Special reports

When you hear about an internship abroad, are you eager to strive for a life-changing experience, or do you fear change?
The scientific study of language can give you an insight into many aspects of human behaviour, so it’s no surprise that so many students aspire to be great linguists.
While enjoying your favourite television programme or movie, you might need the help of subtitles to understand the meaning of the dialogue being spoken in a foreign language.
Anxious as they waited for the interviews, the hopeful students had to show their skills in front of the judges.
Volunteering abroad is when soul-searching takes place on a foreign soil. I spent this summer volunteering with the Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) in Cape Town, South Africa.
It takes more than just talent to win the performing arts award. You also have to brave the spotlight and impress the judges at a live event.
This year’s Student of the Year is a clash of the titans, with such an extraordinary calibre of students that even seasoned judges have to pause and debate who should receive first place.
Winning the Student of the Year-Sportsperson award takes zeal, commitment and sportsmanship. But the final judging comes when the students are called upon to demonstrate their success and dedication to their chosen sport.
When you have an idea and don't want others to be able to steal it and call it theirs, intellectual property law can help.
"Mr. Che Chan, is that correct?" I watch the coordinator typing, and I wonder how many times I have heard my name uttered that way.