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Our Nation Through Their Lenses

Three WKWSCI alumni are part of 20 specially selected photographers who produced works to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence.

Assistant Professor Christopher Cummings, 35, knew a big adventure was ahead of him when he joined WKWSCI in 2014. PHOTO: RY-ANNE LIM

The Change Agent

Assistant Professor Christopher Cummings is set on changing the way his students learn and see the world, one lesson at a time.

Jeremy Ng’s debut music video for local artiste Jude Young has garnered over 14,000 views on YouTube. PHOTO: RY-ANNE LIM

Leap Of Faith

Aspiring film producer Jeremy Kieran Ng (CS’18) still has a year to go before he graduates – but he has already taken the leap into the deep end of work in the music industry.
Covering healthcare and consumption habits, Wee recently joined the Beijing bureau of The New York Times, which she calls her “dream” news organisation. PHOTO: CECILIA LI FOR THE WKWSCI ALUMNI MAGAZINE

Covering healthcare and consumption habits, Wee recently joined the Beijing bureau of The New York Times, which she calls her “dream” news organisation. PHOTO: CECILIA LI FOR THE WKWSCI ALUMNI MAGAZINE

Venturing Out

After working at The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, award-winning journalist Sui-Lee Wee (CS’06) joined The New York Times’ Beijing bureau last month, in her latest venture as a journalist abroad.
Artistic directors Fazah and Cheong started theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company while in their third year at WKWSCI. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Artistic directors Fazah and Cheong started theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company while in their third year at WKWSCI. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Making Waves on the Small Stage

WKWSCI students Adeeb Fazah (CS’17) and Mark Cheong (CS'17) take pride in being "crazy enough" to start up theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company.
Dr. Chung joined the school as an assistant professor last July, teaching modules in corporate communications and international public relations. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Dr. Chung joined the school as an assistant professor last July, teaching modules in corporate communications and international public relations. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

A New Chapter

New faculty Assistant Professor Myojung Chung talks about her first year of teaching after making a career switch from a decade of industry practice.
(From left): Loh, Tan and Chua, all of whom are graduates of WKWSCI, work together as associate editors at TODAY newspaper. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

(From left): Loh, Tan and Chua, all of whom are graduates of WKWSCI, work together as associate editors at TODAY newspaper. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

Shared Beginnings

In addition to having similar roles in the newsroom, these three associate editors at TODAY have something else in common - they all graduated from WKWSCI.
Tandoc, an assistant professor in WKWSCI, is in charge of The Nanyang Chronicle. After years of experience as a journalist, Tandoc discovered a new passion in journalism research. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Tandoc, an assistant professor in WKWSCI, is in charge of "The Nanyang Chronicle." After years of experience as a journalist, Tandoc discovered a new passion in journalism research. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Back to School

From industry to academia, three WKWSCI postgraduate alumni share their tales of transition to teaching and research.
TOUCH Seniors Activity Centre is one of participating venues for “Exergames.” PHOTO: LU YAWEN

TOUCH Seniors Activity Centre is one of participating venues for “Exergames.” PHOTO: LU YAWEN

Game Changer

How can one get the elderly folk to stay active and have fun at the same time? WKWSCI Professor Theng Yin Leng has the answer.
After leaving the media sector, Rob Khoo set up his own business SolarPVExchange in 2014. The company serves as a platform to link up solar panel installation companies with potential customers. Photo: LU YAWEN

After leaving the media sector, Rob Khoo set up his own business SolarPVExchange in 2014. The company serves as a platform to link up solar panel installation companies with potential customers. Photo: LU YAWEN

Here Comes The Sun

Rob Khoo’s (CS’01) search for a change led him to the renewable energy business.

Loo (left) and Yang (right) at one of their exhibitions held at the National Library this year. “FOUR FACES” is a community arts project on the cyclical phases of lifePHOTO: JUSTIN KOR

Storytelling for a Cause

Jean Loo (CS’07) mixes business with passion at Logue — a successful content creation studio that focuses on social advocacy projects.

ILLUSTRATION: KIMBERLY ANG FOR THE WKWSCI ALUMNI MAGAZINE

Crafting Our Online Dating Profiles

Both sexes paint a more optimistic picture of themselves on their online dating profiles when they know subsequent interactions will remain online. But this isn’t an act of deception, it’s just how people imagine themselves, says WKWSCI Professor Joseph Walther.