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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the King Edward VII College of Medicine, NUS is the oldest higher education institution in Singapore. NUS is a comprehensive research university, offering a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, medicine and dentistry, design and environment, law, arts and social sciences, engineering, business, computing and music in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
NUS' main campus is located in the southwestern part of Singapore adjacent to Kent Ridge, accommodating an area of 150 ha (0.58 sq mi). The Duke-NUS Medical School, which is a postgraduate medical school in collaboration with Duke, is located at the Outram campus. Its Bukit Timah campus houses the Faculty of Law and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. The Yale-NUS College, which is a liberal arts college in collaboration with Yale, is located at the University Town.
The National University of Singapore also has been ranked the top university in the Asia Pacific by two international ranking systems, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university counts four Prime Ministers or Presidents of Singapore and two Prime Ministers of Malaysia among its alumni.
You can go to the National University of Singapore by riding your vehicle or by taxi. You can go there via different routes based on your preference routes. Also, if you want to go here by booking a taxi, you tell and give the instructions to the Singaporean taxi drivers. They will bring you to the place that you want.
You can go to the National University of Singapore by bus. There are several bus travels around this place. You can buy the ticket from your preferred place to some places that are Clementi Road, Dover Road and Ayer Rajah Expressway. So, you can buy the tickets with your preferred date and time.
You also can go to the National University of Singapore by MRT train which is the most popular transportation in Singapore. This place is linked to the nearest MRT Station that is Kent Ridge MRT Station on the Circle Line and Clementi MRT Station on the East-West Line of Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train system. From there, you can take a bus or walk around 10-minutes before arriving at this place.
The Science Centre was carved out of the National Museum of Singapore as a separate institution so that the latter could focus on its artistic and historical collections. This idea was first mooted in 1969 by the Science Council of Singapore and was subsequently approved by the Government, which was keen to promote science education in the rapidly modernising country to tap into the technology sector.
The Science Centre Singapore (SCS) or previously known as the Singapore Science Centre, is a scientific institution in Jurong East, Singapore. It specialises in promoting scientific and technological education for the general public. With over 850 exhibits spread over eight exhibition galleries, it sees over a million visitors a year and over 25 million visitors up to the year 2003 when it celebrated its silver jubilee.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 158-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore's Orchard Road shopping district. It is one of three gardens, and the only tropical garden, to be honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Botanic Gardens have been ranked Asia's top park attraction since 2013, by TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards. It was declared the inaugural Garden of the Year, International Garden Tourism Awards in 2012, and received Michelin's three-star rating in 2008.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens have been developed along a 3-Core Concept. The three cores consist of Tanglin, which is the heritage core that retains the old favourites and rustic charms of the historic Gardens; Central, which is the tourist belt of the Gardens; and Bukit Timah, which is the educational and recreational zone. Each core offers an array of attractions.
This Singapore's botanic gardens are the only one in the world that open from 5 a.m. to midnight every day of the year. More than 10,000 species of flora are spread over its 82-hectare area, which is stretched vertically; the longest distance between the northern and southern ends is 2.5 km (1.6 mi). The Botanic Gardens receive about 4.5 million visitors annually.
Royal Plaza on Scotts is one of popular accommodation for business and leisure travellers to enjoy a relaxing time with family and friends. Featuring complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the resort, guests of the hotel can also have access to free car park, restaurant, coffee shop and services include laundry and housekeeping. The hotel has 15 floors and features 511 beautifully appointed guest rooms fitted with air conditioning, cable television, desk, mini bar, television and additional features in every room.
Guests can also opt for Park Hotel Alexandra when visiting this place to rest and overnight. This hotel is located in HabourFront, Singapore and less than 10-minutes from the National University of Singapore. This hotel features 442 rooms furnished with free Wi-Fi, television, desks, and free toiletries. For the comfort and convenience of guests, there are facilities and services offered such as dry cleaning, laundry, a 24-hour receptionist and free parking are available at this hotel.