Upcoming Events

APPLYING TO HARVARD COLLEGE (Save the date!) - organised by Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore

Thursday, 20 Sep, 2018 18:00 - 20:00
National Junior College, Lecture Theatre 2, 37 Hillcrest Road, Singapore 288913

This is your opportunity to hear from and speak with alumni and members of the Harvard College Alumni Interviewing Committee for Singapore. They will give a presentation and have a Q&A session about the Harvard College experience and applying to Harvard. Speakers: KC Chew ’82, Kirsten Conrad ‘83, Rebecca Woo ’89, Nadine Yap ’92 AM’95, Sam Saw San Myat ‘06, Judith Huang ’09, Kuriakin Zeng ’14, Teoh Ren Jie ’16

Cost: Free

RSVP: Registration is required due to limited spaces. The registration link will be provided at a later date. Save the date!

Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Kuri at kuri@post.harvard.edu

Open to students who are applying for undergraduate admissions this year or next year, and school teachers who advise students on scholarships and university admissions.

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DUAL Drinks - Hosted by Cornell & Columbia

Thursday, 20 Sep, 2018 19:00 - 22:00
Barnacles, 70 Collyer Quay, Customs House

Do come down and join us for our monthly DUAL Drinks (3rd Thursday) at a venue with a great view! It will be a wonderful time to relax, catch up with old friends and meet new people! Cornell and Columbia will be hosting September's DUAL Drinks - come and meet their alums!

Cost: Cash Bar. Happy Hour

RSVP: Just Come! No need to RSVP!

Contact: Questions: please email Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com

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University of Michigan - ISEAS Indonesia Forum

Friday, 21 Sep, 2018 08:15 - 13:30
Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879

Indonesia has undergone a significant transition from an authoritarian government under the New Order to a vibrant democratic government. This Forum will bring together a combination of experts on Indonesia to share their perspectives on the country’s evolving political, economic and business landscape, including its future prospects. Particularly, this interactive business forum aims to: (a) discuss the political development, Islam and how the two are linked in Indonesia’s political landscape; (b) discuss the economic and business trends and prospects going into 2019; (c) facilitate networking amongst business leaders who are seeking opportunities for synergy. The half-day Forum will be of interest to the business community, diplomatic community, policymakers, and those who are interested in the political and socio-economic developments in Indonesia. https://www.iseas.edu.sg/images/2018seminar/IF2018_Flyer(C).pdf

Cost: S$250 nett per person. However, registration before20180831 will enjoy a 20% early bird discount. Group (5 persons or more) will enjoy a 20% discount per person.

Contact: iseasevents3@iseas.edu.sg

The registration fee for the Forum is S$250 nett per person. However, registration before 31 August 2018 will enjoy a 20% early bird discount. Group registration (5 persons or more) will enjoy a 20% discount per person. To register, please complete and return this registration form to ISEAS by fax (6775-6264 or 6775-6259), mail, or email (iseasevents3@iseas.edu.sg), together with payment for the requisite amount, to reach ISEAS by Monday, 10 September 2018. For enquiries, please call Karthi at Tel: 6870-2413 or email: iseasevents3@iseas.edu.sg.

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Columbia Does Dining & Drinking at 1880

Saturday, 22 Sep, 2018 15:00 - 22:00
1880, 1 Nanson Rd, level 3 Singapore 238909

DUAL members: Mark your calendars for a celebration of food and drink with the Columbia Alumni Association of Singapore! Spend the day drinking and dining with the owners of restaurants, bars, and merchants which are part of our Dine, Drink, & Discover program. Attend intimate talks and tastings featuring some of the best wine, tea, gin, cocktails, and olive oil in Singapore. Experience the private club 1880 which will open its club to our members and guests for the day. Watch as some of the top bartenders compete in our Battle of the Bartenders!

Cost: 45

RSVP: http://singapore.alumni.columbia.edu/columbia_does_dining_and_drinking_at_1880

Contact: Michael Novielli (mjn29@caa.columbia.edu)

Sit-Down Tasting Schedule: 3-4 p.m. Tea Tasting with ETTE TEA 4-5 p.m. Croatian Olive Oil Tasting with The Adriatic Pantry 5-6 p.m. Wine Tasting with Wine.Delivery 6-7 p.m. "Big Italian Reds" Wine Testing with Angra Wine & Spirits 7-8 p.m. Wine Tasting with The Straits Wine Company 8-9 p.m. Gin Tasting with EC Proof 9-10 p.m. Rum Tasting with EC Proof

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Acing the Interview: Get the job! with Daniel Porot

Monday, 29 Oct, 2018 19:00 - 20:30
INSEAD 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore 138676

Discover the most efficient techniques (face to face, phone, Skype …) used by successful candidates when being interviewed for their dream job. Tough questions make most candidates feel very uncomfortable, especially if your answers are not sufficiently prepared. Not getting a job offer for a job for which you have the right profile is another setback.

Cost: $45 for DUAL Members

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/acing-the-interview-get-the-job-with-daniel-porot-tickets-49884218039

Contact: alumniassoc.sg@insead.edu

The good news is: Daniel Porot will be back in town and knows how to help! Come and join his practical session on how to land the dream job with acing the interview(s), online and offline. Topics covered • 4 areas to investigate to prepare your interview • Make sure you impact positively during the first 10 seconds of the interview (when 50% of the decision is supposed to be taken) • Use your 5 fingers to proceed successfully to a job offer • Identify the best time to close the interview • Master and overcome sensitive issues (sex, nationality, age, unusual salary…) • Handle cleverly phone and Skype interviews • Use the right type of message (letter, email, phone call …) to follow up after an interview INSEAD NAA Members: S$ 15 INSEAD NAA Non-members: S$ 45 DUAL Members S$45

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NBS Focus Point in Ho Chi Minh City

Friday, 23 Nov, 2018 19:00 - 21:00
InterContinental Saigon Hotel

This November, join us at NBS Focus Point as we will be in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In today's ever-changing workforce, this is an excellent platform for continuous learning to develop your professional and personal development. Take this opportunity to also meet business leaders and re-connect with fellow alumni. Updates of NBS and NTU will be shared with all as well.

Cost: Complimentary for NBS/NTU Alumni, S$40 per CFA/DUAL Member, S$105 per Guest

RSVP: http://web.nbs.ntu.edu.sg/alumni/eNewsletter/NBSFocusPointHCMC_201811/index.html

Contact: Adeline (adelinelim@ntu.edu.sg / 6908 1946)

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