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


State of the University Address 2015: Another 110 (%)

"PEOPLE, CULTURE and PURPOSE lie at the heart of what we do.

We need to build an ever deeper culture of excellence and a strong sense of common purpose centred on creating distinctive value."

27 October 2015

The Aims of Education: Some Perspectives from Asia

I would like to express my heartiest congratulations to the newly promoted faculty, and the recipients of the outstanding research, and distinguished scholar teacher awards.

14 October 2015

In the Media

State of the University Address 2015:
Another 110 (%)


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


State of the University Address 2014: Influencing the Future