Events and Activities


Our Events and Activities

As students of RC4, you will have abundant possibilities to shape life at the college by proposing, developing and participating in sports, cultural and societal engagement activities. You will also indulge in college governance and develop leadership skills.

[Cognitio Workshop] Introducing Plays with Alfian Saat

30th March 2017

Born in 1977, Alfian Bin Sa’at was a fourth year medical student at the National University of Singapore when he published A History of Amnesia. His first book of verse, One Fierce Hour, was well-received in Singapore and Malaysia. His collection of short stories, Corridor, won the Singapore Literature Prize Commendation Award in 1998; this was published in 1999…


[Cognitio Tea] Project StarFish – The Dignity of Pain

21st March 2017

Barry and Philip met in 1988, when Barry was remanded for drug offences and Philip was an Officer in the Singapore Armed Forces. Their friendship was built on mutual respect through correspondence through letters. Through the years, both men realised the importance of not giving up – on themselves and others. Upon Barry’s release in 2016, the 2 men endeavoured to launch “Project StarFish” which will serve to address the problem of emotional and mental pain experienced by prisoners behind literal and emotional bars and that pain can be healed with undeserved and unreserved dignity and respect. Both the men serve as advisors of this project through which they invite and train volunteers to bring back the forgotten art of penmanship by writing letters. Letters are written to impart respect and dignity to those in pain.


[Cognitio Tea] Singapore in an Uncertain World – Building Resilience for Survival and Success

15th March 2017

Mr. Bilahari Kausikan is currently Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Prior to this he was the Permanent Secretary of MFA from 2010 to 2013, and Second Permanent Secretary from 2001. He has also held various positions in the Ministry and abroad, including Singapore’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York and Ambassador to the Russian Federation.


2nd Asia-Pacific System Dynamics Conference 2017

19th February 2017

The 2nd Asia-Pacific Region System Dynamics Conference was held from 19-22 Feb 2017 at the Education Resource Centre, UTown. About 190 participants from 15 countries attended the conference. The conference program consisted of invited and contributed sessions, student presentations, chapter meetings, and workshops demonstrating the state of the art in the theory and application of System Dynamics.


RC4 Arts Night 2017: P.U.L.S.E.

17th February 2017

Arts Night 2017: P.U.L.S.E. is an annual combined arts production by NUS Residential College 4 (RC4) that showcases performances from music (RC4ME), theatre (RC4Theatre) and dance (R4D).