Ranked third in FT Asia-Pacific Business Schools Ranking

NUS Business School is proud to announce it has been ranked the number three business school in Asia-Pacific by the Financial Times. The high position in the newly released FT Asia-Pacific Business Schools Ranking also makes us the number one business school in Singapore.

This is the first time the FT has published a ranking specifically of Asia-Pacific business schools. According to FT, the rankings are based on “the quality and breadth of business schools’ postgraduate programmes”.

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NUS tops rankings in Asia again

Times Higher Education (THE) ranked NUS as the best university in Asia again! We were Numero Uno in 2016 and again this year. Not only that – at the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, Business and Economics were among the top 20 subject areas ranked for NUS at 16th! THe other three were Computer Science; Engineering and Technology; and Physical Sciences.

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EMBA alumni conquering Lop Nor desert in 10 days

Two Executive MBA (Chinese) alumni spent 10 days instead of the planned six days, navigating through the tough terrains of Xinjiang’s Lop Nor. With the original route of 3,500KM, it stretched to become over 5,000KM with multiple backtracking that resulted in almost twice the amount of time taken to complete the crossing of the desert. We speak to Zhang Runbin and Liu Wuli who recount their experience driving across this infamous “no man’s land”. Both had previously completed the Gobi Desert Challenge together and love the great outdoors.

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Many ‘firsts’ for Queen’s University at the NUS-SP Group Case Competition

The inaugural NUS-SP Group Case Competition concluded 8 September, with Queen’s University coming in first for the International segment and NUS Business School undergraduates clinching the champion trophy for the National segment.

Charmaine Arellano-Chua, team leader of the Queen’s University team speaks to us about their journey to Singapore and being part of this case competition.

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Shaping the future in Fintech

Faculty and staff from NUS Business School and School of Computing spent an exciting week at the Singapore Fintech Festival, one of the largest such gatherings in the world.

Held at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13-17 November, the festival brought together start-ups, tech companies, investors, big name financial institutions, educators and government agencies.

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Awarded for excellence in adult education

Professor Christopher Chia has been appointed Adult Education Fellow (AEF) by SkillsFuture Singapore, its highest award for professionals who set the benchmark for quality and excellence in adult education.

Professor Chia was among five individuals that made up the first ever recipients of the AEF award which was presented at a ceremony officiated by Senior Minister of State for Education and Communications and Information, Dr Janil Puthucheary at the Institute for Adult Learning.

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Leadership Dialogue Series with Professor Robert C. Merton

The Leadership Dialogue Series (LDS) is a platform for senior industry figures share their perspectives and experiences with students as part of their holistic learning experience. For this edition, we invited Nobel laureate Professor Robert C. Merton, a Distinguished Professor of Finance at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University.

At this session, he discussed topics on the impact technology and financial innovation have on the economy. According to him, while a well-functioning financial system is essential to achieve sustainable economic growth and development, innovation is key to foster growth and improvements in the financial system.

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