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Yale-NUS closure: Why we lost more than just four letters

The first batch of Yale-NUS students entered the college just eight years ago. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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On Aug 27, the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced that Yale-NUS College would stop accepting new students and merge with the University Scholars Programme to form a new college.

While touted as a merger, many commentators - including alumni and Yale itself - have called it a closure, with students expressing grief and anger over the move.

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