Issue 120, March 2013
Colourful blend of cultures
NTU alumni spend pleasant afternoon at NTU International Alumni Lunch

More than 200 alumni and guests came together for the NTU International Alumni Lunch, enjoying the companionship of fellow alumni and friends. This year’s international alumni gathering was more significant than previous years’, as Singaporean alumni were also welcomed as part of the global alumni community.

Guest-of-Honour Professor Er Meng Hwa, NTU’s Vice-President for International Affairs, said: “This event is where our international alumni can interact with not just their compatriots, but also with other international alumni and Singaporean alumni, and find out more about different cultures." Prof Er also gave an update on NTU’s latest developments and achievements.

The event showcased entertaining performances by NTU’s international students from Malaysia, China, Indonesia and Vietnam. The audience gave a thunderous applause when Prof Er took to the stage to sing a classic Chinese song.

Interactive games kept them entertained and a lucky draw was held at the end of the event.

The event’s Best Dressed Competition featured alumni dressed in beautiful cheongsams and intricately designed batik shirts. Mr Kyaw San Oo (MAE/2008) from Myanmar even came in a traditional Burmese jacket and longyi

Ms Germaine Lau, the daughter of alumnus Mr Richard Lau (RSIS/2008) won the Best Dressed Competition. She came in a beautiful Japanese kimono which was admired by many.

The lunch gathering organised by the NTU Alumni Affairs Office was held at SAFRA Jurong on 23 March.

© Alumni Affairs Office