BES News and Blog

Symposium on Futures Sustainability 2018

On 24th March 2018, the Bachelor of Environmental Studies [BES] hosted the Symposium on Futures Sustainability at University Town in partnership with Rotary Club of Suntec City. BES Student Committee President Nicole Lim [BES Class of 2019] expands…

Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2017: The future of the Pacific Ocean

Nicole Lim Pei Pey, the second runner-up for the Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2017, jointly organised by APRU and The New York Times. What started out as just another assignment turned out to be an opportunity for an article to be published…

The sailing dream

Elise Yukie Yokoyama will defer her studies until next August to train for the qualifying rounds of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.  NUS BES student, Elisa Yukie Yokoyama sets sail on a journey to chase an Olympic dream. Elisa Yukie Yokoyama is…

BES 5th Anniversary Celebration: Saving Gaia – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Synopsis “I wish you would use all means at your disposal – films, expeditions, the web, new submarines – to create a campaign to ignite public support for a global network of marine protected areas; Hope Spots large enough to save and…
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…