More to life at SIM than classes

(From left) SIM alumnus Jasper Ong and SIM Holdings chief executive officer Lee Kwok Cheong with SIM students Tan Wei Liang, 24, and Jeremiah Toh Song Tat, 23, at the school's career fair last month that saw a record 126 companies taking part, includ
(From left) SIM alumnus Jasper Ong and SIM Holdings chief executive officer Lee Kwok Cheong with SIM students Tan Wei Liang, 24, and Jeremiah Toh Song Tat, 23, at the school's career fair last month that saw a record 126 companies taking part, including Twelfth Marketing, which Mr Ong founded.PHOTO: SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

Six in 10 who study full-time at the private school take up activities outside of classroom

Private school students usually focus on getting a degree in the shortest time time possible, but this is not the case at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

More than 60 per cent of its 16,500 full-time students take up activities outside the classroom, such as sports, co-curricular activities, internships and exchanges.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2018, with the headline 'More to life at SIM than classes'. Print Edition | Subscribe