NAFA Freshmen Orientation 2018


Dear Freshmen, please check that you have the following items in the Orientation Pack:

If any of the above items is missing or you did not receive the information pack via mail, you may download the missing items from www.nafa.edu.sg/orientation_2018. For the Welcome Letter, please call (+65) 6512 6140 for us to send you another copy.

Other Information:

  • If you have special needs (certified medical condition), please inform any staff at the Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC) so that we can take special care of you without alerting others.
  • The Orientation is mandatory. Those who cannot attend MUST email OSC at [email protected] and provide a valid reason or medical certificate.

Orientation Schedule*

*Orientation schedule listed is correct but may be subject to change without notice. For the latest information, please check back here again at a later date.

For further enquiries, please contact the Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC) at (+65) 6512 6140 or email us at [email protected].

Diploma Schedule


Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  10:45am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD)
  11:30am   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  12:30pm   Campus Tour Various venues
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Foundation Briefing Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  Workshop Induction Presentation
  11:00am   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  12:30pm   Lunch Break
  1:30pm   Ice Breaker Games
  3:45pm   Debrief Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Campus Tour Various venues
  12:00pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Welcome by Student Leader Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  1:15pm   Welcome by Dean, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre (SOAMDT)
  1:30pm   Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
  2:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 9:30am   Attendance Taking Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Visit to National Gallery Singapore 1 St Andrew’s Road S178957
  12:30pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  3:30pm   Panel Discussion with Industry Arts Managers Campus 1, Tower Block, Level 6-14
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Dance Programme Orientation Campus 3, Wing B, Level 4-09
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  11:00am   Ballet Technique Placement Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   Contemporary Technique Placement Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  3:30pm   Dance in Context 1A
  6:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Campus Tour Various venues
  12:00pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Welcome by Student Leader Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  1:15pm   Welcome by Dean, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre (SOAMDT)
  1:30pm   Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
  2:00pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  3:30pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 9:00am   Dance in Context 1A Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  11:00pm   Lunch Break
  12:30pm   Professional Development Roadmap 1:
  Part 1
Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  2:30pm   Break
  3:00pm   Professional Development Roadmap 1:
  Part 2
Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1
Date Time Activities Venue
  30 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  10:45am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD)
  11:15am   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  12:30pm   Campus Tour Various venues
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Foundation Briefing Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  Workshop Induction Presentation
  10:30am   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  1:00pm   Ice Breaker Games
  3:30pm   Debrief Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  30 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  10:45am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD)
  11:15am   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  12:30pm   Campus Tour Various venues
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 12
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Ice Breaker Games
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  1:15pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  2:45pm   Workshop Induction Presentation Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 12
  Art & Design Foundation Briefing
3:30pm   Debrief
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
 31 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street, S189656
  10:00am
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  10:45am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD)
  12:00pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Campus Tour Various venues
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Foundation Briefing Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  Workshop Induction Presentation
  11:00am   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  12:30pm   Lunch Break
  1:30pm   Ice Breaker Games Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
3:45pm   Debrief
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2

Date Time Activities Venue
  30 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street, S189655
  10:00am   Campus Tour Various venues
  12:30pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:30pm
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  2:15pm   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD)
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 12
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  11:00am   Art and Design Foundation Briefing Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  Workshop Induction Presentation
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  1:30pm   Ice Breaker Games Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
3:45pm   Debrief
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am
  • Welcome by Student Leader
  Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  10:45am   Welcome by Dean, School of Music (SOM) Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  12:00am   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Campus Tour Various venues
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 10:15am   Attendance Taking Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:30am   Movements with Richard Chia Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  Improvisation Class with Dr Goh Toh Chai
  12:00pm   SOM Briefing Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  1:00pm   Lunch with Principal Study Teachers
  3:00pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  4:30pm   End of Orientation Day 2

Date Time Activities Venue
 2 August 2018 10:00am   Chorus Placement Audition Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  1:00pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   Book Sale Campus 3, Level 4, Student Lounge
  2:30pm   Orchestra Seating Audition
  (All Strings students)
Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  6:00pm   End of Orientation Day 3

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 10:00am   Orchestra / Band Seating Arrangement
  (Woodwind students)
Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  11:45am   Chorus Placement Audition Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  1:00pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   Book Sale Campus 3, Level 4, Student Lounge
  2:30pm   Orchestra Seating Audition
  (Brass, Percussion students)
Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
Campus 3, Level 5-05, Percussion Studio
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 4

Date Time Activities Venue
  6 August 2018 2:00pm   Book Sale Campus 3, Level 4, Student Lounge
Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Campus Tour Various venues
  12:00pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Welcome by Student Leader Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  1:15pm   Welcome by Dean, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre (SOAMDT)
  1:30pm   Briefing by
  • Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
  • Office of Student Care and Internship (OSC)
  2:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Visit to The Theatre Practice 54 Waterloo Street, S187953
  12:30pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   Panel Discussion by Actors
  (English Drama)
Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-03
  Panel Discussion by Actors
  (Mandarin Drama)
Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-04
  3:30pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2



Degree Schedule

Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  9:45am   Career Preparation Talk
  10:45am   Safety Briefing for Creative Practitioners
  11:15pm   Buffet Reception Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2, Seminar Room Foyer
  12:30pm   Library Induction Campus 1, Wing A, Level 6, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Library
  2:00pm   Introduction to Course Supervisors and Semester 01 Module Preparation Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  3:30pm   Facilities and Studio Tour Various venues
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Creative Writing Workshop Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  12:30pm   Alumni Sharing
  1:45pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  2 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Welcome by Dean, School of Art and Design (SOAD) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  9:45am   Career Preparation Talk
  10:45am   Safety Briefing for Creative Practitioners
  11:15pm   Buffet Reception Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2, Seminar Room Foyer
  12:30pm   Introduction to Course Supervisors and Semester 01 Module Preparation Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  2:00pm   Library Induction Campus 1, Wing A, Level 6, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Library
  3:30pm   Facilities and Studio Tour Various venues
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  3 August 2018 12:00pm   Attendance Taking Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  12:30pm   Alumni Sharing Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  1:45pm   Creative Writing Workshop
  4:45pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Welcome by Degree Representative Campus 3, Studio Theatre
  10:15am   Welcome by Dean, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre (SOAMDT)
  10:30am   BA (Hons) Arts Management Course Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 4-18A
  12:00am   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Professional Development Workshop Campus 1, Wing A, Level 4-18A
  3:30pm   End of Orientation Day 1  
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:00am   Welcome by Degree Representative Campus 3, Studio Theatre
  10:15am   Welcome by Dean, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre (SOAMDT)
  10:30am   BA(Hons) Theatre Arts (English Drama) Course Briefing Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-03
    BA(Hons) Theatre Arts (Mandarin Drama) Course Briefing Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-04
  12:00pm   Buffet Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Professional Development Workshop (English Drama) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-03
    Professional Development Workshop (Mandarin Drama) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-04
  3:30pm   End of Orientation Day 1  
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2018 9:00am   Registration
  Collection of Admission Card and Goodie Bag
Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street, S189655
  10:00am   Welcome by Degree Representative Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5-22, Computer Labs
  10:15am   Welcome by Dean, School of Music (SOM)
  10:30am   BMus Course Briefing
  11:30am   ePortfolio Workshop with Alicia De Silva
  12:30pm   End of Orientation Day 1