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How to Highlight Your Volunteer Experience In An Interview

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Volunteering can help to boost your skills and expand your network while you are transitioning between sectors, rejoining the workforce after a career break, or trying to figure out how to utilise a degree. And highlighting your volunteer experience in an interview is a great way to show that you’re committed to a cause and that it’s a priority for you on both ... Read More »

Seven Ways to Prepare for a Successful Networking Event

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Networking events are a crucial way to meet new people, reinforce relationships with existing contacts and usually learn something new about your industry. While there are so many positive aspects to networking events, they also can consume a huge amount of time and resources if you aren’t judicious about which ones you attend. Once you’ve determined that an event is worth ... Read More »

5 Simple Ways To Do A Digital Detox At University

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Do you often get angry at yourself because you’ve just spent an hour or even more on your phone, scrolling through Instagram or Tumblr? Well, you’re not the only one. Plenty of university students struggle with the constant alerts on their electronic devices. But it’s just not about social media and texting friends; students at university spend so much of ... Read More »

Are You Scholarship Material?

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• By Chrystal Chan • Wear a tie or a jacket, a dress or pantsuit? Perplexed about what to wear to that scholarship interview? NTU HEY! Magazine speaks to some experts for suggestions. FOR HIM Outfit Idea #1: Don’t be too casual as it may suggest you are not very serious about the scholarship, say experts. So even if you’re interviewing ... Read More »

AGO – A Rewarding Career as the Nation’s Auditor

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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 »

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders

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The global competition to attract and retain tech talent has become increasingly tough. A steady pool of engineering talent is needed within the Government to lead and drive digital transformation in the public sector to achieve Singapore’s Smart Nation goals. In support of this, the Government launched the Smart Nation Scholarship in 2018 – a scholarship that is for budding ... Read More »

NUS – Giving Back To The Community Through Sports

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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

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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 »

What Do Scholarship Committees Look For?

What Do Scholarship Committees Look For

• By Wu Xueting • What Do Scholarship Committees Look For? The biggest question students have when applying for scholarships: “What is the criteria of an ideal candidate?” ​Definitely an important and valid concern, as knowing what the scholarship provider needs can help make the process much simpler. ​Ultimately, the selection process is still subject to the different scholarship providers. However, the ... Read More »

Top 10 Things You Must Ask Yourself Before Applying For Scholarships

Top 10 Things You Must Ask Yourself Before Applying For Scholarships

• By Rum Tan • In Singapore, the A-Levels are very important because it would determine where you can enroll for college and if you can enroll in the course you want. Aside from being an integral part of your college application resume, A-levels are also the time when you consider how you will support your college education. College is not ... Read More »