Heng (right), would watch Soh (left) train with his hall's tennis team in the evening. PHOTOS: JIM CHAN

Campus Notes

In Pursuit of Love

Participating in hall activities, movies at nearby haunts and long strolls around school. These alumni lovebirds recall their years of courtship on campus.


An opportunity to be a research assistant at CHESS came even before Chinese national Dr Cao Yuan Yuan (PhD. ‘18) graduated with her PhD. Last year, her contributions earned her the position of a research fellow.  PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

Forging a New Career Path

Dr Cao Yuan Yuan (PhD. ‘18) came to WKWSCI as a graduate student in 2011. Today, she is a research fellow at CHESS, a research unit at the school.

Final year students (from left to right) Jerome Wong; Tang Wei Quan; and Lo Hoi Ying (all CS’20) are three of the eight students who completed their Professional Internship in China this year.


Internship Journeys to China

As part of the largest group in WKWSCI’s history to have their professional internship in China, three final year students share their insights from their work experience in Shanghai.

The WKWSCI students behind Ciao Cutlery, Bye were inspired to start a project empowering social change after their third-year semestral exchange together in 2018. Not pictured: Melissa Lee PHOTO COURTESY OF: NANYANG CHRONICLE

The Green Changemakers

These three student-led initiatives from WKWSCI are all about inspiring the community to adopt greener habits.

Associate Professor Edson C Tandoc Jr. (third row, first from the right), with the first batch of students from his revamped Global Media Issues and Policy module. PHOTO COURTESY OF ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR EDSON C TANDOC JR.


WKWSCI Steps Up Fight Against Fake News

Associate Professor Edson C Tandoc Jr. leads the school in the fight against fake news, with two new research grants from the Ministry of Education and Whatsapp Inc.

The members of FLMNT.co. PHOTO COURTESY OF: FLMNT.co

Behind The Scenes With FLMNT.co

A video collective formed by nine WKWSCI undergraduates scores local and international clients over one year.

The actor-director is no stranger to the teaching scene, having taught film at the SAE Institute for 10 years. PHOTO: BRENDAN TAN

The Reel Deal

Associate Professor Ian Dixon ’s passion for acting and cinema goes all the way back to his childhood when he was 11. “When my parents were asleep, I would wake up and put on the old black and white TV to watch horror films all night,” he said. His love for films continued into his adult life...

Twelve final-year students flew to Estonia this year to get a taste of what reporting overseas is like. PHOTO COURTESY OF: GO-FAR TEAM

A Taste of Journalism Overseas

Putting their reporting skills to the test, 12 final-year WKWSCI journalism students made their way to Estonia in August to chase stories on the ground.

Rasiah Raslyn Agatha (CS’10) is the President of the NTU Alumni Association (Gulf Cooperation Council) PHOTO COURTESY OF: RASIAH RASLYN AGATHA.

Giving Back to her Alma Mater

Grateful for the opportunities she had in NTU, Rasiah Raslyn Agatha (CS’10) is now giving back to the university by helping to grow the alumni network in the Middle East.

Ten WKWSCI students had a golden opportunity to expand their network and stretch their skills at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF: CRYSTAL HONG (CS’19)

Finding Out What It Takes to be a Young Lion

It was not all glitz and glamour for a group of WKWSCI students at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year.

Professor May O. Lwin completed a Zika research project in Singapore and developed an app to help contain the spread of dengue in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PHOTO: BEVERLY CHEW

Fighting Mosquitoes in the Digital Age

Professor May O. Lwin explains how social media tools and mobile apps can help contain the spread of mosquito-borne diseases in today’s digital era.

As cofounder of Intute, Wu designs collaterals and marketing materials for the online tutoring platform. PHOTO: HEDY YANG

A Better Way of Tutoring

WKWSCI freshman Wu Linhan (CS’21) and his peers started an online tutoring platform to provide a cheaper and more accessible way of tutoring for primary school students.