College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)

Academic support programmes

Academic Counselling

ADOs assess students' progression/ academic performance and advises on interventions to improve academic performance.

Writing Place

A facility that assists students with academic writing skills and statistical interpretation, run by doctoral and post-doctoral students. 

Supplemental Instruction (SI)

A collaborative-learning programme, facilitated by senior students to provide a well-structured learning experience and development of module-specific study skills.

Residence tutorials

These tutorials are run similar to SI, but are conducted during evenings when students in the residences are available to study.

HOT seat

A drop-in facility where students can seek academic assistance from senior students either on a 1-on-1 or group basis.

Peer Mentorship

Peer mentors provide support to first-year students struggling to adjust to university life, registration and study skills.