Although often underrated, class participation marks can often be a deciding factor when calculating your final grades. This is especially so for classes that have relatively easy finals/tests or those that rely heavily on group work. Whether you’re shy, a zombie or just plain lazy, here are a few tips that will help you score some easy participation marks.
Textbooks can be the second most expensive part of going to university next to the tuition fees. If you are a student, you might be shocked to learn that some new textbooks can cost you above SGD$100! Instead of buying brand new textbooks, consider buying secondhand ones that cost a fraction of the price. Here are some of my recommended sites that that sell secondhand textbooks in Singapore.
Starting school in NTU soon? Here are a few things you should take note of!
1. Basic University Mambo Jumbo
Academic Units (AUs):
Academic Units (or Modular Credits in NUS/credits in SMU) is the measurement of the amount of workload required for that module. Normally a 3AU module usually means that the module has three hours worth of lessons/tutorials in total though there are definitely many exceptions to the rule like lab(3 hours a week but 1AU).