NUS to scrap students bidding for modules

Among the factors to be considered during the allocation include the student's faculty, year of study and whether they are in special programmes such as the Global Engineering Programme or University Town College Programme.
Among the factors to be considered during the allocation include the student's faculty, year of study and whether they are in special programmes such as the Global Engineering Programme or University Town College Programme.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

SINGAPORE - Students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) will have a new system to register for modules, starting next August, that may not require them to bid for what they want to study in a new semester.

In a circular sent to students on Tuesday (July 17) that was seen by The Straits Times, the university said it will be implementing a new system from the 2019/2020 academic year, which will enable them to "better manage module selections based on your needs and preferences".

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