The Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology, or CUGE in short, is jointly established by the National Parks Board and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency.
If you are looking to further your career in the landscaping industry, CUGE has a critical mass of knowledge and advance expertise on urban greenery and ecology to share with you. It provides professional skills training programmes for all levels of professionals and is a national training institution of the Landscape Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ).
CUGE also serves as a regional repository of best practices to advance urban and green living environment. It will serve as the lead training provider for all levels of the landscape industry workforce. It will use the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) System to train and certify skills training and facilitate career development in the landscape industry.
Read more at the CUGE website.
Interested to learn more about CUGE Research?
CUGE Research is a branch of CUGE, engaging in multidisciplinary research on the greening and ecology of cities. Through its research programmes, CUGE Research aims to enhance greenery planning, design and management in cities.
It works in close partnerships with other research institutions and agencies. Its research is focused on three key areas:
- Arboriculture & Plant Health
- Horticulture, Built Greenery & Urban Ecology
- Social & Sustainable Studies and Publications
The research outcomes are translated into guidelines and standards that are targeted to upgrade industry practices and know-how.
Find out more from the list of CUGE Research publications