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Life in Dunman High School: A Note-able CCA Journey

As a Year 5 that has spent my four years in the Dunman High School Chinese Orchestra (DHSCO), my journey has been filled with challenges, but also joy, satisfaction and meaningful relationships. DHSCO has given me a shot at becoming a musician and will continue to do so — this is my story.

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Life in Dunman High School: The True Blue SAP Experience!

Culture shock: The sense of confusion and uncertainty sometimes with feelings of anxiety that may affect people exposed to an alien culture or environment without adequate preparation.  To say that I experienced culture shock when I first stepped into Dunman High...

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Explore: Taiwan is Not Just A Land of Bubble Tea

With the bubble tea craze where you see millennials queueing for the highly raved Tiger Sugar, Xinfutang and The Alley, you will undoubtedly think of its origin: Taiwan. The motherland of bubble tea might be one of Taiwan’s tourist attractions, but this country has...

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The First Creathon 2020 Experience

CREATHON 2020 was organised by the Singapore National Co-operative Federation (SNCF) on 18 to 19 January this year. Being the first ever co-operative business challenge organised in Singapore, Creathon was significant as it helped introduce the concept of...

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Explore: I Leave My Comfort For Nepal

Grace left her comfort in Singapore to Nepal for her 2-weeks of Community Service Project during her first year in SMU. Read on to see how she give her all through teaching, playing and painting for the children!

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Explore: What You Cannot Miss In Osaka, Japan!

My visit to Japan, Osaka, was during the transition from Spring to Summer in May of 2018. I absolutely adore Osaka! The food, the shopping, the weather, the food. There were many highlights on this trip so here’s a list of places I would highly recommend:

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Do You Know What Are Social Issues?

1. What are defined as social issues? Social issues are problems that influence a considerable number of individuals within a society. It is often a consequence of factors beyond the individual's control or social environment. Some example of social issues in...

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Better Together Carnival

This weekend, the Singapore National Co-operative Federation will be kicking off their 3-day carnival as a grand finale to a year-long series of pop-art events. Happening from 18 – 20 Oct, the carnival will be graced by President Halimah Yacob where there will be a...

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The Past, The Present and The Future of Co-ops

We can only say, the Future is full of endless possibilities.   Co-operatives or co-ops were formed in 1925 due to the lack of access to loans and savings then. People resorted to borrowing from money-lenders and were burdened by exorbitant interest rates, and by the...

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Yes, we can be Better Together

Image credit: @shsim   Are we really better together? Yes. That’s our answer.   "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." – Helen Keller   A simple search in Google for quotes on the phase, “Better Together” would easily populate more than 20 adages of...

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What are Co-operatives?

Co-operatives, also known as regulated social enterprises, are business entities where people voluntarily unite to achieve a common social or economic aim.

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Explore: 7 Places for First Timers in South Korea

Annyeonghasaeyo! To celebrate the end of 3 long years studying in a polytechnic, my close friends and I took a graduation trip to Korea for 10 days! It was the first time we had to plan an entire itinerary ourselves and had to keep in mind our tight budget. 10 days...

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Uni Freshies Guide: 5 Tips to Ace Your Group Projects

Group projects is inevitable in your life. From secondary school, to college, to universities and even when you enter the work force. Group projects can be a challenge to many, especially to students. In a group project your grades are not entirely up to your own individual expertise or skills.

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4 Ways To Stretch Your Dollar As A Student

As a student, living on a student allowance may not be easy but it is possible. In this article, we will be sharing 4 ways to stretch your dollar as a student. Read on to find out how to be savvy with money and stretch your allowance by spending less and saving more!

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4 Things to Expect At SNCF Pop-Art Event at AMK Hub

(Image Source: Space Objekt)   Singapore National Co-operative Federation’s (SNCF) latest Pop-Art installation themed “Stretch Your Dollar‘’ presents an enchanting experience for everyone, where heritage and design all come together. With gigantic structures, artistic...

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Confessions: The edge in your Uni life

I’ve a confession to make. Before I even became a freshie, I scoured through NUSWhispers and all the other confession pages, reading about the experiences of students, their complaints (or good experiences) with modules, group mates and anything under the sun. And...

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Explore: 7 Must Eat Street-Food In Phuket, Thailand

Street food is the foundation of many modern dishes we have today. If you’re a food junkie like me, street food is the perfect place to truly experience the identity and culture of a country. Street food is everywhere! In countries like Thailand, you can literally find street food in every corner of the street

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Explore: My hometown Camarines Sur, Philippines

Containing 7,671 islands, Philippines is one of the largest island nations in the world. Philippines offers a wide variety of go to holiday places, such as world famous beach, Boracay and popular whale sight-seeing spot Oslob in Cebu.

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NUS CTPCLC Symposium 2019: Next Generation of Community Leaders

NUS Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Centre (CTPCLC) annual symposium is back in 2019. CTPCLC was established with generous gifts from Mr Chua Thian Poh with the mission to nurture Singapore’s next generation of community leaders who are driven by their passion about addressing social and community challenges in Singapore

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