Students from ASEAN had the opportunity to gain new ideas and perspectives on entrepreneurship, bond with each other and network with experts at the 14th run of the NUS Enterprise Summer Programme on Entrepreneurship, held from 15 to 26 July.
The NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine warmly welcomed their newest intake of trainee doctors at a dinner on 28 July. Freshmen were inculcated into the School’s values and introduced to the teachers and mentors who will be guiding them on their medical journey.
The NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) Flag Day 2019 takes a different approach, and is a two-day affair. On 28 July, NUS students battled the heat to make their way round the island, seeking for donations from the public and will do the same on 5 August. All in, the event will see some 7,800 students take part and the results of their hard work will go to 22 charity programmes supported by the Community Chest.
Students from the NUS University Scholars Programme organised the Singapore leg of the STEP Asian Undergraduate Summit (AUS) from 14 to 21 July centred on the theme of “Harnessing Untapped Potential: Creating Sustainable Synergies”, which involved 170 young regional leaders from 14 universities across nine Asian countries.
A year-long trial of the NUSmart Shuttle autonomous vehicle was launched as part of the University’s ongoing efforts to build a smart, safe and sustainable campus.
NUS Enterprise recently soft-launched TechASEAN, an online platform developed and curated in collaboration with data analytics start-up Wonderlabs, which aims to map the technology start-up ecosystem of ASEAN economies.
Nineteen students from a variety of faculties participated in the Study Trip for Engagement and EnRichment (STEER) Programme to Israel and Jordan from 1 to 15 June. Themed “Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Creating Sustainable Solutions for Marginalised Communities”, the trip saw the students visit various technology start-ups and companies.