24 July 2015 | Education, General News

A review on the debut performance by Orchestre des Continents, a new international orchestra formed by students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at NUS, University of Music Lausanne and Geneva University of Music, noted that the performance sends a strong signal that the future of classical music for the world is indeed in good hands.

24 July 2015 | Education, Community

Mr Ashik Ashokan, a communications and new media student from NUS, climbed Asia's highest volcano, Mount Damavand in Iran, with his friend in June 2015 without the help of a high-altitude guide or porters, to raise funds for the Children's Cancer Foundation.

22 July 2015 | Education, Community

NUS law students are organising a series of legal talks as part of the bi-annual Law Awareness programme launched by the Law Society of Singapore and five Community Development Councils.

 

22 July 2015 | Education, General News

Ms Isabelle Li, a Youth Olympics and SEA Games silver medallist, was the only polytechnic graduate to clinch the Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholarship this year. She has enrolled into Yale-NUS College and will be studying economics and statistics.

22 July 2015 | Education

Sangae Muzhangu, a Tamil theatre production organised by NUS Tamil Language Society, has engaged several Chinese students in the production in roles such as translation, publicity and dance to promote the appreciation of Tamil language and culture to non Tamil-speaking audience.

21 July 2015 | General News

Mr Varian Lim and Ms Elaine Ho, research analysts from the Social Lab of the Institute of Policy Studies at NUS, discussed the train disruptions of 7 July 2015 and observed that the gamut of reactions revealed that Singaporeans view the MRT system as not only a form of transport, but also as a touchpoint for the nation's success since independence.

21 July 2015 | General News

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, on why it is important for China's ruling party to select and retain best talents in governing the country, in light of its recent stock market crisis.

21 July 2015 | General News

Dr Azhar Ibrahim from the NUS Dept of Malay Studies who is involved in organising the inaugural National Poetry Festival, shared about how the local Malay poetry scene has evolved and what are lacking in the new generation of Malay poets.

20 July 2015 | Education

The 4th Singapore Model Parliament was co-organised by the NUS youth ambassadors of the government feedback unit REACH, NUS Political Science Society and the NUS Faculty of Law Pro Bono Office. The Model Parliament will debate on bills such as the Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Bill and Prevention of Human Trafficking Bill.

20 July 2015 | General News

Prof Leo Tan, Director of Special Projects at the NUS Faculty of Science Dean's Office, and Prof Peter Ng, Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum at NUS, shared their experiences in setting up the museum, and their personal journey in science.