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Peer Student Supporters Recruitment

You don't need to be an expert to be a friend. Join our friendly team and be there for someone in need of a listening ear.

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Join us as a Peer Student Supporter

The Peer Student Supporters (PSS) Programme is an initiative by OSA Student Wellness. PSS will be equipped with the necessary basic helping skills to befriend and support their peers who are in need and guide them to the appropriate help and resources available.

Roles of a PSS

  • To provide peer support on campus for students
  • To organise outreach and wellness projects and events to promote self-care and community-care
  • To guide peers to the appropriate help and resources available on campus

Note: PSSs are not counsellors

DMY1401PSP – Peer Supporting Peer

All PSS go through training in the 4MCs DYOM module. Students can look forward to learning the following in the module:

  • Mental health literacy
  • Mental health issues and disorders
  • Basic peer helping skills and coping techniques
  • Boundaries, confidentiality and ethical issues
  • Suicide awareness and prevention 

The learning modes include:

  • Connect, Equip and Engage (CEE) sessions
  • Self-directed e-learning through MOOCs
  • Self-discovery through personal reflections
  • Group work
  • Individual research

Prerequisites:

  • Application is open to both full time Undergraduate and Graduate students from NUS
  • Passed interview selection 
APPLY NOW 

Application for the Peer Student Support DYOM programme for AY21/22 Semester 2 is now open. 

Email us at OSAcares@nus.edu.sg to find out more about eligibility and module requirements. 

Follow us @nus.pss

Tiffany Ho

“Although I’m still learning, I’m happy to say that I have achieved my goal of being a better support for my friends.”

- Tiffany Ho

Peer Student Supporter, AY20/21