Issue 90, September 2010

Campus News

  • NTU’s new medical school, a partnership with Imperial College London, will give more of Singapore’s best and brightest talents a chance to become skilled medical leaders who can meet new healthcare challenges.
  • Sunday, 19 September, was a red-letter day for NTU in Guangzhou, with the university honouring the newest members of the Class of 2010 and unveiling the first Asia-Pacific Mayors' Forum as well as a new public service excellence index for Chinese cities.
  • The new NTU-SGX Centre for Financial Education is Asia’s first live trading lab within a university and caters to the training needs of capital market professionals and regional investors.
  • The Nanyang Business School is working with the International Air Transport Association to develop executive programmes for the global aviation sector. One of these is a joint Executive Master of Business Administration programme for high-flyers.
  • The newly opened Wang Gungwu Library at the Chinese Heritage Centre has a prized collection of more than 50,000 books on the Overseas Chinese.
  • Students of three high-profile graduate courses – the Master of Arts in Contemporary China, Master of Science in Managerial Economics and Master of Public Administration programmes – can benefit from new scholarship options starting this academic year.
  • More than 5,000 teachers and 400,000 students will benefit from a financial literacy programme spearheaded by NTU’s National Institute of Education.
  • Not one, but two NTU scientists bag a prestigious national fellowship awarded to three exceptional women this year.
  • NTU President Dr Su Guaning formally welcomes the newest members of the NTU community – the Class of 2014.
  • More future stars of research will be groomed under the prestigious Nanyang President's Graduate Scholarship scheme.
  • Art, Design & Media students and their professors exhibit films and photographs capturing the plight of a rural Chinese village in the throes of modernisation.