Coronavirus: NUS, NTU and SMU let students write off grades for modules this semester, The Straits Times, 28 March 2020

The Straits Times reported that the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University (SMU) are letting students write off their grades for modules this semester, to ease anxieties about disruptions to learning amid the coronavirus outbreak. The report also quoted Yale-NUS Executive Vice President (Academic Affairs) Professor Joanne Roberts, saying that students have been cautioned to seek advice from their academic adviser that choosing such an option may impact how a future professional or graduate school views their transcript. Prof Roberts said that as a community of learning, this means helping our students focus on learning while setting aside, as far as we can, their worries about achievement metrics.

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