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Limit myself to special needs schools? No.

28 May 2010 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , News Media

First year NUS Computing student Adrian Tan suffers from celebral palsy but has not allowed his condition to stop him from pursuing a degree programme in computing. He was awarded the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities last year. Mr. Anand Ramchand, an instructor at NUS Computing, has described Adrian as being "lively and cheerful" and having a desire to learn.

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Making an impact

29 September 2009 Department of Computer Science , Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Faculty , Student , News Media

Researchers at NUS Computing are involved in many fields of research, from artificial intelligence and bioinformatics to software engineering. To encourage cross-pollinations of ideas, the school has also created opportunities for professors and students to mingle. Seminars and forums are also open to all faculty and students regardless of their areas of specialisations. The school also supports its staff and students in commuicating the results of their research.

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Undergrad Adrian Tan wins scholarship

06 August 2009 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

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Next Facebook craze could come from NUS

08 April 2009 Department of Computer Science , Faculty , Student , News Media

NUS Computing undergraduates are intending to come up with the next big hit on social networking sites by developing Facebook game Varsity Chronicles. Assistant Professor Ben Leong said that NUS is the second school in the world to offer a Facebook programming course.

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From Ah Beng to scholar

24 January 2009 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Shawn Tan used to play lots of computer games and he's turned that passion into a career. He is set to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in computer science.

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Two ways to stimulate employment

13 January 2009 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

Prof. Ivan Png suggests two ways to boost employment rate. The first is to allow employers a double tax deduction on the wages and salaries of all fresh graduates for two years. The second is to address two persistent gripes of employers: tertiary students are not ready for work and they are unwilling to go regional.

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S'pore-made video game beats all in global contest

30 October 2008 Department of Computer Science , Student , News Media

A VIDEO game made in Singapore could soon have its debut on the world stage, after it beat almost 350 other entries in a global game development competition. The puzzle game, made by a team of seven young local developers from the Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab, including Computer Science undergraduate Bruce Chia, came out tops at a contest organised by technology giant Microsoft.

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No Yahoo Auctions site? No problem!

02 October 2008 Department of Information Systems & Analytics , Student , News Media

A number of auction websites started by Singaporeans have hit the Internet in recent months. One of them is www.chupr.com , a website created by Information Systems students Leong Hanyang and Huang Renzhi.

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