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What is the NTU master plan for the next 15 years?

SINGAPORE: The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has unveiled an ambitious masterplan to transform its Yunnan Garden campus into a mini city in the next 15 years. There is even a possibility of having a light rail system leading into the university. The NTU’s masterplan includes provisions for a possible light rail system, which it hopes …

Fee hikes at polys, ITE and universities

THE three universities, five polytechnics and Institute of Technical Education (ITE) announced separately on Friday that they will raise tuition fees for the academic year starting this year. The institutions all said the increased cost of providing a quality education has forced the fee hikes which, as with previous hikes, will be bigger for permanent …

What is the possibility of higher pay for poly graduates?

SINGAPORE: The starting pay for fresh polytechnic graduates rose 5.3 per cent last year, to an average gross monthly salary of S$1,871. Post-National Service (NS) diploma holders earned an average gross monthly salary of S$2,183, an increase of about 2.5 per cent from 2009. During the economic downturn in 2009, post-NS diploma holders’ gross average …