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NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

The University Cultural Centre’s first major renovation since its inception sees improved high standard of guest comfort, efficiency and production possibilities.   NUS’ University Cultural Centre (UCC) was formally reopened by NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye this afternoon, after an extensive renovation. The six-month revitalisation project is the first in the iconic venue’s history. It improves...

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5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

More than just an academic backdrop to the university student life, the NUS campus is perpetually moving in motion with students and staff shuffling to get to their next classes or meetings. While the aesthetics are invigorating and uniquely imbued with gentrified inklings, the true beauty of the campus is what takes place on its...

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Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Over the past semester, we saw an increasing vibrancy in the visual arts in NUS. With the recent installation of the Here! Arts Carnival Party in NUS as well as an Art History minor, one remains ecstatic about the prospects of the arts culture in the university.   The NUS Centre of the Arts (CFA),...

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NUS goes CASHLESS #cashlessweek

NUS goes CASHLESS #cashlessweek

Together we can make NUS a cashless campus! Imagine coming to school without a bulky wallet (forget about crumpled notes and heavy coins!), but only with your MOBILE PHONE for a faster, hassle-free payment experience, be it paying for your lunch at the canteen or any of your everyday purchases! Led by NETS and major...

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Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

I’m sure most of us have heard of NUS Whispers. For some of us, it’s a source of daily entertainment, and for others it’s a platform to ask questions without being judged. But the popular confessions page, hit a snag last week, when a seemingly innocuous post gave rise to a heated debate. Early last...

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Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

“A billion years from now, when everything on Earth we’ve ever made has crumbled into dust, the Voyager record will still speak for us.” – Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan 1977 marked an astounding year for NASA – it was the year when mankind launched its first ever message into the depths of interstellar space, a cultural...

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Introducing: Engineering Good and Engineering Good Student Chapter

Introducing: Engineering Good and Engineering Good Student Chapter

Engineering Good (EG) is a non-profit organisation that empowers disadvantaged communities by improving their quality of life through sustainable engineering solutions. Working in partnership with community-based organisations locally and in the region, they provide opportunities for engineers to contribute their expertise to address community needs through skilled volunteerism. The vision of EG is to build...

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5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

It’s reading week, and if you’re tired of catching up on readings, re-watching webcasted lectures and re-visiting your laboratory assignments, fret not, there are a myriad of things you can do to chill out and take a break! Here are five interesting ways to spice up your school life in this stressful period. 1. Become an Adventurous Foodie Explore the...

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7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

NUS is the oldest university in Singapore, so it’s expected that it’s looking a little rough around the edges. Many students would deem the campus as not very “aesthetically pleasing”, and jump to the conclusion that finding a good spot to take a decent photo would be hard – how am I going to Instagram my...

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Arts Sector Growing, More Jobs Available: Industry Panellists

Arts Sector Growing, More Jobs Available: Industry Panellists

Job openings in the arts and culture sectors are growing, and the industry is always on the lookout for talented and dedicated individuals to join their ranks. These points were raised at the inaugural NUS Arts Connect 2016, a careers and networking event held at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) on Wednesday (Oct 5). Representatives from ArtScience...

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Behind the Scenes: Packing your Welfare Packs

Behind the Scenes: Packing your Welfare Packs

The Welfare Pack Giveaway is one of NUSSU Welfare’s largest projects, and literally thousands of welfare packs reach students all over campus every semester … but have you ever wondered how? Hemaa Shruthi Sekar, the External Vice Chairperson of NUSSU Welfare, was kind enough to share a behind-the-scenes view of the Welfare Pack giveaway this semester...

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5 Upcoming Study & Break Spots in NUS

5 Upcoming Study & Break Spots in NUS

During vacations, as we wind down and kick back at home, the various offices of the University Campus Infrastructure (UCI) take advantage of the lack of students on campus and labor tirelessly against a ticking clock to constantly improve and renovate popular study spots, faculty canteens, and break areas for us students. Here are the...

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