23 May 2017 | Education, Entrepreneurship

The Global Citizen (TGC), a social enterprise founded by Yale-NUS College’s students Mr Walter Yeo and Mr Jared Yeo, caters to Singapore’s niche academic co-curricular services market. The founders shared about the challenges that they have faced in running TGC and managing their studies concurrently.

The Business Times

23 May 2017 | General News

Assoc Prof Kenneth Paul Tan, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, noted that Singapore can be viewed as a policy laboratory, especially relevant at the scale of cities, where ideas can be tested and adapted elsewhere. He also highlighted that Singapore itself can learn many lessons from healthy liberal democracies to prevent its own institutions from degenerating and to keep them dynamic.

TODAY

23 May 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, noted that although many parts of the world have accepted females in politics, world politics are still very much dominated by men. He shared of the conditions by which males would concede political space to their female counterparts and discussed the future of women in politics.

Lianhe Zaobao

22 May 2017 | Education

This year, 54 NUS Asia-Pacific EMBA (Chinese) (APEX-C) students participated in the 12th edition of the annual Business School Gobi Desert Challenge. Prof Bernard Yeung, Dean of NUS Business School, said that despite the stringent demands of APEX-C, students are attracted to the programme because of its unique branding and through word-of-mouth. More than 670 students have graduated from the two-year programme which started 20 years ago.

Lianhe Zaobao

22 May 2017 | General News

Mr Harith Redzuan Mustaffa, an undergraduate from the Dept of Southeast Asian Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, shared his idea that heritage can be learnt through interaction with others, and not necessarily from museums.

Berita Harian

21 May 2017 | Education, General News

Prof Tan Cheng Han from the Faculty of Law at NUS believes that using real-life examples in his teaching will allow students to feel the guiding principles of the law.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 May 2017 | Research

A team of six doctors, staff and a medical student from NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and the National University Hospital came up with EyeDEA, an innovative two-in-one card and wearable that tracks the usage of eye drops among elderly glaucoma patients and reminds them when to use the eye drops.

The New Paper

19 May 2017 | General News

Discussing the topic of governance in a complex world, Mr Peter Ho, Institute of Policy Studies’ S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore, shared the reasons for his hope that Singapore can continue to rise above its size.

The Straits Times, The Business Times

19 May 2017 | Entrepreneurship

The Asia Competitiveness Institute at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS has launched the Enterprise Future Initiative to work in conjunction with trade associations and business chambers. The initiative strengthens enterprises and builds strong digital capabilities to innovate and to scale up, taking full advantage of the resources provided under the seven broad strategies advocated by the Committee on the Future Economy report.

The Business Times

19 May 2017 | Education

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) at NUS and France’s Sciences Po School of Public Affairs are launching a two-year double degree programme, comprising a Master in Public Policy and Master in European Affairs from the respective institution. Students will begin the dual programme at Sciences Po in Paris, continuing at LKY School in Singapore in their second year. Candidates will have to fulfil the admission requirements for both universities in order to gain admission to the double degree programme.

Lianhe Zaobao, Capital 95.8FM