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Imperial and NTU's new medical school aspires to be global health care role model
Date:10/29/2010

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Imperial College London today signed an official agreement to jointly establish Singapore's third medical school. The initiative was previously announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the National Day Rally 2010, in August. Presently, the working name for the school is "Imperial College London-Nanyang Technological University Medical School" (ICNMS).

To start in 2013, ICNMS will be positioned to meet Singapore's healthcare demands and needs of the future. It will also provide more opportunities for Singaporeans to study medicine locally. With a joint degree awarded by both institutions, the programme will be based on Imperial's medical curriculum and standard of teaching which have a high international reputation. The medical degree is the first that Imperial, founded in 1907, will develop, deliver and award overseas.

Dr Su Guaning, President of NTU, said, "This is a landmark agreement in Imperial and NTU's histories. Starting up a new school is never easy, much less a medical school. That we can achieve this agreement within just two years shows the commitment both NTU and Imperial College have towards this project, and we have set our sights on making ICNMS a global healthcare role model."

Dr Su also invited the medical community in Singapore to help raise and parent this new medical school, together with NTU and Imperial College. He said: "We seek the strong support and engagement of the Singapore medical community, to be mentors, role models and godparents to this fledgling new born."

Present in Imperial's delegation at today's official signing ceremony at NTU are Lord John Kerr of Kinlochard, Chairman of the Court and Council of Imperial College London; Sir Keith O'Nions FRS, Rector of Imperial College London; Professor Mary Ritter, Pro Rector (International); Mr Edward Astle, Pro Rector (Enterprise), Professor Stephen Smith FMedSci, Principal of Imperial's Faculty o
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Contact: Hisham Hambari
mhisham@ntu.edu.sg
656-790-6447
Nanyang Technological University
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