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NUS is the only Asian university to gain a position in Quacquarelli Symonds’ (QS) list of 10 best universities worldwide, with 11 subjects attaining a top-10 ranking in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018. The University is also ranked in the top 50 for 34 subjects out of the 48 disciplines analysed by QS. 11 of those subjects are housed in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Environmental Sciences is co-hosted with Faculty of Science). Overall, FASS is ranked in the global top 20 in the broad subject areas in Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences & Management.
Broad Subject Areas:
|Broad Subject Areas|
|Arts & Humanities||18||2|
|Social Sciences & Management||7||1|
|Subject||Global Rank||Asia Rank|
|Communications & Media Studies||14||2|
|Economics & Econometrics||20||1|
|English Language & Literature||15||1|
|Politics & International Studies||12||1|
To all FASS faculty members!
The Academy is organizing a Roadshow Visit to FASS during Recess Week on 2 March 2018 (Friday). During which, we will share what the Academy does, and present a panel discussion on how we might become effective teachers.
We look forward to meeting and dialoguing with many FASS colleagues on 2 March!
Thursday, 8 February 2018
This was an interview with Associate Professor Lee Cher Leng from the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, in which she noted that the revival of interest in Chinese dialects among young adults is sparked by a practical need to converse with an ageing population that is neither fluent in English nor Mandarin. Assoc Prof Lee also shared that beyond administering to the elderly, the interest in learning the mother tongue of Singapore’s pioneer generation is a sign of individuals attempting to anchor their identities.
Friday, 9 February 2018
Suria News Online
This was an article contribution by Dr Norshahril Saat from the Department of Malay Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who discussed the debate on the Malay identity and the thinking that should be developed with regard to this issue. He shared that from politics to cultural issues, much has been discussed about who the true Malays are as well as who is lesser of a Malay or not a Malay.
Thursday, 1 February 2018
It was reported that for the past 30 years, Professor Kenneth Dean, Head of the Department of Chinese Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and Professor Zheng Zhenman from Xiamen University have gone on trips together to collect historical information from temples and places of worship to study the cultural history of Fujian province in China.