First private arts university to be established

04 March 2021
Berita Harian
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Singapore will establish its first private university of the arts and it will be jointly managed by LASALLE and NAFA, announced Minister of Education Mr Lawrence Wong. During the parliamentary session, he acknowledged that both institutions have developed into centres of artistic excellence, each with their own unique identities and strengths. With the government's support, he hopes to leverage their respective strengths and traditions so that students and academics alike can benefit from more diverse opportunities.

“I hope the new arts university will take tertiary arts education in Singapore to greater heights, enabling our youths with strengths and talents in this field to maximise their potential and contribute to our economy and society," he added.

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