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Issue 175, October 2017
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Welcome to the October issue of
Read on for the latest news and happenings in NTU and your alumni circles!
We’re Asia's No. 1!
NTU rose two spots from last year to be placed in the leading position of the QS Asia University league table
Boosting continuing education for NTU alumni
They will receive $1,600 worth of course credits to take up skills-based courses offered by the University
Tripartite collaboration to boost palliative care research and education
The Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education will develop capabilities to integrate palliative care into healthcare spectrum
Singapore’s first robot masseuse EMMA starts work
Made in NTU, the robot has the potential to address manpower shortage and lower treatment costs
Uncovering a new Parkinson’s disease causing mechanism
Discovery by NTU and KAIST scientists gives new perspective on three decades of conventional wisdom in Parkinson’s disease research, opening up potential new avenues of treatment
NTU scientists develop patch to improve healing and reduce scarring
New gel patch prototype when fully developed, could be a boon for diabetic patients who suffer from hard-to-heal skin lesions and for patients undergoing surgery
Honouring our alumni stars
Thirty-seven outstanding NTU alumni are presented this year’s Nanyang Alumni Awards for their achievements and contributions
Where the heart is
Festive mood fills the air as alumni return to their alma mater for this year’s NTU Alumni Homecoming
Maintaining growth with sustainability
Speakers at the English Alumni Forum at this year’s homecoming event share their views on why sustainability should be taken seriously
Good health with TCM
Attendees at the Chinese Alumni Forum learn more about conditioning of the digestive system and preventing heart diseases with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Festive alumni gathering
Nanyang University alumni have a joyful time celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival together
Heartening gathering in China
Alumni in Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi and Anhui gather for a pleasant reunion in Changsha, capital of Hunan province
Over the moon with mooncakes
SoH alumni have an enjoyable time creating their own mooncakes at a workshop
Handle with care
Alumni and students learn more about crisis management at the Crisis Simulation Exercise
Enriching mind, refreshing start
MSc TIP alumni benefit from an insightful session as they gather to welcome the new NTC director
Resounding speech of success
Representatives from the NTU Alumni Toastmasters Club clinch the Area B4 Humorous Speech Contest and Speech Evaluation Contest Championships
A memorable meeting
EEE alumni have a rewarding time touring the Alumni House at one-north during their AA’s 21st AGM
NTU Alumni Engagement Survey lucky draw winners
Congratulations to the lucky alumni who completed the survey and won for themselves Mortar Restaurant & Bar vouchers!
Be on track to a rewarding career
Hear Ms Tan Aik Na, NTU Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) share on her rewarding career when you attend the Tête-à-Tête session this November
Attend a charity concert in support of the Lee Sing Kong Endowment Fund
Join in a delightful dinner and enjoy live performances featuring home-grown talents at Shanghai Dolly
Let’s get creative with lunch!
Join in a session to transform your usual lunch box into a creative bento box with your favourite characters
Justice League to the rescue!
Catch your favourite DC Superheroes fight an even greater enemy at the upcoming NTU Alumni Movie Screening
Chill with your own ice cream
Indulge in the excitement of creating your own ice cream and chill with your friends!
Walk down memory lane
School of Humanities and Social Sciences alumni are invited to join in a reunion with former schoolmates and professors
Gain insights on branding and visual communication
Learn from esteemed speakers at the NBS Focus Point events in Singapore
Target the bullseye
SCSE alumni are invited to aim for fun at the Darts Challenge event
Eat, drink and be merry
MSE alumni can look forward to a night of great food and fun at the upcoming Oktoberfest
Fun at the club!
NTU alumni and family members are invited to join in the delightful carnival at the NTU Alumni Club reopening
An evening with Teo Ser Luck
Hear Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Teo Ser Luck share his thoughts on start-ups operating in an era of challenges and opportunities
Gain interesting insights on the orchid when you attend an upcoming symposium
Exploring dark matter
Discover the mystery behind dark matter, the dominant form of matter in the universe
Inspiring women to thrive in STEM industries
Ladies will learn how to succeed in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field at an upcoming seminar
NTU Alumni mobile app is now available
Enjoy the exclusivity of belonging to the NTU community by downloading the "NTU Alumni" mobile app today!
“Monstrous” promotions at the Alumni House
Alumni enjoy exclusive promotions at the Alumni House at Marina Square
Check out the latest NTU Alumni Card merchants
We have lined up exciting deals for our NTU Alumni Cardholders
Keeping your convocation memories alive!
Convocation video for Class of 2017 graduates is now available online
Free lifelong alumni email account
Class of 2017 alumni are reminded to apply for retention of email account before 31 December 2017
We help you stay better connected!
Connect with us through our various social media platforms to socialise, receive updates, and even locate long-lost friends!
Go online, go green!
The latest issue of NTULink is now available online
Grow as you learn
Check out the University's Professional Development courses, available to alumni at a 20% discount
Apply for the Master of Science in Accountancy today
NTU - Nanyang Business School offers one year full-time or two years part-time Master of Science in Accountancy programme which commences in late February 2018
Enrol in a Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme
NTU - Nanyang Technopreneurship Center’s Master of Science Technopreneurship and Innovation Programme (MSc TIP) July 2018 intake is open for application
Upcoming Executive Programmes at Nanyang Executive Education
Nanyang Executive Education at NTU’s Nanyang Business School is pleased to announce the Management Development Programme
Join MOE as a School Counsellor
Alumni with Psychology qualifications are invited to apply for the position of School Counsellor offered by MOE
Pursue your ambition
NTU alumni are invited to apply for suitable job opportunities
Great entry-level jobs from premium organisations
If you have graduated recently, check out the JobsCentral BrightMinds job portal for career opportunities
Keen to lend a helping hand?
So you want to do your bit for your alma mater, but don’t know how? Check out the Career Mentor programme
with Ms Tan Aik Na
Date: Wednesday, 8 November
- in support of Lee Sing Kong Endowment Fund
Date: Saturday, 18 November
– Creative Bento Making
Date: Saturday, 11 November
– Justice League
Date: Sunday, 19 November
Ice-cream making workshop
Date: Saturday, 9 December
NTU Alumni Club Reopening Carnival
Date: Saturday, 11 November
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