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.