The Resilience Run


Close to 600 students, staff, faculty and alumni of the Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, Dentistry and Science participated in the Resilience Run on 29 March 2014.


A joint-launch project to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the three Faculties, the Run reflected the resilience of the three faculties in weathering and overcoming various challenges over the years to become the uniquely successful institution that each is today.


Dr William TAN, Faculty of Science (FoS) alumnus and NUS Distinguished Alumni Service Award recipient (2005) finished his pledge of 85km-run round the NUS track in his specially-equipped paraplegic tricycle. To raise awareness of another resilient group in the NUS community; our special needs students, a parallel fund-raising element happen.


In line with the central theme, a parallel fund-raising element was in place to raise funds and to raise awareness of another resilient group in the NUS community, our special needs students. With the proceeds going towards the NUS Enablers, a non-profit student-interest group, special needs students can look forward to better integration into campus life through their extensive range of activities and projects.


Check out some of the photos taken at the Run:


Calling runners for 9am flag off.


Faculty and staff from the Faculty of Science.


From left: Dentistry Dean Assoc Prof Grace Ong, Science Dean Prof Andrew Wee and Arts and Social Sciences Dean Prof Brenda Yeoh.


Dr William Tan on the track in his specially-equipped paraplegic tricycle.


Relay team from Faculty of Science.

Finishing the run.

Provost Prof Tan Eng Chye presenting a token of appreciation to Dr William Tan after the run.

A group photo with Dr William Tan.