Pre-departure 2018
Pre-departure 2018 image ©

British Council

The pre-departure briefing is an annual event organised by the British Council in order to provide essential information to all students who have received an offer from UK institutions. 

The event includes presentations with useful information on:

  • preparation and settling in
  • visa application
  • life in the UK
  • other relevant topics such as finances, insurance and travel

Participants also have a chance to meet with current students from various institutions to get answers to your specific questions. 

Pre-departure for UK-bound students 2019

Date: Friday 26 July 2019
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre, Level 3, Summit 2

Register upon arrival at the event.

Seminar Programme 

Time              

Event Programme

18.00

Exhibition:
Various student organisations and relevant service providers will be represented at their respective booths

18.30

Guests to be seated
Welcome and opening address
Prize giving ceremony
Presentation : Destination UK!

By British Council

18.50

Life in the UK 
By UK Singapore Students' Council (UKSSC) 

19.10

Banking journey for students
By HSBC Bank

19.20

Two Birds, One Stone – Invest in UK property while studying abroad
By JLL - Berkeley

19.30

Student Visas for the UK
By UK Visas and Immigration

From 19.50

Exhibition:
Various student organisations and relevant service providers will be represented at their respective booths

Rolling presentations at Summit 1 (19.50 - 21.00)

21.30

End of programme

List of exhibitors for 2019: 

Companies/ Organisation

1. British Airways 
2. Casita
3. HSBC 
4. JLL - Berkeley
5. Mapletree
6. Marsh Insurance
7. UK Visa and Immigration

List of Singapore Student Societies in 2019

Aberdeen University Singaporean and Malaysian Society LSE Singaporean Society
University of Birmingham Singapore Society Singapore Students' Society of Manchester
University of Bristol Malaysian and Singaporean Students' Association Newcastle University Singapore Society
 Cambridge University Malaysia and Singaproe Association Oxford University Malaysian and Singaporean Students' Association
University  of Dundee Singapore Society Queen Mary Singapore Society
Durham University Singapore Society Singaporeans of Queen's University of Belfast
Edinburgh University Singapore Society Reading University Singapore Society
University of Exeter Singapore Society University of Sheffield Singapore Society
Glasgow University Singapore Society SOAS Singapore Society
Goldsmiths Singapore Society University of St Andrews Singapore Society
Imperial College Singapore Society University of Surrey Singapore Society
King's College London Singapore Society UCL Singapore Society
Leeds Singaporean Society Warwick Singapore Society
Loughborough University Malaysian and Singaporean Society  United Kingdom-Singapore Students' Council

 Alumni / Interest Groups 

Healthcare Expeditions International
Hwa Chong Overseas Support Group (United Kingdom)
Malaysian Singapore Students' Association
Overseas Christian Fellowship (OCF)
Rafflesians Unite
Singapore Medical Society of the United Kingdom (SMSUK)
Singapore Muslim Students Overseas (SMSO)
United Kingdom Singapore Law Students' Society(UKSLSS)

External links