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Our Nation Through Their Lenses

Three WKWSCI alumni are part of 20 specially selected photographers who produced works to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence.

Winning The Amazing Race Asia (Season 2) provided Collin Low (CS’97) with the much needed push and stability to start up his own Pilates studio, The Pilates Works. PHOTO: ZENG SHIYA

Breaking Barriers

Three WKWSCI pioneer graduates, three different fields. Collin Low, Michael Lee and Tan Tin Wee (all CS’97) have ventured into career paths beyond the communications sector.

Assistant Professor Lee Sang Joon, a self-professed film junkie, paves the way for WKWSCI film students to embark on an enriching journey of discovery. PHOTO: JANE STEPHANIE 

 
 
 

Lights, Camera and Film Festivals!

Assistant Professor Lee Sang Joon is on a mission to share his passion for Asian cinema with his students. First stop: the Busan International Film Festival.

As a data analyst for tech giant Apple, Colwin Tanhehco’s job revolves around grading and analysing data in the Asia-Pacific region. PHOTO: ZENG SHIYA

 
 
 

Transcending Borders

Taking on regional roles at prominent tech firms Twitter, Apple and Microsoft, three WKWSCI alumni share about their journey through the world of tech.

As the Asia-Pacific Ecology Assistant at UBS Singapore, Adrien Chee collects ecology information from the various APAC offices and reports them to the regional headquarters in Hong Kong. PHOTO: ZENG SHIYA

 
 

His Sophomore Act

Armed with an impressive volunteerism portfolio, undergraduate Adrien Chee (CS’20) bagged his second year as an Ecology Assistant intern at UBS Singapore under the bank’s corporate social responsibility wing.

Lin Junjie displays the currency conversion table in Elk, the app which won him the first Apple Design Award in Southeast Asia. PHOTO: ZENG SHIYA

 
 

He Made Seven Apps in Five Years

Lin Junjie (CS’10) turned his childhood hobby of software development into a career — a move that led him to the first Apple Design Award win in Southeast Asia.

Assistant Professor Christopher Cummings, 35, knew a big adventure was ahead of him when he joined WKWSCI in 2014. PHOTO: RY-ANNE LIM

The Change Agent

Assistant Professor Christopher Cummings is set on changing the way his students learn and see the world, one lesson at a time.

Jeremy Ng’s debut music video for local artiste Jude Young has garnered over 14,000 views on YouTube. PHOTO: RY-ANNE LIM

Leap Of Faith

Aspiring film producer Jeremy Kieran Ng (CS’18) still has a year to go before he graduates – but he has already taken the leap into the deep end of work in the music industry.
Covering healthcare and consumption habits, Wee recently joined the Beijing bureau of The New York Times, which she calls her “dream” news organisation. PHOTO: CECILIA LI FOR THE WKWSCI ALUMNI MAGAZINE

Covering healthcare and consumption habits, Wee recently joined the Beijing bureau of The New York Times, which she calls her “dream” news organisation. PHOTO: CECILIA LI FOR THE WKWSCI ALUMNI MAGAZINE

Venturing Out

After working at The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, award-winning journalist Sui-Lee Wee (CS’06) joined The New York Times’ Beijing bureau last month, in her latest venture as a journalist abroad.
Artistic directors Fazah and Cheong started theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company while in their third year at WKWSCI. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Artistic directors Fazah and Cheong started theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company while in their third year at WKWSCI. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Making Waves on the Small Stage

WKWSCI students Adeeb Fazah (CS’17) and Mark Cheong (CS'17) take pride in being "crazy enough" to start up theatre collective The Second Breakfast Company.
Dr. Chung joined the school as an assistant professor last July, teaching modules in corporate communications and international public relations. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

Dr. Chung joined the school as an assistant professor last July, teaching modules in corporate communications and international public relations. PHOTO: JERLIN HUANG

A New Chapter

New faculty Assistant Professor Myojung Chung talks about her first year of teaching after making a career switch from a decade of industry practice.
(From left): Loh, Tan and Chua, all of whom are graduates of WKWSCI, work together as associate editors at TODAY newspaper. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

(From left): Loh, Tan and Chua, all of whom are graduates of WKWSCI, work together as associate editors at TODAY newspaper. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

Shared Beginnings

In addition to having similar roles in the newsroom, these three associate editors at TODAY have something else in common - they all graduated from WKWSCI.