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Three students receive new Future Economy Scholarship

20 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

20 September 2017 – The first Future Economy Scholarship, supported by the Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM), was officially launched on Monday, this week, at NUS Computing.

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Apprenticeship degree scheme a big draw

18 September 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

A new scheme modeled after German and Swiss apprenticeship models has seen keen interest from university students. NUS is piloting the Cooperative Education Programme, which places students on 18 month internships. It will kick off with students in the business analytics and information security programmes, who start internships next May.

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The small data challenge for big business

18 September 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

Associate Professor Keith Carter from NUS School of Computing explains why Big Data is essential for business survival in today's data driven world. He also suggests how companies can stay relevant, using Big Data, and not lose out to e-commerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba.

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Three NUS students receive Future Economy Scholarships from LBKM

18 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student News Media

Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) and NUS Computing launched the Future Economy Scholarship, an effort to encourage more Malay/Muslim students to pursue further studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). LBKM has donated $45,000 to the scholarship, which will be given out over a course of three years. Three Computing students received the scholarship, each amounting to $5,000. Adil Azmoon, Khairul Riqzi and Ismahfaris Ismail are the first recipients of the scholarship. 

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4 new ways to get a degree

14 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) offers Undergraduate Certificate courses in Engineering or Computing disciplines, in partnership with the NUS School of Computing and Faculty of Engineering. These courses do not need students to commit to a degree programme from the onset, but allows for a sequence of credentials – such as certificates – that can be accumulated and used immediately in the student’s career.

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Computing students win first place in DXC Technology Hackathon

12 September 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

12 September 2017 – A team of students from the School of Computing and Faculty of Arts and Social Science won first place in the inaugural DXC Technology Hackathon “The Future of Innovation Challenge”.

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NUS Computing receives NUS Giving Top Achievement Award

11 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum

11 September 2017 – NUS Computing received the Top Achievement Award for having the most number of graduates participating in the recent Commencement Class Giving 2017 campaign.

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DXC Technology Announces Singapore Winner of First “The Future of Innovation Challenge”

11 September 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty News Media

Business Analytics students Yong Zhun Hung, Goh Jie Da, Nicholas Foo and Global Studies student Oh Jia Zhen, won first place in in DXC Technology's inaugural hackathon, which aimed to address Singapore's healthcare challenges with next generation technologies. 

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Specialised degrees give best returns on university fees: Study

07 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

Consumer research firm compared tuition fees of different majors at NUS with the annual starting salaries of students who graduated last year, adjusted for the employment rates of different graduates. Computer science, information systems and computer engineering courses took the top three spots for the university majors that reaped the most financially in the first year of graduation.

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Singapore and Indonesia sign deals covering security, education, digital economy

07 September 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

PM Lee and President Joko witnessed the signing of four memoranda of understanding (MOU) at the Istana. They include MOUs on education cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Indonesia's Ministry of Education and Culture, and Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (MORTHE). Singapore Polytechnic and National University of Singapore will assist Indonesia to develop more digital talent. NUS School of Computing will be setting up a visiting scholars programme for Indonesian university scholars to exchange new ideas and to enhance their digitals skills, and to teach these skills to their peers after the programme.

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Seven new faculty members join NUS Computing

21 August 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

 

21 August 2017 – NUS Computing welcomes seven new faculty members—three in the Department of Computer Science and four in the Department of Information Systems and Analytics. They are:

 

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A flair for tech and business

11 July 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics Alum News Media

Lim Guo Hong, a recent Information Systems graduate, founded a globally successful start-up that was acquired for close to $1.6 million, all before he graduated from university. The online car-rental start-up, RC9, was set up by Guo Hong in his undergraduate days and was used in more than 7,300 locations across 150 countries.

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Fewer university applicants list law as first choice, but more drawn to computing

06 July 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

With the interest in law waning, computing is the hottest ticket in the university. NUS vice-provost Bernard Tan said NUS saw a 35 per cent increase in the number of students listing computer science courses as their first choice. The NUS Computing offered 520 places this year, an increase from 370 places last year. 

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Digital Competitiveness: Lion City 2

02 July 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty Student News Media

Singapore has become a prime destination for many of the world’s biggest technology companies to set up their offices. Professor Sanjay Jain attributed the growing popularity of Computing among students to the job prospects available. He added that the starting salaries of Computing graduates are comparable to students from Law and Medicine. A team of NUS Computing students created an app, Track Pack, which uses NFC technology to track the location of household items. The students shared how Computing is growing in popularity, and that the prospects in Computing are becoming better than traditionally popular courses like Medicine, Business and Law. The number of undergraduate intake increased by 16%, and the school plans to increase the intake of Masters students by 30%.

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Department of Information Systems renamed Department of Information Systems & Analytics

01 June 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics

01 June 2017 - NUS Computing’s Department of Information Systems has been renamed the Department of Information Systems and Analytics (DISA), in keeping with current trends in industry that underscore the importance of big data and analytics, and the interdependency between information systems and analytics.

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NUS Computing faculty members recognised for teaching excellence

29 May 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Faculty

 

29 May 2017 - NUS Computing faculty members have been honoured for their excellence in teaching at the 2017 Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (ATEA) Ceremony, held on 15 May at the University Hall Auditorium.

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NUS Computing students excel at NUS Data Science Student Challenge

26 May 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics Student

 

26 May 2017 - NUS Computing students performed well at the NUS Data Science Student Challenge, clinching four of the top six positions.

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NUS launches three new part-time degrees in business analytics, cyber security and software engineering

23 May 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

 

Three new part-time degree programmes - in business analytics, cyber security and software engineering - have been launched by NUS amid growing demand for professionals in these sectors. These Bachelor of Technology (BTech) programmes will be offered on a part-time basis from August by the School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (Scale) at NUS in partnership with NUS Computing.

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NUS Computing to offer digital transformation module in partnership with Standard Chartered

09 May 2017 Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

 

NUS Computing and Standard Chartered Bank have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the co-development and co-delivery of a module on digital transformation. As part of this partnership with NUS Computing, Standard Chartered will also offer internship opportunities to promising students pursuing the Information Systems and Business Analytics degree programmes. Both parties will provide speakers for seminars targeted at undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as industry participants.

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NUS opens 140 modules to alumni for next 3 years

08 May 2017 Department of Computer Science Department of Information Systems & Analytics News Media

 
NUS is opening up 140 courses to its alumni over the next three years as part of its efforts to promote lifelong learning. In the first-year pilot of the initiative from August this year to July 2018, the modules will be available at no cost to the college's 278,000 alumni. In the subsequent two years, course fees - which range from about S$3,000 to S$3,500 per module - will continue to be waived, but a student services fee of S$261.85 will be charged for each semester, NUS said. The modules are offered by eight schools and faculties, including the School of Computing.

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