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NUS Scholars Participating in NUS-LEAD Programme present Social Entrepreneurship Experience and Development (SEED) Programme
Two NUS Scholars from the NUS-LEAD programme - Geraldine Lim and Yvonne Tan - were part of the team that presented the SEED Programme, aimed at providing Singaporean youths with a glimpse of the workings of social enterprises in Singapore.
Some 60 selected youths participated in the programme from June to July 2012, comprising a one-day tour to social enterprises, week-long internships where students formed teams to work at 16 social enterprises, and a final conference on 31 July 2012 where participating youths shared about their learning experiences at the social enterprises. Mr Lawrence Wong, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts was the Guest-of-Honour for the conference.
NUS Scholarships most well-liked in Singapore
NUS offers the most popular scholarships, according to a survey by BrightSparks, Singapore's largest information provider on scholarship and higher education.
NUS retained last year's top spot as the most popular scholarship provider among the 2,738 respondents who took the 2012 BrightSparks Scholarship & Career Survey. Four of its scholarships were highly regarded and ranked in the top 10 Scholarships of Choice.
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NUS Scholars Participating in NUS-LEAD Programme present Love Through Lenses
Four NUS Scholars from the NUS-LEAD programme sought to promote the need for intergenerational family bonding through their community project, "Love through Lenses". As part of the project, the students - Cheryl Tay, Hen Yi Xuan, Lubin Tan and Idris Woo - organised a photography exhibition at Tampines Central Community Club from 18 to 20 February. Their effort was supported by SPLAT!, a community arts movement directed at the rehabilitation of youths-at-risk and their reintegration into society.
Singapore Minister for Education and Advisor to Tampines Grassroots Organisations Mr Heng Swee Keat graced the launch of the exhibition.
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