Biz Alumni
17 January 2020

10 years of running, 10 years of giving

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School’s annual flagship event, NUS Bizad Charity Run (BCR) 2020, kick-started the new year with more than 1,300 participants getting active for a good cause. The run was graced by President Halimah Yacob, who is also NUS Chancellor and an alumna of the University. President Halimah Yacob (2nd […]
Biz Alumni   20 December 2019
Into the future: Transforming a family business
Woon Tien Yuan (BBA 2012), who is Director of Killiney Kopitiam, has an important responsibility: Guide his family business, a sprawling coffee shop empire built by his father and three uncles, into the future. He shared with Outside-In what it is like for Bizaders to work in a family business and his initiatives to future-proof […]
Biz Alumni   18 December 2019
Charting the next phase of my career with NUS EMBA
By Sriram Iyer Why go back to school at 40? This has been a question my friends have been asking since I began my EMBA with NUS Business School.   I relocated to Singapore in 2012 to take on a regional role with a NASDAQ-listed technology services firm. Since then, I have had the opportunity […]
Biz Alumni   18 November 2019
Expanding one’s horizons through an MBA
For lawyer and general counsel Jacelyn Chan (MBA 2013), pursuing an MBA helped her transform her career by merging the legal and business worlds. Outside-In spoke to Jacelyn about her MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose to do an MBA? I often worked with businesses and after some time, I became interested in learning […]
Biz Alumni   14 November 2019
Encouraging bizaders to excel and be entrepreneurial
Business School graduates must be knowledgeable, become leaders, and be professional people who can contribute well to society and the world, according to Business School alum Lim Yeong Seng (BAC 1986). Yeong Seng is the founder and managing partner of Kong, Lim and Partners (KLP) that just established two awards for undergraduate students: KLP Medal […]
Biz Alumni   16 September 2019
From student to specialty coffee shop owner
The Coffee Roaster’s co-founder and Managing Director Ang Swee Heng (BBA 2017) made waves when he was featured in The Straits Times. Together with his mother, the duo learned to make coffee from the Internet, started The Coffee Roaster at a small shop in Tanjong Pagar in 2014, and moved to NUS Block AS8 where […]
Biz Alumni   04 September 2019
Alumnus siblings who give back together
Many of Business School’s donors tend to be alumni who are keen to give back to their old faculty. However, Business School donor Wilson Ang is a Bachelor of Science (Real Estate Management) graduate from 1990. Influenced by his elder sister, Grace Ang (BAC 1984), who initiated the setting up of a bursary in memory […]
Biz Alumni   15 August 2019
Measuring Samsui’s social impact
A team of recent graduates clinched the annual Outstanding Undergraduate Research Prize for their final year project Samsui: Social Return on Investment. Samsui is a social enterprise subsidiary of Soup Restaurant which provides meals to nursing homes.  The management team was looking for better ways to measure their social impact. Consisting of our young alumni […]
Biz Alumni   30 July 2019
From Marketing 101 to digital marketing consultant
NUS BBA alumnus Benedict Yeo (Class of 2014) currently runs his own digital agency Addpetizer. Celebrating the company’s third anniversary this year, Benedict looks back at his journey since graduating from NUS Business School, with Outside-in. I discovered my passion for entrepreneurship and marketing during my NUS days. There were the late nights spent working […]
Biz Alumni   30 April 2019
Farewell to The Terrace
The Terrace canteen, located between School of Computing and NUS Business School, has been operating for more than 35 years, serving throngs of Bizaders, Computing students, previously Law School, Kent Ridge Hall and Sheares Hall, and even Faculty of Arts and Social Science. The older NUS alumni fondly remember The Terrace as The School of […]