The road to flexibility in changing majors, The Straits Times, 3 July 2017

The Straits Times noted that there is greater flexibility at Yale-NUS compared to other institutions, where students are allowed to change their major up till the end of the second instructional week in their graduating year.  Mr Chua Yao Hui (Class of 2017) had his heart set on studying economics when it was time for him to declare a major after his second year at Yale-NUS College. He later made a switch to mathematical, computational and statistical sciences after he found a new love in programming when he took his first computer science class at Harvard as part of a year-long exchange programme in his third year. Mr Chua, 25, who graduated in May, is now a software engineer at online marketplace Carousell.

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