Teaching modality

Teaching modality

With the further easing of Safe Management Measures by the Government, our University will progressively reinstate the physical delivery of classes.

SP52 2022

  • Majority of undergraduate level 3 and postgraduate lectures will be resumed with physical (F2F) delivery mode. Students not in Singapore will be supported with online content, such as, videos, eLearning and exercises. A list of undergraduate level 3 and postgraduate level 5 subjects and their modalities is available here.
  • Tutorials are available in both physical and online delivery modes.
  • Bachelor of Education, Master of Guidance and Counselling, Master of Psychological Science and Master of Psychology (Clinical) will continue with full physical delivery mode.
  • Depending on the number of students, at least 1 ELPP class per level and Foundation class will be conducted physically.
  • Please refer to the latest timetable https://secure.jcu.edu.sg/StudentFirst/ to find out the teaching delivery mode for your undergraduate level 3 and postgraduate class teaching modality.

SP53 2022

  • Majority of undergraduate level 2, level 3 and postgraduate lectures will be conducted physically. Students not in Singapore will be supported with online contents, such as, videos, eLearning and exercises.
  • Tutorials are available in both physical and online delivery modes.

From SP51 2023

  • All classes will be conducted physically (F2F) in Singapore.
  • The University will cease to offer online classes.

This staggered approach is necessary for maintaining delivery quality and will allow for necessary adjustments as required to ensure satisfactory student experience. Depending on the COVID-19 situation in the student’s home country, we hope that students will be able to return to Singapore in the coming trimesters according to the above timelines.

The summary guidelines for all students from SP52 2022: 

  • Domestic students — we strongly encourage you to come to Campus for the physical class if there is any. Campus activities as well as relevant support services will also resume progressively.
  • International students in Singapore — All international students with a valid student pass in Singapore must attend the physical class and adhere to the Campus attendance requirement of 3 hours per day, as mandated by ICA.
  • International students who plan to come to Singapore soon — We are pleased to assist you with Student Pass applications. You can attend the physical class whenever when you arrive in Singapore. However, the assessment mode might differ for the students who join the physical class after week 5.
  • International students who don’t have any immediate travel plan to Singapore — We encourage you to come to Singapore as soon as the situation allows. Please note that there is no online class and support from SP51 2023.
  • The university will regularly review our approach to the COVID-19 situation in Singapore and Government guidelines to best meet the needs of our students.

FAQ

Q: Under what conditions am I allowed to participate in the Online Learning? 

A: Please refer to the timeline mentioned above. We encourage you to attend the physical class whenever possible. Starting from SP51 2023, classes will be scheduled only in physical (F2F) mode only.

Q: Can I come to Singapore during the trimester?

A: All international students can return to Singapore from now on. For undergraduate level 3 and post graduate subject, you are free to join the physical lecture any time between week 1 and 10. However, starting from week 5, students will have to remain in the same tutorial group for assessment related activities.

Q: As an international student, can I attend an online class while in Singapore?

A: All international students with a valid student pass in Singapore must attend physical classes and adhere to the Campus attendance requirement of 3 hours per day, as mandated by ICA.

Q: Where can I find the airport pickup and accommodation information?

A: Airport Pickup: https://www.jcu.edu.sg/current-students/pre-arrival-information

Accommodation: https://www.jcu.edu.sg/current-students/accommodation

Q: As an international student who plans to return to Singapore for physical classes, what should I do?

A: Please refer to the timeline and estimate your return date based on the COVID-19 situation and the availability of air tickets and start to contact your designated Student Ambassador at