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Experience attending Budget 2019

Posted on 26 Feb 2019

By: Li Xiaolong (BSocSc Class of 2020) I had the privilege of attending the Singapore Budget 2019 Speech live at the Parliament House on 18 February 2019, alongside students from different secondary schools, junior colleges, Institutes of Technical Education, polytechnics and other universities.       As a program organized by the Education arm of the Parliament, we attended a slew of activities aimed at improving our understanding of the Budget process. Contrary to popular belief, the Budget speech is only one of the many components of the annual budgeting exercise....
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Staying at Prinsep Street Residences (PSR)

Posted on 21 Nov 2018

Staying at Prinsep Street Residences (PSR) Esther Chong (Class of 2021) Prinsep Street Residences (PSR) was launched with a new focus on co-living, co-learning and co-working. It has undergone a major facelift and living spaces were revamped. Besides the apartments, PSR boasts a range of facilities which include The Hub, where group meetings are conducted, The Café, where we chill and have conversations over meals, and The Lounge, a space where we can screen movies, hold events and even play table soccer. With twelve girls in my apartment, there is never a dull day that goes by. Each...
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