28 October 2018
Singapore University of Social Sciences students will each be getting an enhanced portfolio to better their employment prospects.
Full-time students will now be receiving records of their achievements that showcases their non-academic skills, such as creative thinking and decision-making.
Enhanced transcripts for these students will also list students’ acquisition of 18 generic skills, such as communication and managing relationships.
In addition, e-portfolios, kept by the students to reflect on the courses they took and involvement in co-curricular activities and work attachments, will also become part and parcel of the entire package that students can present future employers when marketing themselves.
President Halimah Yacob and Senior Minister of State for Education and Trade and Industry Chee Hong oversaw a recent SUSS graduation ceremony held at the Clementi road campus.
Mr Chee Hong Tat said: “For Singapore to grow and develop further, we must have a culture which supports continual pursuit of knowledge, innovation and improvements so that we remain globally competitive and socially cohesive in a fast-changing economy.”