21 April 2017 | General News

Singapore Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA) has signed three separate memoranda of understanding with NUS, Informatics Academy and Twitch, a video platform for gamers. The three organisations will provide the relevant framework, programmes and facilities for SCOGA to train its members into professional gamers.

Lianhe Zaobao

20 April 2017 | General News

Associate Professor Mak Yuen Teen from the Department of Accounting at NUS Business School discussed the impending review of the Code of Corporate Governance. He opined that corporate culture, like ethics, may seem like something soft and fluffy, but it is critical for good governance.

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20 April 2017 | General News

Prof Kenneth Dean, Head of the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS discussed the low enrolment figure at the Department and opined that this could be due to limited employment prospects for graduates from the programme and the diminished importance of Mandarin in Singapore society.

Lianhe Zaobao

19 April 2017 | Education

The NUS Horology Club was started in 2014 by a group of students who are clock and watch enthusiasts. The club has around 60 members and is believed to be the only such club among universities in Singapore.

Lianhe Zaobao

19 April 2017 | Education

Mr Liu Haonan, an NUS economics undergraduate who is now on an exchange programme at Stockholm University, Sweden, highlighted the widespread adoption of technology in Sweden. He also encouraged Singaporeans to utilise the SkillsFuture Credit to upgrade themselves and acquire new skills.

Lianhe Zaobao

18 April 2017 | General News

NUS Kent Ridge campus will be the site of a trial that uses unmanned aerial vehicles to drop off packages and parcels. A drone delivery trial led by Singapore Post and Airbus Helicopters will include a live test at NUS early next year, which will see autonomous drones flying on pre-defined routes to drop off packages weighing less than 4 kilogrammes at parcel lockers across the campus.

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18 April 2017 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS pointed out there have been radical changes to international geopolitics and that China is well-placed to seize this opportunity to re-shape the regional or international order. He opined that China appears to be avoiding its “destiny” of a large country and this could hinder its progress in becoming a true world power.

Lianhe Zaobao

17 April 2017 | Education, Research

Asst Prof Rufaihah Abdul Jalil of the Dept of Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, who is also an NUS alumna, runs Granada Academy, a volunteer-run social initiative that aims to attract and encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue the field of science. The programme has reached out to more than 800 students since it started in 2011.

Berita Harian

17 April 2017 | Community

NUS student Mr Sasikumar highlights poetry and verses in his Tamil typography designs and is actively involved with the NUS Tamil Society in the branding and design of their posters.

Tamil Murasu

15 April 2017 | General News

Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that the 21st century will undoubtedly be the Asian century and discussed why South-east Asia is the best place to watch this Asian century unfold. He also highlighted that the big question for the 21st century is whether South-east Asia will resume its traditional role of being a bridge between Chinese and Indian civilisations; and whether it will take on a new historical role of becoming a bridge between Islam and the West.

The Straits Times