Nanyang Junior College (NJC) was found in 1977 under the name Lorong Chuan Junior College, the college was renamed in 1978. It was one of the first junior colleges to be established in Singapore. It offers two year courses for per-university students, ending in A-Level (GCE) qualifications. The college is associated with Chung Cheng High School.
Nanyang Junior College
Nanyang Junior College places its values in motivational drive, individual responsibility and integrity, inventiveness (thinking outside of the box) and the empathy of compassion and helping others. Joint Admission Exercise applicants to the college must meet the entry criteria based on the L1R5 aggregate, with scores being based on the O-Level results of the applicant. These criteria can change from year to year and it’s advised that prospective students and their parents have an understanding of the current year’s eligibility criteria.
The school also invites Direct Schools Admission candidates who have outstanding talent in CCA to apply. International students may apply to the school, but they must pass the qualifying tests issued by the Principals’ Academy of Singapore. Nanyang Junior College offers financial assistance for Singaporean students from Government and Government-Aid Schools. Forestwood Residences by CDL is near to Lorong Lew Lian and therefore close to shopping centres such as Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre, Serangoon Stadium and Heartland Mall.
Lew Lian Forestwood Residences – City Developments
Nanyang Junior College teaches more than sixty subjects, offering a wide range of courses for each of the students. It is close to public transportation and has 13 direct bus services which bring students from all of the island. The campus itself is bright and lively, offering lunchtime programs for students, and they work each summer vacation to modernize another part of the campus. There are a wide range of co-curricular activities on offer to students, ranging from sports, aesthetics and clubs to societies. Students are also able to initiate their own interest groups.
The school has received the Value-Added Awards for both academic and non-academic achievements every year since 2007 and between 2009 and 2015 received the Best Practice Award for staff well-being for Nanyang Junior College.