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  • NUS - 1949
    Endowment Fund The governments of the Federation of Malaya and Colony of Singapore appointed a Committee to review the future of University medical education Benefactions Mr Loke Wan Tho donated the entire proceeds of the opening performance in the new Odeon Cinema about 11 000 to the University Endowment Fund 1954 Academic initiatives Honours courses in Physiology and Botany in the Faculty of Science began A Diploma in Public Health was inaugurated and received immediate recognition by the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom A Chair of Prosthetic Dentistry with Professor C H Graham as first incumbent was created The Department of Philosophy was established Other developments The University of Malaya in Singapore received a grant of Arms from the College of Arms London The Joint Committee on the future of the University of Malaya recommended the abandonment of the Johore site for the University of Malaya the location of the University in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and for the faculties of agriculture engineering and a nucleus of the Arts faculty to be established in KL The Committee on Medical Education recommended the expansion of the Medical Faculty The University of Malaya Society was established to represent and promote the interests of the University s graduates 1955 Academic initiatives Social Studies previously a sub department of Economics was made a Department in its own right with Jean Robertson as head The Department of Engineering was started under the Science Faculty with Professor C A M Gray as the first Professor A Chair of Pathology was created with Professor R Kirk as first Chair M Rajakkannu of the Government Arts College Madras was appointed senior lecturer in Indian Studies leading to the creation of the Department of Indian Studies The Department of Geology was established within the Science Faculty after Professor C S Pichamuthu formerly of Mysore University and director of the Mysore State Geological Department was appointed to the Chair Other developments Professor D E C Mekie Professor of Surgery was honoured as the University s first Emeritus Professor Benefactions The Rockefeller Foundation granted 220 000 spread over five years for research work on viruses led by Professor J H Hale of the Bacteriology Department Straits Trading Company gave 100 000 towards the assistance of engineering studies The Asia Foundation the Carnegie Corporation and China Medical Board three American donor institutions based in San Francisco and New York and Loke Wan Tho of the Cathay Organization gave donations and grants for various purposes 1956 The University of Malaya in Singapore opened an art gallery and museum and appointed Dr M Sullivan as its first lecturer in the history of art and curator of the museum Dr Lionel Astor Sheridan was appointed as the first Professor of Law and Head of the Law Department at the University of Malaya Professor E S Monteiro became the first local man to be Dean of the Faculty of Medicine 1956 1960 1957 Academic initiatives The Department of Pharmacy at the University of Malaya

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  • NUS - 1928
    Services Health Counselling Services Careers Employment Arts Culture NUS Centre For the Arts Museum Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Accommodation Students Staff Guests Resources Facilities Campus Security Dining Transport Parking IT Resources NUS Coop Campus Sustainability Home About NUS History Milestones 1928 1928 Raffles College 1918 The Centenary Memorial Committee headed by Sir George Maxwell the Colonial Secretary of the Straits Settlements and comprising leading local community leaders recommended the establishment of Raffles College as a memorial to commemorate the centenary of the founding of Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles and to be the nucleus of a future university 1919 A working committee headed by the Director of Education H W Firmstone submitted a report recommending the establishment of a college for higher education to be known as Raffles College 1922 The ordinance for the incorporation of Raffles College was passed and an empire wide architectural competition was conducted to invite designs for the new college 1928 The first 43 students were admitted to Raffles College 1929 Raffles College was officially opened by Sir Hugh Clifford the Government of the Straits Settlements and High Commissioner for the Malay States with endowments by the Governments of the Strait Settlements and the Malay States and donations from Chinese 540 000 and European 426 563 donors Among these Oei Tiong Ham Tan Soo Guan and Eu Tong Sen contributed 150 000 120 000 and 100 000 respectively Sir Manasseh Meyer gave 150 000 The Director of Education Mr Richard Winstedt later knighted was appointed Principal 1928 1931 The College granted diplomas in English History and Economics Geography Education Physics Chemistry and Mathematics 1934 The colonial government began the policy of selecting two of the best students in Raffles College for administrative positions in the Straits Settlement Civil Service 1938 The College began

