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FAQs

Jumpstart Minis are bite-sized hands-on workshops for learning and discovering immersive technology such as augmented, virtual or mixed reality (XR), and 360 VR. There are also workshops on designing computer graphics for immersive tech.
Jumpstart Minis are open to all current NUS students and staff with a valid NUSNET account, who are new to immersive technology. :)

You get to discover immersive technology and learn some introductory skills to develop your own immersive tech experience. You can also get input from us as you create your own immersive tech output.

 

Jumpstart Minis is also one of the first programmes in NUS Libraries to roll out digital badges, in which a successful completion of a session earns you a digital badge that you can display online! More on the badges here.

They are conducted around Nov – Dec and Apr – May each year.

Physical workshops:

They are conducted in NUS Central Library (exact venue to be specified in registration details).


Online workshops:

They are conducted through Microsoft Teams meeting.

Each workshop is designed to last between 1-2 hours.

Physical workshops:

Each workshop will be limited to 30 participants to manage the hands-on experience.


Online workshops:

Each workshop will be limited to 50-150 participants to manage the online hands-on experience.

You will be required to login to Microsoft Teams using your NUSNET ID to access the workshop and assignment materials.

No. Most workshops are beginner-level and do not require prior knowledge of coding.

You need:

  • A valid NUSNET account for students or staff
  • A good Internet connection (for online workshops)
  • Your NUS student or staff card to enter the library (for physical workshops)
  • A laptop/desktop
  • Curiosity and an open mind to learning about immersive tech!

Read the instructions on the registration page for other tools/software required of each workshop. These instructions will also be on the Microsoft Teams site that you will be added to once registration closes.

For both physical and online workshops, the earliest you can access the material is about 2 days before the start of the workshop session. All the material and communication will be hosted on Microsoft Teams – Files, Meeting Chat/Posts, Assignments. You will be expected to keep a copy of the materials as all the Teams will be removed when the Jumpstart Mini season ends.

You will be removed from the workshop's Microsoft Teams. :(

Yes!
Please only sign up for the slot(s) that fit(s) your schedule and avoid double booking so that others have a chance. If you need to change your slot or are unable to make it for your registered slot, just drop us an email. Note that for the same topic, there may be repeat sessions.
Registrations close 3 days before the workshop date so be sure to sign up early!
Yes, there will be a waiting list if all the available slots are taken up during registration. Entry for additional participants will be subject to availability.
No.
Jumpstart Minis are conducted by librarians from the TEL Imaginarium team. Click here to find out more about them!

Past workshops

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