SNA - Letter: Foreigner who renounced OR status to avoid NS still admitted to NUS medical school - Sreedharan Se...

SNA - Letter: Foreigner who renounced OR status to avoid NS still admitted to NUS medical school - Sreedharan Se...

The Online Citizen, 27 Dec 2011 “Based on personal observations as a doctor who studied medicine here, I am not confident that the ground situation reflects the stated policy. I know of renouncers who were admitted to the National University of Singapore’s highly competitive medical school, to which, every year, some straight-As Singaporean students fail to gain admission. At a higher level, some renouncers have been admitted to speciality training programmes which are sought after by many Singaporeans and non-Singaporeans. Those who complete these programmes will qualify to be specialist doctors in the public or private sector. In my academic or professional life, I am fortunate not to have been in a situation where I had to compete with renouncers. I have nothing personal, either, against these individuals, who are good doctors but not particularly outstanding. But if th...

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