Harnessing Technology for the Digital Future

Technology has been a strong catalyst for progress, and NUS will harness the power of technology to do good in healthcare, sustainability and education. The University aims to be an important driver of innovations in Big Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence to shape the digital era.

NUS is also examining critical issues to stop technology from doing harm, such as cybersecurity, managing the spread of misinformation and establishing laws and ethical frameworks around technological applications.

Get Inspired BY Our Stories of Impact

The strength of the NUS Giving community lies in a common belief that we can all play a role in making the world a better place by creating impact where it matters. Read our stories here.

NUS College Sunburst Scholarship recipients shine a light on community service and leadership

Temasek Foundation has partnered with NUS College to support talented undergraduates in growing as global citizens, alongside their pursuit of education.


Visiting Professorships on Rule of Law in Asia and Comparative Commercial Law

The visiting professorships were established through a US$2 million gift from the Jones Day Foundation


Living Laboratory to Advance Sustainable Heritage Management

First of its kind in SE Asia, the ArClab will serve as a valuable case site for teaching and research into conservation practices.


New Professorship in Humanities and Sciences

New professorship in humanities and sciences established with $2 million donation to boost interdisciplinary education at NUS. The Peggy Wai Chee Leong-Hochstadt Professorship in Humanities and Sciences will further strengthen cross-disciplinary learning at the NUS College of Humanities and Sciences.


NUS Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Eyes More Breakthroughs in Women’s Health on Its Centenary

The past century has been filled with many novel medical discoveries and even moonshots for the Obstetrics & Gynaecology (O&G) Department at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. From producing Asia’s first in-vitro fertilised baby to cultivating an ever-expanding pool of award-winning scientists and clinicians, the department is now actively exploring future frontiers such as studying reproduction and fertility issues in the space-faring age.


NUS Partners With Schmidt Futures to Accelerate Postdoctoral Research for Artificial Intelligence in Stem

NUS is one of nine leading universities selected to join the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a programme of Schmidt Futures.


Sparking Innovation

Hermes-Epitek’s scholarships build a pipeline of tech talents for the future


Powering Future Talent

Citadel supercharges talent pipeline with student prize for Computer Science majors.


Mental Wellness through Music

Music can play an important role in achieving well-being, shared three speakers at an NUS Giving Experience Leadership Series session.


See the Possibility Series: Enhancing Social Mobility and Uplifting Communities

The See the Possibility Campaign was launched on 17 November 2022, at a special event that allowed donors and guests, along with members of the National University of Singapore (NUS) community, a platform for an open exchange of ideas that illuminate the understanding of pertinent issues today.


Honouring a Legacy

Accountancy alumna Ms Koh Seoh Hoon (’74) dedicated a legacy gift to her alma mater.


Good words, Good thoughts, good deeds

Kai Nargolwala lives by the Zoroastrian principles of Huxta, Humata, Huvarshta (Good Words, Good Thoughts, Good Deeds).


Honouring a Legal Legend

Legal legend Mr Tan Ah Tah's legacy lives on through a legacy gift from his daughter.


Investing in public health to fill Health Systems' gaps

Experts underlined the need to invest in public health systems in the wake of the pandemic.


From Food Waste to Food Saved

NUS Scholar Preston Wong came up with a recipe to save good food from being wasted.


Partnering older adults to co-create innovative ageing solutions

The GeronTech Showcase engaged residents and showcased 21 exhibits at the University's Health District @ Queenstown.


Healthier foods for better lives

3 NUS Alumni from the Department of Food Science and Technology shared their innovations in healthy food and beverages.


Supporting more NUS Law postgraduate scholarships

The Tahir Foundation made a S$1 million gift to provide more scholarships for their postgraduate students.


NUS Giving Experience: Masterclass Series – Living a Life of Vitality

Health and Wellness Guru Bryan Gan shared Qi Gong movements and other tips for wellness at an NUS Giving Experience Masterclass.


Health District @ Queenstown honoured by gift from the Widjaja family

The Widjaja family made a generous gift of S$5 million to support initiatives under Health District @ Queenstown, a first-of-its-kind multi-stakeholder collaboration to increase healthy longevity, enable purposeful longevity, promote intergenerational bonding, and support a community for all ages.


Sea Olympiad Scholarship aims to nurture top Computing talents

NUS Computing has received a generous multi-year donation from leading homegrown consumer Internet company, Sea, to establish the Sea Olympiad Scholarship.


Building a shared future

The NUS School of Continuing and Lifelong Education and Temasek Foundation start a new programme to nurture Singapore youths.


