Ms Feng Xinyun

Residential Assistant Tembusu College National University of Singapore

Xinyun is a third-year undergraduate pursuing a double major in Life Science and Business Management. From baking and drawing to animations and gaming, her interests are as diverse as her Sumikko Guarashi collection. She is always looking for new ways to learn and grow as an individual, and seeks to be a pillar of support for the people around her.

Over the past two years, Xinyun has been an active member in various College activities. She was a member of the Exco of tBakes, where she showcased her culinary skills and shared her love for baking. Together with her Education Working Group members, she hosted Fellowship sessions, aiming to create spaces for more interactions between where fellows and students. As Communications Director of the 13th College Students' Committee, Xinyun enjoyed working with various communities to bring Tembusians the latest events and happenings around the College. 

Always seeking opportunities to learn and connect with others, don’t hesitate to strike up a conversation with Xinyun! Her extroverted soul is always excited and ready to make a new friend, and to share some snacks and sweets.

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.