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University Medals

First donated in 1970 by the Singapore Dental Association, two medals are awarded on the results of the Second Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) as follows:

  1. The bronze medal to the student who is second in the Examination;
  2. The silver medal to the student who is first in the Examination.

In 1972, two further medals were made available for award from the proceeds of a capital sum of $1,500 donated by Mr Cheah Cheng Kooi. These medals are awarded on the results of the Final Professional B.D.S. Examination (main) as follows:

  1. (a) The bronze medal to the student who is second in the Examination. 
    (b) The silver medal to the student who is first in the Examination.
  2. The medals are awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.

URA Urban Design Prize

In 2012, Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) donated an expendable sum of S$15,000 for the establishment of the URA Urban Design Prize.

A cash prize of S$1,000 will be awarded in each academic year to a BA (Architecture) graduating student attaining the highest average mark in the Urban Design related modules listed below. The award will be given out from the Academic Year 2012/13 to 2026/2027.

The award is governed by the following conditions:

  1. Subject to rule 3, the award will be presented to a deserving graduating student in the Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) programme who has achieved the highest average mark for AR2223 (Theory Of Urban Design & Planning) and UD5221 (Theory and Elements of Urban Design).
  2. The student must also obtain a minimum grade of A- in both modules. In case of a tie in the modules' highest average mark, the student with the highest CAP will be awarded.
  3. No award will be made unless there is a candidate of sufficient merit.
  4. The award will be awarded by the Board of Undergraduate Studies on the recommendation of the relevant Board of Examiners.
  5. This gift shall be governed by the University Statutes and Regulations, specifically, Statute 7 on Gifts to the University and the corresponding Regulation.