General Support Services
Sports and Games
The Vels Sports Academy is actively involved in promoting sports and games. The University has vast and well laid out tracks. Excellent facilities are offered for all indoor and outdoor games. Students get excellent training by a qualified Physical Director and his team of assistants. Students are encouraged to participate in various inter-college competitions to exhibit their talents.
There are separate hostels for boys and girls within the campus. The room rental and establishment charges are fixed at a reasonable cost. Mess, Canteen facility and Laundry services are available for students at reasonable rates. A fully qualified Medical Attendant is available on campus. Medical and hospital facilities are available at Pallavaram, and the cost of the same would have to be met by the students.
Student Care and Administration
The Student Care and Administration department ensures our students can study in a conducive and holistic learning environment. We organise various activities for students such as an orientation programme and educational visits to local and multinational corporations in Singapore. We also provide counselling support, pastoral care and guidance for our students.
The MDIS Career Assistance Unit hosts job placement services exclusively for MDIS members and students from its partner organisations. We also collaborate with employers to offer internship programmes and industry recruitment talks, providing students with exposure to the corporate world whilst studying. A one-stop resume submission service and a career counselling service, teamed with useful career networking and relevant articles are also available to students to help them in their career search.
Learning Support Tools
Each staff member, student and lecturer at MDIS has access to the MDIS Blackboard Learning Management System. Students who have challenges doing assignments can go online and seek help or discuss concerns with their classmates and lecturers in forums. Students can also go online to access recorded lectures, course notes, supplementary reading materials and other learning resources anytime, anywhere.
MDIS Blackboard is not only a learning support tool; it also serves as an e-learning and community platform for students and lecturers alike.
Sports and Recreational Activities
Students studying at MDIS are encouraged to participate in various sports and recreational activities on campus. Activities such as basketball and badminton tournaments, hip hop dance classes, interactive games, and many more are organised for members to get together and extend their networks. Students can join various sports groups including Badminton Club, Basketball Club, Cricket Club, Modern Dance Club, Soccer Club and Tennis Club. Students are also entitled to use the campus’ sports facilities for a nominal fee, such as the gymnasium, table-tennis and badminton courts.