Pericles Lewis was the Founding President of Yale-NUS college and served his term from July 2012 to July 2017

Four Years with The Octant

story | Pericles Lewis, President of Yale-NUS College photo | Public Affairs A colleague of mine studied for his freshman and sophomore years at Princeton Uni...
Yale-NUS College held its inaugural graduation ceremony for the class of 2017, on May 29, 2017.

Yale-NUS’s Inaugural Class Graduates

story | David Chappell photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs Yale-NUS College held its inaugural graduation ceremony for the class of 2017, on May 29, 2017. The...
Yale-NUS College's mascot is a Kingfisher, Halcyon

Dear Class of 2017: You are Amazing!

story | Stanislav Presolski, Assistant Professor photo | Mercury Press I say this knowing that I am not immune to biases, yet striving to stay objective to yo...
Charles Bailyn served as the Inaugural Dean of Faculty of Yale-NUS College from 2011-16.

The End of “Inaugural”

story | Charles Bailyn, Professor and Inaugural Dean of Faculty photo | Public Affairs Well, it is upon us: the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of ...

Why Go to College?

story | Kei Franklin '17 photo | Public Affairs Four years ago, I sat on the porch of a wooden cabin in eZulwini, Swaziland, and contemplated whether I shou...
[From left to right] Justin Ong '19, Managing Editor, David Chappell '18, Editor-in-Chief, and Zula Badral '17, Managing Editor.

A Letter from the (Current) Editors

story | Justin Ong '19 photo | Enkhzul Badral '17 When I first matriculated back in 2015, my initial instinct was not to explore new experiences and passions....
[From left to right] Joyan Tan '17 and Spandana Bhattacharya ’17

A Letter from the (First) Editors

story | Joyan Tan '17 and Spandana Bhattacharya '17 photo | The Octant Dear readers, It’s been a long time since we last wrote anything for The Octant. We...

Stay

story | Doris Sohmen Pao, Former EVP Administration photo | Public Affairs It is nearly midnight on the eve of my extended deadline for this article which has...
A tree grows from the common curriculum books at Yale-NUS.

A Plea from a Non-ES Graduating Senior…

story |  Rachel Ong, Guest Contributor photo | Dave Chappell What do you think is the greatest challenge confronting humans today? Do you feel our liberal art...
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Editor’s Note

Dear Readers, It is with great pride that I introduce our final weekly issue of the semester. However, it is a bitter-sweet moment for me, as this will be my...
A Yale-NUS College banner, hung up during the NUS open day.

Unwelcome to our Campus

story | Yip Jia Qi, Opinion Editor photo | Yip Jia Qi Although Yale-NUS College as a student entity is diverse and by no means painted in a single brush strok...