University

Studies & NS

Don’t let the Bell Curve rule you

The Bell Curve can be a good thing. Its God-like features include graciously dispensing grades to undeserving students, just on the basis on their being a bit less worse than others. But the monster...

Work

Just started work at your first job? How to transition from student to salaried worker

I’d been a student for 16 years, so when it was (finally) time to graduate, I threw my mortarboard into the air with glee. It was freedom at last, no more assignments, presentations, late...

University

“Work, for I am with you”: Celebrating God’s faithfulness in my university years

16 May, 2016. FYP has ended. For real. The end. Today I went back to school, perhaps for the last time ever, to pack my graduation show booth up for tear-down. Time has really flown by. And yet at...

Studies & NS

What’s the point of school?

In the past month I feel like God has been taking me on a journey of discovering what it truly means to honour Him as a student. Do I need to study harder, for longer hours? Do I need to give more...

Workplace

The Plate Spinner: Advice for busy young adults

Have you ever seen a plate spinner? A guy sets up a stick, puts a ridiculously fragile plate on top of it and spins the stick, such that the plate on top spins in tandem and stays upright in an...

University

What college life taught me about faith

You start university with your timetable empty. But slowly, with every fair you go to – faculty events fairs, CCA fairs, sports fairs, et cetera – your schedule starts filling up, first the...

Work

Honestly, how do you feel about work?

In the mundane day-to-day overload of work and school, busyness has established itself as a badge of honour. It is a carefully crafted connotation of “success” in a culture which...

Surveys & Reports

Permission To Dream: A night of praise, prayer and reconciliation

More than 200 believers – students and parents – gathered at the Yale-NUS Performance Hall on the evening of Jan 10 for the NUS leg of Permission To Dream, a non-denominational worship event...

Finding Purpose

I’m learning to tell the greatest story of all

There’s nothing quite like being a journalist: The thrills of being the first to know, the adrenaline rush of getting an insider scoop, and the best part of all, hearing stories and re-telling them...