NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine graduand M Premikha manages to juggle her passions for medicine, community service and Tamil language arts by picking commitments with her heart.
Mr Kaneson s/o Machapu fulfilled his dream of being a university graduate after 28 years. Aged 49, he is one of the few senior graduands from NUS this year, graduating with a Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering) with Honours (Distinction).
Alumni who studied at the NUS Bukit Timah Campus returned for a spectacular garden-themed Bukit Timah Homecoming celebration organised by NUS Alumni Relations, and co-hosted by NUS Law and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS.
NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye represented the University and Singapore in the first U7+ Alliance Summit held on 9 and 10 July that convened 47 university leaders from 18 countries, who engaged in discussion and voted on concrete actions and commitments to address pressing global challenges.
During the course of her PhD in Biostatistics at the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Dr Chen Yirong made an impact on the governments’ responses to dengue and Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease — all while raising two young children.
Muhammad Ashik bin Mohamed Daud, graduand from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, is a strong advocate of volunteerism. While studying for his Master’s in Public Policy at the LKY School, he simultaneously spent much of his time as a mission leader for the Singapore Red Cross.
Graduating NUS Southeast Asia Studies student and award-winning painter Yeo Tze Yang credits his NUS education with broadening his perspectives and understanding of people, culture and the region — all of which has positively impacted his art.
NUS Commencement 2019 will see a total of 11,127 graduates receive their degrees, with an Honorary Doctor of Letters conferred to philanthropist, businessman and community leader Mr Chua Thian Poh, Founder of Ho Bee Group.