ASEAN UNIVERSITIES SHOULD FOLLOW SINGAPORE EXAMPLE IN EQUIPPING GRADUATES FOR WORK, SAY EXPERTS

INCREASINGLY, the success of universities is being measured by the number of employable graduates they turn out every year – by this metric south east Asian universities are failing. Indeed, when a recent global ranking found that only one university within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was within the top-20 higher education institutes worldwide in terms of their graduates securing good jobs, experts have called for reform. The National University of Singapore (NUS) clinched the 16th spot out of 150 universities in the Global University ...


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