NUS BBA 12 September 2013

Undergrads Excel in International Competitions

One of the perks of working in a school environment, is the vibrancy and energy , because of the students on campus. In our corporate communications department, we receive many university and school news everyday. But one of the most delighting news is always hearing about our students win in the national and international competition – and there are many of them!

Recently, our undergraduate students had some noteworthy accomplishments. Our  BBA student, Marc Chan, won the Maybank GO Ahead Challenge in Kuala Lumpur, held from 25 to 30 August.

The Maybank Go Ahead Challenge, which is now in its second year, is a multi-disciplinary business
talent competition open to recent graduates and final-year university students, testing their business acumen, problem-solving skills, mathematical ability, and their capacity to work in high-pressure environments. Some 16 candidates were selected from more than 2,700 applicants from across Malaysia to go through to the grand finale where they competed with participants from  10 countries and territories, including  Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, China and the UK.

Our BBA student, Marc Chan’s team, Transformers, consisted of  Syeda Preanka from Bangladesh, Roger Leung Cheuk Hin from Hong Kong, Ng Ka Jeng from Malaysia, Tung Ly from Vietnam, and Irma Sani from Indonesia.They won the competition and a cash prize of $30,000

L-R: Roger Leung (University of Hong Kong), Irma Sani (Prasetiya Mulya Business School), Ng Ka Jeng (HELP University), Syeda Preanka (Imperial College London), Ly Tung (RMIT), Marc Chan (National University of Singapore)

L-R: Roger Leung (University of Hong Kong), Irma Sani (Prasetiya Mulya Business School), Ng Ka Jeng (HELP University), Syeda Preanka (Imperial College London), Ly Tung (RMIT), Marc Chan (National University of Singapore)

Another spectacular win came from Team Springboards for coming in as 1st Runner up in the City Developments Limited-Singapore Compact (CDL-SC) Young Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Competition 2013. The challenge was to submit a business proposal to transform a Small and Medium Enterprise business into an exemplary sustainable corporation meeting global standards.
The Team Springboard included undergraduates from Business and Law faculties:Gilbert Neo, Sylvia Look, Cao Hui, Victor David Lau, Justin Ho.

From left: Victor David Lau, Justin Ho, Gilbert.

From left: Victor David Lau, Justin Ho, Gilbert.

Congratulations, team!! We’re proud of you!