Students of English Department Student Association from International University of Batam went study tour to National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore at Monday, May 28th 2018. They are 10 students, 4 lectures and a vice chancellor joined in the activity. First, the entourage boarded the ship at 06.00 AM from Batam to Singapore. The campus was located 24.5 km from harbour front Singapore and the road took 30 minutes to reach there using MRT and bus. This was the first time English Department students having a study tour and they were full of excitement.
The purpose of this trip is to build connection between International University of Batam and National Institute of Education. The group finally made it to the campus with a friendly welcome from the NIE lectures. And then there was a presentation about the campus life, and NIE programs that has offered. After several explanations reference on NIE, the students have maintained their interest taking scholarship to apply the campus for the further education. At the end of the introduction of NIE session, the group was guided to have a tour around the campus and group photo before leaving NIE.