NUSSU Rag and Flag 2012

Three cheers to NUS Medicine for taking home the gold award for RAG 2012 and the silver award for Flag Day 2012! Our enthusiastic students went across Singapore on 7 August to collect donations and raised $22,000 for the underprivileged.

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White Coat Ceremony – Class of 2017

More than 600 proud parents attended the White Coat Ceremony on 13 August at the University Cultural Centre, witnessing 300 medical freshmen from the Class of 2017 don their white coats.

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Singapore's first audiology degree programme

The NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine will start Singapore's first audiology degree programme next August in response to the challenges raised by the country's ageing population. The two-year Master of Science in Clinical Audiology programme will cover topics that include helping patients cope with going deaf.

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Commencement 2012

Congratulations to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine's Class of 2012! All the hard work you have put in for the past five years has finally paid off with the celebration of commencement on 7 July 2012. As you move on to the next phase of your life, treasure the strong friendships that you have built throughout the years. Stay engaged with the University through alumni events and keep in touch with friends and professors.


First nurse to earn a PhD in Singapore

Congratulations to Dr Tiew Lay Hwa for being the first nurse to graduate from a PhD nursing-related programme in Singapore under the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at NUS Medicine.

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Neuroscience expert shares insight on Alzheimer's disease

The inaugural lecture of the Oon Chiew Seng Distinguished Visitor Programme was delivered by Professor Edward Koo at the Centre for Translational Medicine on 25 and 26 July. The programme was established through a generous donation by Dr Oon Chiew Seng, a retired gynaecologist who at the age of 95 is still actively raising awareness of dementia in Singapore.

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The Christine Chong Bursary

NUS Medicine students have set up a bursary in honour of the late Christine Chong of Class 2012. From next year, medical students can apply for a $5,000 grant from the NUS Medical Society - Christine Chong Hui Xian Bursary. Please visit for details or if you wish to make a donation.

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