2-Day Multiculturalism Workshop for NUS : 12 and 13 May 2015
A 2-day Multi-Culturalism Workshop was conducted for 20 undergraduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The objectives of the programme was to deepen their knowledge on Singapore’s social landscape and equip them with the necessary mindsets, skills and tools to facilitate a diversity-based programme for their peers. The students were representatives from different student groups such as Catholic Student Society, Facilitators @ NUS, NUS Interfaith Group and NUS Muslim Society.
During the 2-day workshop, participants visited various cultural and heritage sites such as NTU Chinese Heritage Centre, Sri Mariamman Temple, Malay Heritage Centre and Peranakan Museum. There were facilitated discussions during the visits to allow for a better understanding of the faith and culture. They also attended a facilitation workshop where participants were equipped with basic skill sets to lead discussions and racial harmony initiatives in their respective sphere of influence.
“Very content heavy but in a good way. Hopefully the workshop can be extended to all religious and cultural societies” – Workshop Participant