Voices of Youth

4 Signs That I Know SNCF Scholarship Is For Me

Hi, I am Corrine Chong, one of the SNCF's scholarship recipients in 2017. A first-year student, currently pursuing a double degree in Accountancy and Business at Nanyang Technological University. At the age of 18, unlike many of my peers, I dare not say that I am very...

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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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