A renal physician by training, Prof Tan was appointed President in December 2008. He served previously as Provost and Senior Deputy President. For leisure, Prof Tan enjoys drawing Chinese landscape paintings of scenery from his trekking trips around the world. About Prof Tan


Freshmen Inauguration Ceremony 2015

To our freshmen, a very warm welcome to NUS! I hope you are enjoying the orientation period, making friends and getting used to life on campus.

03 August 2015

Commencement Dinner 2015

Earlier this year, I was in San Francisco where I met some of our students attending the NUS Overseas College at Silicon Valley. At an event, one of the students asked me: "What do you actually do, as NUS President?"

24 July 2015

In the Media

NUS Memorial Ceremony – A Tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew


State of the University Address 2014: Influencing the Future


On Being Optimistic