for Medical Professionals, Information Session on 30 July 2015


MOH Holdings will be back to hold information sessions on pursuing a medical career in Singapore in the major Australian cities in July and August 2015. Details are as follows.

Thursday 30 July 2015, 1800
Crowne Plaza Adelaide (Hindmarsh 1)
16 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000

Friday 31 July 2015, 1800
Brisbane Hilton (Room 81)
190 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane QLD 4001

Sunday 2 August 2015, 1800
The Sydney Boulevard Hotel (Robinson/William Room)
90 William Street
Sydney NSW 2011

Tuesday 4 August 2015, 1800
Crowne Plaza Melbourne (Otway 2)
1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC 3008

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to with the subject “Australia Jul/Aug 2015 – Registration for Information Session”. Further details can be found at

Job Applications for HOs and MOs
Employment interviews for House Officers and Medical Officers will occur around the dates above in the respective Australian cities. While there is no official deadline, you are advised to submit your applications by June 2015 to enable an interview to be arranged in Australia. If you are residing in a city not listed above, please contact MOHH early to make alternative arrangements.

Final year medical students who are PEG holders do not need to submit an employment application as MOHH will contact you separately regarding your employment contracts.

To apply for a HO or MO position, submit the following documents to with the subject “Australia Jul/Aug 2015 – Employment Application”. You should also direct all queries to this email address.
Completed employment application form
Curriculum vitae (CV)
All university transcripts
Copy of passport

2.  Singapore Industry Programme 13 to 15 July

Internship and Graduate Opportunities for Engineering and Business students

Get noticed and get your foot through the door! Join SIP as they visit renowned companies based in Singapore who are looking for talents to join them as interns or fresh graduates.

The Singapore Industry Programme is a great way to make a personal impression on your potential future employer while you learn more about their projects and processes.

This will be the 13th cycle they will be holding and was previously only open to German students. For this round, they are opening it up to Singaporean students studying in Australia, as well as students who are from our Australian partner universities.
During the programme, you will visit top companies such as our past partners BOSCH, Infineon, Rolls Royce and Rohde & Schwarze, and meet the key decision makers. This is a great opportunity for students to get noticed by potential future employers.

So save the date and register today!

When: 13 – 15 July
Fee: S$25

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Download the SIP brochure for more information, here.

3.  New Membership Benefits

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Show your SA Membership card and obtain a 10% off or a free drink with every $25 spent!

4.  The NEW Adelaide Entertainment BookTM has launched!

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Click ‘Buy Now’ for a purchase of your NEW Adelaide Entertainment BookTM App!

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20% of every membership sold contributes to our Social Club. Help us achieve our goal by sharing this link with your Friends and Family.

The new Memberships are available now and packed with thousands of up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers.

Use just a few of these offers and you’ll more than cover the cost of your Membership!

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NEW Adelaide Entertainment BookTM App: For just $65 (members and non-members), you’ll receive over $20,000 worth of valuable offers. 

NEW Adelaide Entertainment BookTM Hard Copy: $60 (members) / $65 (non-members)

To get hold of a NEW Adelaide Entertainment BookTM Hard Copy, please contact Eunice Lim the membership officer at

Thank you for your support!

5.  Mega Olympics 2015

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On behalf of Adelaide University’s, Malaysian Student’s Association, Singapore Association would like to extend our gratitude to all participants for adding great fun, laughter and showcasing awesome sportsmanship. We look forward to doing more collaborations with other associations to continuously bring you fabulous events such as the Mega Olympics in the near future, so look out for this space!

Is this you every exam?

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So, to avoid it . . .


March Newsletter 2015

Regardless of where we are, as a nation we mourn the loss of our founding father. We invite all Singaporeans (and non-Singaporeans) to join us in honouring him on Sunday 29th March 2pm, at the UniSA City West campus, Hawke Building, LT H2-16. We will be providing condolence books which will be delivered back to Singapore. The screening of the state funeral will begin at 4.30pm and refreshments will be provided. We hope that we can all come together and honour the man who spent a lifetime building our home, Singapore.

This is a joint tribute for Mr. Lee Kuan Yew with all the SSAs and Professionals in South Australia. The event is open to all.

We will be streaming the state funeral at 4.30pm and the event will open from 2pm for those who would like to pen down their condolences in the tribute book.

March Updates

1. SA Road Trip!

Congratulations to all those who managed to get a spot in this AMAZING road trip! We’ve lined up various EXCITING activities for you guys to enjoy on this 2D1N jaunt.

2 day Farm stay, Kayaking tour

  • Pick up at 8.30am from Adelaide CBD
  • Drive to the Farm
  • Lunch on the farm, and then a drive around the farm, and put the Yabbie nets to try and catch Yabbies.
  • Stay the night on the farm
  • Depart the Farm at 8.30am, drive back to Port Adelaide.
  • Arrive and have Fish & chips for Lunch, and then go and Kayak in the Port river.
  • Arrive Adelaide cbd at 5-5.30pm

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City Slider is Optional and not included in pricing but tickets can be purchased at
Tickets are $35pp + booking fee. This price includes inflatable ring hire and as many slides that you can get in into you 90 minute session. People must be a minimum 110cm tall to participate in the sessions. There will be no entry fee to the area. Spectating and enjoying the atmosphere is free!

