NUS Computing - News Media /news/news-media Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:00:14 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (NUS) From Normal (Tech) to an honours degree, techie realises dream after 20 years /news/news-media/2664-2018-nicholas-ooi /news/news-media/2664-2018-nicholas-ooi Electronic Commerce graduate Nicholas Ooi struggled with his studies in primary and secondary school, he also struggled with a three-hour daily commute from Johor Bahru to Singapore. After completing a Normal (Technical) course in secondary school, Nicholas was posted to the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College, where he could pursue his passion for computers. Nicholas is now the co-founder of a volunteer management startup, Bantu Life, to empower the social service sector using technology.

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comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (comwsyc) News Media Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:04:00 +0800
Overcoming great odds, they now aim high /news/news-media/2663-2018-thiru /news/news-media/2663-2018-thiru M Thirukkumaran did poorly for his PSLE and almost dropped out of secondary school for his poor academic performance. But thanks to his Mathematics teacher, Mr Tan Thiam Boon, Thiru started to perform well at his Mathematics tests and overcame the odds to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics with highest distinction this year. He will also address his peers as the valedictorian at his graduation ceremony.

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comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (comwsyc) News Media Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:04:00 +0800
Campus Hunter Episode 3 /news/news-media/2653-2018-campus-hunter /news/news-media/2653-2018-campus-hunter Two YES933 deejays visit various Singapore universities to discover the different inventions created by students. YES933 deejay Cai Weibin visited NUS Computing's makerspace, Makers@SOC, to test out Silver Flexer, an elderly exercise machine created by NUS Engineering and NUS Computing students for the Robots@NUS competition held earlier this year.

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comlimsi@nus.edu.sg (comwsyc) News Media Mon, 09 Jul 2018 10:04:00 +0800