Year 4 Accounting undergraduate, Martin Lau stresses that success is not defined by grades, jobs or money. Be it academics, career or personal well-being, success only comes with finding the right balance. Here, Martin shares how NUS Business School has moulded him into who he is today.
Martin skydiving last June in Madrid
People feel the concept of “business” as general. However, business teaches you to ask, not just speak; to understand, not just memorise; and to justify, not just answer. It teaches you to be creative, not just smart; and to be ethical, not just legal. For me, it has taught me to fly, not just run.
BBA Year 3 Wong Jun Jie, who is pursuing a specialisation in Management and also a University Scholars Programme (USP) student talks about his interests outside of the classroom.
Hanging out in the Bizad Club room
Believing in living life to the fullest, that was exactly what BBA Year 4 Lionel Tan has been doing his entire student life in NUS Business School. Specialising in Marketing, Lionel has travelled around Europe during his student exchange programme in London, competing in case competitions, experiencing hall life and much more.
Here, he dispenses advice on the attitudes to embrace during the time spent in university and how NUS Business School has prepared him for the challenges to come after graduating.
In Shanghai where Lionel’s (first row, left) team conducted market research for a company during the Bizad Leadership Development Programme
Mr Eugene Wong and Madam Emily Chin, proud alumni of NUS Business School, both of class 1992, recently made a joint decision to invest in the Emily Chin & Eugene Wong Scholarship. They share their reasons for giving back to their alma mater.
Eugene and Emily’s son taking a “spin” with an F1 car at the NUS Faculty of Engineering
Whether you are a freshman or in your final semester, there are always plenty of opportunities to network with important corporate partners through the strong alliances NUS Business School has.
BBA Year 4 Li Shuyuan who is doing a double degree in Business Administration and Industrial & System Engineering shares her recent L’Oréal Walking Tour guided by alum Andrew Tay.
How well do you know your products under the L’Oréal brand?
Transitioning into the corporate world feels daunting and exciting at the same time. Recent BBA graduate Choi Fong Wa looks back on her time in NUS Business School and shares her most memorable experiences and learning moments that will no doubt help shape her career for a long time.
Orientation back when Fong Wa (centre) was a freshie
At the peak for Rag & Flag
I recently graduated in December 2016 after 4 years in NUS Business School where I majored in Marketing. I was offered a Management Trainee role in Kraft Heinz Company in August 2016 before I graduated and have since started working here in January 2017.
Being away from home is never an easy move. Especially if you’re flying almost halfway around the world, and having to attend classes with practically strangers. However, you’re never a stranger for too long when you’re Singapore, and everyone bonds over food.
With final exams looming and the semester coming to an end, Outside-in caught up with Amber Deltgen of Wisconsin School of Business and Ashley Herr of The University of Texas at Austin, as they share their experiences in and around NUS Business School and Singapore.
Alum Liao Shuangwei (class of 2014) sheds some light on the world of banking as a student transitioning into the corporate world.
Shuangwei (left) at her Commencement ceremony
Upon graduation, I joined Citibank as a Management Associate. This position gave me the privilege to explore a new role every 6 months. Over the past 2 years, I have completed stints with Compliance, Collections (Credit Operations), FX Corporate Sales (Global Markets) and Investment Products (Wealth Management). Since the beginning of 2017, I’ve been managing sales as a Citigold Relationship Manager. The exposure from each different role has been nothing short of fulfilling.
Critical, passionate and a team player is how Ling Xin Yi describes herself. For the Year 4 BAC Student, whose goal is to pursue a career in Financial Planning and Analysis, these are traits that she’s developed and honed at NUS Business School.
XinYi’s (right) first day on the Student Exchange Programme, all the way at the other end of the world, in the very very cold Montreal, Canada
As a person who’s always been interested in numbers and how they affect business decisions, the decision to pursue an accountancy degree with a specialisation in Finance was a natural one.
BBA Year 3 Sharyn C. Poerwanto specialising in Finance and Management tells us why she chose to study in NUS Business School and what she has come to love so far during her time here.
Sharyn (centre in green) and the NUS team at the Champions Trophy in Auckland for its 10th year Anniversary