YTL Scholarship Application Experience

What is the YTL Scholarship? The YTL Foundation offers two types of scholarship programmes catered towards Malaysian students hoping to pursue their tertiary studies both locally and abroad. Since the foundation’s establishment in 1997, almost 400 scholarships have been awarded to deserving students across the country.  If you have secured an offer from a top-ratedContinue reading “YTL Scholarship Application Experience”

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Anthropology and Law Personal Statement (Patricia Deborah Cheng)

Patricia Deborah Cheng will be studying Anthropology and Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2023, and will graduate in 2026. This personal statement was part of her successful application to King’s College London for Politics, Philosophy and Law, LSE and SOAS University of London for BA Anthropology and Law, University ofContinue reading “Anthropology and Law Personal Statement (Patricia Deborah Cheng)”

Law Personal Statement (Mindy Liew)

Mindy Liew is currently studying Law at the University of Bristol, and is graduating in 2025. This personal statement was part of her successful application to University of Warwick, University of Bristol, and King’s College London for Law. The existence and evolution of law are intrinsically tied to the concept of equality. Yet, its ability to enshrineContinue reading “Law Personal Statement (Mindy Liew)”

Law Personal Statement (Lee Zhi Lyn)

Lee Zhi Lyn is currently studying Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is graduating in 2025. This personal statement was part of her successful application to London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Warwick and University of Birmingham for Law. Voicing out my concerns about my country is incredibly importantContinue reading “Law Personal Statement (Lee Zhi Lyn)”

Biochemistry Personal Statement (Casey Teo)

Casey Teo is currently studying Biochemistry at University College London, and is graduating in 2026. This personal statement was part of her successful application to University College London, Imperial College London, University of Dundee,  and Queen’s University Belfast for Biochemistry. Learning about the mitotic cell cycle in a Biology lesson piqued my interest in telomeres and telomerase.Continue reading “Biochemistry Personal Statement (Casey Teo)”

Accounting and Finance Personal Statement (Anonymous 5)

This personal statement was part of this student’s successful application to University of Leeds, University of Bath, University of Exeter, University of Warwick and Lancaster University for Accounting and Finance. The securitization disaster that occurred in 2008, I believe, was largely caused by credit rating agencies— because they were the enablers. Although not being the authorContinue reading “Accounting and Finance Personal Statement (Anonymous 5)”

Life@KDU College – Khairul Amin

Let me be frank, I dreaded the idea of attending KDU. I even felt a bit of resentment for my sponsors when I found out that they would be sending me there for A-Levels. To me, KDU seemed like nothing compared to the big names of KYUEM, KTJ and Taylor’s. Heck, even KMB sounded likeContinue reading “Life@KDU College – Khairul Amin”

CIMB ASEAN Virtual Scholarship Advice

Hello there! I’m Ashraf and I’m currently a CIMB Scholar studying ‘International Social and Public Policy & Economics’ at LSE. Before going any further, I highly recommend you first read what Debra and Edmund (previous CIMB Scholars and LSE students as well) have already written as they’ve  done a good job of laying out theContinue reading “CIMB ASEAN Virtual Scholarship Advice”

CIMB ASEAN Scholarship Experience

Hey there! I’m Edmund Kong from the small seaside town of Kuantan in Malaysia, and I am currently a second year student studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at the London School of Economics (LSE) under the 2019 CIMB ASEAN Scholarship. The scholarship cycle for the CIMB ASEAN Scholarship 2021 will begin on May 24thContinue reading “CIMB ASEAN Scholarship Experience”

Life@Imperial- Nicole Siaw

Hi everyone! My name is Nicole and I am a first year Mechanical Engineering student at Imperial College London. I’ve been asked to write about my experience studying here. Whilst I feel that my experience may be different since I came during Covid year, I do hope that this essay gives you some insights thatContinue reading “Life@Imperial- Nicole Siaw”