NUS MBA Fair 2009

Student blogger Sri Esti Widiastuti talks about being a student ambassador at the NUS MBA Fair 2009. 

The first NUS MBA Fair for the year 2009 was held on 17th January at the Hyatt Hotel, strategically located along Scotts Road. The NUS MBA office staff and student helpers arrived before 9 am to set up. With more than 200 registered visitors, everyone in the team was prepared to put in his/her best to make the day’s event a success.

The morning started off on the right note, with some visitors arriving punctually at 10 am, seeking information on the NUS MBA. Visitors to the fair had varied educational backgrounds and industry experiences. While many were corporate executives seeking to obtain a degree to complement their current skills, we also had enthusiastic undergraduates and even PhD students coming to find more information about our courses.

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MBA Fried Noodles & Student Diversity

Visiting University of South Carolina student Adrian Rusu talks about student diversity, in the context of an NUS MBA-style barbeque organised by the MBA Student Council.

Typical Singapore evening, temperature between 25C and 29C, clear sky and relaxed Sunday evening feel; this is how the BBQ party started. Ten, fifteen, twenty-five and before we knew it, more than 40 people showed up. One could only try to count all the nationalities that were represented at the party, covering most Asian regions, part of Europe, but North and South America as well. This is the type of diversity that a visiting student finds at NUS.

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