Tuesday, 16 July 2019

IPhO 2019 Singapore Team Results

Full IPhO 2019 Results 

IPhO 2019 Singapore Team Results

Gold - Matthew Chia Jin Quan, NUSH
Gold - Fu Xing Hong, RI
Silver - Zhang Xiaorui, NUSH
Silver - Ge Shu, VJC
Bronze - Sidharth Chambocheri Veetil, NUSH

Congratulations!

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Getting Ready for IMO 2019, Bath, United Kingdom


IMO 2019 Home Page

Programme

10th July: Early Arrival (Leaders) and IMO Board arrival
11th July: Arrival of Leaders
12th July: Jury at Work
13th July: Jury at Work
14th July: Arrival of Contestants and Deputy Leaders
15th July: Opening Ceremony Forum Theatre Bath 15:30
16th July: Contest day 1. Exam 08:30-13:00
17th July: Contest day 2. Exam 08:30-13:00; Leaders move to main site
18th July: Coordination.
19th July: Coordination.
20th July: Final Jury meeting 09:00.
21st July: Closing Ceremony 15:00 and farewell party 19:00
22nd July: Departures

Lim Jeck is a member of the Jury. He is staying at Parkway Hotel, Celtic Manor.

Monday, 24 June 2019

Snapshot of NUSH Class of 2017 University Destinations and Courses Taken

NUS High School Class of 2017 University Destinations
Cohort size: 165
Number of students (names are hidden) captured in the spreadsheet below: 78 (the rest unknown, to be updated when more data is collected)
Last updated: 23/6/19

S/N Country/University Name Course/Major





Singapore

1 National University of Singapore
Accountancy
2
Architecture
3
Business
4
Business
5
Computing/Computer Science
6
Computing/Computer Science
7
Computing/Information Security
8
Computing/Computer Science
9
Computing/Computer Science
10
Computing/Computer Science
11
Computing/Computer Science
12
Computing/Computer Science
13
Computing/Computer Science
14
Computing
15
Computing
16
Computing
17
Computer Engineering
18
Computer Engineering
19
Computer Engineering
20
Chemical Engineering
21
Electrical Engineering
22
Electrical Engineering
23
Biomedical Engineering
24
Engineering
25
Environmental Science
26
Life Sciences
27
Law
28
Medicine
29
Medicine
30
Medicine
31
Psychology
32
Science/Pharmacy
33
Science
34
Science
35
Science/Mathematics
36
Science/Mathematics
37
Science/Mathematics
38
Science/Chemistry
39
Science/Physics
40
Science/Data Science & Analytics
41
Science/Data Science & Analytics
42
Unknown
43
Unknown
44
Unknown
45
Unknown
46 Nanyang Technological University
Sch of Art, Design and Media
47
Bioengineering
48
Environmental Engineering
49
Mechanical Engineering
50
Medicine
51
Medicine
52
Medicine
53
Medicine
54
Medicine
55
Psychology
56 Singapore Institute of Technology
Digipen/Computing
57 Singapore Management University
Law
58
Law





United Kingdom

59 King's College London
Medicine
60 University College London
Engineering & Architectural Design
61 University of Cambridge
Economics
62
Natural Sciences
63
Natural Sciences
64
Law
65
Computer Science
66
Medicine
67
Unknown
68 Oxford University
Computer Science with Philosophy
69
Biomedical Sciences
70 University of Edinburgh
Architecture
71 University of Glasgow
Medicine
72 Imperial College London
Physics





United States of America

73 Duke University
Economics and Mathematics
74 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Undeclared
75 Stanford University
Bioengineering
76 Johns Hopkins University
Undeclared
77 University of Southern California
Mechanical Engineering





Ireland

78 Trinity College Dublin
Medicine




Class of 2013 University Destinations and Courses taken can be found here

Sunday, 23 June 2019

IBO 2019 Singapore Team

The 30th IBO (International Biology Olympiad) will be held in Szeged, Hungary, from 14 - 21 July 2019.

The following Year 6 (JC2) students are in the Singapore Team:
Amani Pek, NUSH
Tan Zipei, HCI
Cameron Goh, RI
Gu Jiahao, RI

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Singapore Schools' Oxbridge Applications, Offers & Acceptances in 2018 Admission Cycle

'2018 Admission Cycle' refers to applications made from September 2017 onwards for admission to courses starting in October 2018 or by deferred entry for courses starting after 2018.












2018 Admission Cycle Cambridge
Oxford

UCAS Sch ID
Applns Offers Acceptances
Applns Offers Acceptances

45199 HCI 107 33 (31%) 25 (23%)
90 23 (26%) 18 (20%)

45681 ACSI 84 13 (15%) 13 (15%)
47 9 (19%) 9 (19%)

45765 SJII 5 <3 <3





45769 NUSH 40 18 (45%) 12 (30%)
14 6 (43%) 5 (36%)

45777 DHS 19 7 (37%) 6 (32%)
23 4 (17%)


46015 RVHS 6 <3 <3
8



46340 SOTA 6 <3 <3





47033 UWCSEA Dover 12 <3 <3
30 5 (17%)


48056 RI 95 35 (37%) 22 (23%)
134 36 (27%) 30 (22%)

48057 ACJC 16 4 (25%) 3 (19%)
16



48058 NJC 18 5 (28%) <3
19 4 (21%)


48091 VJC 16 4 (25%) 3 (23%)
26 5 (19%) 4 (15%)











Note: only schools with 5 or more applicants to Cambridge/Oxford, or with offers, are shown.

