Registration Guide Master of Science (Coursework) Programmes NUS Engineering - Semester 2, Academic Year 2021/2022 August 2021 Intake

 
Registration Guide Master of Science (Coursework) Programmes NUS Engineering - Semester 2, Academic Year 2021/2022 August 2021 Intake
Registration Guide
Master of Science (Coursework) Programmes
NUS Engineering

Semester 2, Academic Year 2021/2022
August 2021 Intake
Registration Guide Master of Science (Coursework) Programmes NUS Engineering - Semester 2, Academic Year 2021/2022 August 2021 Intake
This Guide serves to assist incoming MSc students of Engineering in completing the various
formalities towards being officially registered as a student of the National University of Singapore
(NUS).

       Contents
1.     Overseas Travel Declaration ................................................................................................................................................ 1
2.     Registration (Part One) ......................................................................................................................................................... 1
3.     Registration (Part Two) ......................................................................................................................................................... 3
4.     Medical Examination .................................................................................................................................... 3
5.     Academic Plan Declaration ........................................................................................................................................... 5
6.     Online Module Registration ......................................................................................................................................... 5
7.     Orientation ................................................................................................................................................................... 5
8.     Payment of Student Fees .............................................................................................................................................. 5
9.     Leave of Absence/Withdrawal ..................................................................................................................................... 6
10. Student Handbook and Administrative Policies ........................................................................................................... 6
11. Additional Information for international Students ..................................................................................................... 7
12. Important Dates ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
13. Useful Contacts .......................................................................................................................................................... 11
14. NUS map ..................................................................................................................................................................... 11

       Forms Enclosed
       Admission Medical Examination Report
       Medical Examination Report (Students’ Pass application)

          Note:
          Information listed here are accurate as at 11 June 2021. However due to evolving COVID-19 measures, our procedures
          are subjected to changes. For the latest updated version, please refer to our website at
          https://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/graduate/graduate-coursework-based-programmes/registration/
Registration Guide Master of Science (Coursework) Programmes NUS Engineering - Semester 2, Academic Year 2021/2022 August 2021 Intake
REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
You must be registered before commencing your course of study at the NUS. Registration refers to a formal
process whereby a candidate enrolls at the start of his/her period of study to become part of the NUS student
community. The Registration consists of two stages:
 • Registration (Part One) – do complete your online declarations and acceptance records; &
 • Registration (Part Two) – do report personally at the National University of Singapore (NUS) (please wait
   for our email on the specified date/time/venue that we will send you sometime in July 2021)

Candidates who received a conditional offer of admission : please note that you have to meet the condition
for admission before making plans to travel to Singapore. In the event you are not able to provide
documentary evidence for your conditional offer before our stipulated deadline, your offer of admission will
be withdrawn.

If you are an international candidate currently residing overseas and require a student’s pass, in addition to
applying for student pass, you are also required to apply for Entry Approval before making arrangement to
travel. Refer to Section 11.

Candidates who fail to complete any part of the Registration process within the stipulated timeline(s), are
considered to be no longer interested in the programme and NUS’s offer of admission will be withdrawn.

1. OVERSEAS TRAVEL DECLARATION (OTD) – to be completed online from 11 June 2021
All new students are required to complete the Overseas Travel Declaration (OTD) before you can login to
Registration (Part One). You will be allowed a one-time login* to the OTD (Applicants) system using your
Application Number and Password/PIN which you had previously used in applying for admission to the MSc
programme.

*Please note that you will only be able to make changes to your travel declaration after completion of
Registration (Part One) and after your NUSNET account is activated. Once that is completed, you may proceed to
the OTD (Students) System using your NUSNET ID & password to make the changes.

2. REGISTRATION (Part One) – to be completed online from 14 June 2021
After accepting your offer of admission and completing your OTD, you can proceed to complete Registration
Part (One), by logging in to the Registration (Part One) system at https://myregistration.nus.edu.sg/ Please
use your application number and password which you had previously used in applying for admission to the
MSc programme. If you have forgotten your application password, you may reset here. Enter your
“Application Number”, “Application Password” and select “Student Category = Graduate” to sign in.

Click here to refer to the step by step instructions and screenshots for Registration (Part 1) here

The online registration process is a 5-step process (estimated time to complete is 15 mins). You need
to complete all 5 steps as shown in Figure 1:

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Figure 1: Screenshot - Registration (Part One) Main Page

For Step 2: the Acceptance Record and the Authorisation Requirements policies can be found here .

