Singer-songwriter Narelle Kheng (CS’16) emerges stronger with her first solo EP, “Part 2”.

PHOTO: NATASHA KASIM

Emerging Stronger

Back for her second act, Narelle Kheng (CS'16) launches her first solo EP, “Part 2”, as homegrown indie band, The Sam Willows, takes a breather.

 

An opportunity to be a research assistant at CHESS came even before Chinese national Dr Cao Yuan Yuan (PhD. ‘18) graduated with her PhD. Last year, her contributions earned her the position of a research fellow.  PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

Forging a New Career Path

Dr Cao Yuan Yuan (PhD. ‘18) came to WKWSCI as a graduate student in 2011. Today, she is a research fellow at CHESS, a research unit at the school.

Adrian Yeap returns to his alma mater to share more about his journey as a Creative. PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

How to be an Advertising Pro

A creative director at Leo Burnett and a member on the WKWSCI Alumni Advisory Board, Adrian Yeap (CS’07) shares his views on what makes a good advertising campaign.

Sai Fengjia (CS’16) and Isaac Ang are the proud owners of Loop Garms, which specialises in buying, selling and trading vintage clothing. PHOTO: NATASHA KASIM

Making Vintage Fun for All

Spurred by a passion for vintage apparel, Sai Fengjia (CS’16) set up Loop Garms last year with her business partner Isaac Ang, a former classmate from polytechnic.

Chen Diya (left) and Phua Jia Jia (right) ventured into the world of F&B with their newly opened businesses. PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

Discovering Their Passion for Food

Two alumni stumbled upon the world of F&B and developed an appetite for entrepreneurship.

(From left to right) Pearlyn Tseng, Jeremy Oh and Kimberly Wang are three out of four recipients of the 2019 WKWSCI Alumni Awards. (Jean Loo (CS’07) was the fourth recipient, but was not present at the ceremony.) The award recognised these alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions to their respective industries and to society. PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

Honouring our Alumni

Pearlyn Tseng (MMC'11), one of four WKWSCI Alumni Award winners this year, was a creative force behind a mental health campaign video that became the most watched YouTube advertisement in Singapore last year.

Currently the deputy chief editor of TODAY, Loh Chee Kong (CS’05) saw through the newspaper’s shift to a fully-digital platform in Oct. 2017. PHOTO: WILLIE TAN

Digital Transformation in the Journalism Industry

From the classroom and newsrooms, such as TODAY and Lianhe Zaobao, here’s the latest on digital disruption in journalism from the perspectives of three WKWSCI alumni.

Prof. Goggin hopes to create greater awareness of the need to improve the accessibility of technology for the disabled and the elderly. PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN 

Inclusivity in the Digital Age

With a focus on the elderly and the mentally disabled, Professor Gerard Goggin’s ongoing research sheds light on the inaccessibility of technology for some in these groups of people.

Taking up the challenge of making essential data analytics knowledge accessible for CoHASS students is Associate Professor Goh Hoe Lian, Dion. 

PHOTO: NATASHA KASIM

Staying Ahead: A New Wave of Modules

Four WKWSCI faculty members step up to the challenge of creating new interdisciplinary modules to meet the changing demands of the workforce.

Kim’s debut feature, “House of Hummingbird” has won her numerous awards including the NETPAC and Audience awards at the 23rd Busan International Film Festival.​ PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

Adding A Personal Touch to Scriptwriting

Kim Bora, the South Korean director of the award-winning film “House of Hummingbird,” shares her tips on scriptwriting with final-year filmmaking students from WKWSCI.