Better known as “Ah Guo” on his blog, Chinese Studies lecturer and published illustrator, Mr Lee Kow Fong, had much to smile about when his new picture book was published.
His whimsical drawings that adorn his desk transports one to a different realm, one reminiscent of the innocence of childhood.
A published illustrator of five books for [...]
Based on real events that took place in his life, Broderick Sim
makes a film about an issue close to his heart.
It is a heart-wrenching story of one young man’s struggles with debts and loan sharks that inspired the three-minute film that has now been shortlisted for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation’s global film competition, Faith [...]
By Amanda Lim
After hearing him give a class presentation, Toastmaster’s Club president Fauzi Bin Bajuri, 17, thought Caleb Ee had great public speaking potential.
The second-year Business Studies student then urged his friend to take part in Speechcraft 2011, a public speaking competition jointly organised by the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) and the Toastmaster’s Club.
Meet the ladies who rule the school,
the ones who guard your coffee, tea
and afternoon snack spree. By Ievan Darwin
You may find the three aunties here familiar. They are the friendly faces you see at Makan Place, Munch and Co-op who go the extra mile to make you smile.
The Playful One
You see her making your kopi, [...]
npTribune discovers what drives the longest-serving
lecturers in their quest for teaching, and takes a look at
their honourable service in the line thus far. By Collette
Claire Miles and Tiffany Sandrasageran.
Mrs Charan Kaur, BA, More than 30 years in NP
Mrs Kaur had her first taste of teaching when she started out in a junior college after graduation. [...]
By Jenny Ganeshrays
#1 A Whole New Ball Game
Chuang Chin Tuan, 24, tinkered with computers in NP. These days, however, the Internetworking & Communications graduate tackles psychology papers instead.
Chin Tuan graduated with GPA of 3.17 and applied for a place in Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) but was rejected.
He enrolled in the Singapore Institute of Management Global [...]
By Tiffany Sandrasageran
Some students have been compelled to live their dreams and aspirations with some of NP’s niche diplomas that cater to courses in unique fields. With choices that range from the performing arts to bioscience in the veterinary field, the plethora of options provides breathing space for those who wish to track the untrodden [...]
HMS graduate shines with his Community Service Award at this
year’s NP Awards Night by helping poverty- stricken children,
step by step. By Carissa Abidin
“Education is the only way out of poverty,” says Lee Fude Justine, 20, a Business & Social Enterprise (BZSE) graduate.
The recipient of the Outstanding Community Service Award at this year’s Awards Night in [...]
While others may see going bald as a sign of sickness or loss of youth, one girl does it
to support cancer patients and to embark on a route of self-discovery. By Gillian Shen
There was a queue at the ladies’ in Makan Place and she was waiting in line to change into her NP Ambassadors T-shirt. [...]
For many, cleaning toilets and mopping floors may just be a job but for Ms Pathmavalli, it is her passion and pride.
Ms Pathmavalli D/O S R mops the floors of the Convention Centre with such strength and vigour, no one would think she just had major surgery.
The 62-year-old cleaner of the Convention Centre has returned [...]