Student SUcceSS Centre

The Student SUcceSS Centre is committed to empower students in developing personal and professional potential to achieve success in life.


The SSC Learning Framework articulates the understanding of Personal and Professional Success. It consolidates and frames the various programmes and courses offered by the offices in the centre namely, Career Development, Entrepreneurship and Student Life into a comprehensive experiential curriculum.

The outcomes of developing Personal and Professional success is in tandem with the desire to implement a future-fit curriculum to ready our students for the VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world and to meet the desired outcomes of the Student SUcceSS Centre.

A successful SUSS student is one who embodies the following attributes grounded in the SUSS values of SPIRIT:

SUcceSSful Student


Definition of Framework

The framework translates into a learning prospectus that provides students with the information and access to information on our programmes that would allow students to personalise their learning journey by selecting and undertaking the programmes best suited for their profile and experience.


SSC Learning Framework



The Learning Framework comprises of the following structure with the following aims in alignment with its overall outcomes:



Areas of Learning

Personal SUcceSS

Unleashing individual

potential to advocate

wellbeing and social good



Understand Self

Develop Teams

Nurture Leaders

Care for Self

and Community

Support Wellness

Manage Risk

Cultivate Diversity and Inclusion

Professional SUcceSS

Transforming mindsets

for lifelong learning

and future readiness



Career Preparation

Career Catalyst

Career Articulation

Enterprising and

Innovating for


Entrepreneurial Mindset

Startup Experience

Business Incubation




The Student Success Centre (SSC) offers a comprehensive suite of programmes for our students and alumni to complement the academic learning journey in SUSS to support students towards achieving Personal and Professional Success. The programmes endeavour to facilitate the unleashing of students’ potential to advocate for their own wellbeing as well as others while doing social good to benefit the community and the environment transform and at the same time transform mindsets for students to be future ready and nurture the passion for lifelong learning. For full-time undergraduate students, completion of selected programmes is part of fulfilment of graduation requirements under Student Teambuilding and Work Attachment.

Aside from the Learning Prospectus, SSC designs and delivers platforms and programmes that allow students to cultivate social responsibility and global competencies, and provide the opportunities to engage in lifelong learning. Our centre also works across different schools and centres to facilitate our students in developing the SUCCESS attributes holistically.


Learning Prospectus

Language for Work Series

Our Language for Work courses are designed to support the development of language  and communication skills for the  ASEAN, China, and India regions. 

These courses provide students with the necessary language skills and cultural knowledge to live and work in the respective countries. The course offers comprehensive training in conversational skills, grammar and vocabulary, with an additional focus on language used in work settings, customs and acceptable etiquette in social interactions.

These courses are part of the courses under Minor Electives for Minor in Introduction to ASEAN China and India.

For more information on the Language for Work courses, please contact

The Language for Work series are: 

Course Code and TitlePre-requisite
OGP181 Chinese Language for Work 1Have not taken the same language at secondary school level and/or above.
OGP281 Chinese Language for Work 2Students to take placement Chinese Test to indicate suitability to take the course at level 2 or has taken OGP181.
OGP381 Chinese Language for Work 3Students to take placement Chinese Test to indicate suitability to take the course at level 3 or has taken OGP281.
OGP182 Indonesian Language for Work 1Nil
OGP183 Vietnamese Language for Work 1Nil
OGP184 Thai Language for Work 1Nil
MLL181 Malay Language for Work 1Students are required to pass Beginner class.
MLL281 Malay Language for Work 2Students to take placement Malay Test to indicate suitability to take the course or attend the Beginners.
MLL381 Malay Language for Work 3Students to take placement Malay Test to indicate suitability to take the course or attend the Beginners.



Placement Test

Applications Open29 January 2024
Applications Close7 February 2024
Next Available IntakeJuly 2024 & January 25

Written Test (12 Feb - 15 Feb)

Oral Test (27 Feb - 1 Mar)




Student SUcceSS Centre

If you have prior background in Chinese or Malay (at least a Pass at O Levels), take the respective placement test to determine the level of Chinese or Malay that is suitable for your level of language competency.

Do note that the placement test taken this semester will determine which course level you're suitable for in the following semester.
Sessions6 sessions in total: 5 learning sessions and 1 assessment session. The last session is an assessment that takes about 10 minutes per student.
ModeAll sessions are conducted online, using Canvas Zoom for synchronous learning. There are no face-to-face lessons for all language courses. Video recordings of lessons can be downloaded from Canvas under Virtual Class > Cloud Recordings.
Passing Requirement

To receive a Certificate of Completion, you need to:

  • Complete all course requirements.
  • Pass the Oral Assessment.


For more information on the Placement Test, please contact


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Get in Touch

For more information about the programmes and opportunities for collaboration under the Student SUcceSS Centre, drop us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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