The University’s culture of enterprise and innovation was one of the many topics covered by Singapore’s Prime Minister at this year’s National Day Rally. Key initiatives highlighted in his speech included the NUS Overseas Colleges, and NUS Enterprise’s Blk71 in Singapore and San Francisco.
Singapore’s National Development Minister Lawrence Wong shared with NUS students on how they, as tomorrow’s leaders, can positively contribute in building a better Singapore. He was speaking at this year’s Kent Ridge Ministerial Forum, held at University Town, and organised by the NUS Students' Political Association.
Three NUS Law undergraduates swept aside stiff competition from teams from around the world to become overall champion of this year’s Nuremberg Moot Court Competition. One of the undergraduates, Joshua Hiew, was also awarded Best Speaker for the Final Round.
Twenty-four undergraduates from NUS Kent Ridge Hall embarked on a Youth Expedition journey to Amritsar, India, where they taught and bonded with underprivileged children at a school that provided free education to young kids of drug-abuse victims.