After your successful completion of Registration (Part One), you will be directed to a confirmation page where
you can retrieve your Student ID, PIN and NUSNET account information as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Screenshot - Registration (Part One) Student ID / PIN / NUSNET ID and Password Page

Change of default NUSNET password
You will be required to change your default NUSNET password online at least 2 days before you log into
MyEdurec for module registration in July. A step-by-step guide on how to do so is accessible at the NUS IT Care
website ( https://nusit.nus.edu.sg/change-or-reset-your-nusnet-password/ ). If you have any issues, you can email
ITCare@nus.edu.sg

Please record your NUSNET ID and changed password separately and do not share with anyone else.
If you have forgotten your Student ID, PIN and NUSNET account information, you may re-access the Registration
System any time before 20 August 2021.

Your NUSNET account will allow you access to NUS online services, eg. your NUS Email (2 days after you
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completed your Registration (Part One)) and the Student’s Education Records Systems which is a single entry
point for students to manage a wide range of student transactions relating to academic, finance and personal
information matters.

3. REGISTRATION (Part Two) – to be completed in person
 Registration (Part Two) must be done personally at the National University of Singapore sometime in between 26-
 30 July 2021 if there are any outstanding documents we need to verify. You will receive email confirmation in early
 July on how to make an appointment for this. The registration process will take about 20 minutes or more,
 depending on the queuing time. You MUST bring along the following documents for verification, failing which you
 will not be allowed to register:

   Documents for Verification and/or Submission                                Remarks

    1) Admission offer email
                                                                               For Singapore Citizens and
    2) Original NRIC
                                                                               Permanent Residents only
    3) Original Passport                                                       For International Students only
                                                                               For International Students taking up
    4) Original Employment Pass / S Pass / Work Permit
                                                                               part-time studies only
    5) Original University official transcript and Degree Certificate/scroll

    6) Original IELTS/TOEFL official scoresheet                                if applicable

    7) any other outstanding document(s) as requested

 Our staff needs to verify all the original documents as indicated in the above before we can issue you your NUS
 Student Card.

 Students who are exempted from attending Registration Part Two exercise will have their NUS Student Card
 posted to them by normal mail in late July to their mailing address (as per EduRec), subjected to the following
 requirements:
     • Has valid Singapore mailing address (Proof of entry may be requested for International students)
     • Has completed Registration (Part One)
     • Has no outstanding documents to be sighted and verified by an NUS administrator (i.e. educational
         certificate/transcript and/or other document(s) as indicated above)
 If you do not meet the above requirements and/or have not received your student card by end of 1st week of
 August, please email us accordingly.

 Upon receiving your student card, you MUST activate your card online through the Education Records System
 (myEduRec) using your NUSNET ID & password immediately. (Your NUSNET ID & password can be found in
 Registration Part 1). Once activated, your student status will be 'Active' in NUS records and will be liable for fees.

 Overseas international candidates, Registration Part 2 is subjected to the approval from ICA of your student’s
 pass and entry approval. Please plan your departure dates carefully to ensure that you have sufficient time to
 register with us after completing SHN requirements, if applicable.

 In the event you are unable to arrive by end of July 2021 for Registration Part 2 because of Entry or travel
 restrictions, please submit your request for late registration here with documentary evidence, as your offer of
 admission may be withdrawn if you are unable to complete all Registration formalities before our deadlines.

4. MEDICAL EXAMINATION
4.1 NUS Pre-admission Medical Examination
All incoming students are required to undergo a Pre-Admission Medical Examination. The University reserves the
right to refuse your admission or exclude you from any particular course of study if you decline to undergo such
health examinations or refuse to undergo any prescribed tests.
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•   The medical check-up consists of the following:
     Physical Examination
     Laboratory Examination@
     Chest X-ray
     HIV Test (only for full-time international students applying for Student’s Pass)

•   The pre-admission medical examination may be done :
    (i) at the University Health Centre (UHC) located on NUS campus at 20 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Level
            1, Singapore 119080; or
    (ii) by any registered health physician in Singapore*; or
    (iii) by any registered health physician in your home country*.

If you choose (ii) or (iii), please ensure that the pre-admission medical examination form (Part 1 self-declaration
& Part 2 doctor’s certification) are completed in English. Do submit this directly to UHC at
preadm_med@nus.edu.sg by 30 December 2021.

*Student may be required by the University/UHC to undergo further medical exams or test if we find their
medical exam incomplete / results unsatisfactory.

Instructions for Local Students who wish to complete pre-admission medical examination at (i) University
Health Centre (UHC):
• After accepting your offer, you may make an appointment online with UHC at https://www.gevme.com/nus--
     -pre-admission-medical-examination-2021 Do note that the whole medical examination process will take
     approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. You are also requested to bring your medical examination form (with Part I
     completed) on the day of your medical check-up. For further details please refer to
     http://www.nus.edu.sg/uhc/general-health/medical-examination/pre-admission/pre-admission-medical-
     exam and the FAQs at https://nus.edu.sg/uhc/resources/faq/faq

Instructions for International Students :
• Overseas international students should complete their pre-admission medical examination together with their
    ICA medical examination in their home country before their departure (also refer to Section 4.2 below). If you
    are attending the ICA’s Offsite Student pass Enrolment session on 26 – 30 July 2021 (tentative), please make
    sure to collect your medical reports at least 3 days before the session.

