A leading global university located in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s largest university and the oldest institute of higher learning in Singapore. NUS is a research-intensive university with a global approach to education and research, and has an enrolment of 38,000 students from more than 100 countries. Its transformative education includes a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment.
The University now spans three campuses. The main campus in southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge is home to major faculties such as Engineering and Science, as well as Yale-NUS. The Bukit Timah campus houses the Faculty of Law, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and research institutes, while the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School is located at the Outram campus in Chinatown.
NUS boats 23 Research Institutions and 3 Research Centres of Excellence, alongside collaborations with national and international institutions. The university also offers students the opportunity to be involved in research through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programme, in Computing, Dentistry, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Science.
NUS is consistently ranked as one of Asia’s top universities. According to the latest 016 Times Higher Education World Rankings, NUS is ranked 9th in the world and 1st in Asia. The university also fared well in the 2015 Quacquarelli Synods (QS) World University Rankings, coming in 12th in the world and 1st in Asia.
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