2018 New Students Orientation at DISTED College

DISTED College welcomed 128 new students and their family members to its orientation day which took place on 9 Jan, from 9am at DISTED’s newly refurbished heritage hall. The new students orientation was designed to help freshmen made a successful transition into the DISTED community. During the orientation, new students would learned about the college’s academic and community expectations, campus resources, scholarships, programmes and services.

Dr Seah, President and CEO of the college stressed the important of developing new knowledge and social networking. “Today’s graduates need knowledge, effective communication and strong social network to keep pace with modern workplace,” Dr Seah said during his opening remarks.

New International student Ilya Krainuchenko from Australian shared his orientation experience, “The orientation is very informative,” he said. “It’s a pleasant experience,” he continued.

“The orientation provides us the information to understand the academic expectation,” new A-Level student Lau Yi Xuan said. Another new student Yaganesh Kalidass who registered for Diploma in Accounting was pleased to have the opportunity to meet up with his lecturers before the class start.

The event ended successfully with “Ice Breaking” activity conducted by volunteer students from Student Representative Council to help new students to overcome their first day jitters. Last but not least, a new T-shirt for everyone to start their new journey in life at DISTED College.


Ilya Krainuchenko from Aust –
“The orientation was very informative, I learned lots about the history of the school and was well informed about all of the departments that are in the school. It was a pleasant experience,”.


Yaganesh Kalidass – DIploma in Accounting
“The orientation was fun, the speeches were informative and was inspiring enough to capture my attention. I’m also interested and would like to participate in one of the clubs offered by the college,”.


“The campus environment was wonderful. I would like to study A-Level here because this is the college recommended by many of my friends. I’ve chosen the 12 months course because I’m in a rush to continue my degree,”.


“I’m 19 years old and I enroled DISTED College for the Bachelor of Psychology. I chose to study at DISTED is because the college is the only private higher learning institution that offers psychology course,”.


Lau Yi Xuan – Cambridge A-Level
“DISTED’s orientation day provides complete information to us and helps us to know more about what’re we going to gain in this coming course. Moreover, we also get to know and meet our lecturers during the orientation,”.