Posts by: National University of Singapore (NUS)

Study: Hardship early in life increases entrepreneurship in adulthood

Hardship experienced in one’s younger days is never pleasant, but a new study found that hardship can make one more entrepreneurial in adulthood. However, this effect is more significant for men than for women.
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The World Changes When We Change Perspective

Eleyn knows that—which is why she embraces her higher education journey with an open mind and energetic spirit, constantly exploring new experiences and always ready to challenge herself to consider differing viewpoints.
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The 5Cs of University Life

For fun-loving Lina, who is currently in the fourth year of her Food Science and Technology Studies, this has nothing to do with the 5Cs of material aspiration—cash, car, credit card, condo, and country club. Sit tight as the NUS Global Merit Scholar takes you on a playful ride of her university life and offers candid advice on how prospective candidates can ace the selection process.
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Living The Dentistry Dream

Having a desire to give back to society, Nikki aspires to join the healthcare sector as a dentist. As NUS is the only local institution that offers Dentistry in Singapore, receiving a scholarship from this prestigious institution is a dream come true.
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Making It Count At NUS

Immersing himself in everything NUS has to offer, Teddy, seized the vast opportunities presented to him. From a bond-free scholarship to becoming a student ambassador, Teddy is expanding his capacity and growing his capabilities at NUS.
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Studying With Purpose

As a student athlete and an aspiring physician, Wilson Ng, 21, is leaping into his undergraduate journey set on pursuing his passion in Medicine. With a heart to heal, he envisions his future to be one that works closely with and for others, resulting in the mutual benefit and betterment of all.
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Choosing Teamwork Over Competition

Showcasing strong social skills, Pearline Pang, 19, decided to be a friend rather than a foe during her group interview. Cutting through the competitive tension, she allowed her confident personality to shine through and empowered her peers to do the same.
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Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

Aaron Tan's keen interest in the financial world led him to undertake Business Administration in NUS. When he is not studying in hall, he enjoys sports and fundraising activities.
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Running After Success

As a student-athlete, Levyn Wong has honed a variety of skills which has contributed to her success both on and off the field. She shares how cultivating resilience has enabled her to cross hurdles and bounce back after encountering setbacks in life.
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Understanding Both Sides of the Coin

NUS Global Merit Scholar, Jia Rui ventures into a double degree in business administration and computer science thus diversifying his skillset for his future work life.
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