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No pageants in Tembusu – great!

No pageants in Tembusu – great!   Pageants are the rite of passage to university life. Organised by all faculties and halls, it is an annual tradition dating back to the 80s. Yet, even as pageants make their mark in the various communities within the university, one particular community seems to be absent from the […]

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A Day in the Life of Ms. Sara Kuek

The finale of the Day in a Life Series sees Ms. Sara Kuek shares more about her role as Manager at Tembusu College, overseeing the various administrative functions of the college. She also discusses the Tembusu Ambassadors and their role in the college.

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A Day in the Life of Christine (The Dining Hall Supervisor)

The next instalment of the Day in a Life Series sees Ryan Quek interview Christine, the supervisor of the dinner shift in the dining hall. She shares how a typical day goes and how she feels about student’s opinions of the dining hall.

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One Amplified by the Sweat of Many: Reflections and a photo essay on the Tembusu House Games

    Taking a break from all that studying? Come by the lounge on level 11, and you will find yourself face to face with three small trophies lined up in a corner. Look a little closer, and you will see that it is inscribed with the words “Dodgeball Champions”. It does look rather pathetic, […]

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North Korea: An overview of the current tensions

This piece was written in response to Tembusu College’s recent forum titled “Will There Be Another War on the Korean Peninsula?”, which took place on the evening of Tuesday, October 17 of this year. Our Rector Professor Tommy Koh hosted Mr Lim Ju-Seong, Counsellor (Political) at the embassy of the Republic of Korea, Ms Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath, Charge D’Affaires […]

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Taylor, look what you made an old fan do.

They start off pure and innocent, starry-eyed and ready to take on the world. Their career begins and they ascend slowly but surely. Eventually, they release that one song which lights the afterburner of their careers and they are thrust into gargantuan fame. Yet fame is fickle. And so slowly, they lose control. They descend […]