Executive Director for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Ms Yap Su-Yin discusses Convocation 2021, the first-ever NTU Service Week in 2022, and what volunteerism brings to the OneNTU community.
Double the impact from the Class of 2021
The Class of 2021 donated S$129,000 to NTU’s Graduation Giving programme, making it the largest class gift of the past five years. With dollar-for-dollar matching from Sian Chay Medical Institution, the total Class Gift stands at S$229,000.
Jeff of all trades and a giver with heart
Founder of BD CraneTech Pte Ltd and Chairman of NTU Business and Community Partners (BCP) Programme, Mr Jeffrey Lim Pang Hern, explains why he gives to the University and how he hopes to make a difference in society.
In the first of a regular column on philanthropy, Ms Yap Su-Yin from the University Advancement Office (UAO) discusses the power of collective action and the momentum it brings to giving.
A little gift goes a long way
With Convocation 2021 around the corner, graduating student and donor Chang Yong Wei from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is writing to encourage her Class of 2021 peers to leave a legacy for their juniors.
A challenge laid down for every year’s graduating class
A new bursary challenge fund has been launched by Sian Chay Medical Institution to provide financial aid for needy NTU students.
A vision to bridge the inequality gap
Inspired by a bestseller written by NTU Associate Professor Teo You Yenn, Nanyang Business School (NBS) alumnus Jason Thian pledged S$150,000 to start the Thian Tai Loke & Cheak Seok Noi Bursary last December. He shares his vision and motivations to give.
In conversation with Koufu founder
Mr Pang Lim, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Koufu Group Limited, shares his motivations for establishing the Koufu Endowed Bursary for NTU ASEAN undergraduates.
With crisis comes opportunity
While COVID-19 may have caused global distress, Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder of Infosys and Nanyang Professor of Practice believes that many lessons can be learnt from its vast societal and industrial impacts.
Nurturing future-ready engineers in Singapore
New engineering scholarships for NTU undergraduates and postgraduates made possible by gift from high-tech equipment company Hermes-Epitek.
Paying it forward
MAE alumnus Mr Alan Lim pledged S$40,000 in 2020 to establish the Alan Lim Bursary. A bursary recipient himself during his NTU undergraduate studies, Alan is now paying it forward by supporting financially needy students on their educational journey.
Encouraging diverse talent in the renewable energy industry
From Academic Year 2021, two female undergraduates within NTU’s College of Engineering and the Asian School of the Environment will receive annual scholarships of US$10,000 each for the duration of their degree.
Alumnus establishes RSTN Scholarship and Bursary Fund to help students in need
NTU alumnus Mr Steven Lim, CEO of RSTN Consulting, makes a gift of S$1 million to kick-start the RSTN Scholarship and Bursary Fund that will help eight financially disadvantaged Singaporean students per year in their final year of their studies.
A generous birthday gift in support of needy NTU students
Indonesian businessman and philanthropist Dato’ Sri Prof Dr Tahir makes a gift of S$1 million to Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) to commemorate his 69th birthday in support of student bursaries at the University.
A moving tribute
As part of their 35th anniversary, the Class of 1985 launched an endowment fund in honour of the late Emeritus Prof Chen Charng Ning to support their engineering juniors who require financial assistance.
Paying it forward through the NTU Priorities Fund
NTU President Prof Subra Suresh and his wife, Mary Suresh, seed an ‘evergreen fund’ that aims to perpetuate the cycle of philanthropy while offering financial assistance to the neediest NTU students who were affected by COVID-19.
Gateway for success in the workplace
To empower NTU graduates to thrive in the workplace, Mrs Margaret Lien makes a gift to establish the Margaret Lien Centre for Professional Success (MLCPS) at NTU.
Thanks a million, Von
The award-winning developer may be building internationally-lauded landmarks, but Mr Von Lee (CEE/1995) still finds the time to establish a bursary fund for financially needy students at his alma mater.
Laying the foundation for a rising powerhouse in medicine
Singapore's largest private charitable foundation makes a gift towards LKCMedicine.
A philanthropic gift that recognises stellar scholars and educators
Mr Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman of NTU's Board of Trustees, champions teaching excellence in higher education through the prestigious Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award.
Lasting gifts to knowledge
Since 2001, the Lee family kept the legacy of the late philanthropist, Mr Lee Wee Nam, alive through generous donations towards life sciences at NTU and the Lee Wee Nam Library.