Over the course of a long and remarkable life and career, Dr Oon Chiew Seng has
taken on many diverse and challenging roles. She has been variously, a pioneering
medical practitioner, a social activist, a community leader and a philanthropist.
A very good morning to all of you. First of all, I would like to thank our special guests Wei Lin and Ye Gang for joining us at the launch of the new College of Humanities and Sciences, and for their participation in the panel discussion on “The Future of Work”.
2020 has been marked by the Covid-19 crisis. It is said that crises can bring out the best in humanity.
Welcome to the NUS115 Distinguished Speaker Series event. I would especially like to thank Minister Wong for taking time off his busy schedule to grace the occasion as our inaugural Speaker.
I am delighted to see the NUS community, along with members of the public, turn up with such force today in support of charity.
2019 marks the first full year of the new
leadership team taking the helm, steering
NUS on our journey forward to become a
leading global university, shaping the future.
This year’s programme marks the 7th run of the highly successful NUSS-NUS Mentorship Programme.
This year is a special year for Singapore, as we commemorate the 200th year of Sir Stanford Raffles’ arrival on our shores.
A very warm welcome to NUS! Thank you for joining us on this happy occasion to celebrate the launch of the NUS-Agilent Hub for Translation & Capture.
NUS is delighted to host this special gathering, which brings together Singaporean researchers and aspiring academics based in Singapore and around the world.
Welcome to the SkillsFuture Festival at NUS. It is an honour and a pleasure for NUS to host this event on our campus, and to bring 12 public Institutes of Higher Learning or IHLs together.
It is wonderful to join you this evening, as the University concludes Commencement activities for 2019.
It is a wonderful privilege to join our graduating class, and families, friends and well-wishers, as we kick off this year’s Commencement ceremonies.
The NUS Global Citizen Conference is a forum organised by the NUS Students’ Union as a platform for participants to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas on global issues.
NUS is immensely proud of how you have achieved peaks of excellence in your pursuits, and how your life and work have left a deep, positive impact.
It has been an eventful and exhilarating year for NUS, with a new leadership team taking the helm.
We bid a warm welcome to our Honorary Graduand and alumnus Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and our distinguished alumna, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Haji Mohd Ali, and to all our friends here from Malaysia and Singapore.
The people of NUS form the bedrock of this University – a very special institution founded by the community, for the community; a leading global university that is shaping the future.
Witnessing the many moments of joy and celebration among graduates, families and friends, I am reminded once again, of the great impact and value our University can create, as well as the strong bonds of trust and support between the wider community and NUS.
Commencement is one of the most colourful and celebratory events on the University’s calendar. The NUS community takes great pride and pleasure in celebrating this event’s rich and distinctive history.
Academic-industry partnerships like the WIL@NUS Corporate Lab are important, because they enable both partners to reach new frontiers and achieve outcomes that may not be possible on their own.
Good evening, and first, my heartiest congratulations to the award winners this evening; I am very proud of each one of you.
This conference is a good opportunity for me to reflect and present on our University’s ties and dealings in South Asia.
We are living in a rapidly changing world, much of it brought about by techno¬logical innovations. Developments in big data analytics, digital health, autonomous vehicles, robotics, social media, cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity etc will disrupt our world and our lifestyles.
Cybersecurity is a very pertinent and pressing issue confronting many organisations, including universities. Concomitant to the IT revolution, the past decade has witnessed incidents when underlying information systems were being compromised.
The UCC, alongside the NUS Museum, the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, forms a ‘cultural cluster’ on the west side of campus.
I would begin by putting on record our thanks and appreciation to Chorh Chuan for being an outstanding President for the last nine years. You have, through great vision and sheer hard work, transformed NUS into a university that has become a model for others in the region and the world.
The theme of the conference is a timely one, on Technology, Faculty Engagement and Student Learning: Expanding Mindsets and Changing Culture in Higher Education.
As Singapore’s flagship public university NUS strives to provide a holistic and transformative education that nurtures graduates who are innovative, able and confident to lead and serve the needs of the economy, community and society.
Over the past two decades, NUS has made great strides in our pursuit of academic excellence.
The Chinese tradition believes that good things come in pairs - 好事成双. The School’s AlumNite this year is particularly meaningful as we are coming together for a double celebration, to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduating students, and to confer the first NUS Emeritus Professorship of Public Health to a special, esteemed and inspiring individual.
I know Mr Dhanabalan as a down-to-earth, unassuming and patient man that gave little away about his sterling reputation and contributions as one of Singapore’s most notable leaders, who had steered the country’s miraculous journey from third world to first.
Science is central to life and development of mankind.
The Teaching Academy has been established for some eight years now, during which it has made many contributions to enhancing the educational landscape at NUS.
Our lives in this day and age are dominated by Information Technology.
CFG has successfully evolved from the NUS career centre to become a first-of-its kind centre developing programmes that contribute to holistic education to equip students for successful future careers and enabling them to lead happy and meaningful lives, contributing to community and society.
Technology is omnipresent in modern day living. Children intuitively use smart phones and tablet computers, and to our NUS students, virtual reality devices, are common tools in their gaming and social media activities.
With UTown, NUS had the opportunity to design and pioneer a unique residential college educational model of integrated living and learning on campus, a first in Singapore’s higher education landscape.