Please print and bring the Admission Medical Examination Report form enclosed in this package when you attend
the medical examination. A copy can also be downloaded from UHC website
http://www.nus.edu.sg/uhc/services/medical-examination/pre-admission/pre-admission-medical-exam. The list of
other things to bring can be found on http://www.nus.edu.sg/uhc/services/medical-examination/pre-
admission/pre-admission-medical-exam-process. Completed Pre-admission medical examination Report forms will
be collected by UHC.

Please refer to UHC’s FAQ section for more details on the medical examination at
http://www.nus.edu.sg/uhc/services/medical-examination/pre-admission/pre-admission-medical-exam
Alternatively, you may contact UHC at Tel: +65 6601 5035 or email at uhc_health@nus.edu.sg for further
enquiries.

4.2 Additional ICA medical examination report for International students applying for student’s pass
International students, in addition to the NUS pre-admission medical examination, will need to undergo HIV test
for the application of Student’s Pass. The HIV test and medical examination should be done in the students’
home country. Students are required to complete an additional ICA’s prescribed Medical Examination Report
form for their student’s pass application. Students who fail to fulfil the medical requirements will not be issued
with a Student’s Pass and hence will not be allowed to register as a student of NUS. Please ensure that you
have cleared your medical examination before travelling to Singapore.

If you do the ICA medical examination together with the Pre-Admission Medical Check, at the same time, please
be reminded to request the physician to complete the 2 prescribed medical report forms as enclosed in this
package
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    Admission Medical Examination Report Form (to be submitted directly to UHC, NUS)
           Medical Examination Report form (to be submitted to ICA when applying for Student’s Pass)

The medical reports must be completed in English. The original HIV laboratory test and chest X-ray reports,
together with the ICA Medical Examination Report for Student’s Pass, must be submitted to the Immigration &
Checkpoints Authority (ICA) within three months of issue.

For more information on the medical examination requirements for Student's Pass, please check ICA’s website.

5. ACADEMIC PLAN DECLARATION – to be completed online from early July 2021
Students from MSc (Civil Eng), (Electrical Eng), (Industrial Systems & Eng), (Mgt of Tech), (Mechanical Eng), and
(Safety, Health & Env Tech) programmes will also be required to complete your online declaration of
specialization through the Academic Plan Declaration in myEduRec System before proceeding to register for
modules. Detailed information will be sent to you from your respective Departments.

6. ONLINE MODULE REGISTRATION – to be completed online from late July 2021 (tentatively)
The online module registration exercise (Mod@Reg) for you to select your modules for Semester 1, 2021/2022
will open from late July (tentatively) through the myEduRec System. All students who have completed
Registration (Part One) and changed their default NUSNET password will be able to log into the online system to
register for modules which you intend to take this Semester.

You will receive instructions, information on modules available, the class time-table and other details from
your DEPARTMENT sometime in late Jun via email. For more details on modules selection, do contact your
respective department (Click here for contact details). For semester dates, please refer to the academic calendar
at http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/calendar

**Students who completed their registration formalities but do not register for modules by the 2nd instructional week
of the semester will deem to be no longer interested in their programme and their candidature will be dismissed. If you
are unable to commence your studies after you have registered as a student, please refer to section 9. on Leave of
Absence / Withdrawal below.

7. ORIENTATION
The Office of student affairs (OSA) will be conducting a OSA Live Show 2021 for Graduate Students online.
Register here through their website For more information and other activities, please refer to OSA website here.

Orientation slides and important information for newly registered students by the Faculty will be uploaded on My
Student Portal at https://myportal.nus.edu.sg/studentportal/eng/gd/ by end of July.

8. PAYMENT OF STUDENT FEES
Tuition and miscellaneous student fees are payable in advance on a semester basis (unless otherwise indicated) by
the deadlines stipulated by the Office of Financial Services. Please refer to your offer package for fees payable. You
may view and print your first semester’s student bill from the
Education Records System (myEduRec) after you have completed registration (Part Two) in person with the
University.

If fees are not paid by the due date, a late fee would be imposed and a Negative Service Indicator (NSI) will be
tagged against your Student Account. For more information on due dates and modes of payment, please refer to
the Notice on Payment of Fees website at http://www.nus.edu.sg/finance/NoticeonPaymentofFees.html.

