Today, NTU hosted a TEDx event – TEDxNTU. This event was free for students, staff and the public. This is how you tell ideas worth spreading – Free and in a great package! I have wanted join a TEDx event for a long time, but there has always been something that stood in the way… […]
To work or stay for a longer period of time in Singapore you, of course, need a visa. The visa application to work in Singapore is fairly straight forward (if you have been in the “getting visa business” before) and having NTU as a sponsor made the process really easy. However, since I was going […]
Today, August 9, is a public holiday here in Singapore and the National Day celebration is all over the island. We asked around a little bit and decided to join the celebration by going downtown, walking along Singapore River and watching the celebration and the fireworks around Marina Bay. So, congratulations Singapore on your 53rd […]
There is a lot to think about when moving abroad with the whole family. But after months of planning, applying for visas, looking for housing, everything is in place and now we’re (almost) packed – two bags, a baby car seat in a cardboard box, a pram and a lot of carry-on. We booked the […]
In a couple of days I will move to Singapore, together with my family, to start my position as a Visiting Associate Professor at NTU in mid-August. Follow our adventures on our dedicated webpage.
I will be posting updates from the planning and stay of my teaching sabbatical on a separate webpage. I will try to give my thoughts and insights of going on a teaching sabbatical to NTU in Singapore. Please subscribe to the wordpress blog and I will try to tell my story. Here is a link […]
The first couple of days of the recce trip, I was staying on the NTU Campus. But to be able to explore Singapore and fix some important matters regarding the Visa, I moved downtown for the last two nights. After passing by Singapore quite a few times now, I have started to like the area […]
During the first couple of days of my recce trip, I choose to stay on the NTU Campus. This was a great opportunity to get a first glimpse of how I would be to live on campus during fall (ok, so they don’t really have seasons in Singapore, so let’s just call it the first […]
Tonight I’m arriving in Singapore to plan my STINT Teaching Sabbatical that will start in August 2018. I will stay at the NTU Campus during the week and visit International Office, School of Computer Science and Engineering and Faculty Housing. Read more about my upcoming stay in Singapore and NTU under STINT Teaching Sabbatical 2018.
In mid-February I booked a week-long trip Singapore between March 11 – March 16. There are currently a lot of airlines flying to Singapore from Europe, including Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qatar, British Airways, Lufthansa, Finnair, Turkish Airlines and many more, and the prices are quite fair. Having experience from most of these airlines, I decided […]