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  • NUS - 1905
    as well as literary and moral departments for the different races 1903 Representatives of the Chinese communities led by Chinese Legislative Councillor Tan Jiak Kim and other communities of Singapore petitioned the Governor of the Straits Settlements Sir John Anderson for the establishment of a medical school 1905 The Straits and Federated Malay States Government Medical School was founded with donations of 87 000 raised by the Chinese community including a personal donation of 12 000 by Tan Jiak Kim The School began with an enrolment of 23 students and was located in a former female lunatic asylum at Sepoy Lines 1912 The name of the Medical School was changed to King Edward VII Medical School in recognition of a gift of 124 800 from the King Edward VII Memorial Fund for the endowment of a professorship of Physiology The Planters Association of Malaya donated 1 629 28 to found a scholarship in memory of the late W W Bailey while Highlands and Lowlands Rubber Company Selangor and Sungei Way Rubber Companies pledged annual subscriptions of 800 to the W W Bailey Memorial Fund The Chair of Physiology was established with Dr J A Campbell 1913 1921 as the first holder 1916 The General Council of Medical Education of Great Britain accorded official recognition for the King Edward VII School of Medicine s Licentiate of Medicine and Surgery Diploma 1916 The Federated Malay States Hostel for 72 male students was built and funded by the FMS Government 1920 The Medical School s name was changed to King Edward VII College of Medicine to lend academic status as an institution providing professional training of university standard chairs of anatomy medicine midwifery and gynaecology clinical surgery and surgery were also created 1925 Chairs of bacteriology biochemistry and biology were created with an

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  • NUS - Faculties & Schools
    Architecture Building not available from Admission Exercise 2006 Industrial Design Project and Facilities Management Real Estate Engineering Engineering To be streamed after 1st year of study Bioengineering Chemical Biomolecular Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Engineering Technology Management Engineering Science Environmental Engineering Industrial and Systems Engineering Materials Science Engineering Mechanical Engineering Law Law Medicine Medicine Nursing Music Performance Orchestral instruments piano Composition Public Health Science Applied Chemistry Applied Mathematics Chemistry Computational Biology Food Science and Technology Life Sciences Mathematics Pharmacy Physics Quantitative Finance Statistics University Scholars Programme Yale NUS College Graduate Schools Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy was established with the mission of educating and training the next generation of policymakers and leaders NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering The NUS Graduate School is a university wide endeavour aimed at spearheading world class trans disciplinary graduate education and research in science engineering and related aspects of medicine Duke NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore GMS is a partnership between NUS and Duke University to produce a new breed of physician scientists for the biomedical sciences sector NUS Overseas Colleges NUS College in Beijing NUS College in Shanghai NUS

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  • NUS - Prospective Students
    knowledge creation in a wide range of fields We invite you to discover the multi dimensional educational experience at NUS For Undergraduates Visit Office of Admissions Important Dates Download Prospectus View Admissions Video For Graduates Visit Graduate Studies NUS Bulletin Campus Life In NUS you will have countless opportunities to interact and network with students and faculty from more than 100 countries within and outside the classroom Join us and

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  • NUS - Faculty and Staff
    you are using public computer terminials e g in Internet cafe at airport etc click here to access myNUS Staff Portal Best Viewed On 1024 x 768 screen resolution Fully Supported Platforms Internet Explorer 7 and 8 on Windows XP Vista Firefox 3 5 on Windows XP Vista and Macintosh Partially Supported Platforms Safari 4 on Windows XP Vista and Macintosh Internet Explorer 9 Require to enable compatibility mode Note

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  • NUS - Site Map
    Overseas Colleges Programme Executive Education Institute of Systems Science Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy NUS Business School NUS Extension Strategic Technology Management Institute NUS Learning Environment Centre for Development of Teaching Learning Centre for English Language Communications Centre for Instructional Technology NUS Teaching Academy University Town Summer Programmes FASS Summer School Programme FOS Summer Programmes NEC Summer Programmes NUSRI Summer Suzhou Research Research Enterprise Enterprise Campus Life Student

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  • Academic
    Executive Education Institute of Systems Science Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy NUS Business School NUS Extension Strategic Technology Management Institute NUS Learning Environment Centre for Development of Teaching Learning Centre for English Language Communication Centre for Instructional Technology NUS Teaching Academy University Town Research Enterprise Campus Life Student Activities Clubs Societies NUS Students Union Sports NUS Student Life Student Support Student Service Centre International Student Services Health Counselling

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