Finland III: Living in Finland

Living by yourself overseas could be daunting at first, thus, it would be a good idea to explore and do a bit of research on how life is like at Finland prior to your...
Northern Light near River

Finland II: Northern Lights

During most days of autumn, Finland offers clear sky and good weather. As such, this was one of the best periods to view the northern lights. To give ourselves a good chance of spotting...

Tampere Friends

Time spent in Finland was far from boring. There were non-stop meetups and events organised by both student organisations as well as among ourselves. Orientation week was just the beginning. Below is an image from...

GEXP to Tampere, Finland (Travel version)

Exchange to Europe will be incomplete without touring Europe. During my time in Finland, planning out my time is crucial as I have to allocate enough time for my studies and use other time to...

Chinatown Chinese New Year (CNY) Light-Up: Our experience at the opening ceremony

The Chinatown Chinese New Year (CNY) Street Light-Up committee for the Year of the Rabbit 2023 was designed by a team of 13 students.  Led by Corliss Tay (ASD) and Phua Rui Yi Sarah (ASD),...

Long Winter Nights

Towards the end of my exchange and well into the winter season, the sun rises at 9am and sets at 3pm, effectively providing 6 hours of sun. That is if we are lucky and...

Relaxing in the Sauna

Living in Singapore, we’re often used to heat and humidity in our everyday weather. Never would I have imagined myself going to a hot and humid room to ‘relax’. Yet, in the cold winter...

GEXP to IE University in 10 Photos III: Europe Adventure!

Hi! Throughout the term, I got to make use of the days without classes and the weekends and took many short trips to a total of 10 cities. To be frank, I booked most...

Bus Trip to Wolpo Beach Pohang

Within just 2 weeks after we started school, all the exchange students were invited on the bus trip to Wolpo beach, one hour from the campus. The event lasted for 2 days and 1...

The majestic Borobudur Temple and also the chicken church ( DTI x UGM FACT...

  Borobudur Temple It was finally the much anticipated rest and recreation day. We woke up early as we have planned a full day ahead. We first arrived at Borobudur Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in...

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