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AGO – A Rewarding Career as the Nation’s Auditor


Why did you choose the scholarship? I chose this scholarship because I believe that the work I will be doing in this organisation after graduation is aligned with my interests and values. I truly value the transparency that our government has with the public and would love to be a facilitator in building and maintaining the public’s trust in the ... Read More »

NUS – Giving Back To The Community Through Sports


The NUS Sports Scholarship offers Li Zhengxi the rare opportunity to pursue both of his distinct passions – badminton and law. WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PURSUE YOUR COURSE OF STUDY AT NUS? When I was a kid, I wanted to be a judge, so I somewhat already knew that I had an interest in studying law. In my secondary ... Read More »

NUS – Re-Discovering Self At NUS


More than just a scholarship, the NUS Merit Scholarship augments Chloe Chan’s long-term personal growth. WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO PURSUE YOUR COURSE OF STUDY AT NUS? I chose to pursue Industrial Design as design has always been my passion. However, as I had no prior art or design background, I was fearful of committing to a course that specialised ... Read More »

5 Job Interview Tips All Fresh Graduates Should Know


• By Wu Xueting • You did it, you finally graduated from university! Now comes the next big challenge: finding a job. As a fresh graduate, the job interview is often a source of anxiety, especially when you have little or no experience in it. Entry-level jobs are a much bigger and more level playing field compared to an internship, ... Read More »

Cross-Cultural Communication: Why You Should Volunteer Abroad


• By Lauren Melnick • Cross-cultural communication is challenging. Each culture has its own set of rules, and we all carry a collection of cultural biases when we interact with people. For example, in countries like Japan, Indonesia and Thailand strong emotional reactions like shouting or walking out of the room is frowned upon. Whereas in countries like Italy, France, ... Read More »

7 Ways You Can Improve Your Career Prospects While Studying Abroad


• By Wu Xueting • The idea of studying abroad is like a dream. You get to stay a few months or even years in another country and fully immerse yourself in the culture by attending classes like a local. It’s no wonder more and more Singaporeans every year are flying to Australia and the UK for their university studies. ... Read More »

Four Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence


Emotional intelligence can mean the difference between behaving in a socially acceptable way and being considered to be way out of line. While most people will have heard of emotional intelligence, not many people really know how to spot it – in themselves or in others. Emotional intelligence is essentially the way you perceive, understand, express, and manage emotions. And ... Read More »

Insights From The Minister-In-Charge Of GovTech


The Singapore government is updating its digital infrastructure to drive its Smart Nation transformation. From balancing agile and legacy systems to rethinking regulation and attracting talent, a whole host of issues is being addressed. Dr. Janil Puthucheary, minister-in-charge of the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech), shares his insights at the first STACK 2018 Developers Conference. No stranger to transformation, ... Read More »

NUS – Exploring OneSelf With An Arts Education


The NUS Global Merit Scholarship keeps career options wide and free from obligations for students. Wesley Kam uses this freedom to rediscover how he can give back to the community. Why did you choose to pursue your course of study at NUS? For the longest time leading up to university, I had planned to study Law. I had a rather ... Read More »

NUS – Work Hard, Play hard


Attracted by the vibrant student life, Mabel Tan makes the best of her many NUS Scholarship opportunities. Why did you choose to pursue your course of study at NUS? I chose NUS Business School mainly because of the quality and prestige not just in Asia, but also on the international stage. Besides, NUS Business School is located in Singapore, a ... Read More »