Beyond Borders

In Project Smartphone and Me, students from different cultural backgrounds worked together to teach seniors over Zoom, basic functions and applications found in their smartphones.

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Singapore's Tourist Attractions

Local and international students share their thoughts on local tourist attractions. This video was produced in partnership with Project WassupBee (think "Wasabi"), and is sure to spice up your life in Singapore.

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