Workwander Co-founder Jeremy Lim (CS ‘16) believes that start-ups offer the nimbleness and decisiveness that will help solve a problem and benefit the people. PHOTO: RY-ANNE LIM

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Entrepreneurial Pursuits

Bold and fearless, millennials Jeremy Lim (CS '16), Angeline Yeo (CS '15) and Ethel Chua (CS '16) jumped straight into starting their own businesses right after graduation.

Artist Poh Wei Tai (CS’21) hopes that his work will intrigue people and bring them a sense of wonder. PHOTO: BEVERLY CHEW

The Spirit of a Fighter

Undergraduate Poh Wei Tai (CS’21) recounts his journey in overcoming cancer, and how art was a means of coping and self-discovery.

From left to right: Anna Keranina Tolentino (CS’11), Richardo Chua (CS’07), Chua Yuxuan (CS’15) and Josephine Chow (CS’11). Tolentino and Richardo Chua are recipients of the WKWSCI Impact Award while Chua Yuxuan and Chow are recipients of the Emerging Star Award. PHOTO: BEVERLY CHEW

Honouring our Alumni

Recipients of this year’s WKWSCI Alumni Awards include rising stars in Singapore’s start-up scene.

For New York-based Filmmaker Edwin Ho (CS'12), collaboration is key to building his career in the U.S. PHOTO COURTESY OF: EDWIN HO

Making the Leap to the States

Three WKWSCI alumni share their experiences and insights on carving a media career in the U.S.

Final Year Project filmmakers of “Living In Chains,” from Left to Right: Atikah Hasimen (CS'18), Nur Humaira (CS'18), Kannan Vijayakumar (CS'18) and Ria Chia (CS'18), at the studio.

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Award-Winning FYP Filmmakers Take Center Stage

Three outstanding Final Year Projects scored big at the National Youth Film Awards 2018.

Four WKWSCI students share their Professional Internship experiences across different fields.

The Paths We Take

Four WKWSCI students share their Professional Internship experiences across different fields.

Paving the way for altmetrics in Asia, Aravind and his team at WKWSCI use social media to measure the reach of research papers. PHOTO CREDITS: JUDE TAN

When Social Media Meets Research

Backed by almost a million-dollar grant, a team in WKWSCI has been investigating how social media can be used to measure the audience reach of academic research.

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.