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


University Awards 2016

It is very hard to predict the future.

Two weeks ago, NUS hosted the Global Learning Council symposium on Technology Enhanced Learning.

One of our speakers from Japan, Prof Toyo Iyoshi, showed this slide on how in the 1960s, they had envisioned the future of education.

29 April 2016


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

In the Media

NUS Commencement Ceremony 2015


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


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