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​News | Learn constantly, broadly and bravely, Grace Fu tells NTU humanities graduands

Published on: 27-Jul-2019

​Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu remembers how many of her accountancy course mates had difficulty finding jobs when they graduated from NUS in 1985. The challenges they faced and concerns they had then, she said, were similar to those that young people are facing today. She was addressing graduands from the Chinese, English, History, Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, and Philosophy programmes on Friday at the convocation ceremony for NTU’s School of Humanities. Learning broadly entails "having a strong sense of curiosity, and spirit of exploration", she added. "We cannot predict what jobs will look like in the future... So if you can make connections across different fields and disciplines and apply yourself to creating new value, you'll have an advantage."

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