The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.  ~  Alvin Toffler

Welcome to AAPS-NUS

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) – National University of Singapore (NUS) Student Chapter is a non-profit student organization which aims to facilitate local student participation in the activities of AAPS, and increase student awareness of career opportunities and latest advances and discoveries in the pharmaceutical sciences.  The AAPS-NUS Student Chapter will also provide students interested in the pharmaceutical sciences with opportunities for professional and leadership development.

AAPS is a professional, scientific society of more than 12,000 members employed in academia, industry, government and other research institutes worldwide. The mission of AAPS is to serve the pharmaceutical sciences, promote the economic vitality of the pharmaceutical sciences and scientists, and represent scientific interests within academia, industry, government and other private and public institutions.

NUS is one of the finest universities in the Asia-Pacific region, a comprehensive university offering a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment.  NUS has 13 faculties, with an enrolment of more than 22,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students.  NUS enjoys a close teaching-research nexus with 13 national-level, 12 university-level and more than 60 faculty-based research institutes and centers.

The NUS Department of Pharmacy was established in 1905, and it attracts talented students from China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and other parts of the world.  NUS pharmacy is one of the most established pharmacy schools in this region.