Category: Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Last minute plans

February 17, 2019 I was just relaxing in my room for the night and suddenly I decided to change and go visit Little India. This was nowhere in my plans for today but I really wanted to go and I figured it would be cool to see it at night and then visit another time ...

The year of the Pig.

February 5, 2019 Happy Chinese New Year!!! Or, Lunar New Year, as my friend Helena keeps bugging me even though all the locals say Chinese New Year here… Today, Tuesday is only the beginning of the Chinese New Year celebrations. NTU was closed today and it will also be closed tomorrow. I had classes yesterday ...

Almost Chinese New Year!!

January 31, 2019 OVERVIEW Make a list of all the places you want to go and plan ahead Ask the locals about the holidays they celebrate while you will be there and try to get involved so you can experience it in that country Bring an extra battery just in case your camera dies !!!! ...

Living at the Library

January 23, 2019 OVERVIEW Take note of upcoming tests Learn about all the resources that the school has to offer and make the most of it Try to make a balanced schedule of when you will go sight seeing and still have enough time to sit down and study I have not been studying. Well ...

You can’t be bored!!

January 21, 2019 OVERVIEW Make sure to check out all the clubs available and join some!! Get some school gear!!!!! Add money to your student ID card at any 7-Eleven (with a 50 cent fee) Here at NTU, there is always something happening and there is always something for everyone. This school has so many ...

And let the classes begin…

January 17, 2019 QUICK VIEW Make sure to have a map of the campus so you know which bus to take Always check your iNTU account, teachers post announcements on there more than sending out emails Finals for engineering class are worth %60-%70 of final grade The campus here at NTU is very big. Something ...

Hungry and Tired

January 14, 2019 QUICK VIEW Budget your money for the duration of the stay Keep all receipts from purchases Be open to trying new foods you aren’t used to After exploring my dorm building a little, I realized there was no kitchen. I became frustrated because I was kind of expecting to cook. I asked ...

Resort or Dorm?

January 11, 2019 QUICK VIEW Make sure to read all documents provided by the host school, you will know what to expect when you arrive….maybe I would have known that I didn’t have wifi lol Pack shower essentials that will last you until you can buy whatever you need when you arrive After my taxi ...

(Beg)gar’s B(i)rthday

For better or for worse, I spent my 19thbirthday on the second week of my arrival in Singapore.  The day started off with a huge headache from the night before, and only went downhill from there. Despite not feeling too well, I was excited to celebrate the day with my friends after all our planning. ...