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Desi students' experience of sunny Singapore

Connected To India spoke to Indian students to find out their reasons for choosing Singapore and their experience of the Southeast Asian...

Singapore NRI Stories

New UOB-SMU scholarship gives data talents a boost

The UOB-SMU MSA Scholarship is the first full-tuition scholarship in Singapore that supports top students in an accounting and data...

Singapore

Indian American Sruthi Palaniappan elected president of Harvard student's body

An Indian-American girl, whose parents are originally from Chennai, has been elected as the president of the student's body of the Harvard...

USA NRI Stories

NTU and Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s joint study aims to improve doctor-patient communication

The research outcomes are expected to shape the design of medical communication modules for training of future urologists in TTSH.

Singapore

Singapore tops talent index in APAC, ranked 13th globally

Singapore achieved the best placements in Asia Pacific in terms of talent competitiveness, retaining its 13th position globally.

Singapore

NUS graduates ranked top 10 most employable globally

In the latest Global University Employability Ranking, NUS jumped six spots to be placed in the 10th position.

Singapore

Singapore teachers work long hours, but are paid twice as much as public think

The Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Status Index 2018 found that the starting salary for a secondary school teacher in Singapore is SGD...

Singapore

NTU gets 49th place in latest US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings

Showing its global prowess, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore moved up six spots to 49th place and took the top five spots...

Singapore

Kajol, Ajay Devgn buy Orchard Road apartment for daughter studying in Singapore school

Bollywood star couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol seem to be going the extra mile to ensure their daughter's education in Singapore. Their daughter...

Entertainment

NTU climbs 12 places on Financial Times' global EMBA ranking to arrive at 18th position

NTU Singapore has been placed 18th in the Financial Times’ latest ranking of Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programmes...

Singapore

NTU launches eight mobile-learning courses for professionals

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched eight mobile-learning courses aimed at upskilling working professionals – both alumni...

Singapore

Scientists from NTU, SMART and MIT discover potential treatment for severe malaria

The discovery could improve an infected patient’s chances of recovery, as well as lower the risk of the patient developing a more serious...

Singapore

MOE to remove all exams for primary 1 and 2 students by 2019, reduce perceived examination stakes

The Holistic Development Profile (HDP), commonly known as the ‘report book’, will also be adjusted at all levels to better support a...

Singapore

NUS’ new AI-powered career app helps students develop skills for their dream job

Jointly developed by NUS and JobTech, NUS career+ is a unique mobile application that provides advice to students on education planning and...

Singapore

Indian Americans have donated USD1.2 bn to varsities since 2000: Study

According to a study by a nonprofit organisation in the US, Indian Americans donated USD1.2 billion to 37 US universities between 2000 and...

USA

NUS loses "top university in Asia" title, drops one spot in Times ranking

This is also the first time that a university from China has claimed the top position in Asia.

Singapore

NTU Singapore receives S$9 million boost to attract top young researchers from Swedish universities

Under the new Wallenberg-NTU postdoctoral fellowship programme, some of Sweden’s most outstanding young scientists will spend two years at...

Singapore

NUS Computing forms blockchain think tank CRYSTAL

NUS Computing has announced the creation of the CRYSTAL Centre, an academic research laboratory and think tank on blockchains.

Singapore

NTU, IIT Madras to offer joint PhD programme as part of research collaboration efforts

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has joined hands with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, to offer a...

Singapore

NUS launches innovation4.0 building to support Smart Nation efforts

This six-storey i4.0 building houses 12 interdisciplinary research entities responsible for building the university’s strategic...

Singapore

NUS researchers use AI to treat patients with advanced cancer

NUS researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that is able to successfully treat a patient with advanced cancer...

Singapore

The bar is raised for lawyers in Singapore

The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) will be strengthening the professional training regime for lawyers in Singapore.

Singapore

GCE O-Level Tamil literature paper rescheduled due to Deepavali

The paper will be postponed from Wednesday, November 7, 2pm to Monday, November 19, 10am.

Singapore

NTU to build Asia's largest wooden building by 2021

NTU Singapore's newest academic building is set to be Asia’s largest wooden building at 40,000 gross square metres.

Singapore

NUS food scientists give soy pulp a new lease of life – as healthy probiotic drink

Food scientists at NUS have found a way to give soy pulp a new lease of life by turning it into a healthy probiotic drink.

Singapore