Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam conferred Honorary Degree at NTU Convocation 2018
To recognise Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam's contributions as Singapore's former Education Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Defence Minister, and President, NTU Singapore conferred on him an honorary doctorate dgree, the University's highest honour. Aside from Dr Tan, former civil service head Peter Ho and Lee Foundation chairman Dr Lee Seng Tee were also honoured with the honorary degrees. Professor Bertil Andersson was recognised with the President Emeritus title for his leadership as NTU President from 2011 to 2017. The conferment took place at the first ceremony of NTU Convocation 2018, where pioneer batches from four new programmes received their scrolls. From 24 Jul to 2 Aug, over 9,700 graduands will receive their scrolls over 20 ceremonies.