Students should also take note of the deadlines for conversion, leave/withdrawal and change of citizenship will
affect their fees after the 2nd week of the semester. For assistance, please check with Office of Graduate
Programmes (OGP) at engpgcwk@nus.edu.sg .
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8.1 Tuition Fee Loan
Full-time local students who are applying for the Tuition Fee Loan Scheme are required to check the website
http://www.nus.edu.sg/admissions/graduate-studies/scholarships-financial-aid-and-fees/financial-aid-
schemes/tuition-fee-loan-scheme.html for eligibility and application forms. International students are not eligible.

8.2 Subsidy Period for MOE subsidized programmes
Singapore citizens and Singapore permanent residents who have never enjoyed any MOE/government subsidy in a
graduate programme of study at Master’s or PhD level in Singapore can enjoy subsidised tuition fees for up to the
normal course duration (NCD) if they are admitted to an MOE subsidised programme. Students who have
previously attempted or completed a Masters or PhD study in NUS or across Autonomous Universities will have
their subsidy period reduced accordingly. Please refer to the guidelines up at
http://nus.edu.sg/registrar/docs/info/administrative-policies-procedures/gd-eligibility-guidelines.pdf

9. LEAVE OF ABSENCE / WITHDRAWAL
Requests for deferment will not be considered unless it’s for exceptional reasons. Candidates who are unable to
commence their studies for the semester will have to re-apply for admission by submitting a fresh application in a
subsequent admission exercise. However, if you are currently residing in Singapore, you may apply for Leave of
Absence (LOA) after completing all registration formalities.

If you have registered as a graduate student and are unable to attend classes regularly during your 1st semester of
study, you can undertake one of the following action:

     (a) Apply for leave of absence for your 1st semester of study online through the myEduRec System. Requests
         for leave are considered on a case-by-case basis. For work commitment reason, please provide an official letter
         from your company. For medical reason, please consult the University's Health Physician (University Health
         Centre) from NUS before submitting your online application.

         Students requiring consecutive leave for more than their 1st semester of study (e.g. taking leave/time-off
         from their studies consecutively for their 1st and 2nd semesters or more) will be required to withdraw from
         their candidature; or

     (b) Withdraw from your current candidature and re-apply for admission by submitting a fresh application in a
          subsequent admissions exercise. The application will be considered competitively together with other
          applicants applying at that time.

If you apply for leave of absence or withdraw from their candidatures (or have your candidature terminated) after
the 2nd instructional week of the semester, you will be required to pay full tuition fees for the whole semester.
Once fees are charged, this period will be counted towards your normal course duration for subsidy entitlement
for government subsidized programmes.

10. STUDENT HANDBOOK AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES
Upon registering as a student of NUS, you are expected to familiarise yourself to the requirements of your
candidature as set out in:
 (a) University website on Administrative Policies http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/administrative-policies-
     procedures
(b) Student Handbook for Coursework Students downloadable from My Student Portal
    https://myportal.nus.edu.sg/studentportal/eng/gd/ (you can only log in after you have activated your
    student card)
(c) For candidature changes requests e.g. conversions (full-time or part-time load), citizenship changes
    requests, credit transfers from previously taken candidatures, withdrawal, please submit your requests by
    the 2nd instructional week of the semester through forms available at My student portal
    https://myportal.nus.edu.sg/studentportal/eng/gd/ . For citizenship changes, please email directly to
    engpgcwk@nus.edu.sg

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11. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
11.1 Application for Student’s Pass

All Full-Time International Students must have a valid Student’s Pass (see Figure below) which is issued by the
Immigration Checkpoints Authority (ICA) for their programme of study.

NUS will initiate a registration with ICA, on your behalf, for your Student’s Pass application. You will receive a
separate email instruction from end of May 2021 to submit an eForm16 to apply for Student’s Pass and/or visa
online via the Student’s Pass Online Application & Registration (SOLAR) system after you have accepted your offer
of admission.

If the student’s pass application is approved, ICA shall grant you an In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter. If you are
from a visa-required country, you may also use the IPA letter, as a single-entry visa to enter Singapore. Please
follow the instructions given by ICA to print out the IPA letter from the SOLAR system.

11.2 Additional Measures in Response to COVID-19
In addition to applying for a student pass, international candidates currently residing overseas planning to enter
Singapore must obtain an Entry Approval before commencing your journey to Singapore.

Students who have been granted IPA (i.e. SOLAR status = IPA (Pending Document Submission), IPA (Pending
Clarification) or IPA (Pending Issuance Fee)) are to apply for their Entry Approvals directly via the Safe Travel Office
(STO) under the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website at least 2 weeks before planned date of
entry into Singapore at https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/stpl/requirements-and-process

Students are advised not to book their flights before they receive their entry approval. Those arriving in
Singapore without the Entry Approval will not be allowed to clear immigration and will be required to fly out of
Singapore within 48 hours at their own cost. Those who fail to comply will have their STP cancelled or STP-IPA
rescinded by ICA.

