Browsing articles tagged with " singapore"
Feb
24
2012

Why do students study abroad? Hear Su-Lyn’s take on it, in her interview, with correspondent Maria Church

Meet Su-Lyn! Short and sweet bio: Su-Lyn is a 24-year-old, Singaporean born, travel superstar. She has explored many countries over the past 4 years and includes Switzerland and Canada (hurrah!) in her repertoire of schooling abroad. Lyn is the oldest child of two, living with her Grandma and brother in a condominium in Singapore. She is a recent grad with a double major in political science and law. In her second year Lyn went abroad for a three month [...]

Feb
21
2012

Touch down in Singapore – Maria Church

Singapore's Helix Bridge is built like a giant DNA helix wrapped around a walk way linking two sides of the Marina Bay area and the new Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino, pictured behind

Well, I’m here! First impressions: hot. Luckily I arrived very early in the morning so there was no direct sunlight to warm the already hot and humid air. From deep winter in Ottawa to the summer of Singapore after a mere 24hours in transit; there has got to be a faster way to get to the heat! Ahh, but cards on the table, I chose to come to Singapore because my brother has been living [...]

Feb
17
2012

Here I go – next stop: Singapore … blog post by Maria Church

Blogging live from Singapore .. almost!

I won’t deny that high school is a very important time for young adults. We’re introduced to all the basic studies all the while honing in on a potential career choice. So it was a little unusual when my parents and I decided I would take a month off school in grade 11 to travel with family in Europe. Now, I have a rather poignant memory of a teacher addressing my grade 11 class – [...]