SUSS Emergency Preparedness

The SUSS Emergency Preparedness Programme aims to equip students with an understanding of the risk management process, and the skills and tools for risk mitigation when conducting any local and overseas field trips.

SUSS Emergency Management System (EMS) Guide for Field Trips

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In particular, before embarking on SUSS overseas experience programmes, students are required to read the SUSS EMS Guide for Field Trips and complete/ pass an online Risk Analysis and Management System (RAMS) quiz before embarking on any of the following SUSS Programmes:

  • Experiential Teambuilding Programme (ETB)*
  • Overseas Experiential Learning
  • Global Service Learning
  • Overseas Summer School
  • Local/ and Overseas Work Attachment
  • Overseas Exchange Programmes
  • Overseas Competitions or Challenges
  • Any other overseas programmes endorsed or organized by SUSS

The online quiz is designed to:

  1. Familiarise students with SUSS Emergency Management System (EMS)
  2. Equip students with basic skills and knowledge to identify potential risks associated with their overseas travel
  3. Raise students’ awareness in the mitigating strategies to reduce risk

The SUSS Emergency Management System (EMS) Guide for Field Trips is a resource for preparing your field trips. You may download a copy of the EMS Guide and access the online RAMS Quiz.

* The Online RAMS Quiz has been integrated as a learning objective with the Experiential Teambuilding Programme (ETB). All students who have attended and achieve a PASS on any ETB course would have PASSED the Online RAMS Quiz.

Experiential RAMS Workshop

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The main objective of the Experiential RAMS Workshop is to raise students’ risk assessment skills to an advanced level. The focus of the training is to enable students to heighten their senses for risk identification by reviewing case studies, and practice risk assessment through scenario based training.

The workshop will cover the following areas:

  • RAMS principles overview and recap
  • Advanced and additional insights into RAMS
  • Connecting the thinking processes to the proposal and reporting systems
  • Case studies and application

This workshop runs twice a year. For students involved in leading and organising school activities that may involve substantial risk, please submit a request to take part in the training with the Office of Student Life.

SUSS - ISOS Travel Assistance Partnership

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SUSS has partnered with International SOS (ISOS) to provide worldwide emergency support to all SUSS students and staff for official overseas travels.

The Travel Assistance membership offers the latest travel advisories, preventive and emergency assistance through ISOS network of assistance centers, clinics, health and logistics providers around the world. ISOS also has a worldwide team of physicians, multilingual coordinators, operations managers, logistics support personnel and medical and security professionals on hand for immediate support should any difficulties be encountered during overseas programmes, study missions, or business trips.

To log into the ISOS members portal and Assistance App for Mobile Device for the latest information and updates, please contact Office of Student Life to get the membership number.

Before travelling, access the membership e-guide to understand all the services available under the membership with examples of the benefits.

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