—(1) The functions of the University shall include —
the provision in Singapore of educational facilities at university standards or at standards above primary education for persons enrolled therein;
the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and the promotion of research and scholarship; and
the conferring and awarding of degrees, diplomas and certificates, including honorary degrees and other distinctions.
(2) The University may, for the purpose of discharging its functions —
provide such facilities for its students as it considers desirable;
institute professorships, lectureships and other posts and offices and make appointments thereto;
regulate conditions of service of officers and employees of the University, including schemes of service, salary scales, leave and discipline;
provide for pension or superannuation or provident fund schemes for the benefit of officers or employees of the University;
fix, demand and receive fees and other charges;
promote the formation of or acquire any interest in any undertaking; and
do all such things as may be necessary, incidental or conducive to the attainment of all or any of its functions and powers.