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Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences and Graduate colleges. Its medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, was established jointly with Imperial College London. NTU is also home to the National Institute of Education, the sole teacher training institute in Singapore. Ranked among the world’s top universities by QS, NTU has been placed the world’s top young university for the past six years.
NTU is committed to providing a quality higher education experience, where students from different disciplines can engage in interdisciplinary learning, and be equipped with future-ready skills to solve complex real-world problems. NTU’s pedagogy-driven learning environment is underpinned by the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, aligning programmes and courses to Outcomes-Based Teaching and Learning principles, having a research-driven approach to curriculum evaluation, encouraging more authentic assessment practices, and using blended learning which combines online learning and face-to-face interaction. NTU recently introduced a new initiative which allows students to take selected courses offered on MOOC platforms such as Coursera, edX and FutureLearn.
Subra Suresh and LING San have joined the Board and Executive Committee respectively as representative of NTU.