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Friday, 11 March 2016 06:46

Half My Competition

“Think of it this way, half your competition’s gone.” The context of this quote; a conversation with college counsellors about the perks of all-women colleges. Taken out of context, it could also be the complete opposite; an argument for the perks of all-men colleges.

Published in Student Eye
Saturday, 13 June 2015 23:44

School’s Out Forever

Many high school seniors around the world are going through what I’m going through — that ‘last period’ before making the transition to another stage of life.

Published in Student Eye
Thursday, 18 December 2014 23:29

The Far Side

University of Adelaide

At home in Adelaide, Jon Aspin takes a look at the Vietnamese experience. Photos by George Tan

Published in The Final Say
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 21:26

UNIS Scholarships

As in previous years, the United Nations International School (UNIS) has opened its doors to scholarship applications for the academic year, 2015 to 2016.

Published in Just In
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:50

Digital Memory

The way things change in the teenage years snaps into focus on that most important day of the calendar — the birthday. Teenagers’ birthdays may include an exciting night out partying with friends: dancing, socialising and maybe even getting drunk.

Published in Student Eye
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 08:20

Back to School — Dateline Seoul, Korea

Back to School

It has already been seven weeks since summer break started, and now I’m left with just seven more days of this holiday. I have entered the ‘panic stage’ of the holiday as I — along with all the other teenagers in the world — have finally noticed the large pile of summer reading and projects that I had hidden in the corner of my memory. While lamenting the misfortune of the ‘return of school’, somewhere very deep in my heart a small speck of relief and comfort sparkles.

Published in Student Eye
Monday, 08 July 2013 08:07

Tablet Schools

Student Eye

When I was 13, I got my first-ever cell phone — a tiny black Nokia phone, with a screen as big as my thumb. Four years later, I’m sitting here with a 4.5-inch screen full-touch smart phone, an iPod containing my favourite 347 songs, and a Fujitsu tablet, its screen capable of spinning 180 degrees.

Published in Student Eye

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