Student Works

Featuring our students work from Hawthorn English and Higher Diploma/Degree Courses. We hope to encourage students to produce quality work and to recognise students who have done so. Every student is our pride and joy and we hope to fill this space up with more entries. If you’d like your work to be featured, kindly approach your lecturer for more details.

Jun
12

My Internship Experience – Erick Cai, Hospitality and Tourism Student

Tall, smart and well-mannered – these were our first impressions of Erick when we first met him. He was a boy with charisma, later proved to possess leadership qualities as he took on the student club president role. Erick Cai Hao Lei, from Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, was a student in TMC Academy’s sister school in [...]
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Jun
10

Dairies of TMC Part Time Students

Finishing up the last email at work, while constantly glancing at the time on your desktop. (tick tock) Grabbing your bag and books, and making a dash for your usual takeaway dinner. (tick tock) Rushing into lecture with another classmate you met at the bus stop; who looks like he had a really rough day [...]
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Oct
30

IPRS Student Chapter Members visit Bloomberg

TMC Academy’s IPRS Student Chapter Members had the opportunity to visit Bloomberg’s office for a studio tour and presentation by Singapore Bloomberg News Bureau Chief. Find out what valuable insights our students gained during their visit! This article has been published in the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) Newsletter (Aug/Oct) Issue. Click here to [...]
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Oct
26

Hospitality & Tourism Student Attends Elite Bartenders Course

Pattharaporn, Hospitality & Tourism degree student at TMC Academy, was given the opportunity to attend the Elite Bartenders course, she shares her experience with us in this article.

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Sep
26

My Learning Journey as a leader in TMC-ABSS Youth Wing 2017

Marcus Loh is a Higher Diploma in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Management student at TMC Academy. He is also the student leader at TMC-ABSS Youth Wing. In this reflective piece, he shares about the opportunities provided during his course of study and how he manages the leadership role. As a start, let me introduce myself. [...]
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Sep
25

My Relationship With My Younger Brother

TMC Academy (Singapore) O-level English student will share her story about her relationship with her younger brother and how it evolved over time. Have you ever fought with your siblings? Is bad blood with our siblings inborn, or is the intense rivalry due to the bias displayed by parents? I used to think that the [...]
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Sep
25

Write About A Time Someone Made You Very Angry

There is a fine line between a traitor and a whistle-blower. Our O-level student recalled her past where she was betrayed by her best friend. What is your take on this incident? I had never ever imagined the camaraderie I had with my 10-year friend ending so suddenly and unexpectedly. The event occurred on a [...]
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Sep
15

An Insight on the PR industry in Singapore

TMC Academy’s Business and Mass Communication students pay a learning visit to a PR firm and are given an insight on what makes a successful business. Here, one student shares about their experience. Mr Voal kick the session by introducing Mr Mike and himself IN.FOM Pte Ltd is one of the leading companies in the [...]
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Sep
06

A Teacher’s Day Tribute

So our students decided to record a Teacher's Day tribute video amidst their exams period, to express their deepest gratitude to the teachers at TMC. Let's hear it from them! Produced by Lalethaa KS (Business student) and Patrick Wu (Mass Communication student)
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Sep
04

“Write about a time someone made you very angry.”

Anger triggers one’s negative side. TMC Academy (Singapore) English student will share with you her story that fully demonstrates how important anger management is. Anger management Anger management is highly essential for all individuals, but what happens when one is not willing to do so? Displeasure, rage, fury; all of these end in only one [...]
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Sep
04

Appearance is Equivalent to Character

Do our looks reflect who we are on the inside? One of our TMC students has written an essay about a time she misjudged her friend due to first impressions about her appearance. Last bell for lunch rang, alerting everyone to return to the class. Doris Wilson, our homeroom teacher, entered with a new student. [...]
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Aug
25

Tea Time with PRISM Winners at Bell Pottinger

TMC Academy’s Business students were invited for a tea session at award winning management agency to learn more about the industry and its challenges. This article has been published in the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) Newsletter (Aug/Oct) Issue. Click here to view. Puneet Singh, Partner at Bell Pottinger, giving the insights of [...]
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Aug
23

Judging Books By The Cover

TMC Academy English students were asked to think about the concept of judging others. Is it always wrong, or are there cases in which it is acceptable, and even necessary? Despite our best efforts, we all judge others, regardless of how small or how serious the issue is. Judging people seems to be one of [...]
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Aug
23

Materialism

TMC Academy English students voiced out their takes on “Materialism”, and how they overcame their problems. Notebook Buff For me, materialism is when extra, unnecessary things are bought- these are luxuries. The moment a person gets addicted, or attached to their favourite brand, stuffs or CDs, he or she tends to buy and upgrade one [...]
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Aug
23

The Vegetarian “Freak”

Have you chosen to switch from a common diet, which consists of both meat and vegetable, to a vegetarian diet for moral reasons that others do not understand? Here is a take from one of Hawthorn (Singapore) Intermediate English students. “Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth [...]
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Aug
23

Hawthorn (Singapore) Short Story: A Tough Day

Have you encountered a difficult day? Our Intermediate 2 Hawthorn (Singapore) student shared her experience on an unlucky day in an unfamiliar environment. On a Saturday morning, I had to move my belongings to my new hostel. I walked to the bus station with my baggage. Unfortunately, one of the wheels of my suitcase was [...]
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Aug
23

Student Poetry – Survivor

Our Psychology degree student delves into the different facets of dark emotions and how one faces the turmoil in battling depression, in the form of poetry. Survivor It's hard to word On an empty page When I'm fearful Of saying it out loud It's hard to speak About the rush Of emotions That circulate Over [...]
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Aug
22

Student Poetry – Psychology

Our Psychology degree graduate interprets the subject and what it means to be a Psychology student, in the form of poetry. Psychology Hi, I'm a psychology student "Oh, so can you read my mind?" Hi, I'm a psychology student "Oh, do you deal with crazy people?" Hi, I'm a psychology student "Oh, can you predict [...]
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Jul
10

A Mail to Mom

Our Hawthorn English students were challenged to write a traditional letter to their loved ones. The letter you are about to read is addressed to a mom.

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Jul
10

Appearance is everything in Current Society

Our TMC Hawthorn English student has done various studies to support the hypothesis that people with better looks tend to have an upper hand in lives. Do you share the same thoughts?

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