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Want to improve your Mother Tongue? Try China!... or maybe not

Want to improve your Mother Tongue? Try China!… or maybe not

Kai Wei with the other interns and mentors in Shenzhen, China.   Chinese-speaking land. Panic. “What if I have forgotten all my Chinese vocabulary? What if I cannot converse with my boss there?” If you have such of the above concerns, fret not!  Kai Wei, a Year 2 NUS business student, too, was rusty with …

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AIESEC and You: Two Ways Volunteering Can Align with Your Goals

AIESEC and You: Two Ways Volunteering Can Align with Your Goals

As an organization, our aim is to improve the lives of young people around the world by putting them in situations that will help them improve as individuals while leaving a lasting impact in our world. Volunteering with AIESEC is a life changing experience, and over the years we have successfully facilitated over a million …

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5 Things You Learn Volunteering Abroad

5 Things You Learn Volunteering Abroad

When you decide to take the experience of volunteering abroad, there are a series of things you will learn as part of your story. Here’s a brief list of a few of the lessons you learn while volunteering abroad. 1. You Learn That the World is More Diverse Than You Thought While being abroad, you are in the position …

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Land of the Eternal blue sky: Mongolian adventures

Land of the Eternal blue sky: Mongolian adventures

 Rich culture, pastoral nomads, and blue skies that go on for many miles. Mongolia is one of the few places left in the world that rests in its undisturbed beauty. It’s no wonder that Alvin chose to visit Mongolia for an exchange program he’ll never forget. Exchange trips are all about taking chances and stepping out …

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Derek Tan from NUS, volunteered in India and was featured in "Sakshi Telugu Daily"

Derek Tan from NUS, volunteered in India and was featured in “Sakshi Telugu Daily”

Derek Tan, an AIESECer from NUS, went to exchange in India with AIESEC in Hyderabad and was working with Babul Films Society in a marketing project. He is featured  in Newspaper story in Sakshi Telugu Daily dt. 23rd May 2018 Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad edition. During the event ‘Biodiversity Day by Babul ngo’ on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 held at the …

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Have you ever experienced living near a jungle in a traditional village, but with up-to-date information?

Have you ever experienced living near a jungle in a traditional village, but with up-to-date information?

Huang Liang, 22, is currently in her second year at the National University of Singapore studying Quantitative Finance. She went to Vietnam in Winter 2017 for her Global Volunteer Programme and spent Christmas, the New Year, as well as her 22nd birthday there. For Huang Liang, her motivation to go to Vietnam came from her …

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If you wanna make a difference, start with small steps

Want to help? Learn to adapt and simply smile in trying times

Too often we fall into the trap of thinking how the odds could work against us. Little do we know, all it takes is that leap of faith into the unknown that would help us as we help others. Jelah, a Physics Major in the National University of Singapore (NUS) took such an opportunity presented …

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