A step-by-step guide on the application process, information on PCR Tests, SG Arrival Card and Stay-Home Notice
(SHN) is also available on the STO’s website. For enquiries on Entry approval, please contact the Safe Travel
Enquiries Helpline at +65 6812 5555 or through their enquiry form here

All International students are also reminded to:
      1. Check the Immigrations & Checkpoints Authority website https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/stpl/requirements-
          and-process for the planning of their arrival to Singapore ; &
      2. Regularly check their inboxes for emails from NUS for updated instructions as the procedures included in
          this guide are subjected to changes anytime ; &
      3. Complete your medical examinations before your departure (Refer to Section 4)

11.3 Completion of Student Pass formalities after arrival
To complete your student’s pass formalities in Singapore after you arrive, you can apply for a Student’s Pass at
least 4 business days before the expiry of your Social Visit Pass at one of the following locations:

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1.       Immigration and Checkpoints
          Authority (ICA) Offsite          Students who wish to attend the ICA Offsite enrolment exercise at NUS from 26 – 30 July
          Enrolment Exercise (OSE)         2021 are to make an appointment online through the Supersaas system using their NUS
          booth at NUS                     email address ending with @u.nus.edu (Click here to access the online appointment system
          (26 – 30 July 21 tentative)      between 5-7 July 2021). Refer to the step by step guide here.

          Venue:                           Students who wish to attend the ICA OSE at NUS will have to ensure that they have:
          Multi-Purpose Sports Hall 1
                                                a.   Submitted all required documents and completed all the necessary payments at
          (MPSH1) (Tentative)
                                                     least 3 days before in SOLAR prior to OSE.

                                                b.   Report to MPSH1 at the date and time that they have booked for the OSE.

                                                c.   Prepare and bring along the documents in the attached prior to coming for their
                                                     OSE appointment

                                                d.   Students who do not come at the appointed time and/or without the required
                                                     documents and payment receipts by ICA may be rejected.

                                                e.   Students who missed their appointment, or did not manage to book a slot, are
                                                     advised to apply for their Student’s Pass at the ICA headquarters via e-
                                                     appointment.

                                                f.   Ensure that their photos meet ICA’s photo requirements. Photo-taking service at a
                                                     fee is also available at MPSH1 from 26 to 30 July 2021. The photograph vendor
                                                     also provides chargeable photocopying and printing services. The charges are as
                                                     follows:

                                                        Service                            Price

                                                        Passport Photo (4 pc)              $9.00

                                                        Photocopy (per pc)                 $0.50

                                                        Printing (per pc)                  $1.00

                                           As ICA will be enrolling applicants' iris images, please be reminded not to wear coloured,
                                           patterned or cosmetic contact lenses. Students are required to remove their
                                           glasses/spectacles before capturing of iris images.

   2.     Immigration and Checkpoints       Make an e-appointment at the ICA website
          Authority (ICA)                   (https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/ibook/index.do) after you receive your IPA
          ICA Building                      approval letter. Please note that the ICA appointment date should be after the
          4th Storey, 10 Kallang Road       Registration (Part Two) date at NUS. You will complete your student’s pass
          Singapore 208718                  formalities at ICA Building.
          Tel : 63916100
          http://www.ica.gov.sg
          (next to Lavender MRT station)

The issuance of the Student’s Pass is subject to the outcome of a medical examination. Students who fail to fulfil
the medical requirements will not be issued with a Student’s Pass. Please refer to Section 4 for more details.

For more details please refer to Immigration Checkpoints Authority (ICA)’s website on Student’s Pass for University
students and the FAQ on https://va.ecitizen.gov.sg/cfp/customerpages/ICA/explorefaq.aspx

11.4 Dependant’s Pass holders
Candidates who are currently Dependant’s Pass holders have to apply for Student’s Pass via the SOLAR system.
Upon receiving the in-principle approval of the Student’s Pass, candidates may choose either to:
      (a) Pursue their Study using the Dependant’s Pass (if the duration of the course of study is shorter than the
          duration of the Dependant’s Pass)
          - After registering as a student with the Office of Graduate Programmes (OGP), student has to apply
              for a Letter of Consent (LOC) from ICA (Student’s Pass Unit) in person or by post.
          - Documents needed: Letter from student indicating he/she would like to study using the Dependant’s
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Pass, Form 16, In-Principle Approval (IPA) Letter, Letter from OGP certifying admission status, course
             of study and period of stay.
         -   Process time: Within the day of application in person.
         -   Note: If LOC is not granted by ICA, candidate will have to cancel his/her Dependant’s Pass and study
             with a Student’s Pass. Students will have to complete the relevant medical check-up and Student’s
             Pass application fees will be payable.
    (b) Cancel the Dependant’s Pass and study with a Student’s Pass (fees payable)

