Study in the USA for Lifelong Enrichment

How do you select the best university or graduate school for you? It’s a choice that can change your life, especially during these uncertain times. For more than a million international students from around the world each year, the answer is the United States. Far more international students study in the U.S. than in any ...
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Singapore’s “Endeavour Space Camp Challenge” Winners Announced

SINGAPORE / February 13, 2020 —  “Titans of Tomorrow,” an original five-minute video that scientifically addresses the engineering challenges of landing humans to live on Saturn’s largest moon in the 22nd Century, was named winner of Singapore’s “Mission to Titan” Endeavour Space Camp Challenge today. The winning production team of four students and one educator from ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Mansour Launches Eighth Year of U.S. Embassy-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

January 18, 2020 Singapore Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour launched the eighth iteration of the U.S. Embassy-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College Central. This flagship alumni and community engagement program connects notable Singaporean alumni of U.S. government exchange programs with young Singaporeans seeking to improve ...
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“Study in the USA” Featured in Campus Magazine

Campus Magazine recently published a special U.S. edition featuring useful information about U.S. higher education. The 63rd issue features a U.S. special insert, made up of 26 pages of resources and information about U.S. colleges and universities, featuring information such as the U.S. college application timeline, a walk-though of internships, links to free test preparation and ...
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Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour at the 2019 Model United Nations Preparatory Conference

For Immediate Release REMARKS (as delivered)   Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour Keynote Address – 2019 Model United Nations Preparatory Conference December 17, 2019, Singapore Institute of Management   Wow. I’ll start by telling you that I’m absolutely delighted to be in the company of hundreds of young, bright Singaporean students. Being in such company always ...
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Conrad Centennial Singapore Hosts U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

On April 27, Conrad Centennial Singapore hosted participants from the U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program. Student mentees learned how to conduct themselves while interacting in a formal setting and practiced social etiquette while dining at a formal business lunch. They also learned how to dress appropriately for different occasions. Deputy Public Affairs Officer Cain ...
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Harpeth Rising introduces chamberfolk music to Singapore

All female chamberfolk trio Harpeth Rising toured Singapore from February 28 to March 2 as part of U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad cultural exchange program. Their local program included school visits, public performances, and a cross-cultural musical collaboration. Harpeth Rising is made up of three classically trained musicians – violinist and lead lyricist ...
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American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars Celebrate Lunar New Year in Singapore

American Gilman and Fulbright Scholars got their first tastes of steamboat, bak kwa, and lo hei when U.S. Embassy Singapore brought them to Chinatown to experience these quintessential Singaporean Lunar New Year traditions. Some ate pig’s liver and black fungi for the first time, while others tried their hand at tossing a raw fish salad ...
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Nike Hosts U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program

On February 23, participants from the U.S. Embassy Singapore-ITE Alumni Mentoring Program gathered at Nike’s Asia-Pacific headquarters. Student mentees learned how they could attain their goals by harnessing their strengths and understanding their weaknesses. It turned competitive when a yoga pose challenge and planking contest tested their balance and endurance. The program participants were also ...
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U.S. Embassy marks Black History Month with Netflix “Mudbound” Screening and Yale-NUS students

Netflix co-hosted a screening of “Mudbound” at their in-house theater in honor of Black History Month – a time to reflect on the cultural, scientific, political, and economic contributions of African Americans to our society and the world. In a post-film dialogue with Yale-NUS College students, Netflix’s HR Director for Asia-Pacific Shweta Shukla highlighted the company’s inclusive culture, ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports Culinary Institute of America’s Community Outreach

Food diplomacy just “BECAUS”: American students from the The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) cooked up a delicious spread of Asian food for 50 elderly cleaners from Temasek Polytechnic. Embassy staff joined the CIA students and staff members for lunch and cross-cultural exchange. The program “Befriending Elderly Cleaning Aunties & Uncles of Singapore” (Project BECAUS) shows appreciation to ...
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