Singapore Prison Service Tour 2018
NTU Psychology Society requested a visit to the Prison Link Centre and Changi Prison
Complex, which are part of Singapore Prison Service (SPS). This visit was held on 3 January 2018, Wednesday from 2pm to 5pm. During the visit, students experienced what an actual prison looks like and learn about the rehabilitation process for prisoners. Students were exposed to a potential work environment for psychologists working in prisons. An introduction to SPS was provided, as well as information on internships and career opportunities with the organisation.
The objectives of this tour were as follow:
1. To allow the students to know more about how prisons work in Singapore, especially
what the inmates’ environment are like and what they do during their incarceration.
2. To provide students with the opportunity to interact with related work personnel to gain a
deeper understanding of rehabilitation in prison and of how they perceive their
3. To enable students to establish a link between what they are learning in school and the
rehabilitation processes that are applied in real life, and at the same time allow the
students to understand the need to help ex-offenders re-integrate back into society.
4. To expose students to a possible work environment for psychologists and learn about
related job and internship opportunities.