2013 December Updates!

Hope that everyone has been enjoying your well-deserved break so far! Here’s what we have in store for you this December! 

1.  OSU Passion card

Presenting the new OSU-PAssion Card! This co-branded card by the OSU and People’s Association (PA) is made exclusively for Overseas Singaporeans! By being a member of the OSU-PAssion Card, you will enjoy discounts to both local and overseas merchants and enjoy benefits such as:
  • A suite of exciting and exclusive benefits at over 1,000 OSU-PAssion merchant outlets specially selected just for Overseas Singaporeans like you! (E.g.  Yakun, Pets Lovers Centre, MPH etc)
  • What’s more, it can also be used as an EZ-Link card and a National Library Board (NLB) Premium membership card. This OSU-PAssion Card rewards you with a free 5 years NLB Premium membership worth $105. 
  • Use this card to earn TapForMore Points at Cold Storage, Giant, Guardian, Shop & Save and Market Place. Earn 1 point for every $1 spent. Points can be used to offset cost of purchase directly.
  • Apart from that, you get to enjoy discounts on courses and activities at all Community Clubs and PA outlets by flashing your OSU-PAssion Card.
  • Best of all, the OSU-PAssion Card is absolutely FREE!
For more information and application, visit: http://www.overseassingaporean.sg/osu-passion-card-membership
 
2. Careers @ Singapore: Healthcare Services 2014
Contact Singapore and MOH Holdings Pte Ltd jointly present to you Careers@Singapore: Healthcare Services, with a focus on Allied Health Professions.

You will get to hear from senior representatives from Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Renci Community Hospital, as they share their experiences and a-day-in-the-life-of with you, as well as enrich your time spent in this session with a tour around some of the facilities.

With upcoming new hospitals, including Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in 2014, Sengkang General Hospital in 2018, and more new public hospitals being planned, the public healthcare system is looking to recruit 32,000 healthcare workers by 2030.

All students and recent graduates from the following allied health disciplines are invited to register: Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Dietetics, Speech language pathology etc.

Date: 15 January 2014, Wednesday
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue: Tan Tock Seng Hospital/ Renci Community Hospital

For more details and registration, visit http://www.contactsingapore.sg/CareersSG/Healthcare2014
 
3. Careers @ Singapore: Accounting Service 2014
Find out how you can become a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and gain global recognition with the Singapore Qualification Programme (Singapore QP)! The newly-launched Singapore QP is a post-university programme that helps graduates of all disciplines, carve out rewarding career paths as professional accountants. It is designed to be comparable with global professional accountancy qualifications offered by leading accounting bodies. Careers @ Singapore: Accounting Services is an information session on the Singapore QP and how it can enhance your career prospects in the accountancy sector. Three Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs) – DBS Bank, Deloitte, and RT LLP will also be present to highlight their employment opportunities and the training, development and support given to their Singapore QP Candidates.
Date: Saturday, 25 January 2014
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm
Venue: SINGAPORE ACCOUNTANCY COMMISSION
 
4. MOHH Pre-departure Briefing
This is a joint event organised by Contact Singapore and Ministry of Health. Get to meet people studying medicine/ dentistry in other universities around Australia and New Zealand, and get first hand information from MOHH and Contact Singapore regarding internship opportunities and the like! Register now!
Date: 13 January 2014, Monday
Venue: Treasury Auditorium; Ministry of Finance building at High Street
Time: 2.00-5.00pm

Head to http://www.contactsingapore.sg/OS/MOHH/Jan2014/edm for more details.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone!

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Upcoming Health Sciences (Medical and Dental) Events

1. SGH Open House

SGH open house on the 4th of January. Hear from current Resident Doctors about their lives in SGH and find out more about theResidency Program in SGH! Please register yourself as slots are limited!

  • Date: 4 January 2014, Saturday
  • Venue: SGH, The Academia
  • Time: 8.30am-1pm

Registration at https://docs.google.com/a/smsv.sg/forms/d/12fEQ7543sGSwInfqCSMti7pOs31Bjn5pAtxB_c-cQ5Q/viewform

2. MOHH Pre-Departure Briefing

This is a joint event organised by Contact Singapore and Ministry of Health. Get to meet people studying medicine/ dentistry in other universities around Australia and New Zealand, and get first hand information from MOHH and Contact Singapore regarding internship opportunities and the like! Register now!

  • Date: 13 January 2014, Monday
  • Venue: Treasury Auditorium; Ministry of Finance building at High Street
  • Time: 2-5pm

2013 November Updates

Hello everyone!
 
We hope everyone is done with their examinations and is having a fantastic well-deserved summer break! 
 
1. Singapore Association Committee 2013-14
The Annual General Meeting was successfully held in the month of October and here are some updates from AGM. Congratulations to our newly elected 2013-2014 Committee:
  • President: Ben Lee
  • Vice-President: Tasya Vadya Sarira
  • Secretary: Lee Jiayun
  • Treasurer: Malvine Phua
  • Public Relations Officer: Lynn Toh
  • Events Manager: Koh Yu Han
  • Membership Officer: Joleen Ngoi
  • IT Manager: Joel Teo
  • Education Officer: Abner Quek
  • UniSA Representative: Chester Low
  • Historian: Glenn Siow
  • Faculty Representatives:
    • Health Sciences: Ryan Lim
    • Dentistry: Justin Du
    • Humanities and Social Sciences: Hannah Hia
    • Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS): Sukarno
    • Professions: Andrew Yap
 
2. Experience @ Singapore 2014
Ever wondered what it would be like to work in the world’s leading companies? Join Contact Singapore’s Experience@Singapore programme to take a glimpse into some of the top global companies in Singapore! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to visit top organisations. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so sign up before 13 December 2013 to secure your spot!

Visit http://www.contactsingapore.sg/experiencesg/Jan2014 for more details and registration.
 
 
3. Careers @ Singapore: Accounting Services
Find out how you can become a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and gain global recognition with the Singapore Qualification Programme (Singapore QP)! The newly-launched Singapore QP is a post-university programme that helps graduates of all disciplines, carve out rewarding career paths as professional accountants. It is designed to be comparable with global professional accountancy qualifications offered by leading accounting bodies. Careers @ Singapore: Accounting Services is an information session on the Singapore QP and how it can enhance your career prospects in the accountancy sector. Three Accredited Training Organisations (ATOs) – DBS Bank, Deloitte, and RT LLP will also be present to highlight their employment opportunities and the training, development and support given to their Singapore QP Candidates.
 
Date: Saturday, 25 January 2014
Time: 10:30am – 1pm
Venue: SINGAPORE ACCOUNTANCY COMMISSION
10 Anson Road, #05-18
International Plaza
Singapore 079903