11.5 University Sponsorship of Social Visit Pass for Spouse and children
The University do not sponsor spouses and/or children of international graduate coursework students’ visa and
Social Visit Pass applications. Application of their Social Visit Pass (SVP) has to be made directly at the Visitor
Services Centre, 4th Floor, ICA Building and a bond is required. The amount of the bond is established by ICA.
Student must have already obtained a Student’s Pass issued by ICA at the time of application. A local sponsor
(Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident) is required in order to apply for a SVP for spouse and/or children. The
SVP granted will normally be for up to a maximum period of 6 months. It is renewable, subject to ICA’s approval
(details can be found at the ICA website at http://www.ica.gov.sg).

In line with the current additional measures in response to COVID-19, all STP holders and eligible accompanying
family members must obtain entry approval before travelling to Singapore. For instructions and procedure, please
refer to Safe Travel Office (STO) website https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/stpl/requirements-and-process

11.5 Employment Pass and other Work Pass Holders
Employment Pass (EP) and other Work Pass holders can only study part-time as full time study requires a Student’s
Pass. EP and other Work Pass holders who wish to study full time will have to surrender their work passes and
then apply for a Student’s Pass. International candidates who are pursuing the degree as a part-time registered
student should hold a valid work pass to stay in Singapore.

11.6 Housing / Accommodation
Matters relating to accommodation and off-campus housing can be obtained from The Office of Student Affairs
website at http://www.nus.edu.sg/osa/student-services/hostel-admission . In general, coursework graduate
students are advised to budget and source for off-campus accommodation as demand far exceeds supply. More
information on off-campus housing can be found at http://www.nus.edu.sg/osa/student-services/hostel-
admission/other-accommodation

11.7 International Students Orientation Briefing by Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
Do check their website for latest update http://www.nus.edu.sg/osa/student-life/orientation/international-
students/briefing

The Office of Student Affairs also has information and programmes that are designed to help you adjust into life in
Singapore and NUS. For more information, please visit their website to find out more
http://www.nus.edu.sg/osa/student-life/international-students

11.8 Bank Account
International students who wish to open a bank account in Singapore are required to produce their Student’s Pass,
as well as a letter of proof of residence. The nearest bank in NUS is OCBC bank located at University town, NUS
which opens Mon to Fri : 9.00am to 4.30pm. Alternatively, feel free to visit any bank branch in Singapore.

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12. IMPORTANT DATES
The following schedule serves as an overview to plan for your registration formalities at NUS. Please refer to the
detailed sections provided earlier for more information.

 Description                                   Relevant    Date                                   Remarks
                                               Section
                                               in this
                                               Guide
 SOLAR application for student’s pass          11          From early June                        International Full-
 (after acceptance of offer)                               (Check for email in early June 2021)   time students only
 Medical Examination                           4           before 30 December 2021                Local students

                                                           Before 16 July 2021                    International Full-
                                                           (To complete in your home country)     time students only
 Online Travel Declaration (OTD)               1           From 11 June 2021                      All students

 Registration (Part One) (online)              2           From 14 June 2021                      All students
 * please complete OTD prior to this
 Academic Plan Declaration (online             5           From early July 2021                   Only for students
 declaration of specialization)                                                                   from the following
 * please complete Registration (Part One)                                                        programmes :
 at least 1 day prior to this                                                                     MSc (Civil Eng)
                                                                                                  MSc (Elect Eng)
                                                                                                  MSc (Ind Sys & Eng)
                                                                                                  MSc (Mgt of Tech)
                                                                                                  MSc (Mech Eng)
                                                                                                  MSc (Safety, Health
                                                                                                  & Env Tech)
 Online Module Registration                    6           From late July 2021 (to be             All students
 * please complete Registration (Part One)                 confirmed)
 & Academic Plan declaration (if                           (Check for email from Dept in end
                                                           June 2021)
 applicable) before selecting your modules
 Registration (Part Two)                       3           26 – 30 July 2021 (Check for           All students
                                                           email for online appointment
 (in person at NUS)
                                                           booking in early July 2021)
 * please complete Registration (Part One)
 at least 2 days prior to this
 ICA’s Offsite Enrolment Session for           11          26 – 30 July 2021                      International Full-
 Student’s Pass Application at NUS                         (Book your appointment online          time students only
 * Please complete Registration Part Two                   from 5-9 July 2021)
 before this

