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High employment rate and better starting salaries for NUS graduates

Graduates of the National University of Singapore (NUS) enjoyed a stable and high employment rate and higher starting salaries in 2016 compared to the year before. In particular, NUS fresh graduates from 16 courses in full-time permanent employment achieved higher starting salaries, while overall employment rates for fresh graduates in 15 courses have increased.

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NUS Next Age Institute pioneers Financial Capability and Asset Building Curriculum for social work education in Singapore

Social workers will soon be equipped with knowledge and skills to help low-income vulnerable families better manage their household finances. The Next Age Institute at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will embark on a new initiative to develop a curriculum to empower social workers and social work students in Singapore with expertise in Financial Capability and Asset Building.

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NUS introduces new CFG Future-ready Index to track future-readiness of students

Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) can now find out how well they fare in skillsets that employers value in new hires through a novel index that is specially designed to assess the future-readiness of an individual. Developed by the NUS Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG), the Future-ready Index comprises nine domains of soft skills which employers value in talents – Adaptability, Curiosity, Emotional Sensing, Empathy, Entrepreneurial Thinking, Insight, Pursuing Convictions, Resilience and Vision.

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NUS engineers develop low-cost, flexible terahertz radiation source for fast and non-invasive screening

A research team led by Associate Professor Yang Hyunsoo and Dr Wu Yang from the NUS Faculty of Engineering and NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute has successfully developed flexible, high performance and low-power driven terahertz (THz) emitters that could be mass-produced at low cost. This novel invention is a major technological breakthrough and addresses a critical challenge for industrial application of THz technology.

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Family and friends raise funds in honour of the late distinguished NUS alumnus Mr Wong Ah Long

Alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the National University of Singapore (NUS) have come together to raise funds to honour the late Mr Wong Ah Long, a former member of the NUS Board of Trustees, a distinguished alumnus and an active member of the NUS community. The gifts will perpetuate Mr Wong’s belief in education and helping students in financial need by supporting bursaries, which will be named after Mr Wong.

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Alibaba Cloud, NUS, and EZ-Link Collaborate to Advance Singapore’s Digital Economy

The National University of Singapore, Alibaba Cloud, and EZ-Link, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and boost Singapore’s smart computing and data-driven capabilities. The collaboration between the three organisations will bolster the University’s data science curriculum and pave the way for data analytics research with EZ-Link.

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