Sources: Cambridge, Oxford

For statistics on admission cycles 2017 and earlier, refer to an earlier post here

Thursday, 13 June 2019

IChO 2019 Singapore Team


The 51st IChO (International Chemistry Olympiad) will take place in Paris, France, from 21 to 30 July 2019.

The following Year 6 (JC2) students are in the Singapore Team:
Au Ke Fun, NUSH
Ng Yong Xiang, NUSH
Tan Yong Yi, NUSH
Hu Yongao, RI

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

EuPhO 2019 Singapore Team Results


European Physics Olympiad (EuPhO) is a contest for high school students. In addition to the International Physics Olympiad (started in 1967) there exist traditions of regional competitions such as Asian Physics Olympiad (since 2000) and Ibero-American Physics Olympiad (since 1991). The concept of EuPhO is similar to real research situations, with short problems description and plenty of space for creative solutions.

The 3rd EuPhO was held in Riga, Latvia from May 31 to June 4, 2019 and hosted by the University of Latvia.

From left: Jovan, Timothy, Jerry, Eu-Shaun and Nitesh. All are current Year 5/JC1 students
EuPhO 2019 Singapore Team Results:
Gold - Jerry Han, RI
Silver - Leong Eu-Shaun, RI
Silver - Timothy Ho, NUSH
Bronze - Jovan Liau, NUSH
HM - Nitesh Sanjeevi Saravanan, NUSH

CWMI 2019 and CGMO 2019 Singapore Teams

The following students are selected for China Western Mathematical Invitational (CWMI) 2019, which will be held in Guizhou from 11 - 16 August 2019:
Nathaniel Ang Boon Han, Year 5, ACS(I)
Jamie Lim Jia Sin, Year 2, NUSH
Shevonne Chia, Year 3, NUSH
Hu Xinghui, Year 3, RGS
Lai Peng Chong, Year 3, RI
Wang Yuxuan, Year 4, RI
Shen Xinyi, Year 5, RI
Chen Lei Yu, Year 5, RI

The following students are selected for China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) 2019, which will be held in Wuhan from 10 - 15 August 2019:
Wu Xinyue, Year 2, NYGH
Yu Hanzhang, Year 2, RGS
Zhang Chenxi, Year 2, RGS

Sunday, 9 June 2019

Google Code Jam 2019 Round 3 Results

Google Code Jam 2019 Round 3 Results

Singapore's participants in the Top 300:
#51 btzy 45 (Bernard Teo)
#57 sampletext 45 (Jeffrey Lee)
#80 oneplusone 35 (Lim Jeck)
#111 SmileyFace 34 (Zhang Guangxuan)
#189 9mat 22
#236 bayweiheng 17 (Bay Wei Heng)
#237 feeder1 17 (Ng Yu Peng)
#259 nzqrc 15 (Howe Choong Yin)

Thursday, 6 June 2019

SMO 2019 (Open Section) Answers

SMO 2019 Open Rd 2 Namelist

SMO 2019 Open Rd 2 Questions

SMO 2019 Open Questions

SMO 2019 (Open Section) Answers
1. 39
2. 0
3. 49
4. 4041
5. 505
6. 0
7. 0
8. 30
9. 9
10. 750
11. 37
12. 196
13. 4
14. 83210
15. 21
16. 299
17. 24
18. 5
19. 2020
20. 26
21. 1
22. 2
23. 2010
24. 1347
25. 99048

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

SMO 2019 (Senior Section) Answers

SMO 2019 Senior Rd 2 Namelist

SMO 2019 Senior Rd 2 Questions

SMO 2019 Senior Questions

SMO 2019 (Senior Section) Answers
1. D
2. C
3. D
4. B
5. A
6. 32
7. 83
8. 30
9. 41
10. 8
11. 112
12. 22
13. 512
14. 1275
15. 82
16. 13
17. 10
18. 2187
19. 17
20. 3028
21. 268
22. 40
23. 2019
24. 23
25. 985

SMO 2019 (Junior Section) Answers

SMO 2019 Junior Rd 2 Namelist

SMO 2019 Junior Rd 2 Questions

SMO 2019 Junior Questions

SMO 2019 (Junior Section) Answers
1. E
2. E
3. E
4. C
5. D
6. 360
7. 120
8. 9
9. 99
10. 14
11. 8
12. 12
13. 48
14. 201
15. 50
16. 8
17. 1010
18. 86
19. 6
20. 13
21. 73
22. 8
23. 12
24. 105
25. 20

Monday, 3 June 2019

NUS 2018/2019 Semester 2 Exam Results

Lim Li's NUS Year 1 Semester 2 Exam Results


^CS2101 B (S/U option exercised)
^CS2103T A-
*CS3230 A+
^CS3233 A+
^CS3233R A+
^ES2660 B- (S/U option exercised)
^IS1103 B+ (S/U option exercised)
#MA2108S A
*ST2131 A

^account for CS CAP
#account for MA CAP
*account for both CS CAP and MA CAP

CAP for Computer Science (CS): 4.95
CAP for Mathematics (MA): 4.92

Sunday, 19 May 2019

IOI 2019 Singapore Team

The 31th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 4 to 11 August 2019.

