2015   27 August 2015
Farming start-up brings innovation to rural China
An innovative agricultural business formed by six NUS EMBA alumni in southwest China aims to change the face of Chinese farming and improve the lives of rural communities. The company, Vicfarm Manufacture Association (VMA), was founded by a group of businessmen who studied in the APEX-C MBA programme. Although they…
Competitions   14 August 2015
BBA Orientation: Bonding and building rapport
Orientation seems to be a time of fun and games for Business School first-year undergraduate students. But it is an important period that allows them to settle into university life before classes start, according to Belmen Woo, the outgoing Vice-President for Student Life, Management Committee, Bizad Club.
MBA   06 August 2015
NUS MBA kicks off with Orientation; students from as far afield as Peru taking part
Some 181 students, both full-time and part-time, representing some 20 nationalities make up this year’s MBA intake – a rich diversity of nationalities and backgrounds. Adding to this global mix are Azerbaijani Anar Rahbarli and Peruvian Joao Nunez, making it the first time that countries of Azerbaijan and Peru are…
Alumni   03 August 2015
Creating a start-up out of a plastic bag
Imagine having a plastic bag that weighs a mere 300 grams and serves an important source of drinkable water at disaster zones? A Singapore start-up called Wateroam has done exactly that, coming up with Fieldtrate Lite. The product uses a novel ceramic-based membrane that resembles a floor tile to filter…