No ordinary school camp

They never got the chance to go to university, but last month, 31 seniors got a taste of campus life - thanks to a camp organised by the People's Association and NUS

At the National University of Singapore's (NUS) College of Alice and Peter Tan two Saturday nights ago, campers huddled around a campfire to sing Mandopop singer Emil Chau's "Friends".

Given the warmth and camaraderie, it was hard to imagine that many had met only three days ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2018, with the headline 'No ordinary school camp'. Print Edition | Subscribe