 ICA’s Offsite Student’s Pass Collection                   12 & 13 August 2021
 Session at NUS
 OSA Live Show 2021 for Graduate               7           27 July 2021, 11am to 12pm             International Full-
 Students by OSA                                           (Register through OSA website)         time students only
 Apply for conversion, citizenship changes,    9 & 10      By 2nd instructional week of           All students
 LOA, Withdrawal, Credit transfers                         the semester
                                                           (via My Student Portal)

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13. USEFUL CONTACTS
 Further questions?                              Click on the links!
 Entry approval                                  Safe Travel Office (STO)
                                                 https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/stpl/requirements-and-
                                                 process
 Student’s Pass Application                      Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA)
                                                 ICA’s FAQs
                                                 https://va.ecitizen.gov.sg/cfp/customerpages/ICA/explorefaq.aspx
                                                 Email: ica_stp1@ica.gov.sg
 Registration-related & Candidature Matters      Office of Graduate Programmes, Faculty of Engineering
 Module/Time-tabling Matters                     Respective Departments for your MSc Programme
 Accommodation/Housing                           Office of Student Affairs
 Fee-related Matters                             Office of Financial Services
 Health-related Matters                          NUS University Health Centre (UHC)

Student Service Centre
The Student Service Centre (SSC) http://nus.edu.sg/osa/student-services/ssc serves as a convenient one-
stop contact point for you to obtain information and services related to academic/administrative student
records, tuition fees and financial matters. You may visit the SSC, or contact them, at:

Address:                      Level 1, Yusof Ishak House
                              31 Lower Kent Ridge Road
                              Singapore119078
Email via portal:             askstudentservice.nus.edu.sg
Telephone:                    (65) 6516 1177
Operating Hours (Revised):
                                   Monday to Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
                                   Closed for lunch: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
                                   Saturday/Sunday/Public Holiday: Closed

14. NUS MAP
An interactive version of our campus map can be found at http://map.nus.edu.sg

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UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTRE (HEALTH SERVICE)
            Admission Medical Examination Report - GRADUATE STUDENTS (Local and International)
                                                       PART I (Personal Particular to be completed by Student)

 Full Name: _________________________________________________________________________                                                                 Gender:         Male      /   Female
                                          (underline Surname / Family Name)

  Course of Study: _____________________________________ Application No: _____________________________________________

 NRIC / Passport No: ____________________ FIN No: _________________ Nationality (citizenship status): ________________________

Date & Place of Birth: __________________________________ Email Address: __

Home Address:

Tel No (Home): ________________________________________ (Handphone): ______________________________________________

In case of emergency, person to contact: _____________________________________ Relationship:

Person’s Contact No.                                                                      Email Address:

Do you smoke?                 No                Yes                Number of sticks per day/week                                              Number of years

 1) Are you currently under treatment for any physical condition?                        □ No                          □ Yes
 If “Yes”, please provide details.

 2) Are you currently under treatment or have been treated in the last five years by a psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, or other mental health

 professional?                                                            No              □    Yes                     □
 If “Yes”, please provide details (diagnosis, treatment, date and duration, etc – Please use a separate sheet if necessary).

 Personal Medical History:
 Have you suffered from or undergone any of the following?
 (Please Tick [] No or Yes. If “Yes” please specify condition and duration.)

                                                                  No          Yes        Details
  Allergies
  Acute/Chronic Respiratory Disorders
  Blood Disorders
  Gastro-intestinal Disorders
  Heart Disorders
  Injuries or Deformities
  Kidney / Urinary Disorders
  Menstrual Disorders
  Muscular or Joint Disorders
  Skin Disorders
  Surgical Procedures
  Any other conditions
  (e.g. Hepatitis B Carrier, G6PD deficiency)

I hereby certify that the answers given by me to the above listed questions are correct and true. I understand that NUS at its discretion, can choose not to bear costs of any future
medical impairment, illness, treatment or investigation that may arise, should there be false or incomplete declaration made on the above. I have no objection to the release of my
medical report(s) from the hospital(s) or doctor(s) concerned, if necessary.

 I hereby consent to NUS collecting and using the information I have provided herein for the purposes of evaluating my admission to NUS. Further, I hereby consent to NUS
 disclosing the information provided herein to NUS’ insurers for the purposes of the insurers assessing my eligibility for insurance coverage.

Signature of Student: _________________________________________                                              Date: _________________________________________

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PART II (Medical Examination)
                   (Note: To be completed by a registered physician who is not a relative of the student being examined)

Full Name: _______________________________________________________                        NRIC / Passport No: ________________________
                             (underline Surname / Family Name)

Height: _________________ m                                        Weight: ________________ kg

Blood Pressure: __________/_________ mmHg                           Pulse Rate: __________ per minute          □ Regular □ Irregular
Visual Acuity: Uncorrected: Right: ________ Left: _________                                   Colour Vision:   □ Normal □        Abnormal

                   Corrected: Right: ________ Left: _________

Please examine the following systems and indicate any abnormalities:
(Please Tick [  ] whichever is applicable and provide details if response is Abnormal.)

