Season 5 THTP Sidetalk #5 | Reminiscing Life at Polytechnic: My Lecturer Was A Fraud?

By Halal Trip | 25, Jul, 2022

We head back to school! Having all studied in Polytechnics, we reminisce about the journey to adulthood and the affordable canteen food that is delicious and comforting.

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What to Listen For


  • Where they are today? - Temasek Polytechnic
  • A nostalgic place for Hazirah and Raudha
  • What is Polytechnic? - Tertiary education where you get your Diplomas in Singapore
  • Food that reminds them of their Polytechnic days
    • Hazirah: Ban Mian
    • Raudha: Fried Fish Ban Mian
    • Nurul: Chicken Ban Mian Dry but her poly food was Macaroni Goreng (Fried Macaroni)
  • How much cheaper food is in school vs the outside
  • Eating Kebab
  • Reminiscing their polytechnic days
  • Watching performances in school
  • A lot has changed since Raudha graduated
  • Places to eat in Temasek Polytechnic
  • McDonald's in school with student prices - Non-students patronize the outlet too
  • One thing that you remember the most during Polytechnic?
    • Nurul's blood donation experience - Trying to figure out her blood type but was seeing stars instead
    • Hazirah's production assignment A-Team - Final year project that went on to win the project with an external organization
    • Raudha's CCA attempt - Auditioning for 'Samba' the soul percussion group and getting the Triangle as her instrument
    • Raudha's Lecturer - A young lecturer that turned out to be a fraud
    • Raudha's pop-up store with her friend - A henna stall, a laborious but profitable pop-up
  • University compared to Polytechnic
  • Returning back to Polytechnic as an older student


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