31 Jul '16, 10am

NUS Students' Union apologises for 'indecent, reprehensible' orientation games

NUS Students' Union apologises for 'indecent, reprehensible' orientation games

SINGAPORE - The beleaguered students' union of the National University of Singapore (NUS) has broken its silence on the recent saga of sexualised activities at the orientation camps it organised. In an official statement posted on its Facebook page on Sunday (July 31), the NUS Students' Union (Nussu) apologised to the freshmen who went through such activities, which they called "indecent, reprehensible and not condoned". Reiterating that such activities were not endorsed by it or any of its constituent bodies, it added that it was helping the university with investigations. NUS on Friday suspended all orientation activities, following a New Paper report on increasingly sexualised games, some of which involved the simulation of rape scenes, at orientation camps. In its post, Nussu said it had not been consulted on the suspension. "The hard work of our organising committees ...

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