Expat Kids Open Up About the Culture Shock When Doing National Service

After several years living away from Singapore, I spent my first weekend back in the city walking through Arab Street with a video camera in my hands, trying to capture a world that once felt familiar, but that I’ve never truly connected with. I felt disturbed by my...

Explaining the Dearth of Singaporean Academics in our Universities

One oft-cited argument in defense of a high percentage of foreign faculty and students in Singapore universities is “global competitiveness,” which is, presumably, measured by the ranking of our local universities in the world. Our top local university, the National...