University

University

My humbling hall life: Seeing God’s goodness in a ministry that I almost didn’t start

On three separate occasions, I was approached by three different people with the challenge to serve in a hostel ministry that I had never heard of. I declined all three times, reasoning that it was a...

University

How I trained to become a lawyer without losing my mind

My calling to become a lawyer wasn’t about money, GCE A-Level grades or scholarship programmes. Having been verbally and emotionally abused for five years in school, and having suffered much...

Studies & NS

To the graduating class of 2019: Be driven by purpose

I’m no valedictorian but I’ve got something to say anyway. I only graduated with a decent GPA, and I’m not even going to pursue as a career what I’ve studied for the last 3 years....

University

My FYP endgame: 21 days before our submission, my project was doomed to fail

“If I had to set an ambitious goal to work towards, success to me would be having our project featured in the newspaper,” I told my Final Year Project (FYP) partner as we sat across each other 10...

Studies & NS

Taking the next step when things seem out of control

Giving up full control is not easy. As humans, we like to know that we’re in control of our lives; it gives us security and comfort. However, we forget that there are many things in life that...

News

NUS peeping tom: Justice must be served, but the heart needs restoration too

Reading the whole discussion on social media about the peeping tom in NUS, I sympathise with the victim, and I believe the episode has caused her much distress. Sexual harassment is very wrong, and...

Studies & NS

What I learnt from my freshman semester

Before I entered university, people had told me stories about the culture and academic rigour there. Now, as the first semester of my freshman year draws to a close, there are several things I’ve...

Dating

Seasons: “A tree in winter does not die easily”

It was student exchange season and my boyfriend Reuben and I had applied and been accepted to universities in the United States. I, however, could feel God prompting me to stay in Singapore, despite...

Studies & NS

What I learnt about prayer from grad school

I’m in the season of seeking God about the next phase of graduate school, if pursuing doctorate studies is the Lord’s will for me. Having been in the academic field for several years, I know how...