Tag Archives: NUS

Singapore’s powerhouses neglect local intellectual life

Singaporeans deserve more local impact from their top-ranked public universities, says Cherian George (11 January 2018) Singapore’s two main public universities have risen in global reputation, lifted by the state’s economic might. For most Singaporeans – as well as many of the region’s brightest students – getting a place to study at the National University […]


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World University Rankings: How to be Number One

(18 November 2017) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library, recently sponsored Ruth Pagell’s trip to Asia to speak to librarians, faculty, students and administrators about university rankings. Her talk to HKUST on 9 November, World University Rankings: How to be Number One together with the powerpoint presentation, are streamed here: http://stream.ust.hk/service/watch.php?stream=lib/o/991012552668403412.mp4 After Hong Kong, Ruth […]


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Ruth’s Rankings 30: Hong Kong and Singapore: Is Success Sustainable?

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranks higher than National University of Singapore (NUS) in the QS rankings and NUS ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings NTU ranks higher than HKUST in the QS rankings and HKUST ranks higher than NTU in THE rankings (Table 30.1 Big Three) By Ruth A. Pagell* (Watch Ruth Pagell present University Rankings […]


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NUS introduces new CFG Future-ready Index to track future-readiness of students

Senior NUS students have strong competencies in soft skills such as adaptability, entrepreneurial thinking and pursuing convictions, which are attributes valued by employers (7 February 2017) Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) can now find out how well they fare in skillsets that employers value in new hires through a novel index that […]


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NUS launches new Institute of Data Science

(27 May 2016) The National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched the Institute of Data Science (IDS), a new research institute that will be the focal point for all data science research and translation, education and related activities at NUS. This new research institute is a key pillar of the NUS’ Smart Nation Cluster, which […]


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NUS is world’s top 10 for 13 subjects, and Asia’s best for 25 subjects

(22 March 2016) The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed among the world’s 10 best universities for 13 subjects, up from 11 subjects last year, across various subject areas from engineering and technology, natural sciences, arts and humanities, as well as social sciences and management, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by […]


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NUS hiring science librarian

(17 February 2016) The science librarian will provide information, research, advisory and learning services to meet the needs of NUS faculty and students; Collaborate with faculty and interact with student societies in developing, teaching and promoting the information literacy programmes for Science Faculty; Create online instructional guides and tools using appropriate social media and IT […]


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NUS hiring law librarian

(17 February 2016) The law librarian will Collaborate with faculty and interact with student societies in developing, teaching and promoting the information literacy programmes for Faculty of Law community; Provide information, research, advisory and learning services to meet the needs of NUS faculty and students; Develop and update a collection of resources in various formats […]


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NUS is number 1 in Asia again in latest Quacquarelli Symonds University Rankings

(10 June 2015) The National University of Singapore (NUS) has emerged once again as the top university in Asia, retaining its peak position in the latest results of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Asia 2015. This marks the second consecutive time that NUS has topped the rankings since it was first published in 2009. […]


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NUS in world’s top 10 for 11 subjects, and Asia’s best for 21 subjects

(29 April 2015) The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed among the world’s 10 best universities for 11 subjects across disciplines in architecture/built environment, engineering, science, and the social sciences, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. The University is also Asia’s best across 21 subjects, up from 18 subjects […]


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NUS launches Singapore’s first and only natural history museum

(18 April 2015) The National University of Singapore (NUS) today launched the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM), Singapore’s first and only natural history museum. Its roots can be traced to the original Raffles Museum, which is the oldest such institution in the region. His Excellency Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the […]


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NUS rises to world’s 22nd in latest QS World University Rankings

(16 September 2014)  The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed 22nd in the 2014/2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, moving up two spots from its 24th position last year. NUS also retained its position as the top university in Asia. The University is also ranked among the world’s top 10 for academic […]


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Incoming servicemen can earn advance credits through online learning at NUS

(9 September 2013) The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced a new initiative to enable Returning Full-time National Servicemen (RNS men), who had earlier gained admission to the university, to earn academic credits before matriculation as undergraduate students. These RNS men can now have a head start in university education and more time to […]


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NUS ranked first in Asia in the latest QS World University Rankings

(10 September 2013)  The National University of Singapore (NUS) has emerged as the top university in Asia in the 2013/2014 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The University was placed 24th in the rankings, moving up a spot from its 25th placing last year. The QS World University Rankings evaluates over 800 universities based on […]


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