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Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 6

News of the week   Free Krispy Kreme Donuts in NUS Krispy Kreme Donuts came over to the central forum at the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) on September 20 to give away free donuts to celebrate their opening at Tangs Orchard Vasement 1 on October 12. 4 students were entitled to a...

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[Community] Project Inspire 2013

[Community] Project Inspire 2013

Project Inspire is a joint initiative by the Singapore Committee for UN Women (UN Women Singapore) and MasterCard to inspire young change agents, and help them create a better world of opportunities for women and girls in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.   The inaugural event was launched in 2011 to celebrate the 100th...

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Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 5

Weekly Sunday Roundup   News of the week NUS ranked as top university in Asia NUS has topped the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for the first time, making it the best university in Asia. NUS was also ranked 24th globally, moving up one spot from last year. More news can be found...

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Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 4

Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 4

News of the week   Over S$100m raised by NUS for educational initiatives to celebrate Lee Kuan Yew’s 90th birthday In honour of Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s 90th birthday this year, NUS and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have raised more than S$100 million each for educational initiatives. ...

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NUS Red Cross Youth Chapter

NUS Red Cross Youth Chapter

(photo credits from: facebook.com/NUSRedCross)   Sambhrama Somashekhar, President of The Red Cross Youth (NUS Chapter) shares her insight on volunteering through The Red Cross Youth:   What are the niche areas of the Red Cross Youth NUS Chapter? Other than local and overseas Community Involvement Projects, the Red Cross Youth (NUS Chapter) specialises in Disaster...

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Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 3

News of the week Singapore University Games The Ultimate Frisbee team has attained 3rd after a series of highly competitive matches and the school would like to thank the entire team for their effort and dedication. Go Team NUS!   International Exchange Day (IED) 2013 Looking for ways to add more dynamics into  your academic...

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Weekly Sunday Roundup – Week 2

News of the week Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2013 Heartiest congratulations to TeamNUS Dragon Boat team who did NUS proud at the Singapore Dragon Boat Festival 2013! Despite the initial postponement of the event date due to the haze, the team continued training hard which resulted in the women’s team making a clean sweep of the...

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