Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT)

Explore the world and make new connections, right at the start of your SUTD journey! 

Existing students may keep a lookout for emails from the Office of International Relations to know all about the FACT programmes in 2024.

What is FACT?

FACT (Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips) is a 1-week overseas immersion programme which enables Freshmore (first-year) students to build upon their acquired knowledge at our partner universities in Asia.

Centered around specific Freshmore courses, FACT challenges students to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to solving sustainability challenges within the region.

Situated right at the beginning of their SUTD journey, students can look forward to exploring the region and creating meaningful memories. 

Who can apply?

All SUTD Freshmores (first-year undergraduate students) are welcome to apply!

What can FACT offer you?

  • Rich and immersive cultural experiences in Asia with a tailor-made curriculum for students to acquire practical skills and knowledge

  • Broaden your learning and regional networks through working with students and faculty from our partner universities 

  • Gain deeper understanding of regional economics and geopolitics

  • Apply your new skills to real-world learning opportunities in Sustainability

  • Meet and learn from industry experts and practitioners

Students will also receive a one-time travel subsidy up to S$700 to offset your expenses (including airfare, accommodation, local transport and travel insurance).

Students who have attended a FACT programme will enjoy higher priority for term exchange*.

* Assuming all other criteria are met

Partner Universities

Partner University Destination Discover
Universiti Brunei Darussalam Brunei
Northeast Normal University China
Shanghai Jiao Tong University China
Shenzhen Technology University China
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember Indonesia New Programme
Petra Christian University Indonesia New Programme
Universitas Airlangga Indonesia  
Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia
Universitas Prasetiya Mulya Indonesia
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Thailand
Mahidol University International College Thailand
Fulbright University Vietnam Vietnam
Vietnam National University, Hanoi Vietnam
VinUniversity Vietnam New Programme 

Students' Stories and Testimonials

Visit our social channels for more information and the latest updates

Instagram: @sutdsg
Youtube: FACT playlist

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