Former NUS student fails to get master's degree through court order

Ms Jeanne-Marie Ten was to have completed her degree by mid-2005, but her unhappiness with her supervisor and the developments that followed led to her candidature being terminated in September 2006.
Ms Jeanne-Marie Ten was to have completed her degree by mid-2005, but her unhappiness with her supervisor and the developments that followed led to her candidature being terminated in September 2006.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A former student's bid to get her master's degree via a court order failed after a judge found the National University of Singapore (NUS) was justified in refusing her the degree.

Justice Woo Bih Li held that although Ms Jeanne-Marie Ten had cleared the academic hurdles for the degree, she would also have had to meet the university's administrative requirements if these are reasonable.

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