Home Velda Wong

Author: Velda Wong (Velda Wong Yi)

Post
Interview with Leonard Ong, Founder of Dopa Dopa Creamery

Interview with Leonard Ong, Founder of Dopa Dopa Creamery

1) Why did you choose to study engineering in NTU? My A levels grades were not that good to get into a better course. So my initial intention was to get a university degree before figuring out my next step. 2) What school activities did you take part in while studying in NTU? Nil. I...

Post
Celebrating the Rich and Diverse Cultures One Voice: The Best of ASEAN Performing Arts

Celebrating the Rich and Diverse Cultures One Voice: The Best of ASEAN Performing Arts

On 9 November 2018, 10 top music acts from across Southeast Asia came together and played for a one-night only concert at Victoria Theatre in Singapore last evening. Titled One Voice: The Best of ASEAN Performing Arts, the concert showcased an exciting mix of musical genres from Southeast Asia, celebrating the dynamic, innovative and vibrant spirit...

Post
Interview with Yu Gao-Fei: Founder of Learnseeker

Interview with Yu Gao-Fei: Founder of Learnseeker

  1. Share with us the activities you are taking part in while studying in NUS. I was mainly running my company (learnseeker.sg) while studying in NUS and learning from a myriad of business mentors about how to run & scale a business from zero. It was a great 4 years. I learned most of...

Post
Exclusive Interview with MP Sun Xue Ling: Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development

Exclusive Interview with MP Sun Xue Ling: Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development

  1) Share with us the activities you took part in while studying economics in NUS. While studying economics at NUS, I was also in the publications team for NUS Political Association. I enjoyed interacting with other students, reporting on student activities as well as conducting interviews with interesting personalities. 2) What made you decide...

Post
Interview with Geraldine Tan – Founder of The Therapy Room Singapore

Interview with Geraldine Tan – Founder of The Therapy Room Singapore

Geraldine holds a Masters in Applied Psychology and is a Doctorate Candidate of Clinical Psychology. She has almost 2 decades of experience working with individuals with a multitude of psychological problems. Geraldine is trained in a number of techniques including, Choice and Reality Therapy (CTRT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing...

Post
Temasek Foundation Ecosperity awards $980,000 to RWDC industries for tackling single-use plastics

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity awards $980,000 to RWDC industries for tackling single-use plastics

Temasek Foundation Ecosperity announced on 11 July 2018 that RWDC Industries Pte Ltd has emerged the winner of the inaugural edition of The Liveability Challenge with its proposal to produce drinking straws made from a certified biodegradable biopolymer, which can replace single-use plastic straws. With the win, Temasek Foundation Ecosperity has awarded S$980,000 to RWDC...

Post
Hilton Named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace

Hilton Named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace

Hilton  has been named Asia’s Best Multinational Workplace 2018, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work, climbing from its third ranking in the 2017 list. The latest award is a result of positive feedback from Team Members across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, where Hilton was ranked in national Best...

Post
Interview with Lyn Lee: Founder of Awfully Chocolate

Interview with Lyn Lee: Founder of Awfully Chocolate

NUSSU The Ridge is proud to feature Lyn Lee on her journey and life as a successful entrepreneur in Singapore. 1) Share with us the activities you partook in while studying law at NUS. Mooting & Debating Society, Jessup Moot, and Raffles Hall musical productions! 2) What is your greatest takeaway from NUS? It has...

Post
2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition for Institutes of Higher Learning

2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition for Institutes of Higher Learning

Organized by PacificLight, the 2018 Crea8 Sustainability Competition encourages young Singaporeans to address environmental challenges, share stories and innovative solutions to demonstrate their passion in tackling the global challenge of sustainability and to create a sustainable Singapore. The aim of the competition is to generate ideas and initiatives around the topic of sustainability and environmental...

Post
CSA Launches Second National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign – “Cyber Tips 4 You”

CSA Launches Second National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign – “Cyber Tips 4 You”

Campaign focuses on promoting four cybersecurity tips to help the public to go safe online https://www.facebook.com/gosafeonline/videos/1851834248170127/ As Singapore moves towards becoming a Smart Nation, technology will become increasingly pervasive in our lives, transforming the way we work, live, and play. Thus, it is crucial that everyone in Singapore is equipped with the basic know-how of...