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Jun
26

Hawthorn English Excursion – Beach Edition

Our Hawthorn English students hit the sandy shores of Sentosa for their excursion this term! They visited historical sites like Fort Siloso and everyone’s favourite Siloso Beach. Thank goodness for good weather as we have been experiencing erratic weather of late in Singapore! Here at Hawthorn Language School, learning is never boring. Our teachers bring [...]
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Jun
21

nEbO Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium 2018

In the 2018 edition of nEbO’s Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium, our Foundation Diploma in Tertiary Studies and Business students were given the opportunity to engage with homegrown entrepreneurs through a series of keynote presentations, dialogues, quick business pitch and networking. Our group of students presented their business idea titled ‘Autism Sensory’ in the Quick Pitch segment, to [...]
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Jun
11

Summer Holiday English Invasion!

It has been bustling with life at TMC Academy campus as our Holiday English Program kick starts! We have been receiving groups of young and bubbly students from Vietnam, who are on tour – alike mini superstars – in Singapore, for their English Summer Camp experience. Before embarking on this 2 to 4 weeks program, [...]
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Jun
09

The Art of Mixology Short Course

Last Saturday, we launched our first The Art of Mixology short course, conducted by Mr David Chan, Honorary Secretary (General) from the Association of Bartenders and Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS). This short course is jointly certified by TMC Academy and ABSS, and is SkillsFuture Credits applicable. In this day course, participants learn the arts and science [...]
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Jun
06

Singapore Psychological Society – Psychology Week Seminar 2018

The 2018 Psychology Week is designed for professional psychologists of all disciplines. To this end, we have prepared a seminar series covering: Coping In Our World Of Disruptions Minds And Miners: Disruption Of Technology In Psychological Research Technological Disruptions In Private Practice: A Forum Discussion Workplace Disruptions And The Impact On Learning Enhance Your Psychology [...]
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May
30

Hanshan Normal University Delegates Visit TMC

Earlier in April, TMC Academy’s new CEO, Mr John Lee, visited our sister school, Hanshan Normal University in China. The invitation was then extended to our China education partners; for them to visit Singapore so we could do our part as host and bring them around on a little red dot tour. Today, we are [...]
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May
11

Jumpstart Your Career – Job Shadow at Barclays Bank

We are down to the final round of the Junior Achievement (JA) - Jumpstart Your Career Program! After attending workshops conducted by practitioners from Barclays Bank on areas like Personal Finance, CV & Interview Skills and so on, our Higher Diploma/Degree Business and International Tourism Management Degree students were sent off to ‘work’ at the [...]
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May
04

TMC Academy and Foreign Trade University, Vietnam MOU Signing Ceremony

Associate Professor Bui Anh Tuan, President at Foreign Trade University (front left) with Mr John Lee, Principal at TMC Academy (front right), along with representatives from FTU and TMC TMC Academy hosted a group of distinguished guests from Foreign Trade University (FTU), Hanoi, Vietnam – one of the most prestigious universities in Vietnam, last Friday. Our [...]
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Apr
27

Student Orientation – On a Traditional Quest!

Come rain or shine, our student orientation must go on! Thankfully, we moved indoors this month in view of the erratic weather in the recent weeks. Great foresight and planning from our Student Club members! Staying indoors does not equate to boredom as our student club members created a mini games room with the theme: [...]
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Apr
27

Hawthorn Holiday English Students Graduates!

At TMC Academy, we always have mixed feelings towards attending a Hawthorn Holiday English Certificate Presentation. We are pleased at the number of students who have completed the course and returning home with a better command of the English Language. At the same time, it marks the time to say goodbye. Here are some of [...]
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Apr
24

TMC-ABSS Students Volunteer at the 30th National Cocktail Competition

TMC Student, Rani, taking on the challenge! Our Hospitality and Tourism students, also members of the TMC Academy-Association of Bartender and Sommelier Singapore (ABSS) Youth Wing, volunteered at the National Cocktail Competition 2018. This national competition organised by ABSS is held over 4 days at Singapore Expo, with more than 40 bartenders all over Singapore [...]
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Apr
20

Hawthorn English Students Reviews the Best Malls in Orchard Road

Last Friday, our Hawthorn English students and teachers took to the bustling streets of Orchard Road for interactive outdoor learning! Every class was assigned a different activity, and in this article, we feature our Academic English students and their teacher, Ms Emma. Our students visited ION Mall and Paragon Mall where they carried out some [...]
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Apr
19

Population Ageing in Singapore Public Talk

Prof. Ross Guest from Griffith University Population ageing in Singapore is a ticking “demographic time bomb”, with implications on costs, taxes, labour and productivity. Mr Tan, UOB economist (Source: Business Times) This greying demographic has sparked active discussions over the years, with the government implementing initiatives to launch a ‘Successful Ageing’ for the nation. Announced [...]
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Apr
13

IPRS Student Chapter Members Visit Communications Consultancy Firm, Ruder Finn

TMC Academy’s IPRS Student Chapter Members had the opportunity to visit Ruder Finn Asia, a global, integrated communications consultancy. Ruder Finn Singapore was established in 1996 as a regional communications hub, servicing local and international clients. Manali Pattnaik, Associate Director, Ruder Finn Asia, kick started the session by giving students a tour around the office. [...]
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Apr
11

TMC Academy Fruits Sharing Day!

Ms Julia Kan, HR Assistant Manager and Health Ambassador of the school, is the organiser of our Fruits Sharing Session. There are many campaigns and causes initiated worldwide that are worthy of our support. One campaign that TMC Academy believes in - World Health Day, that encourages the engagement in a healthy and active lifestyle. [...]
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Apr
04

Fostering Stronger Ties

Over the years, TMC Academy has established and maintained good relations with our partner schools in China. With the recent change in management at TMC, our new principal, Mr John Lee, made a special trip to China to personally meet the management team and speak to some of the students. Hanshan Normal University (TMC Sister [...]
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Apr
03

Student Club Appointment Ceremony 2018

In a blink of an eye, a year has passed and it is time to welcome our new batch of student club members and staff executive committee! This year, we added new positions like Public Relations Representative and Sports Coordinator. A sign of more interesting things to come for our students! We invited Ms Esther [...]
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Mar
23

Jumpstart Your Career

In today’s education, we speak not only of academic excellence, but also placing equal importance on developing work and life skills. To prepare TMC degree students for their future careers, our Business, Marketing and Hospitality students signed up for a 5-part career jumpstart  program, organised by Junior Achievement (JA), the world’s largest non-profit organisation dedicated [...]
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Mar
20

Hawthorn English Students TGIF by the Sea!

This term’s Hawthorn excursion sees blue skies, calm waters and rows of fresh coconut juice. Some may be mistaken we are holidaying in Malibu, until we dish out a plate of carrot cake with an added side of sambal chilli (because the spicier, the better). Welcome to one of Singapore’s most treasured urban getaway – [...]
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Mar
16

Public Talk: Population Ageing in Singapore: Implications for Living Standards Relative to Other ASEAN Nations

Synopsis Singapore’s population is ageing faster than that of other ASEAN nations. In Singapore, the ratio of workers to consumers is falling, and is projected to fall at least another 10 per cent between now and 2050, unlike Malaysia and other ASEAN nations where the ratio will remain steady or in some cases increase. This [...]
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