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Opportunity for students to pursue passions

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has made a bold move to award bonus points for the courses that students list as their first choice.

NUS senior deputy president and provost Ho Teck Hua said NUS, which takes in about 7,000 students a year, was doing so to support students' choices.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2018, with the headline 'Opportunity for students to pursue passions'. Print Edition | Subscribe