Eight of the nine students presented at this year's Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Centre (CTPCLC) Symposium on 23 April were USP students. They spoke passionately about the research they had conducted in various areas, ranging from how community partners and neighbours can enable the elderly to take ownership of their well-being to enhancing the experiences of nursing home residents. Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for National Development, graced the occasion as Guest-of-Honour.
Below are some photos from the event:
Lai Wei Xuan (Life Sciences + USP, Class of 2018) and his group conducted semi-structured interviews with the clients of National Healthcare Group’s Neighbours for Active Living programme.
Elizabeth Tan (L) and Ngui Jia Yi (R), both final-year USP students majoring in Accountancy, did a project on current residents of a nursing home, St Theresa's Home.
Phyllis Ho (Global Studies + USP, Class of 2019) presenting her research study on Highpoint Halfway House to Minister Desmond Lee.
Andy Lua (L) and How Kwang Ming (R), both final-year USP students majoring in Business and Accountancy respectively, conducted semi-structured interviews with GCE ‘A’ Level graduates from elite and normal junior colleges, to determine their educational experiences and the opportunities availed to them.
David Lim (Economics + USP, Class of 2019) and Hilary Tan (Social Work + USP, Class of 2019) assessed the delivery of ComCare assistance through a social service office, based on the perspectives of households in the Crawford subzone.
Marcus Ng (Economics + USP, Class of 2020) was the emcee for the symposium.
Minister Desmond Lee is pleased with the presentations and praised our students for the well-presented and in-depth research studies.