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9 out of 10 university students reported feeling stressed out regularly: NTU survey finds

9 out of 10 university students reported feeling stressed out regularly: NTU survey finds

90% of undergraduate students studying in universities in Singapore reported to feeling stressed out regularly. The survey was conducted by a team of final-year students of Nanyang Technological University (NTU). “Stress is part and parcel of living in Singapore. If poorly managed, it can eventually lead to disabling mental conditions like depression and anxiety”, said...

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Student Suicide: The Opening of a Pandora Box

Student Suicide: The Opening of a Pandora Box

On 10 September, the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) distributed plasters to the public for World Suicide Prevention Day. These plasters were meant for people to wear, and to act as a conversation starter on suicide. But is Singapore doing enough to tackle this issue? Despite the worrying trend of student suicides, the media has done very little...