Techne is an umbrella for various groups who are passionate about making, building, inventing, and coding things to make changes in the College and beyond. Among our activities are product development, skills workshops and masterclasses, and a group for critical writing about technology.

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.