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  • 13 March 2019: New Dean of Students Robert Wess...

    By Melissa Wang Since the inaugural cohort started classes in 2013, Yale-NUS College has had six batches of students and has “reached a critical moment in its evolution – no longer in the pioneer early days,” shared the new Dean of Students Robert Wessling. Dean Wessling, who took the helm in February, has extensive experience...

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  • 12 March 2019: Encouraging conscious conversati...

    By Dodi Yap Image by Ashbel Chioh/Yale-NUS College   Yale-NUS College’s Diversity Week 2019 brought together members of the College community in a series of events and activities that initiated conversations on gender, accessibility, society and identity, as well as challenging accepted norms and differences. The second edition of this annu...

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  • 29 January 2019: The season of service: Yale-NU...

    By Daryl Yang Image provided by Joel Yew. Instead of taking a break after completing her first semester at Yale-NUS, Saoirse Lighbourne (Class of 2022) was back in the classroom during the year-end term break. But this time, she was there not as a student but a teacher. Saoirse was volunteering for a holiday programme...

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  • 24 January 2019: Student publications: A reflec...

    By Kelly Ng With over 900 students from more than 60 countries across 6 continents enrolled, diversity is at the core of Yale-NUS College. This diversity ensures that Yale-NUS students have the opportunity to gain a more informed understanding of people of different races, ethnicity, national backgrounds, religions, cultures and beliefs. Reflect...

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  • 8 January 2019: Yale-NUS Women’s Football Team ...

    By Kelly Ng The start of the academic year kicked off with the Inter-Faculty Games (IFGs), an annual sports championship where 11 faculties from the National University of Singapore (NUS) competed against one another in more than 20 sports. This year, 19 teams represented Yale-NUS College in the IFGs. The men’s and women’s swimming teams,...

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  • 23 October 2018: From hosting dinners to writin...

    By Kelly Ng A fundamental quality that underscores a distinctively Yale-NUS College experience would be the residential model where students are required to stay in one of the three residential colleges (RCs), Cendana College, Elm College and Saga College for all four years of their undergraduate education. Within each RC, students play a key ro...

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