Sustainable Urban Systems (Singapore Field School) Information Session

Urban Sustainable Systems: Singapore Field School Information Session

Interested in learning more about Sustainable Urban Systems - Singapore Field School (ENVS2012)? Come along to our online information session to chat with the course conveners and have all your questions answered. 

Field School Dates: November 17-30, 2024
Expression of Interest Deadline: August 18, 2024



About the Course

Join us for an immersive 2-week field school in Singapore, exploring urban sustainability in one of the world's leading cities. This course will delve into the challenges and innovative solutions Singapore has developed in response to rapid population growth, urbanization, resource constraints, and climate change. Key themes include food and water security, energy, transport, waste management, and green and built environments.

Key Features

  • Immersive Experience: Spend two weeks in Singapore, engaging with local experts and visiting key locations such as NParks-managed greenspaces, housing developments, galleries, museums, fish farms, food production sites, and pre-urbanized island environments.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from course convenors Sara Beavis and Sarah Clement, and local expert Frederick Chew.
  • Hands-On Learning: Ride bumboats, explore urban wildlife, and experience the three-dimensionality of Singapore's development.

What Our Experts Say

  • "I am looking forward to seeing students unpackage the complexities of what urban sustainability entails in Singapore, and then to use that to start thinking critically about cities in their own home environments." – Sara Beavis
  • "I am looking forward to seeing parts of Singapore that I would never be able to see as a tourist. It’s a ‘behind the scenes’ look at a city that has a reputation for being one of the greenest in the world!" – Sarah Clement
  • "I'm most looking forward to having students explore how a modern city can develop sustainably." – Frederick Chew

Enrollment Information

To express your interest and for more details, visit our ENVS2012 Course Page. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn and explore urban sustainability in Singapore!


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