New NUS degree path for working adults

Job experience will count for more when they apply for full-time undergrad degree courses

Adult learners at the National University of Singapore's School of Continuing and Lifelong Education last year. The university's new Advance@NUS scheme starts this year.
Adult learners at the National University of Singapore's School of Continuing and Lifelong Education last year. The university's new Advance@NUS scheme starts this year. PHOTO: NUS SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND LIFELONG EDUCATION
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Work experience will soon count for more in admission to the National University of Singapore (NUS).

The university is starting a new entry path this year to allow working adults to enter full-time undergraduate degree programmes, using their job experience and work referrals instead of relying solely on past education qualifications.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2020, with the headline New NUS degree path for working adults. Subscribe