Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT)

Looking for ways to make global connections in the new normal? Physical travel begins as soon as you join SUTD!

Existing students may keep a lookout for emails from the Office of International Relations to know all about the FACT programmes in 2023.

What is FACT?

Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT) is a programme that is incorporated into specific Freshmore courses and offers 1-week short immersion trips to our partner universities in ASEAN and China.

SUTD Freshmore (first year) students will have the exciting opportunity to "see the world" and develop your world view right from the start of your SUTD journey.

Who can apply?

All SUTD full-time undergraduate students in your first year (Freshmores).

What can FACT offer you?

  • Learning opportunities with students from our partner universities and gain insights into their local culture
  • Build networks and prepare you for the future
  • Gain regional exposure and awareness of ASEAN and China
  • Apply what you have learnt in the classroom to the real world setting

You will also receive a one-time travel subsidy to offset your expenses (including airfare, accommodation, local transport and travel insurance)*.
* Applicable for physical FACT programmes only.

Partner Universities

ASEAN and China
Partner University Destination Discover
Universiti Brunei Darussalam Brunei
Northeast Normal University China
Shanghai Jiao Tong University China New programme in 2023
Shenzhen Technology University China
Universitas Airlangga Indonesia  
Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia
Universitas Prasetiya Mulya Indonesia
University of Computer Studies, Yangon Myanmar
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Thailand
Mahidol University Thailand
Mahidol University International College Thailand
Fulbright University Vietnam Vietnam New programme in 2023
Vietnam National University, Hanoi Vietnam

Students' Stories and Testimonials

Visit our social channels for more information and the latest updates

Blog: FACT on the #WeAreSUTD blog
Instagram: @sutdglobal
Youtube: FACT playlist

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