                                         Normal             Abnormal                                       Details
  Eyes (other than myopia)
  Respiratory
  Cardiovascular
  Gastro-Intestinal
  Muscular/Skeletal
  Neurological
  Psychiatric
  Others

Laboratory Examination (Please Tick [  ] whichever is applicable):

                                          Negative      Positive   Value                        Sugar _____ Protein _____ pH _____

                    Albumin:                                                                    RBCs _____ /µL WBCs _____ /µL ECs _____ /µL
  Urinalysis        Sugar:                                                                      Casts _____ Crystals _____ Organisms _____
                                                                            Urine FEME
                    Red Blood Cells:                                         (If Indicated)     Trichomonas _____ Occult Blood _____

  Others                                                                                        Reference Ranges: RBCs 0 – 3/µL, WBCs 0 – 6/ µL
  (If Indicated)

Radiological Examination of the Chest (Please indicate the X-RAY findings with a ):
(Please attach a copy of the Chest X-ray report together with this form to University Health Centre. The X-ray report must be written in
English with student’s name and identity no. or date of birth)

    Normal          Abnormal                                       Remarks                                              Date of X-ray

CONCLUSION (Please conclude and indicate if student is fit for studies at NUS with a ):

                   FIT                                    UNFIT                                     Date of Examination

  Physician’s Name & Stamp :                 Signature:                      Clinic Stamp and Address:

                                                                                                                           Page 2 of 2
MEDICAL EXAMINATION
                                                                   REPORT
    For New Applicants:
    1. The Medical Examination may be done in Singapore by any registered General Practitioner (GP). Applicants who are in their home
    countries/places of residence may have their Medical Examination and HIV test done in their home countries/places of residence at any
    medical clinic licensed to carry out such tests. If HIV testing is done in Singapore,it may be carried out with either rapid or ELISA tests.

    For Renewal Applicants:
    1. The Medical Examination MUST be done in Singapore by any registered GP. HIV testing may be done with either rapidor ELISA tests.

    Notes for All:
    1. This Medical Examination Report is to be completed by a registered doctor and returned to the examinee. The originalcopy of the laboratory
    report for HIV and the X-ray report must be attached to this Medical Examination Report only if the medical examination and testing is carried
    out overseas.
    2. The laboratory report for HIV and the X-ray report submitted to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority should be within THREE
    MONTHS from the date of the issue of the reports.

I Personal Particulars
      1.     Name (as in the passport):

      2.     Sex: M / F           3. Date of Birth:                                      4. Nationality/Citizenship:

      3.     Passport No.:                                                         6. FIN (if applicable):

      7.     Address in Singapore:

    II Medical Examination
    I certify that the above-named has undergone a chest x-ray and the result of his/her chest X-ray is as indicated (with a [√]):-Yes

                                                                                    No

          1. TB (Chest X-ray)*
          Any evidence of
          active TB detected?
          [*Pregnant Women are exempted from Chest X-Ray]

    I certify that I have tested the above-named and the result of his/her HIV test is indicated below (with a tick [√]):-

                                               Positive                    Negative/ Non-Reactive
      2. HIV :

      Name of Examining Doctor (IN BLOCK LETTERS):

      Signature :                                                           Clinic’s Stamp & Address:

      Date:                                                                 Telephone Number :
      MCR no:
    NOTE: For per sons screened overseas, the name in the                 l aboratory report for HIV and the X-ray report must be according to the name
    shown in the Passport.

                                                                        DECLARATION
     I,                                                                                              declare that the above is not applicable to me as
                                     (name)
     I have submitted a medical report** containing the above information to Immigration & Checkpoints Authority / Ministry of
     Manpower*** (not more than two years ago) when I was granted the
                                                                                                                     (pass type)
     on                                  valid till                                                              .
                     (dd/mm/yy)                                                (dd/mm/yy)

                                                                                                                                        Signature & Date
    ** Those who were previously exempted from submitting the X-ray report because of pregnancy are required to submit a X-ray report certified by aSingapore registered
    GP, if you are not pregnant now.
    *** Delete where necessary.

             WARNING:                                    IT IS AN OFFENCE UNDER THE IMMIGRATION ACT
                                                  TO MAKE ANY FALSE STATEMENT, REPRESENTATION OR DECLARATION
Version 5 (Jul 20)
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9 Engineering Drive 1
Singapore 117575
Email: engpgcwk@nus.edu.sg
Website: https://www.eng.nus.edu.sg/graduate/
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