Calendar of Events for Freshmen

On behalf of NUS School of Computing, a warm welcome to the undergraduate studies in School of Computing!

Even though the first semester begins on 3 August 2020, we have lined up a series of events for you as early as one month before the semester begins.

Due to evolving COVID-19 situation in Singapore, some of the events listed below may be conducted online should needs arise.  It is important that you participate in these activities to familiarise yourself with the course structure and degree requirements, and at the same time, be oriented on the use of computing facilities and academic culture in the School. Please also remember to submit your application for various placement tests that are applicable to you by our closing dates.

Please visit this site regularly for updates to the calendar of events.
Online interactive campus map is available at:

DateStart TimeEnd TimeEvent

Venue or url or Instructions




25 Jun 20   1700

Deadline to submit applications form for 

MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test and

CS1010 Programming Methodology Placement Examination

Office of

Undergraduate Studies

(COM1 level 2 Room 19)

Please email a copy of the e-application form to

28 Jun 20   1700 Introductory Programming Workshop for Business Analytics and Information Systems freshmen

Register at:

Contact for enquiry: Ms Linda Lee, Dept of Information Systems and Analytics 

1 Jul 20 1300 1500 MA1301 Introductory Mathematics Proficiency Test  S16 #04-30 (Faculty of Science)
7 Jul 20 0930  1145

Qualifying English Test (QET) -1A -  for students residing in Singapore, e.g. Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents & International students who have been informed by the RO/faculties that they are required to take QET1.

The test will also be conducted in digital format using Examplify. As such, students are required to register for a compulsory briefing session. Registration for the briefing session starts from 19 June 2020.

For QET1 conducted in July 2020, students who have registered for and attended the briefing will be automatically enrolled for the QET.

Please check QET website for date, timing and venue and registration instructions.

All other international students are to take QET in November 2020.

8 Jul 2020 1400 1600

CS1010 Programming Methodology Placement Examination for prospective Computing freshmen

You may wish to take self-diagnostic assessment:

to assess whether you should take the placement test (and/or opt out from diploma exemption for this module. 

Via lumiNUS


13 July 2020 1000 1800

Academic Day for freshmen is an orientation event coordinated by SoC Office of Undergraduate Studies and Computing Club.  

Please go through the presentation slides and videos  before attending the live presentation or Q&A webinar sessions scheduled on 13 July 2020.

Please click here to register for the webinars (both faculty and department briefings) by 9 July 2020 12.00 noon.
  10.30 1200

Faculty Briefing (BComp and BSc (Business Analytics) Programmes) webinar session for Q&A.

Q&A Webinar Recording

Faculty Briefing Presentation slides

Videos for presentation :  [Part 1] | [Part 2] | [Part 3]

Systems Demo (ModReg, NUSMods, etc.) by Computing Club

About Computing Club





Departmental Programme Briefings and 

Senior Students' Sharing on their educational experience at NUS/SoC.


  1430   1700

Departmental Programme Briefing (Computer Science Course and its special programmes) Presentation and Q&A webinar session

Webinar Recording

Presentation slides

Video for presentation

CS Student sharing

DDP in CS and Business Admin student sharing



   1430  1600

Departmental Programme Briefing (Information Security Course) Presentation cum Q&A webinar session

Webinar Recording

Presentation slides

InfoSec student sharing

   1430  1600

Department Programme Briefing (Information Systems and Business Analytics Courses) Presentation cum Q&A webinar session 

Webinar Recording

Presentation slides 

Business Analytics student sharing 

IS student sharing


 Session 1: 17-18 July 20


Session 2: 17-18 July 20









 E-FOP by Computing Club 


More information is at:

Sign up one of the sessions at:

Queries can be directed to:



For administrative queries on undergraduate programmes, please email

If you have any academic questions, please send to the academic advisors at SoC Academic Advisory Service

Application forms

Module Registration for Semester 1, 2020/2021 

Module Registration at Education Records System ( ModReg@EduRec ) is the University's new consolidated module registration platform, designed to provide students with an improved user experience.

By ensuring parity in the allocation of modules, while taking into consideration students’ needs and preferences, this system will streamline the registration of modules to allow students to fulfil their graduation requirements in a timely manner. Students who are new to ModReg@EduRec  are strongly encouraged to read the informationhere to understand the process of module registration and how to navigate the ModReg@EduRec > (via Path: ( myEduRec > Academics > Module Registration)

The list of Computing modules that are available to students may be accessed by clicking here.


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