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Singapore university keeps COVID at bay with tech and discipline

School maintains on-campus classes with zoning rules and sewage checks

The National University of Singapore took a proactive approach to keep COVID-19 off campus, monitoring where students are with Wi-Fi and a smartphone app, for example.

SINGAPORE -- The National University of Singapore (NUS), known for its innovative approach to education, has succeeded in keeping on-campus classes mostly open during the COVID-19 pandemic by finding clever ways to keep the deadly virus at bay.

Since the pandemic began more than a year ago, the school has suspended classes only during April to June last year, when the government implemented a partial lockdown.

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