Join us: U@live featuring the “Flying Doctor” Tan Sri Dr MJegathesan l 28 Jan 7.30pm


Running the Race of Life

Fondly known as the “Flying Doctor” for burning up asphalt on the running tracks,  Dr. Mani Jegathesan was regarded as the fastest man in Asia during the golden era of 1960s Malaysian sports. He was also the top academic student in Singapore.

The renowned doctor and researcher explores the questions: Is it really possible to have your cake and eat it too? What does it take to juggle and excel in two seemingly disparate passions in your life, and are we willing to pay the price to do so?

Join Tan Sri Dr. Mani Jegathesan as he shares his formula of success through the 4Ds of direction, determination, dedication and discipline, and how that applies in everything from sports, medicine, to life.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date               : 28 January 2015 (Wednesday)
Time               : 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Registration at 6:45pm, Seated at 7:15pm, Cocktail reception after the event)
Location        : Shaw Foundation Alumni House – Auditorium, National University of                               Singapore, 11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244

We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us.

Register HERE.  As this is a complimentary event, your early registration is appreciated.

A unique feature of U@live is that not only will it be viewed by a live audience, it will be streamed live through a dedicated website ( The event will also incorporate a new interactive application that allows users to post and vote for their favourite questions in real time. The event will consist of a 10-minute talk by the speaker, followed by a 20-minute interview conducted by Mr Viswa Sadasivan and a 30-minute Q&A session open to the live and online audience.

Check out the latest issue of The AlumNUS magazine (Jan-Mar 2015) which features Tan Sri Dr M Jegathesan on pages 24 & 25.

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