About NTU

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GYSS 2018 is held at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. 

A research-intensive public university, NTU has 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and its Interdisciplinary Graduate School. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London.

NTU is also home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) and the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight (ACI). 

Ranked 11th in the world, NTU has also been ranked the world’s top young university for the last four years running. The University’s main campus has been named one of the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World. NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district. For more information, visit

Nanyang Executive Centre



Nanyang Executive Centre is located at the Yunnan Garden Campus of Nanyang Technological University. 

The guestrooms have been designed to meet the needs of both training executives and business travellers. All the guestrooms are equipped with a work area and other modern amenities to ensure they provide guests with a pleasant stay. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available to all guests in their rooms, lobby and function spaces.

Each room is equipped with: 

• Cable TV
• Complimentary local calls and Internet access
• Computer data port
• Iron and Ironing board
• Individually controlled air-conditioning
• Bathroom with separate shower facilities
• Bathroom amenities and hair-dryer
• Coffee and tea making facilities
• Mini-fridge
• Electronic safe
• Handicapped-friendly rooms
• Non-smoking rooms



School of Art, Design & Media

Opening & Closing Ceremonies | Main Plenary
81 Nanyang Dr, Singapore 637458

Nanyang Executive Centre

Accommodation | Small Group Sessions
60 Nanyang View, Singapore 639673

Getting to NTU from Changi Airport

By Taxi

Taxis are available at the taxi stands on the Arrival levels of each Terminal. Hop on a taxi and tell the taxi driver to send you to either of the above addresses depending on your schedule. 

It takes approximately 40-45 minutes from Changi Airport to NTU.

Alternatively, you can call for a taxi using the following booking hotlines: 

Comfort or Citycab Tel: +65 6552 1111
Premier Taxis Tel: +65 6363 6888
Prime Taxi Tel: +65 6778 0808
SMRT Tel: +65 6555 8888
Transcab Tel: +65 6555 3333

OR call for an Uber or Grab vehicle.

By Train/Bus

The Changi Airport MRT Station is located at the basement of Terminals 2 and 3. It is accessible from the Arrival and Departure Halls through escalators and lifts. The first train service leaving Changi Airport that would allow a transfer to the first west-bound at Tanah Merah Station will be scheduled at 5.31 am on Mondays to Saturdays and 5.59 am on Sundays and Public Holidays. The last train will be at 11.18 pm.

The nearest train stations to NTU are Boon Lay (EW27) and Pioneer (EW28) on the East West Line operated by SMRT Corporation.

From Boon Lay station, make your way to the adjacent bus interchange. Services 179 & 199 will take you in to NTU.

From Pioneer station, hop on the Campus Rider which stops in front of Blk 649A.

If you are coming from Changi Airport and are travelling light, you can get on at Changi Airport (CG2), transfer at Tanah Merah (EW4) and take the train all the way to Boon Lay or Pioneer station. The journey takes just over an hour.

The journey by train – bus will take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.

To arrange an airport transfer, please fill in the form here.