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EVENTS OF THE WEEK

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Information Session: Creative Inquiry + Mountaintop Initiative

June 26, 2018, noon Think Tank 16 (2.201)

Information Session by Prof Khanjan Mehta , Vice Provost, Creative Inquiry and Director for the Mountaintop Initiative , Leigh University Date: Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 Time: 12.00 p.m. to 12.35 p.m. Venue: Think Tank 16 (2.201) (Lunch will be provided after the seminar) Please register HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/8pCyt3L02HbQhtrG3

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NEW EVENT BROADCASTS

Liberty Wave: An exciting open water swim event

East Coast Park, Casuarina Grove (next to carpark F2), July 22, 2018

Liberty Wave, an exciting open water swim event aiming to give both Singaporeans and International participants the full open water experience. At last year’s inaugural edition we had a successful run with more than 700 swimmers from 43 different countries. The event will be coming back for a second year with more race categories, and more participants. This year, it will be held on 22 July 2018 @ East Coast Park, Casuarina Grove (next to carpark F2). An estimated 1,800 participants (adults and kids) will be swimming to their heart’s content. There’s something for everyone, whether they are veterans, first-timers or kids who just want to have some fun! In addition to the open water swim, we will also be hosting a lively line-up of fringe events for spectators, while they relax by the beach and cheer on their friends and family. Look forward to bouncy castles for adults and kids, live performances and refreshing coconut cutting. There will be both Individual and Team events, where friends may sign up to race together and build stronger camaraderie. Prizes will also be given out to the fastest swimmers. For more information on Liberty Wave, please visit www.libertywave.sg

EHS Guidelines regarding the use of Mobility Devices on the University Campus

Campus-wide, including hostel May 21, 2018, 8 a.m.

Rules for the usage of Bicycles (both, conventional and electric) and Personal Mobility Devices - PMD (e.g. skateboards, kick/electric scooters, electric hoverboards, electric unicycles): - PMDs may be used on footpaths only and are not allowed on the road - Bicycles / PMDs are not to be used inside buildings and on hostel’s premises - Bicycle / PMD users shall dismount completely and walk: + on pathways/areas with heavy pedestrian traffic, or + near building entrances (when entering or exiting) - Unless otherwise prohibited by “No Riding” signage, bicycles / PMDs are allowed in communal spaces such as: walkways (outside buildings), open spaces, courtyards, and other shared paths

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

ASEAN plus Three Youth Environment Forum 2018

June 30 - July 2, 2018, 8 a.m.

5th ASEAN +3 Youth Environment Forum (AYEF), will be held from 30th June to 2nd July 2018. The theme for AYEF 2018, “Imagine, Create, Change”, acknowledges that the youth play an important role in shaping ASEAN regional cooperation in the years ahead, and creating Environmentally Sustainable Cities (ESC) in ASEAN. You can look forward to plenary sessions and panel discussions, workshops, a field trip and ideation of proposed solutions to climate change issues. More details can be found in the poster and click the following link to register http://environment.asean.org/ayef-2018/ Application closes on 27 April 2018

i Light Singapore Student Award

by 6 Jul 2018, 11.59pm

i Light Student Award is an international open call for students to realise a light art installation at i Light Singapore next year. Open to local and foreign students around the world who are currently enrolled at a recognised tertiary programme or institution, the top three proposers will each receive a cash award of up to $1,500. In addition, chosen entries will be presented at the festival. In conjunction with the 200th anniversary of the founding of Singapore, i Light will be one of the key events to officially launch the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration. This special edition hope to reflect the bigger geographical footprint of the festival that will extend to the Civic District and Singapore River, as well as to synergise with the Singapore Bicentennial commemoration. You may submit your proposal to https://goo.gl/6nUJmM by 6 July 2018 at 2359hours. More details can also be found at www.ilightsingapore.sg

Crea8 Sustainability 2018 Video Competition

till 6 Aug

The Crea8 Sustainability Competition encourages young Singaporeans to address environmental challenges, share stories and innovative solutions to demonstrate their passion in tackling the global challenge of sustainability and to create a sustainable Singapore. In support of Singapore’s Climate Action Year 2018, the focus of this year’s competition is our climate footprint. The competition aims to inspire students to come up with ideas on what needs to be done, how it could be achieved and the expected outcomes to reduce our society’s environmental footprint. Online submission and registration forms can be found at www.pacificlight.com.sg/crea8sustainability Frequently Asked Questions can be found at https://energy.pacificlight.com.sg/crea8sustainability/faq.aspx If you have any questions on the competition, please send your enquiry to: crea8sustainability@pacificlight.com.sg Registration dateline is 6 August 2018.

The Paddy Project

Sembawang Disabled Home, dates til Jul 2018

Distribution of essential, staple food - sacks of rice to the residents and elderly living in one-room flats by distributing the items door-to-door. Volunteers will be pre-packing rice for this distribution. The objective of this campaign is to empower youths, and to relay a message that besides donating money to charities, they could contribute by volunteering. To register, please click on the following link https://tinyurl.com/yc749f8c

Represent SUTD in the 29th International Design Contest (IDC) Robocon!

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Aug 5 2018

An annual global robotics competition where students worldwide can bond over a shared passion for robotics, scientific and technological knowledge to improve the world. The participants will work over 2 weeks in groups to design and fabricate robots to accomplish tasks in a given scenario. The competition final will be held on the last day.

Open Call for 22nd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU22) on "Sustainable Tourism"

Croatia and Slovenia, Sept 12 2018

In partnership with Algebra University College, the University of Ljubljana and the University of Primorska, ASEF will organise the 22nd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU22) on “Sustainable Tourism: Youth driving Green Growth” from 12-23 September 2018 in Croatia and Slovenia. The ASEF Summer University is a 2-week experiential learning journey and “Interdisciplinary Innovathon” where students and young professionals foster cross-cultural exchanges and networks, deepen their knowledge on contemporary issues and propose concrete solutions to societal challenges. For details and applications, please visit the website: http://www.asef.org/projects/themes/education/4467-22nd-asef-summer-university-asefsu22 The deadline for applications is on Tuesday, 3 July 2018.

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