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Student Teambuilding Programme

The SUSS Student Teambuilding Programme is an experiential graduation requirement for all SUSS full-time students to start their university journey together. Students must complete this module within their first academic year at SUSS.


  • To provide students with an experiential platform to cultivate a common SUSS identity
  • To develop foundational aptitudes in self-awareness, team effectiveness, and community-mindedness


  • The programme adopts a combination of e-learning, experiential learning, and on-site training methods to achieve its objectives
  • Runs are typically held overseas to enable students to develop global-mindedness and adaptability – skills which are crucial attributes to thrive in today's context

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Information on 2021 Student Teambuilding Programme

  • The local Student Teambuilding Programme comprises of 1 module - 2.5 credit unit (cu) Experiential Teambuilding (ETB) module.

  • By registering and completing the local ETB, students will be able to:
    • Fulfil the Student Teambuilding mandatory experiential graduation requirement
    • Earn 2.5 cu from the ETB module only

  • A total of 4 runs will be offered to cohort 2021 students to select from during the Sep 2021 and Nov - Dec 2021 period. Please find the 4 run dates in the table below:
    Course Dates*Phase 1:
    Health Declaration Period
    Phase 2:
    Course Registration Period
    Course DurationCourse Assessment Period**
    Run 1:
    13 - 17 Sep 2021
    31 May - 22 Jul 202126 Jul - 30 Jul 20215 days + 1-day
    post-course assessment
    11 - 15 Oct 2021
    Run 2:
    20 - 24 Sep 2021
    11 - 15 Oct 2021
    Run 3:
    29 Nov - 3 Dec 2021
    24 Jan - 28 Jan 2022
    Run 4:
    6 - 10 Dec 2021
    24 Jan - 28 Jan 2022

    * Students must be available throughout the entire course date duration. Exact programme and assessment dates will be made known one month prior to course commencement.
    ** Course assessment for run 1 and 2 will be held 2 weeks after the end of run 2. For run 3 and 4, the course assessment will be held 6 weeks after the end of run 4.

Plans in Anticipation of Evolving Covid-19 Situation

In view of the current COVID-19, the Student Teambuilding Programme format and dates are subjected to changes.

Programme Briefing

Students are strongly encouraged to attend the briefing sessions on any of the following dates to find out more about the ETB programme. An email will be sent to confirmed participants with more information.

  • 10 Jun 2021 (Thursday), 7.00pm - 8.30pm
  • 24 Jun 2021 (Thursday), 7.00pm - 8.30pm

How to Register

  • The Student Teambuilding Programme registration process will be conducted in 2 separate phases:
    Phase 1: Health Declaration
    • Duration: 31 May 2021, 2.00pm - 22 July 2021, 2.00pm
    • Students are only required to declare health conditions
    • Course registration will commence in Phase 2
    Phase 2: Course Registration
    • Duration: 26 July 2021, 2.00pm - 30 July 2021, 2.00pm
    • Students will select their preferred run on a first-come-first-serve basis
    • Students are allowed to register for only ONE (1) run

  • Students will receive the link to access the student teambuilding registration portal via email.
  • Please refer to the infographic below and complete Step 1 to Step 5.
  • Students' participation will be confirmed after the successful completion of the 5 steps by the respective deadlines.

Student Teambuilding Registration Process (2021)


Please read the FAQ page for answers to most common questions about the Student Teambuilding Programme. We regularly update the FAQ page. If your question is not in the FAQ list, please send your query to the Office of Student Life at


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