The first module list for Yale-NUS’s first post-closure academic year offers a reduced number of courses compared to the indicative three-year course lists distributed in February. On average, there was a reduction in course availability by 14% compared to the three-year course list, compounding student fears of a compromised Yale-NUS experience.
What do Yale-NUS's first recruitment campaign and George Orwell's 1984 have to do with each other? In conjunction with NUS Open Day, alumnus Daryl Yang '19 reflects on recent developments surrounding NUS College, and offers his advice to prospective students on what to expect there.
The Class of 2025—the final cohort of Yale-NUS College students—has embarked on the second semester of their university journey. The Octant speaks to the Admissions Team to learn more about the class profile.
Dean-designate of NUS College Simon Chesterman confirmed that NUS plans to house the entire inaugural cohort of NUS College in Cinnamon College. This arrangement had not been discussed at Working Group student consultations.
The Octant, in a conversation with Joanne Roberts, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, discusses the commitments of staff and faculty to create an authentic experience for the Class of 2025 at Yale-NUS College.
It has become a cliché universally tired of that the New College seeks to combine the best of its parts. Unfortunately, this is a lofty claim that comes with mountainous challenges that the New College may—or may not—overcome.