NAFA Freshmen Orientation 2019


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_2019. 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 our staff at the Office of Student Care & Internship (OSC) so that we can take special care of you without alerting others.
  • The Orientation is mandatory. Those who cannot attend are required to 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 & Internship (OSC) at (+65) 6512 6140 or email us at [email protected].

Diploma Schedule


Date Time Activities Venue
  30 July 2019 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   Lunch 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 2019 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Fundamental Studies 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   Icebreaker Games
  3:45pm   Debrief Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
 1 August 2019 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   Lunch 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   Briefing by Vice Dean
  3:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
 2 August 2019 9:45am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  10:00am   Panel Discussion with Industry Arts Managers Campus 1, Tower Block, Level 6-14
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  1:30pm   E-Learning Briefing Campus 1, Wing A, Level 5, Computer Labs
  Module Registration
  3:30pm   Visit to Esplanade 1 Esplanade Dr, (S)038981
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  30 July 2019 10:00am   Dance Programme Orientation Campus 3, Wing B, Level 4-09
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  12:00pm   Lunch Break
  4:00pm   Ballet Technique Placement Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  5:00pm   End of Orientation Day 1

Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2019 12:00pm   Contemporary Technique Placement Campus 3, Wing B, Level 6-38
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  1:00pm   Lunch Break
  5:00pm   The Third Space Audition (Hwa Wei-An) Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  7:30pm   End of Orientation Day 2

Date Time Activities Venue
 1 August 2019 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   Lunch 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   Break
  5:00pm   Dance Creation 3A Auditions Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  6:30pm   End of Orientation Day 3

Date Time Activities Venue
 2 August 2019 10:00am   Professional Development Roadmap 1: Part 1 Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  12:00pm   Overseas Immersion Showing Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  1:00pm   Lunch Break
  2:00pm   Professional Development Roadmap 1: Part 2 Campus 3, Level 6-38, Dance Studio
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 4
Date Time Activities Venue
  29 July 2019 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   Lunch 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
  30 July 2019 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Fundamental Studies 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   Icebreaker Games
  3:30pm   Debrief Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  29 July 2019 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   Lunch 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
  30 July 2019 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 12
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Icebreaker 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 and Design Fundamental Studies Briefing
3:30pm   Debrief
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
 30 July 2019 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   Lunch 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 2019 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Art and Design Fundamental Studies 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   Icebreaker Games Campus 1 Tower Block, Level 10-01, Study Area
3:45pm   Debrief
  4:00pm   End of Orientation Day 2

Date Time Activities Venue
  29 July 2019 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
  • 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   Lunch 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 2019 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   Icebreaker 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 2019 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   Lunch 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
  31 July 2019 10:15am   Attendance Taking Campus 3, Level 1, Open Foyer
Address: 151 Bencoolen Street S189656
  10:30am   Movements Workshop Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre
  Improvisation Class with Dr Goh Toh Chai Campus 3, Level 4-02, Multi-Purpose Hall
  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
 1 August 2019 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
  2 August 2019 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
  5 August 2019 2:00pm   Book Sale Campus 3, Level 4, Student Lounge
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2019 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   Lunch 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
  2 August 2019 9:45am   Attendance Taking (English Drama) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-03
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street, (S)189655
  Attendance Taking (Mandarin Drama) Campus 1, Wing B, Level 5-04
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street, (S)189655
  10:00am   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
  12:00pm   Visit to The Theatre Practice 54 Waterloo Street, S187953
  2:00pm   Lunch Break
  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
  1 August 2019 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   Lunch 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 1 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
  2 August 2019 9:00am   Attendance Taking Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
Address: 80 Bencoolen Street S189655
  9:30am   Writing Workshop: ‘How to Tackle Your Writing Module at Degree?’ Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2-08, Seminar Room
  12:30pm   Alumni Sharing
  1:45pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  1 August 2019 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   Lunch Reception Campus 1, Wing B, Level 2, Seminar Room Foyer
  12:30pm   Introduction to Course Supervisors and Semester 1 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
  2 August 2019 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   Writing Workshop: ‘How to Tackle Your Writing Module at Degree?’
  4:45pm   End of Orientation Day 2
Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2019 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
  12:00am   Lunch Reception Campus 3, Lee Foundation Theatre, Lower Pre-Function Hall
  1:00pm   Professional Development Workshop Campus 3, Studio Theatre
  3:30pm   End of Orientation Day 1  
Date Time Activities Venue
  31 July 2019 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   Lunch 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
  31 July 2019 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