Is Degree Important in Singapore

A degree is not that important in Singapore? Wrong! “You own a degree, but so what? You can’t eat it. If that cannot give you a good life, a good job, it is meaningless.” Well said Mr. Khaw, during a recent dialogue session. But let’s...

Failure allowed in NTU

NTU is usually “more quiet” compared to the other public universities in Singapore. Probably its relatively remote location in the western part of Singapore makes it more far away from the press. But recently its name gets mentioned rather frequently, as it introduces a...

NUS Gate of Honor is Open Wider than Before

 For a university student, graduating with an honor is a great title to have. It is no surprising that many students try their best to pass through the Gate of Honor. Unfortunately, not everyone can pass through the Gate and land the coveted title....

NUS Grade Free Semester for First Year Students a Boon or a Bane?

A safety net for exams: the new initiative of NUS “NUS” has become a buzzword in education news in the past few months, with many initiatives taken by the administration. But few initiatives are as bold as the most recent one: it allows freshmen to...