Applications for the August 2016 intake of students (for the first semester of 2016-2017), will start on Thursday, 15th October 2015 and end on Tuesday, 19th January 2016.

Applicants must submit online applications at

Each applicant must submit a two page personal statement.

Important: The University has not engaged any external agencies to undertake student recruitments on its behalf. Candidates interested in our graduate programmes are advised to apply directly to the University and not through any agents. Candidates who apply through agents will not have any added advantage in gaining admission, and the University reserves the right to reject such applications without giving reasons.




Date: as scheduled
Time: 6.00pm (Registration starts at 5.45pm)
Venue: LR425, Level 4, SDE3,
School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore,
4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566, Kent Ridge Campus

04 August (Inaugural Seminar) 1. "Sustaining Singapore as a Highly Liveable City”
-- by Mr Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities

2. “Integrating Sustainability: Creating Value – A business case on ‘doing well, doing good”
-- by Ms Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Ltd
21 August “Economic Effects of Emergency Risk Communication: Evidence from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster”
-- by Professor Hiroaki Matsuura, Provost of Shoin University, Japan
28 August 1. "Promoting Recycling in HDB Households"
-- by Mr Calvin Tan, National Environment Agency

2. “E-waste - Challenges and opportunities”
-- by Mr Bu Fan, IKEA Singapore
11 September “Does the Precautionary Principle Lead To Better Informed Regulation? – Ambiguity, active learning, and agency mandates”,
-- by Professor Timo Goeschl, Professor of Environmental Economics, Heidelberg University, Germany
03 October, Saturday
(for MEM Students Only)
“Mangrove habitats and their role in a coastal ecosystem”
-- by Mr Chua Sek Chuan

Seminar open for registration:
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16 October 1. “Reaching Sustainability: Lessons from 20 years of field work”
-- by Mr Patricio Gonzalez Morel, Athena Cleantech Pte Ltd

2. "Government: friend, frenemy or foe in managing your 'environment'"
-- by Mr Richard Andrew, Senior Director, Landmark Public Policy Advisers Asia
30 October 1. “Zero Waste and the Circular Economy”
-- by Mr Eugene Tay, Sharing Economy of Singapore

2. "How can Industrial Ecology be relevant to public policies to promote Sustainable Production and Consumption?"
-- by Assoc Prof Kua Harn Wei, NUS
06 November “The Art of Sustainability: Designing a Resilient Future”,
-- by Mr Ken Hickson, Sustain Ability Showcase Asia

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