In it's first year, Yale-NUS College felt more like a summer camp.

Memoirs of the Halcyon

story | Vasudha Kataruka photo | Anshuman Mohan, Bozy Lu, Yale-NUS Admissions From RC4 to the New Campus Growing from 150 students to a full house in the p...
Photo credit | Victoria Kalinina

Class of 2017 Memories

The following are edited memories about the Class of 2017, submitted by students of Yale-NUS College.   “Yale-NUS Confessions broke the perfection bu...
A collage of The Octant front covers from the past year.

The Last Four Years, by the Headlines

From the Editors - October 4, 2013 What are we Playing For? - August 19, 2014 Dengue Outbreak on Campus - September 2, 2014 Yale-NUS Upholds Free Speec...
FOMO stands for Fear Of Missing Out

Senior FOMO

story | Lynn Lee photo | Yale-NUS Admissions Hoa and I sat quietly as the rain fell. The soft wet darkness of the evening seemed to bring the lively sounds on...
We are not all brothers and sisters, you know, but here, right next to each other, we grow

Untitled

story | Anna Evtushenko photo | Public Affairs It's I, and it's you, and it's he, and it's she. Between us we ponder the math of Cauchy, the fate of Augustu...
Thanks to the Class of 2017 for providing much of the inspiration behind this poem. Wherever you continue in life, know that this part of it is appreciated. All in all, it has been an immense honor to be part of your journey and have you be part of mine.

Post-Groundbreaking

poem | Al Lim photo | Public Affairs   Ngee Ann Kongsi, 2nd row, and I watched how the ground was broken. Facebook, many rows, and I watched how...
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...