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by xiaostar
Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Niche Programs/Courses offered by local Uni
Replies: 8
Views: 4351

Re: Niche Programs/Courses offered by local Uni

sparks wrote:Like today, I read from ST that JCU is strong in environmental science (& marine sciences I think) which I was unware of.
honestly, even australians don't think JCU is a very good school so I wouldn't recommend the JCU campus in singapore either.
by xiaostar
Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Overseas Uni after O Levels
Replies: 9
Views: 5905

Re: Overseas Uni after O Levels

but employers do see your pre-uni education & that's where singapore student will score against any regional education as both GEC O-level & GEC-A level are well recognized in US, UK & Aussie. I have worked at 3 Fortune 500 companies and none of them had asked me for my O-level and A-level certs du...
by xiaostar
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Overseas Uni after O Levels
Replies: 9
Views: 5905

Re: Overseas Uni after O Levels

DadOfGirl wrote:It will be easier with NUS/NTU/SMU degree. Our uni are higher ranking than Aussie...
Many Australian (and European, and American) employers have never heard of NTU/SMU and only a handful of them know of NUS.

Singaporeans are always so obsessed with rankings. :roll:
by xiaostar
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Looking For CIP in Holidays Or Weekends
Replies: 33
Views: 13260

Re: Looking For CIP in Holidays Or Weekends

[Volunteer Groups in Singapore] Dear Friends, If you wish to volunteer your time and service but are clueless on what's available out there, do check out this list of Volunteer Groups that I have compiled (to the best of my knowledge, feel free to add). You can look through these Facebook pages to ...
by xiaostar
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Looking For CIP in Holidays Or Weekends
Replies: 33
Views: 13260

Re: Looking For CIP in Holidays Or Weekends

NKF Volunteer Programme For for Social Science/ Psychology Students Are you a student studying psychology or related field(s)? Does your school provide the relevant clinical internship/ attachments for you to build the necessary portfolio? Although NKF does not provde internship/ attachments for so...
by xiaostar
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Cost of University Ed in SIN
Replies: 4
Views: 2737

Re: Cost of University Ed in SIN

zbear wrote:Thanks for info. For exchange, is it once a year or a couple of times per year?
Most students would do it only once (usually for a semester) in their 3 or 4 years in uni. It is optional so you can choose not to do it.
by xiaostar
Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Overseas Uni after O Levels
Replies: 9
Views: 5905

Re: Overseas Uni after O Levels

May I know how difficult is the bridging pgm ? My friends who have done both the bridging programs and the Singapore A-levels all said the bridging programs are much easier. Is it better if we allow them to do JC here then go overseas uni ? If you can afford it, just do the bridging program directly...
by xiaostar
Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Recommendations for photo books
Replies: 6
Views: 2752

Re: Recommendations for photo books

I've tried http://www.pixajoy.com.my. Quite good.
by xiaostar
Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:03 am
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Travel: Switzerland - General
Replies: 278
Views: 61938

Re: Travel: Switzerland - General

bebebub wrote:Did u visit Chillion Castle? I'm wondering if it's worth traveling over 2 hours just to visit the Castle.
the train journey is part of the experience!
admire the beautiful scenery.
by xiaostar
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Holiday Ideas
Topic: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 6718

Re: Shopping - What & Where to buy in Europe

GLORYmum wrote:they can help you pack the red wine in crates.
but need to pay tax in singapore if you bring crates of red wine back isn't it?
jetsetter wrote:Belgium - always chocs...or if feeling rich, can check out loose diamonds (Antwerp)!
pierre marcolini chocolate!