The IOI 2019 Singapore Team comprises the following students:
Daniel Choo Zhenghao, RI Year 4
Leong Eu-Shaun, RI Year 5
Jeffrey Lee Chun Hean, NUSH Year 6 (IOI 2018 Silver)
Benson Lin Zhan Li, HCI Year 5

Source: https://algorithmics.comp.nus.edu.sg/

Google Code Jam 2019 Round 2 Results

Code Jam 2019 Round 2 Results (by ranking, can filter by country)

3592 contestants participated in Round 2; 26 of them scored full marks. The top 1000 contestants in this round will win a T-shirt and advance to Round 3 on 8 Jun.

Top 12:

Singapore's participants in the top 1000:

#39 Pang Wen Yuen
#107 Lim Jeck
#161 Lim Li
#174 Zhang Guang Xuan
#207
#245 Jeffrey Lee
#265 Howe Choong Yin
#430
#436 Ng Yu Peng
#530
#544 Lin Si Jie
#566 Daniel Toh
#567 Chang Si Yuan
#581
#642
#756 Feng Jiahai
#779 Way Tan
#804 Bay Wei Heng
#879 Teow Hua Jun
#935 Bernard Teo
#940

Thursday, 16 May 2019

June Holidays Primary Maths Olympiad Training

This is posted on behalf of Ms Tang.

Ms Tang graduated with a Masters in Mathematics. She helped her children prepare for Mathematical Olympiad. Their achievements were as follows:

• Gold, 3rd place in NMOS ( National Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore)
• High Distinction, 2nd place in RIPMWC (Raffles Institution Primary Mathematics World Contest)
• Perfect score in PMWC in Hong Kong
• Platinum, 3rd place in SMOPS (Singapore Mathematical Olympiad for Primary School)
• High Distinction, Medalist in ICAS (International Competitions and Assessments for School)
• Gold, 1st place in Singapore in SASMO (Singapore and Asian School Math Olympiad)

She will be teaching in small group size (up to 8 students) for P5 students who have had basic Maths Olympiad knowledge.(suitable for GEP students or top 5 students in their schools).

There will be 10 lessons in total (June 10~14, 17~21). The rate is $70 per lesson per student (starting at 11am, about 2 hours). The training venue will be held in an air-conditioned classroom next to Lorong Chuan MRT.

If you are interested, please contact Ms Tang via WhatsApp 85758636

Sunday, 12 May 2019

APhO 2019 Singapore Team Results and IPhO 2019 Singapore Team

Full APhO 2019 Results and APhO 2019 Special Prizes

APhO 2019 Singapore Team Results

Silver - Sidharth Chambocheri Veetil, NUSH
Silver & Best Female Performer - Ge Shu, VJC
Bronze - Zhang Xiaorui, NUSH
Bronze - Chen Jia Kai, HCI
Honourable Mention - Li De Hou Bryant, RI
Honourable Mention - Vijayaraghavan Vishnuprasath, RI
Jeffrey Lee, NUSH
Talgeri Raviraj Ramchandra, RI

The 50th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) will be held from 7 - 15 July 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

The following students will represent Singapore at the IPhO 2019:
Matthew Chia, NUSH
Sidharth Chambocheri Veetil, NUSH
Zhang Xiaorui, NUSH
Fu Xing Hong, RI
Ge Shu, VJC (Well done!!)

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Google I/O Developer Conference 2019

Key Announcements of Google I/O Developer Conference 2019


Lim Min, who was among the top 150 highest-ranked contestants of the Code Jam I/O for Women 2019 Contest, had received a ticket to Google I/O 2019 and US$750 reimbursement for travel expenses.


Sunday, 5 May 2019

Google Code Jam 2019 Round 1C Results

Code Jam 2019 Round 1C Results (by ranking, can filter by country)

Top 12



Singapore's participants in the top 1500

#13 Gan Wei Liang
#33 Howe Choong Yin
#150 Wang Jianzhi
#227
#298
#368
#469 Daniel Toh
#508
#532 Lim Rui Yuan
#559
#592
#643
#670
#905
#944
#957
#968
#989
#1024
#1029
#1043
#1088 Luke Tan
#1097
#1211
#1374 Yu Zheyuan
#1445
#1468
#1494 Ashley Aragorn Khoo