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NUS, NTU among Asia’s top universities in QS ranking

National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) was named Asia’s top university, while Nanyang Technological University (NTU) jumped three places to seventh, its highest ever position. Two of Singapore’s universities have cemented their place among Asia’s best, according to an annual survey. The National University of Singapore (NUS) was named Asia’s top university, while Nanyang Technological University (NTU) jumped three places ... Read More »

S$20m initiative to make NTU among greenest universities

Nanyang Technological University

By Monica Kotwani Nanyang Technological University (NTU) aims to reduce its energy and water usage as well as carbon footprint and waste output by 35 per cent by 2020. The move will make NTU one of the most environmentally-friendly universities in the world. A S$20 million initiative called the EcoCampus, launched on Wednesday by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office ... Read More »

Singapore University invests in medical and bio-printing research

Nanyang Technological University

A new collaboration between the National Dental Centre Singapore (NDSC) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) aims to increase innovation in dental and bio-medical engineering by researching and teaching how 3D printing can be integrated into medicine. As outlined in a recent NTU press release the new collaboration, which will be funded to the tune of 1 million Singapore dollars, will ... Read More »

NTU maintains second position in ranking of young universities

Nanyang Technological University

The Nanyang Technological University has retained its second spot in a ranking released of the top 50 universities under 50 years old. It was ranked second in the same ranking last year, conducted by London-based educational consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Mr Ben Sowter, head of research at QS, said as the ranking focus only on the performance of younger institutions, ... Read More »

S$100m grant to help local universities build research strengths

Irish universities

The National Research Foundation (NRF) has launched a grant called the Medium-sized Research Centre Grant to help local universities to build their research strengths and deepen their competencies. The funding will be up to S$100 million over 10 years. NRF will fund 50 per cent of the budget while the rest will come from the centre. Only publicly funded autonomous ... Read More »

More university students take break from school to focus on personal goals

National University of Singapore

Their numbers may be small but there are signs that more university students in Singapore are willing to take a break from the academic rat race to achieve other personal goals. At the National University of Singapore (NUS), 340 students, or 1.26 per cent of its 27,000-strong undergraduate population, took leave from school in the last academic year 2012/2013. This ... Read More »

Singapore: Students from local universities temper salary expectations

National University of Singapore

University students are better managing their expectations on the salary of their first job. An online survey by talent company Universum showed that business students expect an average monthly salary of about S$3,300 — that is a reduction of eight per cent from 2012. University students are better managing their expectations on the salary of their first job. An online ... Read More »

NTU rises to top 10 ranking of young universities

Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) joins three other Asian universities that made it to the world’s top 10 universities that are under 50 years old. In Times Higher Education’s second annual 100 under 50 rankings, NTU made it to the eighth spot, up from 16th last year. This comes after last week’s announcement that the university had broken through the top ... Read More »

Indian appointed dean of top Singapore B-school Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Ravi Kumar, an IIT alumnus, was appointed dean of the Nanyang Technological University‘s business school here, with the prestigious institution describing him as an academic heavyweight with a good blend of East-West experience. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) appointed Professor Kumar as dean of its Nanyang Business School, a statement by the institution said. Kumar did his mechanical engineering from ... Read More »

Singapore: Universities, polys and ITE raise tuition fees

National University of Singapore

By Amelia Teng Singapore’s four Government-funded universities, five polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) have raised their tuition fees for the next academic year. As with previous hikes, the increase will be bigger for permanent residents and foreigners than for citizens. At polytechnics and the ITE, the fee increase will affect new and existing students. At the universities, ... Read More »

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