Tan Sze Eng
BSocSc Class of 2019
In 25 August 2017, a sudden military crackdown in Myanmar’s Rakhine state drove an exodus of Rohingya refugees across into Bangladesh. On 28 August 2018, I started my internship with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Office (UNHCR RO) in Bangkok, Thailand.
In this post, I will talk about Bangkok’s living environment, my working experience in the UNHCR RO, and end off with some advice for fellow peers who are looking to take up this internship in the near future.
Land of Smiles and Wires
I stayed within Bangkok...
Matthew Hammerton joined the SMU School of Social Sciences as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy in January 2018. We managed to get a chance to ask Matthew a few questions about his research background and teaching interests. Read on to learn more about one of our newest faculty members!
1.Could you tell us more about your academic background?
In 2017 I completed a PhD in philosophy at the Australian National University in Canberra Australia. Prior to that I completed a Master of Philosophy at the University of Sydney in Sydney Australia, which is my home town.
2.What made you choose to...