How financial aid empowered her to take to the stage

Receiving the Chia Siew Wong Bursary made it possible for Melanis to pursue her interests, including representing Singapore as World Miss University Singapore 2019.


Strengthening Buddhist Studies at NUS

The Foo Hai Ch’an Monastery made a gift to support scholarships and fellowships in Buddhist Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.


Enhanced Financial Aid Scheme for NUS students

The newly launched Enhanced Financial Aid Scheme will support more NUS students who are in financial need.


Nurturing the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Non-profit organisation Conservation International gifted scholarships supporting the Master of Science in Biodiversity Conservation and Nature-based Climate Solutions.


NUS launches Teach Singapore with gift from Ho Bee Land

NUS has received a generous donation of S$10 million from Ho Bee Land which will be channelled towards Teach Singapore, a flagship university-wide community outreach programme.


NUS Medicine and Lien Foundation establish early childhood centre with gift

Established with a generous gift of S$30 million from the Lien Foundation, the Centre for Holistic Initiatives for Learning and Development, will provide a multi-disciplinary approach to improve the health and developmental outcomes of children in Singapore and beyond.


Supporting Medical Education

The Goh Keng Swee Foundation made a generous gift of S$1.2 million in support of medical education at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.


Grooming NUS students

Medtech firm Neoasia sets up bursaries to empower the next generation through education.


NUS Giving Experience Leadership Series: Molecular Tools to Heal the Heart with Professor Roger Foo

At an NUS Giving Experience session, Prof Roger Foo shared how molecular tools and gene therapy can combat heart diseases.


Supporting the Next Generation of Dentists

The dentistry community came together to raise funds for a bursary in honour of Emeritus Professor Chew Chong Lin


Up Close with the NUS Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Guests enjoyed a rare glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes at the NUS Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.


Powering Inclusivity

Tech titan, Atos, supports student-led community service programmes at NUS Medicine.


Support from the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation forms cornerstone of Chinese Studies at Yale-NUS

Yale-NUS College alumnus Mr Aditya Talwar ('20) deepened his understanding of China and Chinese culture with support from the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation.


Enabling Computing for Social Good and Philanthropy

The new Centre for Computing for Social Good & Philanthropy, established with a gift from the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Trust Fund, aims to cultivate a philanthropic ethos among future tech leaders.


Prima Group makes a gift to support education and research in food sciences at NUS and SIT

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) today received gifts totalling S$6 million from the Prima Group, in conjunction with its diamond anniversary, which will support a professorship, scholarships and research in food sciences.


NUS Giving Experience: Taking Farming into the Future

3 NUS alumni shared their experience on innovative farming at an NUS Giving Experience Webinar.


Sea makes transformative gift to NUS Computing

The University has received its largest-ever gift from corporate donor, Sea Limited, to advance Computing research and education.


NUS Giving Experience Leadership Series – Turning Food Waste into Gold

An NUS Giving Experience Leadership Series uncovers ways of mitigating food sustainability issues.


Yale-NUS: Staff and faculty’s gifts positively impact the Yale-NUS community

At Yale-NUS College, committed staff and faculty give back as donors to positively impact students' lives.


Artificial Intelligence, Real Heart

Scholarship recipient Quah Pern Jie dedicates himself to bringing technology to life and grooming the next generation of software developers.


Fighting a Global Health Crisis through AI

IDentif.AI, is a ground-breaking platform that accelerates combination therapy for infectious diseases using AI.


Hardwired for Success

The Jane Sun and John Wu Sunshine Award paved the way for NUS alumna's major breakthrough.


NUS Giving Webinar Series – Breaking through the Digital Ceiling: Moving Digitalisation to the Next Level

Speakers at an NUS Giving Webinar Series shared their experiences as women in the tech industry.


Tan Jiak Kim Circle’s Donors Event – An Experience at the NUS Food Science and Technology Lab

Tan Jiak Kim Circle (TJK Circle) members were invited for an exclusive visit to the Food Science and Technology Laboratories.


LBKM continues to shape the future

The Lembaga Biasiswa Kenangan Maulud (LBKM) made a gift towards a Scholarship at NUS Computing.


Yale-NUS: Helping students to overcome financial barriers to education

The Tan Wang Cheow & Tan Guek Ming Study Award helps Yale-NUS students with their financial needs.


NUS Scholar is a Smart (Tech) Investor

Scholarship recipient Corneles Jaemes D'silva is empowered to make a mark in digital finance.



Accelerating progress through technology

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