Urban Redevelopment Authority

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Shaping Singapore’s Unique Urban Land Use

Visiting New Zealand as a 13-year-old, URA Scholar Amanda Goh was enthralled by its fascinating landscape. It cemented her interest in geography and sparked her determination to make a difference in Singapore’s unique urban land use. Join her exciting and meaningful journey as an Executive Planner in the Physical Planning Group of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and discover how she co-creates Singapore’s future with her team.

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Mathematics & Smart Cities

A final year master’s student at the prestigious University College London, Selina Yu’s aspirations go beyond simply crunching numbers behind the scenes. She envisions her work leaving a visible mark on society, and the URA Overseas Scholarship became her pathway to realising this dream. As she merges her passion for mathematics with smart city planning, Selina is on a compelling journey to shape the future of Singapore. Step into Selina’s inspiring journey as she shares internship and orientation stories and insights on navigating the URA Scholarship application.

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Engineering and Urban (Re) Development

Engineers, relative to planners or architects, may be less commonly associated with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). Scholar Zann Tay shares with us how civil engineers play an important role in shaping the built environment, through some of the projects she has undertaken at URA after graduating from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) with Honours (Distinction).