NUS Highlights

Learn how our transformative education and multidisciplinary research have nurtured effective global leaders, impacted society and transformed lives for the better.

President's Welcome

We are Singapore’s flagship university. We hope you will be inspired by the many fascinating facets that make NUS a leading global university centred in Asia.

Shaping the Future

“At NUS, we are moving boldly — and concertedly — to expand tomorrow's frontiers. We believe that we have the power to shape the future, for the better.”

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Come discover our exciting and vibrant campus and find out why #NUSLife is invigorating and fulfilling.

Thought Leadership

Distinguished thought leaders, movers and shakers in Singapore and across the globe gather regularly on campus to share their insights and engage in intellectual discourse.


The road to better pandemic planning

Digital tools are providing new data on what a city needs to be crisis-ready. A key lesson, which may be new to many people is that urban design plays an important role, right down to the length of streets. Dr Woo Jun Jie, Senior Research Fellow from the Department of Governance and Economy at the Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS, opined that it is essential for the authorities to include urban design in planning for a post-COVID-19 world, and in anticipation of future infectious disease outbreaks.

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Survival, success and the sea: The importance of Unclos to Singapore

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) has played a pivotal role in Singapore’s development from maritime colony to maritime state. Assistant Professor Tara Davenport from the Faculty of Law at NUS remarked on how the treaty, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, continues to have enduring relevance to Singapore.

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