Tag Archives: Straits Times 25 Nov 2014

BETTER SCORES NOW NEEDED FOR NUS ARTS FACULTY

REMEMBER the days when one B and two Cs would get a student into the arts and social sciences faculty of the National University of Singapore? Not any more. This year, A-level holders needed at least an A and two Bs, despite the faculty taking in the largest number of students at the university - 1,700 in all.

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WHY ENGINEERING GRADS MOVE ON TO OTHER JOBS

"The work was monotonous, the pay of my seniors seemed stagnant and they had limited career progression options," said the 26-year-old, who has since become a personal banker. "About a third of my friends who studied engineering ended up doing something completely different," he added.

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VISION OF A SMART NATION IS TO MAKE LIFE BETTER: PM LEE

THE need for Singapore to be a "smart nation", using the latest technology to benefit the country, is about making life better for the people and more. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also envisions it helping the nation to keep abreast of leading cities such as Shanghai, San Francisco and Sydney.

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