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Andrew Kzk

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Hello I am Andrew, a Year 4 Undergraduate studying Computer Science in School of Computing, NUS. Part of the NUSH team bringing to you NUS life hacks.

New Ban Mian Stall!

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Did you know, at the Terace (Business Canteen), there is a new Ban Mian Stall that gives free additional noodles! Just ask and you will receive! You can add even more by topping up 20cents!

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Internship Opportunities

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Want an internship? https://www.internsg.com/ is a portal that brings together companies looking for interns and people looking for internship! With no charge, this should definitely be one to visit!

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Book rooms for Meetings

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Having a meeting but don't want to be disturbed by other students? As a student we are entited to book rooms in various locations in NUS! Check out the web facility booking system today! https://aces.nus.edu.sg/fbs/jsp/index.jsp

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NUSS Trial Membership

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Did you know that as an NUS undergraduate, you can sign up for a NUSS 90-days trial membership? Trial membership entitles usage of facilities for three months! Some facilities include swimming pool, gym and etc. Head to http://www.nuss.org.sg/other-forms and find the 90 Day Trial Card form! Follow the instructions and you're set to go. For more information about NUSS, visit them at http://www.nuss.org.sg/

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Booking NUS Sports Facilities

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Ever wanted to book a certain sports hall or facility in NUS? Here's the official page to do the booking by Office of Student Affairs: http://www.nus.edu.sg/osa/fac/sports-facilities/booking-of-sports-facilities Now you can play sports during the summer holidays!

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Win the division

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Hello everyone, NUSH has some exciting news for everyone today. We will be giving out one free copy of Tom Clancy's The Division™ (PC Edition) for a lucky winner! Here is how to qualify: 1. Register an account here at https://nush.sg 2. Post a student life hack on our website (must be approved and is subjected to moderator's approval) 3. Like and share the contest post http://bit.ly/nush-fb-contest-apr-16 on your Facebook timeline 4. Comment on this contest post http://bit.ly/nush-fb-con...

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Bitbucket for free private code repository

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Looking for somewhere you can have free private code repositories? Also one of the tools that NUS School of Computing uses for academic code repositories. Armed with many interesting git guides, you should totally check it out (https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/)

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Find overseas work/internship online!

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Venturing out of Singapore? Interested to work in interesting companies overseas but not sure who or where? http://www.ventureloop.com/ is an online portal that includes opportunities to work or intern overseas! However, please do use it in your own risk and do your own research on the companies outside the portal as well!

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Utilizing Chrome as notepad

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Do you use chrome often? Do you have times that you find that you really need a notepad, but don't really want to open another application? Try entering "data:text/html, <html contenteditable>" on a new tab/window! You can find out more here: http://lifehacker.com/the-secret-powers-of-chromes-address-bar-1651920066

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Easier way to get NUS Exam Results

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Here's an overview on how to to do so: Step 1: Login myISIS (https://myisis.nus.edu.sg/) > Self Service > Student Center Step 2: Click on “Subscription & Declarations” tab Step 3: Read the Notes and Select the Subscribe Option Step 4: Verify Your Mobile Phone Number Step 5 (if applicable): Updating Incorrect/Empty Singapore Mobile Phone Number Should you need a more visual help, see this link here: https://myportal.nus.edu.sg/studentportal/academics/all/docs/Step-by-Step-Guide-to-Subscr...

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Free Stock Photos

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Need stock photo(s) for your project? Cheap is good, free is better. I found quality ones at the following sites (ordered in my preference), they may help you find what you need! https://pixabay.com/ https://www.pexels.com/ https://picjumbo.com/ https://unsplash.com/ http://www.lifeofpix.com/ http://www.gratisography.com/ http://morguefile.com/ http://littlevisuals.co/ https://stocksnap.io/ http://negativespace.co/ http://splitshire.com/ Note: you may need to give attribut...

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Getting IVLE LAPI Key

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Ever wanted to develop something that is integrated to IVLE? Or just want to automate some of your own IVLE tasks? You will need your very own LAPI Key! Request for yours here: https://ivle.nus.edu.sg/v1/LAPI/default.aspx Note: updated as of 13th of May 2016. Happy coding!

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Getting your textbook cheaper

We actually have a used-textbook forum on IVLE that can help you get your textbook for your modules cheaper! https://ivle.nus.edu.sg/forum/board_forum.aspx?forumid=5ec4b811-0ef4-4095-82d4-171e3d61c97c Just remember to screenshot the prices (or just take a picture) or keep track on an agreed price - forum posts can be edited.

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What do employers look for?

Ever wondered what do companies look for when they hire? Here's some videos for your reference: Google Recruitment Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BGAdJ_0FH0 Ernst & Young Recruitment Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qz2Woq8Ph0 KPMG Recruitment Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXlgsGRvC38 Deloitte Q&A Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ki7cU5Opo Electronic Arts Recruitment Q&A Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L4oo2xf2jk

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Generating Disposable GMail

Read the official google blog here: https://gmail.googleblog.com/2008/03/2-hidden-ways-to-get-more-from-your.html TL;DR if your email address is random@gmail.com, you can actually use random+nush@gmail.com, and it will send to your email address (address to random+nush@gmail.com) This allows you to differentiate at the point of receiving these emails, hence you can directly filter them to spam or another label or archive it straight away. The more subtle way is to use dots instead. (e.g....

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