• Common Curriculum

    At the heart of every student’s education is a program of coursework known as the Common Curriculum. Centered on the most fundamental questions in the liberal arts and science, it will offer students some understanding of the natural world, human psyche and social life, literature, the arts and history, and philosophical and mathematical thought.

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  • Majors

    Each major provides systematic training in a specific academic discipline or interdisciplinary area, and is designed to give students ample scope and flexibility to explore their interest in a chosen area of knowledge, while providing direction and depth to their studies.

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Seasonal Highlights

Our Faculty

  • Rajeev S Patke

    Humanities (Literature in English)

    Prof Patke brings a firm commitment to the introduction of a liberal arts curriculum to Southeast Asia, and a keen interest in an integrated approach to the arts as part of the overall experience of a liberal arts education for the 21st century.

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  • Kang Hway Chuan

    Science (Chemistry)

    Professor Kang has been actively involved for many years in the development of modules in the Chemistry Department, contributing to the design and teaching of a number of modules in physical chemistry at undergraduate and graduate levels, and in applied chemistry.

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  • Jane M Jacobs

    Social Sciences (Urban Studies)

    Professor Jacobs has developed innovative pedagogies for field and classroom based urban studies, which include comparative thinking, multi-disciplinary approaches, and community-linked, research-based learning.

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14 January 2016 (Thursday), 6.30-7.50pm
Mark Tushnet – Social Movements and the U.S. Constitution
Performance Hall, Yale-NUS College
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12 January 2016 (Tuesday), 6.30-7.50pm
William Deresiewicz – The Purpose of Liberal Arts
Performance Hall, Yale-NUS College
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20 November 2015 (Friday), 6.30-8.00pm
Daniel Bell & Philip Pettit – A Debate on “How Much Democracy? How Much Meritocracy?”
Performance Hall, Yale-NUS College
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  • February 2, 2016
  • 2 February 2016: US Ambassador to Singapore kic...
  • Written by Jeannie Tay  | Image by David Royster US Ambassador Kirk Wagar (left) addressing questions from the audience, in a session moderated by Yale-NUS College President Lew...

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  • January 22, 2016
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  • 22 January 2016: President’s Speaker Series wel...
  • Written by Melissa Wang | Images by Aleithia Low Last week, Yale-NUS College played host to two distinguished speakers, Professor William Deresiewicz and Professor Mark Tushnet,...

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  • January 12, 2016
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  • 12 January 2015: A feature on performing arts g...
  • Written by Clare Isabel Ee | Images by YNC Photography At Yale-NUS College, the thriving performing arts scene is buzzing with life and activity, with an endless stream of creat...

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  • January 8, 2016
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  • 8 January 2016: Beyond the efforts of nation st...
  • Written by Melissa Wang | Image by Daniel Constable for Angel Hsu In December 2015, the 21st Convention of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (...

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  • December 29, 2015
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  • 29 December 2015: Yale-NUS Student Investment G...
  • Written by Clare Isabel Ee | Image from YNSIG Facebook page A Yale-NUS student listens attentively to CEO Praveen Jagwani’s talk on ‘An Investment Case for IndiaR...

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  • December 22, 2015
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  • 22 December 2015: Thick in action at COP21
  • Written by Jeannie Tay | Images by Kei Franklin The 2015 Conference of Parties (COP) 21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, has been widely hailed as a historic ev...

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