Category: Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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. ...

A (Begi)jeweled City

Singapore is an incredible city-state-island-pretty much whatever other adjective that exists for land. It’s like a super green Tomorrowland (cue childhood memories), with abundant vegetation surrounding modern skyscrapers and futuristic technology. No wonder they call it part of a new breed of “Smart Cities”. From the ultra-sleek metro system (the MRT) to the multitude of ...

The (Begi)est Singaporean Welcome

Changi welcomes you to Singapore with the opulence of a Las Vegas casino and the warm hospitality of the SEAs. This airport is regarded as one of the best in the world, containing multiple gardens, a movie theatre, pool, and even a kinetic rain instalment. I highly encourage you to spend some time to look ...

Getting Sick on the Flight Around the World & Other (Begi)nning News

After so much preparation and hard work to get to the point where you’re finally on the airplane that will take you to a land of adventure, the last thing you would expect to do is throw-up. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what I did. Let me clear this up by stating that this wasn’t my first ...