Advisory and Updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019):

Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT)

Important Announcements

Looking for ways to make global connections in the new normal? FACT will be going virtual this year! Existing students may keep a lookout for emails from Office of International Relations to know all about the FACT programmes in 2021.

Join our Telegram channel (sutdfactay2020) for the latest announcements.

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 New programme in 2021
Shenzhen Technology University China New programme in 2021
Prasetiya Mulya University Indonesia
Universitas Airlangga Indonesia Cancelled due to COVID-19
University of Computer Studies, Yangon Myanmar
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Thailand
Mahidol University Thailand

Students' Stories and Testimonials

Visit our social channels for more information and the latest updates

Blog: FACT on the #WeAreSUTD blog
Instagram: @sutdglobal
Telegram: sutdfactay2020
Youtube: FACT playlist

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