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Yale-NUS and UTown

In a climate where the demand for a technically trained skill set appears to be growing, especially so on the international front, it may seem odd that NUS has become engaged in a liberal arts enterprise with U.S.-based Yale University known as the Yale-NUS College.   Yale-NUS is a school separate from the main NUS...

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[Alumni Events] The 65th NUSSU Anniversary: a night of celebration and reminiscence

Little known to many, the National University of Singapore has a rich, illustrious, and from our modern perspective, almost provocative political history. NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) alumnus from various eras congregated at the Guild Hall of NUS Guild House at Kent Ridge to commemorate the 65th year since the NUSSU’s initial inception as the University...

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3rd StePs: The third SOC Term Project Showcase

NUS’s School of Computing (SOC) held its semesterly student project showcase, affectionately known as STePs (School of Computing Term Project Showcase) on the 19th November 2013. The third in the series, it is a lively occasion that celebrates the completed final projects of various project modules in the semester. Participants set up posters and man...

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[Interview] Jessica Tan, Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore

We spoke with Ms. Jessica Tan, Managing Director of Microsoft Singapore to get more insights on the technological scene, her role in Microsoft, and some personal advice for students today. (Some answers have been taken from the general session.) Ms. Tan is also Member of Parliament for East Coast GRC. TR: Tell us more about...

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‘Ask Me Anything’ with Microsoft’s Jessica Tan and Rich Sauer

It is not every day that one gets to meet the movers and shakers of the tech industry, but these enterprising students got their chance for a casual chat with Microsoft’s Managing Director for Microsoft Singapore, Jessica Tan, and Microsoft Corporation’s Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Legal & Corporate Affairs, Rich Sauer,...

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[Lifestyle] A Run-Down of Hard-Core Study Spots in NUS

[Lifestyle] A Run-Down of Hard-Core Study Spots in NUS

Image courtesy of studyprof.com The Libraries 1. Central Library (CL) This chic multi-storey behemoth serves as a meeting place for many cross-faculty exchanges. You’ll probably find a good reason to be around the Central Library when you take an Arts GEM. Some people find it too crowded, and often infested with way-too-loud study groups, but explore...