ORIENTATION GUIDES FOR STUDENT & INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Taylor’s Orientation Week is the most effective first step towards transitioning students into University campus life with enriching experiences. To ensure that you are able to gain the most benefit from your time at our institution, we have lined up a comprehensive and exciting orientation programme to help you settle in and get started with your life as a Taylor’s student.

Local Student

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International Student

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The orientation is also supported by the Taylor’s University Orientation Leaders who are a team of senior students working collaboratively with Student Development Hub to assist new students in their transition to university life during orientation week.
Why should I attend the Orientation?
  • Smooth Transition - Orientation eases new students’ transition and settling into Taylor’s University’s education system, and the life and culture at our Lakeside Campus
  • Gain Full Access - Find your way around and gain access to facilities, support services, general amenities and transportation
  • Be Introduced and Get Involved - There are many activities beyond the classroom on offer at Taylor’s to cater to every need
  • Meet Other Students - Get acquainted with the globalized population of Taylor’s University
  • Don’t Miss Out - Important information, checklists and to-dos when you arrive and throughout the duration of your studies, both from Taylor’s Academic Services and Support Services


Some Key Activities To Expect: 
 
 

University Welcome
New students are formally welcome by the Taylor’s University Vice-Chancellor and President, Deans and Vice-President of the Student Experience Department. Under the Student Experience Department, students can look forward to learning more about the Student Central, Bursary and Financial Aid, Career Services Centre, Global Mobility Office, Counseling and Psychological Services Centre, Health Services Centre, Student Development Hub, Sports and Recreations Centre, International Student Services and International Office. In addition, students are able to acquire critical information on the services provided by Library, ICT, University Gym, Student Success Centre (SSC) and SHINE Awards Centre (SAC). The e-Learning Academy will introduce the Blended Learning with TIMES which is important for students to know about the online platform available in assisting, and enhancing their learning experiences. Senior students and alumni are invited to share their campus experiences and how to maximize their time in the university, balancing between academic achievement, personal development and leadership enhancement.
 
 

Campus Hunt
The adrenalin pumping self-navigated Campus Hunt is organized by Taylor’s University Orientation Leaders to help new students be familiarized with the key location and support services of various student-oriented departments. Every station is in-fused with fun and exciting games and students are required to work in a group to solve different round of challenges which promotes integration, team work and critical thinking.
 
Clubs and Societies Day
Clubs and Societies Day is an avenue for new students to join any Clubs and Societies of their choice ranging from community centric, business and entrepreneurship, performing arts, spiritual connectivity, cultural, public speaking, special interests, sports and international clubs and societies. There are more than 50 over clubs and societies participating in Clubs and Societies Recruitment Drive to engage with new students through showcase of clubs, activities and performances. You can even form your new Club if you are unable to find one that matches your interest.
 
 

Orientation Party
The Orientation Party is a themed party organized by the Taylor’s University Orientation Leaders to welcome and celebrate new students as they enter into University life. Exhilarating games are in placed to encourage students to get to know one another, integrate and have fun with exciting prizes up for grab. There are various performances showcased by Clubs and Societies and many other in-house talents adding flavor to the event. Sumptuous refreshments are provided!
 
 

Personal Safety Awareness and Action Workshop
All students are advised to attend this workshop where they will learn how to avoid being a victim of crime and Self-defense. During this workshop, different technics and tips will be demonstrated on how to defend oneself. This workshop is also compulsory for all in order for students to collect their Student ID using Taylor’s Freshman Card provided.