Day 2 – NTU & NUS

After a morning session at Touchstone International Institute, the team paid a visit to Nanyang Technological University where they visited various laboratories and the Lee Wee Nam Library. Photos could not be taken inside the labs in order to protect the work existing students are undertaking. The trip was an eye opener for our students who got a glimpse as to what to expect on campus. The students also looked at Lecture Theatre 1 and enjoyed lunch in the student dinning hall. The team also went to

“The Nanyang Technological University (Abbreviation: NTU) is a public and autonomous university in Singapore. NTU traces its history back to the Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) which was formed in 1981. In 1991, the Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) merged with the National Institute of Education (NIE) to form the Nanyang Technological University.

NTU is consistently ranked amongst the world’s best universities in all of the major college and university rankings. In the 2015 QS World University Rankings, NTU was ranked 13th in the world and 2nd in Asia. In the 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings, NTU was ranked 2nd in Asia. The university has also been ranked 1st in the world amongst young universities, according to the QS Top 50 Under 50. The College of Engineering at NTU was also ranked 6th in the world in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Faculty. The Nanyang MBA is Singapore’s No.1 MBA programme having placed 29th worldwide in the 2016 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings and 59th globally (2nd in Asia) by The Economist Intelligence Unit for full-time MBA Rankings in 2015. For 12 consecutive years, the Nanyang Business School has been ranked the best in Singapore by The Economist. The university has 10 Nobel laureates and a Fields Medalist on its panel of international advisers”.

The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS) is a public and autonomous university in Singapore. Founded in 1905, it is the oldest institute of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrolment and curriculum offered. NUS is a research-intensive, comprehensive university with an entrepreneurial dimension.

NUS is consistently ranked as one of Asia’s top universities by both UK ranking systems, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. According to the latest 2015 QS World University Rankings, NUS is ranked 12th in the world and retained its position as 1st in Asia. – Source: Wikipedia

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