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The Penang Bucket List

The Penang Bucket List

According to the public holiday dates released by the Ministry of Manpower, there are only (gasp) four long weekends in 2018. If you’re looking for a quick getaway with fantastic food and a nice mix of nature and culture, Penang is a pretty solid contender. Whether this entices you into changing your travel plans, gives...

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Discover Hong Kong – the Budget Way

Discover Hong Kong – the Budget Way

Forget about the tours and typical tourist attractions like Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park. Here are some ways you can appreciate Hong Kong while making your wallet happy. 1. Travel like a local with public transport MTR First things first, get an Octopus card. It can be used on all types of public transport, and...

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Procrastination

Procrastination

Every student is familiar with this word at some point in their lives. Maybe yesterday, maybe every day, maybe even right this instant you are holding hands with Procrastination. I would call him a friend… but I don’t think that’s quite right. Well, I’m not going to say I have just the solution for you,...

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Step up your Photography game with the Huawei Nova 2i

Step up your Photography game with the Huawei Nova 2i

I own several cameras of my own, from a DSLR to a simple Point and Shoot Camera, but I don’t often bring them out with me as they can be bulky and inconvenient. However, the one thing that I always have with me, is my phone! Now you can have all the features of a...

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Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Nothing to do during Recess Week? Stressed from the mid-term tests that you’ve done or about to take? Fret not! The Ridge has compiled a list of stress-free activities for you to take a break from all that school work. From exotic music to local films and festivals, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Music Musical Theatre...

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How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

It’s still pretty early in the semester but you’re guaranteed to do this at least once in your university life if not once in this semester alone. The All-Nighter. Sometimes it seems like the most efficient way to get the job done, sometimes you avoid it as much as possible knowing that your future self...

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[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

  The Singapore Writers Festival is looming around the corner and it’s going to be bigger and better than before! Although that’s no surprise given the spike in interest regarding all things Singaporean – from reminiscing about our childhood snacks and games to our growing appreciation of local films, it’s no wonder that at the...

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5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

It’s reading week, and if you’re tired of catching up on readings, re-watching webcasted lectures and re-visiting your laboratory assignments, fret not, there are a myriad of things you can do to chill out and take a break! Here are five interesting ways to spice up your school life in this stressful period. 1. Become an Adventurous Foodie Explore the...

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[Book Review] Till the Break of Day

[Book Review] Till the Break of Day

World Health Mental Day 2016 was on the 10th of October and it was an important and significant day to reflect on the importance of mental health in our lives. The theme for this year includes “psychological first aid”, which is concerned with highlighting the importance of provision of psychological support by everyday people with...

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Getting up close and personal with DJs of Illumi Run 2016

Getting up close and personal with DJs of Illumi Run 2016

Music pumping, doused with ILLUMI glow water, running, dancing and partying to a new route – you can expect to have the time of your life at this year’s Illumi Run 2016! Happening on the 17th of December at Palawan Green, Sentosa, participants will enjoy five different ultraviolet music-themed stations, complete with inflatable features. To top...

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7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

NUS is the oldest university in Singapore, so it’s expected that it’s looking a little rough around the edges. Many students would deem the campus as not very “aesthetically pleasing”, and jump to the conclusion that finding a good spot to take a decent photo would be hard – how am I going to Instagram my...