Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Asia’s growing impact on global higher education

Writer: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, former NUS President28 Dec 2017

This commentary by former NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan was based on a keynote lecture he delivered on 7 December 2017 at the Royal Society in London.

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The long and short of Singapore history: cycles, pivots and continuities

The long and short of Singapore history: cycles, pivots and continuities

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College05 Sep 2018
Kevin Rudd: U.S. - China Relations, North Korea & the Future of the Global Order

Kevin Rudd: U.S. - China Relations, North Korea & the Future of the Global Order

Speaker: Hon. Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute24 Jul 2018
Forum on Religious Harmony 2018

Forum on Religious Harmony 2018

Speaker: Mr Wong Kan Seng, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister for Home Affairs03 Jul 2018