A total of 10,282 students will graduate from the National University of Singapore this year. This year's graduating class comprises 6,547 students receiving bachelor degrees and another 3,735 students receiving graduate degrees.
NUS Chancellor, President Tony Tan Keng Yam presided over the main commencement ceremony on Monday for 160 students from the University Scholars Programme. Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, was also among guests present at the ceremony.
A total of 23 ceremonies will be held at the NUS University Cultural Centre over nine days.
The pioneer batch of students from the NUS-Imperial College Joint Doctor of Philosophy Programme, NUS-CMES Double Degree Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Master of Social Work, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science will graduate this year.