03 July 2018 | Education

A group of pharmacists and nurses have finished the National Collaborative Prescribing Programme organised by the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Department of Pharmacy at NUS Faculty of Science, which certifies them as collaborative prescribing practitioners.

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02 July 2018 | Education, Community

Students from the College of Alice and Peter Tan at NUS and the People’s Association’s Senior Academy programme jointly organised a three-day camp for 31 senior citizens, where they experienced university life for the first time. The camp aims to encourage lifelong learning and expand seniors’ social circles by encouraging inter-generational bonding. 

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02 July 2018 | Community

NUS Environmental Studies student Nurul Aisyah Suwandi represented  the University in the Temasek Youth Escoperity Dialogue, organised by NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education and Temasek Foundation International. The dialogue sessions involved around 100 undergraduates from Singapore and 9 ASEAN representatives.

Berita Harian

02 July 2018 | Research, General News

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh, Director of the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at NUS Business School shared the findings of a five-year pooled study of Singapore’s listed companies conducted by CGIO, which established that board gender diversity has an indirect impact on financial performance through corporate governance. The study also looked at the influence of women directors on corporate governance. Assoc Prof Loh opined that the case for board gender diversity has to be business-rooted and inclusion has to be achieved not by default, but by design.

The Business Times

01 July 2018 | Education

Ms Jolene Sheam shared on how she kick-started her tech career with the hands-on Graduate Diploma in Systems Analysis programme from the Institute of Systems Science at NUS

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01 July 2018 | Education

Ms Blanca Leong fulfilled a long-cherished dream of pursuing a Master of Business Administration. She shared that the MBA at NUS has opened her eyes to a lot of opportunities, especially in terms of entrepreneurship and starting her own firm.

The Straits Times

01 July 2018 | General News

Dr Emir Hrnjic, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments at NUS Business School, explained that dual-class structures allow controlling shareholders, usually founders, to pursue their long-term vision, protecting the firm from public investors who are often overly focused on quarterly earnings and short-term results.  

The Straits Times

01 July 2018 | General News

Mr Tan Jin Meng, a postgraduate student from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that addressing the challenge of how ageing HDB flats can retain their value so that homeowners can monetise their homes for retirement income in a way that does not disrupt the property market is an imperative for Singapore. He added that more ideas will be needed so that Singaporeans can have a constructive discussion about the future of public housing.

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30 June 2018 | General News

Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar from the Dept of Strategy and Policy at NUS Business School shared some business advice and lessons learnt from oBike’s closure in Singapore.

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29 June 2018 | Education

The International Academic Advisory Panel has advised the Education Ministry and universities here not to put too much weight on university rankings, which are at best a crude gauge for quality and can overlook an institution’s true strengths. This year, panel members discussed three key topics: the value of a degree, lifelong learning and impactful research.

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