Tag: NUS

Singaporean scientists claim to have found a way to expedite testing process of prospective Covid-19 vaccines

In the race to find a Covid-19 vaccine, Singaporean scientists claim to have developed a process that expedites the process of evaluating possible vaccines for the novel coronavirus, an enemy the nations of the world are now fighting together. According to a recent report by...

PSP expels member for offensive post against religion

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has expelled a member for  publishing an offensive Facebook post against religion that caused an uproar on social media. The expulsion was announced on Saturday (March 21), according to channelnewsasia.com. It followed an admission by the member, Mr Chan Jan Lin,...

NUS students doing exams remotely due to Covid-19 caught cheating

University students have reportedly been found to have cheated on a take-home exam. According to a recent article by The New Paper, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the National University of Singapore gave students the privilege of taking home an exam. Though students were informed that...

NTU, NUS expel 2 foreign students for breaking 14-day Covid-19 orders

Singapore -- Two universities here have expelled a foreign student each for not complying with measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. In the latest case on Tuesday (March 10), according to channelnewsasia.com, the Nanyang Technological University expelled an international postgraduate student from its National...

NUS students told to declare travel plans in wake of foreign student’s expulsion for breaking LOA

Singapore—Amidst the continuing spread of Covid-19, students of the National University of Singapore (NUS) have been told that they must declare their travel plans after one foreign national on a student exchange programme was expelled after she breached her mandatory 14-day leave of absence...

Attorney-General Lucien Wong: Disparity in sentencing because no two sexual misconduct cases are alike

Speaking to about 400 people on Monday (Jan 6), at the Opening of the Legal Year 2020 event on the recent debate over the issue of sexual misconduct on university campuses, Attorney-General Lucien Wong explained that the disparity in sentencing is because of the...

New student’ group seeks to make NUS safe from sexual misconduct

Singapore—In the wake of this year’s increased awareness of incidents of sexual assault in university campuses, four students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have formed a new group called Students for a Safer NUS that aims to keep students safe through ground-up initiatives. Sexual...

Netizens help French exchange student understand Singapore’s hawker food culture

Singapore—Being in a foreign land is not always easy, given the abundant cultural differences that can lead to miscommunication, misunderstandings and the like, as one young French woman who is currently on an exchange student programme in the country can attest to.  Good thing netizens...

E-scooter ban: NUS students issue letter of support for food delivery riders

Singapore—A letter, signed by over 100 present and past National University of Singapore (NUS) students was sent to media outlets over the weekend expressing support for food delivery riders in the wake of the e-scooter ban on public footpaths, which was announced in Parliament...

Molest victim of NUS student had no idea of apology letter written to her

Singapore—The victim in the latest high-profile case of molestation by a university student has expressed surprise that a handwritten apology letter from the molester, supposedly addressed to her, was published in a daily newspaper as she has never seen it. Karmen Siew wrote on Sunday,...