For people under 110cm, REJOICE! There will be a FREE mini slider (25m long) that can be used throughout the day. This will similar to it’s much bigger brother except much slower, tamer and tiny-people-friendly. And free. FREEEE! Perks of being vertically challenged!

For updates, please keep a look out for the SA Road Trip Facebook page.

Check out the new internship opportunities available in A*STAR, LTA, MSD, Siemens and Swiber! These organisations and more have a host of internships available for you during your summer break.

If you’re a Singaporean studying overseas and returning home for the holidays, we invite you to apply for an internship though Contact Singapore’sExperience@Singapore Summer Internships programme to gain valuable experience working in brand name organisations.

Click HERE to find out more about the internships!


Contact Singapore is an alliance of the Singapore Economic Development Board and Ministry of Manpower. We engage overseas Singaporeans and global talent to work, invest and live in Singapore.

Contact Singapore actively links Singapore-based employers with professionals to support the growth of our key industries. We work with investors to realise their business and investment interests in Singapore.

For information on working, investing and living in Singapore, please visit or contact our worldwide offices.

3. Singapore Airline News

Why not make your travel even more rewarding? Enroll to be a KrisFlyer member and receive a welcome gift of 5,000 KrisFlyer miles to start you on your way to your first reward.

Furthermore, SIA is also offering you an additional 5,000 KrisFlyer miles to complete your first journey as a KrisFlyer member within the next six months.

For an overview of the KrisFlyer programme and details of how to qualify for this special offer please refer to the information below.
Don’t delay, start earning today!

4. Hope you guys had an enjoyable time meeting your seniors and making new friends at the Trivarsity Student Welcome Reception!

On behalf of Singapore Association University of Singapore, we’d like to extend our gratitude to Finders University Student Association for organising TSWR and to everyone who kindly made their appearance to make this occasion a pleasurable one. And, a very special thank you to our guests, The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor Martin Haese, and The Lady Mayoress Genevieve Theseira- Haese, Mr Malvin Lim from Overseas Singaporean Unit, Mr Adrian Cheong from Contact Singapore, Mr Ernie Goh from Australia Singapore Business Council, Representatives from Flinders University and University of South Australia, AUG Adelaide office.

Finally, let’s not forget our very fabulous and sexy emcees, Eunice Lim from University of Adelaide and Lily from Flinders University. Our night would not have been quite so entertaining and filled with laughter if not for their wondrous banter.

Here are a few pictures from the night for your viewing rapture! Enjoy :

Heh. I know, we feel the same, BUT

February Updates

1. Sincere thanks to everyone who made Goodbye Singapore 2015 a success!

On behalf of Singapore Association of The University of Adelaide, we extend our gratitude to the friendly seniors and committee members for their efforts and for the freshers who all attended the event and hopefully bonded with new found friends over action packed mass games and a fun-filled day at the beach.

We hope that it served as a perfect opportunity for all of you to forge strong new friendships with Singaporeans from University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University and that this event has geared you to embark on your journey to Adelaide together!

It would also be extremely valuable to us if we could get your feedback regarding the event, so we can better serve you in the future.
Link for feedback form:

And for those who were unable to join us during this event, fret not! We have many exciting activities lined up for all of you throughout the year, so remember to check this space out for the monthly updates.

2. Trivarsity Student Welcome Reception

A freshie, or a seasoned student in Adelaide? A student at Flinders University, University of South Australia or University of Adelaide?

Missed out on the chance to meet your fellow singaporeans and seniors? Worry not! As the new year begins, come join us for some fun, food and games at this year’s SWR!

Remember to RSVP by the 4th of March at:

And if you want to find out more, have a look-see at:

3. Careers @ S’pore for Medical Professionals

Keen on Singapore’s world class comprehensive healthcare system ranging from polyclinics and step-down centres to tertiary specialty and academic health centres? Is pursuing a fulfilling and meaningful medical career your calling? Then get enlightened at the information session conducted by MOH Holdings on 13th of March. You shall get a taste of what to expect if you were to embark a career in Singapore’s vast healthcare infrastructure that has long been regarded as a modern, state-of-the-art and professional system. Also, if you have any queries regarding the Pre-Employment Grant, please feel free to direct your questions to the friendly organisers.

Adelaide 13 March 2015 (Friday)
Crowne Plaza Adelaide
16 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000

Application & Interviews

Interested applicants should complete the employment application form and submit it along with their CV, University transcripts and a copy of their passport to:

Candidates should either possess a recognised Basic Medical Degree or a Postgraduate Degree that is registrable with the Singapore Medical Council.

And finally…

So Let’s

Happy Mugging Everyone! 🙂