DTI X SZTU Virtual FACT Programme – A Freshly Squeezed Experience

Countless activities were disrupted during the summer break of 2021, and the FACT (Freshmore Asian Cross-Curricular Trips) programme was no exception. Many Freshmores (including myself) had doubts, would a 'virtual' programme still be a...

Being Abroad, Experiencing Shenzhen, Doing it All@SUTD (Virtual FACT 2021 – DESxSZTU)

Virtual FACT programme for ‘Designing Energy Systems @ Shenzhen Technology University (DESxSZTU)’, 23 – 26 Aug 2021 Before the Virtual FACT, I had few expectations. The Covid-19 pandemic had dampened the mood. My desire for...

Miles Apart but still together… (DTI x UPM Virtual FACT Programme)

  Day 1 It had been a while since I last woke up at 9 am, but I was excited because today was the day the FACT programme on Design Thinking & Innovation with Universitas Prasetiya...

Breakout rooms did not break the connection!

My Travel Diary (Virtual tour to Brunei) Virtual FACT programme for ‘Science for a Sustainable World @ Universiti Brunei Darussalam (SSWxUBD)’ , 26 – 28 Jul 2021 Signing up for the FACT virtual programme 'to' Brunei,...

#SUTDent Journeys in Asia

This article first appeared in BTS Issue 4. Freshmore Asian Cross-curricular Trips (FACT): Subsidised by SUTD, all Freshmore students are offered the opportunity to expand their learning overseas in their first year. FACT is incorporated into...

PMU Day 7: Showcase!

Dear Diary, after two days of grueling work, we finally showcased our prototypes to PMU & visiting SUTD faculty. Despite the “low fidelity-ness” of the prototypes, many of us were...

PMU Day 5/6: Prototyping

Dear Diary, not much to share these 2 days unfortunately as we were all busy working on our chair prototypes! After a quick briefing session by Prof Mohan, each team was allocated...

PMU Day 4: VIVERE Visit

Dear Diary, we were honored to had the opportunity to visit the VIVERE & Idemu Showroom @ Central Park Mall Jakarta. Founded in 1982 as a interior furniture contracting company with less than 10 staff,...

PMU Day 3: Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Dear Diary, we put our tourist mugs on today, and steeped ourselves into a nice strong brew of Indonesian culture. After a quick brainstorming session on biomimicry designs, we shuttled off to Taman Mini Indonesia...

PMU Day 2: Biomimicry & Indonesian Design Methodologies

Dear Diary, today was a pretty productive day! We happened to chance by a group of parents visiting PMU, and attended lectures conducted by both SUTD & PMU faculty. Prof Mohan kicked off the morning...

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