15 November 2018 | Education

NUS has jumped six spots to be placed 10th in the latest Global University Employability Ranking compiled annually by French human resource consultancy Emerging and published by Times Higher Education. It is the only Singapore university in the global top 10, and one of Asia’s top two universities for employment.

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14 November 2018 | General News

Mr Alex Capri, Visiting Senior Fellow from the Dept of Analytics and Operations at NUS Business School noted that while the past three decades featured a period in history with arguably the most rapid, massive and spectacular transfer of wealth from one major economic power to another, the next phase of Sino-US relations will be defined by barriers, prohibitions and restrictions. He opined that increased US-China decoupling in the tech sector is a real and increasingly likely scenario.

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13 November 2018 | Education, General News

NUS conferred the Honorary Doctor of Laws on Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award on YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Haji Mohd Ali on 13 November 2018. The Special Conferment ceremony was presided by Madam Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore and NUS Chancellor.

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13 November 2018 | General News

Dr Gillian Koh, Deputy Director (Research) at the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS discussed the highlights of the 2018 Central Executive Committee election, and noted that all eyes will be on the appointments of assistant secretaries-general and chairman.

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13 November 2018 | Education, General News

Working professionals can now build up their legal knowledge in industry-specific areas through courses at the NUS Law Academy, which caters to both practising lawyers and non-lawyers. The new Academy was officially launched on 12 November 2018 by Mr Edwin Tong, Senior Minister of State for Law and Health, at the graduation ceremony of 29 senior Home Team officers, who completed the inaugural Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice programme.

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13 November 2018 | General News

NUS Business School students An Jiasheng, Cai Qingwen Brendan, Chang Kaifeng and Chee Ping Yi Samuel examined cloud-based human resource solutions firm JustLogin and attributed its success to being highly adaptable and responsive to its customers.

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13 November 2018 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS examined the current China-US trade war and China’s disadvantages in the trade spat and opined that China needs to address these weaknesses urgently.

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12 November 2018 | Research

From March 2019, a self-driving shuttle bus will be making its way around the campus of NUS. The  year-long trial of the EZ10 autonomous shuttle, which can carry 15 passengers, will ply a 1.6km route between Heng Mui Keng Terrace and Business Link in NUS.

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12 November 2018 | General News

Two Year 2 Yale-NUS College students, Zeng Anmei and Nicole Quah, went on an anthropological expedition across five cities in Southeast Asia over 43 days to discover their roots.

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12 November 2018 | General News

Prof Tommy Koh, Chairman of the Centre for International Law at NUS Faculty of Law and Rector of Tembusu College at NUS, examined China’s leader Deng Xiaoping’s historic visit to Singapore 40 years ago, and his special relationship with former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.

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