• 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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2 April 2014 (Wednesday), 6.30pm to 7.45pm
Jay Garfield – Just Another Word For Nothing Left To Lose: Freedom, Agency And Morality For Mādhyamikas
Professor Jay Garfield
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11 March 2014 (Tuesday), 5pm to 6pm
J Y Pillay Visiting Distinguished Professor, Bryan Garsten: Rethinking Solitude
Bryan Garsten, J Y Pillay Visiting Distinguished Professor
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12 March 2014 (Wednesday). 5pm to 6pm
Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies, Deborah Davis: Replacing the Urban: Rural Binary
Deborah Davis, Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies
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  • May 7, 2014
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  • 7 May 2014: Yale-NUS student wins global youth ...
  • By Kelly Tan Volunteerism. Apprenticeship. Entrepreneurship. These were the key pillars of an education system to groom leaders of a different future, conceived by Team IGNITE, ...

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  • April 30, 2014
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  • 30 April 2014: Yale-NUS’s first End of the Year...
  • By Clare Isabel Ee Almost a year after the first class of students were admitted, Yale-NUS College celebrated the end of classes for the first academic year. Colorful paper plan...

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  • April 23, 2014
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  • 23 April 2014: Professor Jay Garfield explores ...
  • By James Edwin Benkowski Professor Jay Garfield, the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor of Humanities and Head of Studies in Philosophy at Yale-NUS College, gave a Presiden...

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  • April 16, 2014
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  • 16 April 2014: Chen family supports art at Yale...
  • “One cannot find a better place than Singapore and Yale-NUS College to study Asian art. Yale-NUS, with its excellent resources and ideal location in a region with a burgeo...

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  • April 9, 2014
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  • 9 April 2014: Professor Sir Peter Crane FRS and...
  • By Clare Isabel Ee  In March 2014, the Yale-NUS College Governing Board welcomed two distinguished members, Professor Sir Peter Crane, Carl W. Knobloch Jr. Dean at the School of...

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  • April 2, 2014
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  • 2 April 2014: Professors Derek Heng and Sarah W...
  • By Clare Isabel Ee On 2 April 2014, President Pericles Lewis gathered the entire Yale-NUS College community of students, faculty and staff to make an announcement on the residen...

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