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Ex-madrasah student scores near-perfect grades at NUS

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 The Straits Times In today’s edition of The Straits Times, there was a feature on NUS Commencement 2014. It was reported that 10,233 NUS students will graduate this year, including the first graduates from seven programmes such as the Bachelor of Music (Voice) degree from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of [...]

Department of Psychology organizes Psychology Teaching Assistant Symposium (PTAS) 2014

The NUS Department of Psychology organized the inaugural NUS Psychology Teaching Assistant Symposium (PTAS) 2014 on 25 February 2014, with the aim of sharing best practices and ideas to empower both Full-time and Graduate Student Teaching Assistants (TAs) on how best to teach psychology students. Advised by A/P Melvin Yap (Psychology Graduate Studies Director), Dr. Stephen [...]

Movies on the House – Gravity

Join us for U@live with Dr Yeo Sze Ling

New Student Exchange Opportunities in Korea!

Wednesday, 30th April 2014 To create more opportunities for FASS students to go on student exchange in Korea, the Faculty recently signed a student exchange agreement between College of Social Sciences, Ewah Womans University. Ewha Womans University is a private women’s university in central Seoul, South Korea. It is one of the city’s largest institutions of higher [...]

Ozone Levels Drop 20 Percent With Switch From Ethanol To Gasoline

Tuesday,  29th April  2014 The Department of Economics’s A/P Alberto Salvo, together with Northwestern University’s Prof Franz M. Geiger, embarked on a four-year study, which is the first real-world trial, to look at the effects of human behaviour at the pump on urban air pollution. For the full story, please go here and here.

Hochstadt Scholarship commemorates family’s dedication to education

Ms Sylvia Yap, Mr Hochstadt and NUS President, Prof Tan Chorh Chuan  “The wise old saying, ‘Give the man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’ always rings true to me,” says Mr Herman Ronald Hochstadt, who established the Hochstadt Scholarship in [...]

Canadian Film Forum 2014

The High Commission of Canada and the NUS Office of Alumni Relations are jointly presenting the Canadian Film Forum 2014, from 24 to 26 March, at the Shaw Foundation Alumni House. The Forum will showcase the best of Canadian films to the NUS community. For more information and to register, click HERE!

U@live with Lim Siong Guan

Join us for an evening with Lim Siong Guan! – 27 March 7.30pm The Leader, the Teacher & you: Leadership through the Third Generation Join the former Head of the Civil Service as he invokes his many years of stewardship under three Prime Ministers to tell us about this values-based and other-centered leadership – that [...]

FASS Alumni Bond with Faculty on ‘Lo Hei’ Day

FASS alumni, faculty members and staff came together for a Lo Hei lunch on 13 February this year.  The traditional ‘Lo Hei’ ritual, or tossing of the yusheng to invoke Chinese New Year blessings, was led by FASS Dean, Prof Brenda Yeoh.  She gave a presentation on the developments in the faculty, thanked Alumni and friends [...]