Kickstarting NUS Cerebration 2013

There are a few flagship events each year that bring the entire NUS Business School community together, and provide opportunities to network on a global level. For those of you who may not know, NUS Cerebration is one of them. Into its ninth year, this business plan competition attracted 724 registered teams involving more than 2100 MBA candidates from 81 schools and 16 countries around the world – of which 24 schools were from Top 50 global MBA programs in the year 2012.

Cerebration 2013 logo

NUS Cerebration 2013 is on its way and we can hardly wait. The teamwork, camaraderie, the excitement and sheer intensity of 700-and-counting entries pouring in from across the continents is indeed exhilarating. If you want to get a glimpse of this energy and excitement we’re talking about, we have a few links below to get you started:

  1. Check out what past NUS Cerebration finalists (here and here) and winners have had to say about their experience.
  2. Watch this short video of last year’s grand finals at the National University of Singapore.
  3. Scroll down the list of participating schools in the past editions of NUS Cerebration.
  4. Feast your eyes on last year’s photos.

Also: wondering what to expect at NUS Business School or what to do in Singapore if you win an all-expenses-paid trip there? No worries. The NUS MBA blog has got you covered. Stay tuned for more updates on NUS Cerebration as the competition draws closer, and visit the NUS Cerebration website, Facebook page, and Twitter.

China Study Trip: A proven networking and relationship in NUS MBA

NUS MBA student Danny Alexander talks about his experiences during the China Study Trip.

When you read the title, I believe that you might be suspicious wondering what this guy is going to talk about.

I was going for China Study Trip with a lot of effort. I experienced a disgraceful event to obtain my VISA for this study trip.

The China embassy rejected my VISA application at first because of a simple reason. There will be an Olympic session in this coming August 2008 so they limited the VISA application and I was one of the unluckiest guys at that moment.

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