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
Wang Yunrui, Year 4, 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