April 19, 2005
Kaili said "Thinking about applying for a PhD scholarship at the National University of Singapore, with the Asian Migration Research Unit. I wasn’t feeling particularly inspired on the job front, since in NZ there seem to be very few development related jobs, and very few research jobs. In fact, job hunting today was really depressing.
Fortunately, NUS apparently has loads of cash. And my current boss was very encouraging with my ideas for a proposal. And offered me more work here as a research assistant (yes!) in regards to indigenous knowledge (which I find really interesting). So, looks like I may be able to bludge off the university for a while longer, get some work experience (and hopefully get rid of my student loan and buy a plane ticket), then get a fully-paid few years in Singapore. Sweet."
[Ed: Kaili isn't exactly Singaporean or in Singapore but it is nice to hear what others thinks of Singapore once in a while.]