Education
Amelia Teng
Amelia Teng, Journalist, ST
18 December 2014 at 3:56 PM

N-level results: More students make the cut for Secondary 5

Out of the 11,176 Normal (Academic) students who collected their results on Thursday, 74.6 per cent fared well enough to move on to Secondary 5 and go on to take the O-level examinations at the end of next year. This is up from 72.8 per cent last year.
Sandra Davie
Sandra Davie, Senior Education Correspondent, ST
02 December 2014 at 6:26 AM

A*Star scientist took up two scholarships

The scientist and dancer who is protesting against her six-year scholarship bond, because she is in a job "not aligned with her interests", received funding for two university stints - and could have turned down the second if she was not keen on research.
Sandra Davie
Sandra Davie, Senior Education Correspondent, ST
27 November 2014 at 11:09 AM

Better scores now needed for NUS arts faculty

ILLUSTRATION
Remember the days when one B and two Cs would get a student into the arts and social sciences faculty of the National University of Singapore? Not any more. This year, A-level holders needed at least an A and two Bs, despite the faculty taking in the largest number of students at the university - 1...