01 March 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

To cater to increasing interest in computing courses and industry demand for IT professionals, NUS announced that it will be offering almost 900 places in computing-related courses for incoming students this coming Academic Year, up from 732 places previously.

NUS News, 1 March 2018

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01 March 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

Even before Ms Poornima Venkataraman graduated from NUS in July last year, several tech companies had come calling. Said the 24-year-old, who studied business analytics: "I knew it's a very interesting area with a lot of opportunities." She is an account manager at Facebook Singapore where she is part of a team working with small and medium businesses in the Indian market to grow their business through Facebook platforms. Mr Yeo Quan Yang, who graduated with a computer science degree from NUS last year, said the skillset he acquired at university helped him to learn fast, such as picking up new programming languages. Like him, many of his friends have been given "big opportunities" to work with tech giants like Google, said the 26-year-old software engineer with Apple in California.

The Straits Times, 1 March 2018



26 February 2018 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty Alum News Media

Chng Hui Yie entered computing due to her interest in Neopets and blogging when she was younger. While her parents were reluctant for her to study computing, her decision paid off. Last year, she graduated from NUS with a degree in computer science. Ms Chng, who started working a month after graduation, and earns about $5,000 as a software engineer in inventory management startup TradeGecko. The latest annual survey of graduates shows that fresh graduates in business, economics and computing see the biggest pay jumps. NUS graduates in computer science have enjoyed a median gross salary of $4,285 in 2017. Associate Professor Goh Khim Yong, vice-dean of coporate relations at NUS Computing, said computing degrees attract one of the highest starting salaries. It overtook other fields like dental surgery last year. He added that every sector needs IT and that computing ties industries like transportation and media together. 

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