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


Commencement Dinner 2016

Just the other day, my wife Evelyn and I were joking about how trekking crews in different parts of the world "treated" us at the end of a difficult day's walk.

15 July 2016


Commencement Speech 2016

It is always a special privilege to be among the first to formally congratulate our graduating students. So to the Class of 2016, well done and my very heartiest congratulations!

7 July 2016

In the Media

NUS Commencement Ceremony 2016


State of the University Address 2015:
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NUS Commencement Ceremony 2015