24 May 2017 | Education, General News

The Dept of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences currently has more than 10 scholarships, bursaries and awards contributed by donors including clan associations, businessmen and culturati. This was in light of an increasing number of organisations from the private sector setting up endowment funds to support Chinese education and research in Singapore.

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24 May 2017 | Education, Entrepreneurship

NUS student He Yue Long was among a group of more than 40 students from the NUS Overseas College that visited the Shanghai headquarters of Ctrip, a China online travel platform. He recounted an interaction session between the students and Ctrip’s CEO, Ms Sun Jie and also noted that Singapore's bilingual policy has produced talents that are needed by many large corporations.

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24 May 2017 | General News

Professor M Ramesh, UNESCO Chair for Social Policy Design in Asia at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy discussed Singapore’s success in providing affordable and accessible acute healthcare. He noted that Singapore had been ranked second in the Bloomberg Healthcare Efficiency Index 2016 and is increasingly acknowledged for achieving excellent healthcare outcomes at modest costs.

Channel NewsAsia Online

23 May 2017 | Education

NUS has launched three new part-time degree programmes in business analytics, cybersecurity and software engineering to meet growing demand for professionals in these sectors. The Bachelor of Technology (BTech) programmes will be offered on a part-time basis from August 2017 by SCALE, in partnership with the NUS School of Computing. SCALE is also introducing seven new Undergraduate Certificate Courses, which are stackable towards the BTech programmes.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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