The NUSPA symbol encapsulates the essence of the association in its mission to precipitate political appreciation and active citizenry among NUS students.
Integrating modernity with tradition, the symbol portrays modern minimalistic features while paying homage to the logo of the Political Association of yesteryears. This represents the association’s constant recognition of our need to adapt and change to maintain relevant in the modern world, while nonetheless appreciate that our success is only made possible by committed members of the past.
Blue is chosen as it symbolises wisdom and integrity, attributes essential among our members in accomplishing our mission, while remaining neutral and apolitical. Concurrently, the shade of blue is also similar to the corporate colour of NUS, and signifies our commitment to the NUS population.
Red is chosen as it symbolises courage and kinship of humankind. These attributes are also important among our members, as they seek to accomplish their mission without fear or favour, while maintaining respect with the people they interact with. Concurrently, red also signifies the association’s loyalty and affinity with Singapore, and accentuates that the mission of the association ultimately is for the betterment of the country.