29 Jul '16, 9am

NUS Orientation Week 2016 cancelled

The annual Orientation Week held in the National University of Singapore (NUS) has been cancelled Scheduled to be held next week, the five-day event, also known as “O Week”, is the final orientation camp before the school semester starts. Camps were supposed to be held individually by each of the faculties. The Straits Times reported that an emergency meeting was held by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) on Friday, July 29, and a decision was made to cancel O Week. O Week is followed by the university’s Rag and Flag Day, which is the NUS Students Union’s major annual charity fund-raising event. Rag and Flag will still go ahead as planned. The university’s orientation camp games have come under the spotlight again this year with media reports highlighting instances of undergraduate hazing and drawing the attention of Acting Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung. Related arti...

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