Mooncake Festival 2009

In Singapore and throughout many Asian countries people celebrate the Mid Autumn Festival also known as Mooncake Festival according to the lunar calendar. Our school invited students to attend the Moon Cake Festival on Saturday, 26 September 2009. There were some stalls that sold a large variety of moon cakes which are a specialty of the Mooncake Festival. Along with the moon cakes, these stalls also sold other tidbits’ such as ice cream and popcorn. Besides that, there are many interesting games such as sudoku, puzzle and other game booths. There were also cultural show and performances such as lion dances, Chinese orchestra, magic show and others that add to the excitement of the Mooncake festival. Every student could participate in a free lucky draw ! The ones who were lucky won a lot of interesting prizes which can be seen in the photos on the left. They were all happy when they received the prizes.

UK Exchange Students in Temasek Poly, Singapore Poly and Beacon School of Technology

4 students from the Faculty of Advanced Technology of University of Glamorgan, UK visited Singapore for 4 weeks in August 2009. Beacon School of Technology assisted in the arrangement of their students exchange programmes with Temasek Polytechnic and Singapore Polytechnic. The students spent 2 weeks in Singapore Polytechnic and 2 weeks at Temasek Polytechnic. At the same time these students from the Faculty of Advanced Technology of University of Glamorgan had a chance to mingle with the international students from Beacon School of Technology. They shared with the students their experience in UK and University of Glamorgan. On 9th August 2009, the students from UK had a chance to experience Singapore’s National Day and they watched the Fireworks along the Singapore River. They had a wonderful time. Temasek Polytechnic and Beacon School of Technology will arrange for students from Singapore to be on an exchange programme with University of Glamorgan in the near future.