Biz Alumni   18 March 2020
NUS Business School – A foundation to realise my documentary dreams
By Ong Kah Jing NUS BBA alumnus Ong Kah Jing (Class of 2018) in Oslo, Norway on a documentary assignment for Young Sustainable Impact, an organisation that promotes youth-led sustainability efforts. The choice of majoring in Business stems from a multitude of motivations. With my sights set on being a…
Biz Alumni   09 March 2020
Once a bizader, always a bizader
NUS BBA alumna Sylvia Lim (Class of 1993) is the Executive Director of UBS, advising private clients in wealth management. Looking back at her days in NUS Business School, she remembers fondly lecturers like Prof Annie Koh (who has left NUS) who taught her investment analysis, as well as her…
Biz Alumni   24 February 2020
Hi there, I’m a digital media buyer
For Tham Jiang Jun (BBA 2019), life at NUS Business School was a journey of self-discovery .   Currently a digital media buyer at entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk’s Vaynermedia, Jiang Jun discovered his love for digital marketing and video editing during his internships at the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) Beijing programme.…
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…
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…
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,…
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,…
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…
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…
Biz Alumni   23 August 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…