Inaugurated on 1 July 1991, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) started out as a teaching university which has today transformed into a research-intensive global university.
Its predecessor institution, Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI), was set up in 1981 on the grounds of the former Nanyang University to educate practice-oriented engineers for the burgeoning Singapore economy.
As a leading university, research is integral to NTU. It has a vibrant research culture and has created a name internationally for its work in fields such as advanced materials, biomedical engineering, clean energy and environment, computational biology, intelligent systems, nanotechnology and wireless and broadband communication.The strong research culture has resulted in many world-first inventions. In order to continue to contribute and excel at the highest level, NTU through its Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) has formed an advisory panel of several Nobel laureates.
Embracing administrative excellence, NTU also offers a unique professional career to its management and support members. Nestled amid lush greenery in the west of Singapore, it takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Yet, it offers you all of the adrenaline-pumping challenges no different from the fast-paced corporate world. Opportunities are abound for your professional development and growth if you also embrace excellence and challenges.
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The iNTU portal provides a smooth one-stop access experience for NTU students, faculty and staff. You only have to sign on once to access:
Art, Design & Media LibraryBusiness LibraryChinese LibraryCommunication & Information LibraryHumanities & Social Sciences Library Lee Wee Nam LibraryWang Gungwu LibraryLibrary Outpost
It is no secret that hall residents get so much more out of their undergraduate experience as compared to those who commute. They very quickly settle in to university life and become comfortable with the campus environment.International students are advised to make arrangements for housing before they depart for Singapore. Besides on-campus housing, NTU students live off-campus in student hostels or rent rooms in private homes near by.If you intend to apply for on-campus housing, please do so before the relevant deadline.
The Nanyang Technological University Students’ Union (NTUSU) is governed by a set of rules specified in the Constitution and Regulations, which helps to ensure that the integrity of the Union. The office-bearers of the Union executes their roles and responsibilities with aligned objectives, as stated in the Constitution and Regulations.
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Comprehensive courses which built my base of knowledge greatly. Good facilities and helpful and objective professors. The only chance I get to really do the things I like in life; pure research in mechanical engineering (I'm a full-time employee and it doesn't get enough boring/restrictive in what i want to work on, plus there is a lack of resources for such activities in...
I have no regrets about pursuing my Master's from NTU. However, being a research intensive university, there are professors who don't really care about teaching. So some courses might be a bit difficult because you have to do it yourself. Singapore is a beautiful place and NTU has a lovely campus. Expenses are high because Singapore is an expensive place so you have to...
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