Designed for top students with a passion for the environment.

The Bachelor of Environmental Studies programme is designed with special features to improve the practical skill sets of our students in order to enhance their employability in the job market. These include:

  • Internships, both domestic and overseas, with top-notch environmental organizations in diverse sectors.
  • Semester-abroad exchange programmes with partner universities.
  • Exclusive, BES-only town-hall style discussions with local and regional leaders offering a behind-the-scenes perspective on contemporary environmental problems and solutions.

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Singapore water policy

Embrace social complexities in water policy

The way we use water is shaped by social and cultural norms. And if you ask the average person why and how they use water, you will find interesting and varied responses, no doubt. This is a vital point to consider when Singapore’s policymakers…
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Can S-E Asia be haze-free by 2020?

Audrey Tan from the Straight Times asks important questions regarding the annual haze. Read more at http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/environment/can-s-e-asia-be-haze-free-by-2020
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Paris Summit 2015

This week, world leaders are meeting in Paris to discuss how to combat climate change.
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Environment and Health: Vector-borne and Infectious Diesease

Synopses The Challenge of Dengue and other Vector-borne Diseases in Singapore, A/P Ng Lee Ching Singapore has been confronted by the emergence and re-emergence of several important vector-borne diseases (such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria),…
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ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

Overview The environmental underpinnings and implications of development have long been the focus of international attention, and certainly since 1983 when the General Assembly of the United Nations formed the World Commission on Environment…
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BES Seminar Series - Environmental Career Panel

Abstract Students interested in the environment as a career often wonder what they can do with their degrees, and what their environmental careers could potentially look like. To gain further insights into these questions and provide a window…
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Urban Wildlife Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation Policy: Meet the BES Lecturers

Abstract We live in an increasingly urban world. By 2050, 70% of all people on Earth will live in cities, and so the conversion of natural areas to concrete jungles continues. Although the process of urbanization is highly destructive to wildlife…
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A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.

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