National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS; simplified Chinese: 新加坡国立大学; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Guólì Dàxué; Abbreviated 国大; Malay: Universiti Kebangsaan Singapura; Tamil: ??????????? ??????? ?????????????) is Singapore’s oldest university. It is the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.

The university’s main campus is located in southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge, with an area of approximately 1.5 km? (0.6 square miles). The Bukit Timah campus houses its law faculty, while the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore is located at Outram campus.

The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has recently named NUS as the headquarters of his Asian Faith and Globalization Initiative together with Durham University in the UK and Yale University in the USA to deliver an exclusive programme in partnership with Tony Blair Faith Foundation.

National University of Singapore
Motto: Towards a Global Knowledge Enterprise
Established: 1905
Type: Autonomous
Endowment: S$1.447 billion
Chancellor: President S. R. Nathan
President: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan
Faculty: 1,944 (AY 2007-08)
Staff: 5,086 (AY 2007-08)
Undergraduates: 24,092 (AY 2007-08)
Postgraduates: 7,173 (AY 2007-08)
Location: Kent Ridge, Singapore
1°17′44″N 103°46′36″E? / ?1.29556°N 103.77667°E? / 1.29556; 103.77667Coordinates: 1°17′44″N 103°46′36″E? / ?1.29556°N 103.77667°E? / 1.29556; 103.77667
Colors: Orange, Blue and White
Affiliations: APRU, Universitas 21, IARU, GEM4, ACU, ASAIHL, AUN, NUS High School

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