Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

From adversities to opportunities

Speaker: Madam Halimah Yacob, Singapore Speaker of Parliament and NUS Honorary Doctor of Laws Graduate 7 Jul 2016

In her acceptance speech delivered at the main ceremony of NUS Commencement 2016, Madam Halimah Yacob highlighted the importance of giving back to society and encouraged young graduates to embrace difficult circumstances and to view them as opportunities.

Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Speakers: Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Professor Wang Gungwu, Professor Kanti Bajpai, and Professor Chan Heng Chee 19 Nov 2021