At NUS, Double Degree Programmes (DDPs) allow students to graduate with two different degrees in two disciplines. The programme enable students to develop deep expertise in more than one core discipline, addressing the trend of students gaining knowledge in multiple fields beyond their domain expertise.
Recent BBA graduate Eugenia Lee looks back on her time in NUS Business School and shares her experiences in the DDP – Marketing and Communications and New Media (CNM).
Eugenia (centre) with her teammates at a case competition in Australia
With the great leadership of this year’s Bizad Club Rag and Flag committee, NUS Business School undergraduates made a historic and record breaking win by sweeping all major awards at this year’s NUS Rag & Flag.
The students brought home the event’s top two most coveted distinctions:
– Flag Shield
– Rag Gold Award
And three key accolades:
– Highest Amount Raised Award for Flag
– Best Float For Rag
– Best Costumes For Rag
As part of Academic Year 16/17, the NUS Business School Flag Committee partnered Metta Welfare Association, a charity focused on caring for the intellectually disabled community. In the past seven months the Flag Committee organised multiple events, like the Chinese New Year Dinner, Grant-A-Wish Project, Batik Painting Session, Farm Hopping Experience, Hari Raya Celebration and Picnic Session at Marina Barrage with Metta.
Here, the Flag Committee shares their experience in organising these activities, as well as raising funds for the beneficiary.
The inaugural NUS-SP Group Case Competition concluded 8 September, with NUS Business School undergraduates clinching the champion trophy for the National segment, and Queen’s University coming in first for the International segment.
BBA Year 2 James Nicholas shares his team’s experience after presenting to the top honchos of title sponsor SP (Singapore Power) Group in the finals.
Champions Team Quantum Strategy of the National segment of the NUS-SP Case Competition, together with the panel of judges from NUS Business School and Singapore Power Group
Digital disruption is happening across businesses, industries and countries. Speaking to about 200 The NUS BBA students, Ms Zarina Lam Stanford, Head of Marketing Asia Pacific and Japan SAP gave a talk on how the digitisation is transforming the business world at NUS Business School. Stephanie Lam, final year Accountancy and Marketing student, recounts the interactive session held on 6 September 2017.
From right: emcee and final year student Stephanie Lam; speaker Zarina Lam Stanford; A/P Ang Swee Hoon; and members of SAP marketing team
Organised by the Career Services Office, the annual Relazione career networking event aims to connect graduating undergraduates with international and local organisations for career opportunities. This year’s edition was held on 23 August and was attended by about 250 students. More than 45 companies were at the event including Apple, Lazada, Unilever and Singtel.
The sixth edition of the Bizad Leadership Development Programme (BLDP) kicked off on 23 August with more than 20 undergraduate students meeting up with some 15 of their mentors, who are senior executives in their respective industries, at a dinner event.
The Leadership Dialogue Series is a platform for senior industry figures share their perspectives and experiences with students as part of their holistic learning experience. Kicking off the series for this semester was Mr Guan Yeow Kwang, CEO, Mizuho Bank (Singapore).
The pace of technological innovation is disrupting the financial industry, forcing them to embrace change. But the banks face challenges such as entrenched work cultures and a history of legacy processes.
BBA students Chloe Chng Hui Shan, Foo Hui Yun, Pang Ye Fun and Tan Xin Yi worked on a field service project (FSP) entitled “A New Corporate Governance Framework for Trusts in Singapore” with the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) earlier this year. Their work was incorporated into the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index 2017, and even made it in the local news!
From left to right: Pang Ye Fun, Chloe Chng, Tan Xin Yi and Felicia Foo
Here, they share their thoughts on completing their FSP that featured a strong Real Estate component.
Some 100 NUS Business School alumni and their families joined the Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day on 19 August at Utown. The event is NUS’ annual homecoming to welcome alumni, students, staff and their families to the NUS campus.
Family Day had programmes such as stage performances by alumni performers, a self-defence demonstration, sports activities, music workshops, drone and racing car simulators, an art exhibition and an outdoor movie screening of animated film Trolls.