Curriculum

  • 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)

    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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Events

1 September 2015 (Tuesday), 6.00-8.00pm
Paula Madison – Screening of “Finding Samuel Lowe” followed by Q&A
Performance Hall, Yale-NUS College
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15 April 2015 (Wednesday), 6.30 – 7.30pm
Noeleen Heyzer – Leading Change Through the United Nations: A Personal Journey
University Town Auditorium 3 @ College of Alice & Peter Tan
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18 March 2015 (Wednesday), 6.30pm to 7.30pm
R Howard Bloch — Charles Baudelaire and the Question of Modernity
University Town Auditorium 3 @ College of Alice & Peter Tan
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Newsroom

  • July 15, 2015
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  • 15 July 2015: The YSEALI Experience
  • Written by Sheryl Foo | Images provided by Jeffrey Tong “Young people like you have to be the ones who lead us forward.” – U.S. President Barack Obama, quoted on the YSEALI webs...

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  • July 1, 2015
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  • 1 July 2015: Yale-NUS students celebrate the ex...
  • Written by Clare Isabel Ee | Image provided by Kalya Kee Waterskier and Yale-NUS Class of 2018 student, Kalya Kee, on the water. In 1959, the South East Asian (SEA) Games was he...

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  • June 24, 2015
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  • 24 June 2015: For the love of language, and more
  • Written by Amelia Chew | Images as credited View of the Port of Alicante, Spain, where Zhi Wen spent her summer learning Spanish. Image by Yap Zhi Wen  With more than 400 millio...

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  • June 17, 2015
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  • 17 June 2015: If I had one more day to live, I ...
  • Written by Clare Isabel Ee | Images provided by Joyan Tan  Students Joyan Tan (L) and Carissa Lim (R) teamed up to organised the Living Wall. Image provided by Joyan Tan What wo...

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  • June 10, 2015
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  • 10 June 2015: The undying legacy of Georgette Chen
  • Written by Melissa Wang | Images as credited Dr Maria Taroutina, the inaugural recipient for the Georgette Chen Fellowship Grant. Image by Melissa Wang You may have caught the r...

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  • June 3, 2015
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  • 3 June 2015: Sports at Yale-NUS
  • Written by Jacqueline Su | Images as credited Image by YNC Photography Club Over the past academic year, Yale-NUS’ athletic programmes have seen much growth. Students are provid...

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